19 Tips for Creating a Gorgeous Black and White Gallery Wall

Kristen Bousquet
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19 Tips for Creating a Gorgeous Black and White Gallery Wall
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Gallery walls are ideal for filling a blank wall with your art and photos—but if you worry it’ll look busy, sticking to a black and white palette helps keep it simple and minimalist. Ahead, shop our favorite picks and get some serious inspiration to create your own.

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Mix It Up
Mix It Up

Choose frames and prints of various sizes for the coolest look.

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Mix It Up
Mix It Up

Hustle Gallery Wall Print, $2.50 at Etsy

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Wood & Gold
Wood & Gold

To ease into the monochromatic look, sprinkle in wood or gold accents.

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Wood & Gold
Wood & Gold

Love Never Fails Print, $4.99 at Etsy

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Modern & Clean
Modern & Clean

If you're looking to create a gallery wall that's super-modern and clean, opt for frames of the same size.

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Modern & Clean
Modern & Clean

Preppy Brushstroke Print, $18 at Etsy

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Different Shapes
Different Shapes

You can also consider frames of different shapes: vertical, horizontal, square—include them all!

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Different Shapes
Different Shapes

Cactus Vertical, $19 at Society 6

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Eclectic Prints & Personal Photos
Eclectic Prints & Personal Photos

Try a combo of eclectic prints and personal family photos.

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Eclectic Prints & Personal Photos
Eclectic Prints & Personal Photos

Marianna Print, $20 at Society 6

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Travel Photos
Travel Photos

Travel a lot? Frame black and white maps and photos from different places you travel and add to your wall.

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Travel Photos
Travel Photos

World Map Art Print, $8.87 at Etsy

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Paris Prints
Paris Prints

Paris Gallery Wall Prints, $118.53 at Etsy

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Oversized Prints
Oversized Prints

Choose a few overexposed prints to add some brightness to the wall.

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Oversized Prints
Oversized Prints

Black And White California Palms Prints, $27 at Society 6

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Two Different Colors
Two Different Colors

Even picking frames in two different colors can make a monochromatic wall look a little more fun.

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Two Different Colors
Two Different Colors

Miami Map Art Print, $43.50 at Etsy

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Two Different Colors
Two Different Colors

Ampersand Print, $5.07 at Etsy

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  • Mix It Up
  • Mix It Up
  • Wood & Gold
  • Wood & Gold
  • Modern & Clean
  • Modern & Clean
  • Different Shapes
  • Different Shapes
  • Eclectic Prints & Personal Photos
  • Eclectic Prints & Personal Photos
  • Travel Photos
  • Travel Photos
  • Paris Prints
  • Oversized Prints
  • Oversized Prints
  • Two Different Colors
  • Two Different Colors
  • Two Different Colors
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