5 Reasons Why You Should Make A Gallery Wall

5 Reasons Why You Should Make A Gallery Wall

Get crafting, girl!

It's 2018, and people are becoming more obsessed with Pinterest. Everyone these days is into the whole DIY aesthetic to feel some type of artsy. People are also becoming more modern and like the idea of decorating their house, dorm, or even backyard. A big thing on Pinterest right now is a Gallery wall. At first, it's easy to judge and think, "What a dumb idea." Well, after you scroll through some ideas on Pinterest you will start to want to make one yourself. Below are the reasons why you should start a gallery wall.

1. It's fun

Next time you're bored on a Saturday afternoon, try finding a gallery wall you like from Pinterest and try to match it. Even just scrolling through Pinterest makes you in a creative mood.

2. It's inspiring

As you start to make your own gallery wall, you will become inspired. It's inspiring to hang quotes up on your wall that mean something to you. It will even put you in a good mood when you glance over at one of the quotes you hung in the following days. Something as small as seeing a poster that says, "Hello Beautiful", can make your morning a tad bit brighter.

3. You can make it your own

Yes, many people get their ideas from Pinterest but you are putting it all together the way you want it. You can add as many pictures with quotes, patterns, or drawings you want. If you are very artistic you could even paint or draw all of your own pictures to use instead of printing them.

4. It spices up an empty wall

No more looking at your drabby stained dorm wall. If you put a gallery wall up, it will take up a lot of room and add some sparkle to the plain wall it was before.

5. Because nobody is stopping you

That's right. It's your dorm or apartment or house, and you can put anything you want up. Some exclusions apply in a dorm when using nails (sometimes you need to use command strips).

Now get going, girl!! Make the most beautiful, inspirational, and show-stopping gallery wall you can.

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1. A semi-colon indicates a pause in a sentence but does not end. Sometimes it seems like you may have stopped, but you choose to continue on.

2. "A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor."

3. Top symbol: unclosed delta symbol which represents open to change. Bottom symbol: strategy.

4. "There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls."

5. Viking symbol meaning "create your own reality."

6.Greek symbol of Inguz: where there's a will, there's a way.

7. Psalm 18:33 "He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he causes me to stand on the heights."

8. 'Ohm' tattoo that represents 4 different states of consciousness and a world of illusion: waking (jagrat), dreaming (swapna), deep sleep (sushupti), transcendental state (turiya) and world of illusion (maya)

9. Alchemy: symbolizes copper, means love, balance, feminine beauty and artistic creativity.

10. The Greek word “Meraki" means to do something with soul, passion, love and creativity or to put yourself in to whatever you do.

11. Malin (Skövde, Sweden) – you have to face setbacks to be able to go forward.

12. Symbol meaning "thief" from the Hobbit. It was the rune Gandalf etched into Bilbo's door so the dwarves could find his house.

13. “Lux in tenebris" means “light in darkness."

14. Anchor Tattoo: symbolizing strength & stability, something (or someone) who holds you in place, and provides you the strength to hold on no matter how rough things get.

15."Ad Maiora" is translated literally as “Towards greater things." It is a formula of greeting used to wish more success in life, career or love.

16. A glyphs means “explore." It was meant as a reminder for me to never stop exploring.

17. "Aut inveniam viam aut faciam," meaning roughly, "Either I shall find a way, or I will make one."

18. Lotus Flower. It grows in muddy water, and it is this environment that gives forth the flower's first and most literal meaning: rising and blooming above the murk to achieve enlightenment.

19. The zen (or ensō) circle to me represents enlightenment, the universe & the strength we all have inside of us.

20. Two meanings. The moon affirms life. It looks as if it is constantly changing. Can reminds us of the inconsistency of life. It is also symbolizes the continuous circular nature of time and even karma.

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