How to Hang a Picture Frame: A Step-by-Step Guide

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How to hang a picture is DIY 101, but if you’re a beginner when it comes to do-it-yourself, it can still be a job that can cause mess and potentially even some damage (though hopefully nothing a bit of filler can’t fix).

If you’re not sure whether you can hang a picture just on nails, when you need to use special fixings or are looking for an easy way to hang a picture straight, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some quick DIY tutorials to make hanging a picture frame easy and get you started on customising your home. 

Luke Arthur Wells

Luke Arthur Wells is an award-winning interiors blogger and stylist. His blog has been one of Vuelio's top 10 interior blogs for four years running, and he recently won the Best Creative Skill category at the Amara Interior Blog Awards. Luke has worked with some of the UK's biggest brands, from John Lewis and Made to Farrow & Ball and B&Q. He's a big DIYer, and loves coming up with creative woodwork projects for his home, a Victorian terrace renovation in Essex.