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Check out all the ways you can make your home more beautiful with the home decorating advice in these videos.
You Will Need
- Framed picture
- Tape measurer
- Some painter’s tape
- Picture hook with nails
- Drill and masonry bit
- Wall anchor
- Strong magnet
Figure out where you want to hang the picture.
Determine wall type
Determine what kind of wall you have. In general, most older, pre-World-War-Two homes have plaster walls, which can support thin nails. Most newer...
Measure size of picture
Measure the size of the picture you want to hang.
Use painter's tape
Use painter’s tape to outline the picture’s dimensions on the wall where you want to hang it.
Measure distance to hook
On the back of the picture, measure the distance from the top of the frame to where the hook will need to be. If your frame has picture wire, pull the wire taut toward the top of the frame when measuring.
Measure the same distance from the center and top of your tape outline, and mark the spot with a pencil.
Secure hook & hang
Secure the hook or hooks in place, and hang up the picture.
Use a level
Use a level to make sure the picture is hanging evenly, so everyone is happy.