You treasure the works of art your children create, but the refrigerator can only hold so many masterpieces and your scrapbook is already too full to close. If you’re looking for other creative ways to display kids’ art, here are some fun ideas for curating your little ones’ paintings and drawings, from fun gallery walls to more unique exhibits.
Turn an entry way or hallway wall into a fun gallery wall. Using the same color of frame helps to keep things cohesive.
Empty painted frames in fun colors with a wire strung across the opening makes it a fun way for kids to clip on their favorite art.
White frames with white narrow mats is a beautiful way to frame children’s art work. Creating a long line a frames in a playroom or bedroom is a fun way to add pops of color and showcasing your child’s art.
Look for areas of empty wall space to slip in framed artwork throughout a child’s room. Adding a white matte really showcases the colors and art.
Gallery wall down a hallway.
Floating shelves are another fun way to be able to stack framed art.
A stairwell is the perfect spot for a pretty gallery wall with frames in the same color.
A 1 x 6″ long wood board with painted clothes pins is an adorable way to showcase art and switch out.
Create a cork board gallery.
Create a clothesline along the wall with clothespins for hanging art.
A curtain rod is another creative way to display.
Painted plywood boards with attached clips makes it easy to switch out and update new works of art.
Slip some chicken wire into a frame and display art with mini clothes pins.
Scan artwork and create a collage.
Create a photo book of scanned artwork.
An art binder for saving and displaying is a great way to preserve art.
Turn your child’s art into a fun family key chain.
Or a t-shirt.
Laminate your child’s art for placemats (great gift idea for Grandparents too).
Turn child’s art into quilt panels and make a memory quilt.
Art transformed into fun pillows.
We hope these ideas inspire you to find more creative ways to display kids’ art!
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Sue Gardner says
Great ideas, thank you for your inventiveness! Now I can take my grandson’s drawings out of the plastic bag and actually display them in a creative way!