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.

Mix It Up

Mix It Up

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

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A Beautiful Mess

Mix It Up

Mix It Up

Hustle Gallery Wall Print, $2.50 at Etsy

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Etsy

Wood & Gold

Wood & Gold

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

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The Crafted Sparrow

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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Studio McGee

Modern & Clean

Modern & Clean

Preppy Brushstroke Print, $18 at Etsy

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Society 6

Different Shapes

Different Shapes

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

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The Skinny Confidential

Different Shapes

Different Shapes

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Society 6

Eclectic Prints & Personal Photos

Eclectic Prints & Personal Photos

Try a combo of eclectic prints and personal family photos.

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The Skinny Confidential

Eclectic Prints & Personal Photos

Eclectic Prints & Personal Photos

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Society 6

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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Hello Fashion

Paris Prints

Paris Prints

Paris Gallery Wall Prints, $118.53 at Etsy

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Etsy

Oversized Prints

Oversized Prints

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

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Angela Cox

Oversized Prints

Oversized Prints

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

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Society 6

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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The Paradise Catcher

Two Different Colors

Two Different Colors

Miami Map Art Print, $43.50 at Etsy

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Etsy

Two Different Colors

Two Different Colors

Ampersand Print, $5.07 at Etsy

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Etsy

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