If there were rules for displaying children's artwork I'm sure I would be breaking every single one of them.
I like instant gratification and since I don't keep a stash of mats or frames on hand I'd have to wait until I bought some to display artwork that way.
I'm a stapler
As soon as a piece of work is dry enough it finds a lovely spot on the wall
the very edges get stapled down
I have plenty of space on my walls and plenty of artwork to display
If I framed the pictures I wouldn't be able to fit as many pieces on my wall
the more the merrier!
Let me make this clear though
I don't display EVERYTHING they do
I only choose a few out of the bunch
I figure the staple holes are small enough and close enough to the edge that if I ever did buy frames for every piece
(I'd be broke)
that the frame and mat would cover up the holes.
Let's take a little tour...
I decided to display the tall paintings in the studio...I had initially wanted to hang them upside down on the ceiling but like that they look like they're dripping down the wall
In the kitchen by where we eat there is plenty of room for more pictures!
A nice wooden (used to be shelf) painting over the doorway from living room to kitchen
One side of the living room
Other side of the living room
(I'll hang a frame around this so it doesn't look so off-centered)
Down the hall
Other side of the hall
A wall in my room
The beginning of another wall in my room
A few of our walls are dedicated to photos but I like art everywhere
I'm going to keep displaying until I can't find room
If stapling artwork to the walls makes you cringe then you should check out these other posts about displaying/storing artwork
The Artful Parent~Organizing and Storing Maia's Art
Child Central Station~Nurturing Your Inner Artist
hands on : as we grow~Stamped Heart
Art For Little Hands~How to Store and Display your Children's Artwork
and if you have your own post please share with us in the comments!