Framed Art Gallery for Kids

January 24, 2013

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Do your children create a never ending stream of artwork? Mine do! And when I say never ending, I mean day after day art, art, art!

“This one is for you Mommy! This one’s for Daddy! Do you like the way I drew this? Do you like the way I painted that? Do you like the way I glued all of this together? Look at this one . . . Look at that one . . . .” It goes on and on and on.

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Here’s the thing, I’m one big sentimental sap. I adore my children’s artwork and want to save every little scrap. (Okay, that was an exaggeration. Sometimes when they’re not looking, I pick-up little scraps from under their beds and throw them away before they can say “I’m saving that!”) Back to my sentimental sap side . . . I’ve tried to find ways to honor their sweet artwork.

Art Display Shelf for Kids

Art Display Shelves

Last week, I shared the Art Display Shelves in Miss Enigma’s room.

Kids framed art gallery

Framed Art Gallery

In MacGyver’s room, we used the same inexpensive IKEA frames but instead of art display shelves we hung them gallery style.

Kids framed art gallery

We chose the wall area above MacGyver’s Lego/Building Area for his Art Gallery.

Kids framed art gallery

I like how these inexpensive frames from IKEA can even hold-up to a heavy piece of collage art that includes bark. twigs, leaves and moss. Without of frame this delicate artwork would have fallen apart many years ago.

Kids Framed art gallery.


  • 8 1/2 x 11 paper size (assorted sizes available)
  • $1.99

My kiddos have multiply display area’s in their rooms. Some more formal than others. I’ll try to share more as we make our way through our great big remodel.

How do you display your children’s artwork?

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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Bella@artclubblog September 4, 2014 at 9:21 pm

Love your idea of having a framed art gallery!

Heloise September 30, 2016 at 7:36 pm

AFAICT you’ve coeevrd all the bases with this answer!

http://www./ November 4, 2016 at 2:33 am

Estimado Sr Samper, que cosa más bonita! No es porque sea nuestra boda, es que son unas fotos geniales!!! Gracias por tomarte esto tan en serio como nosotros, por lo rápido y bien que nos las has entregado y por haber superado con creces las expectativas que teníamos depositadas en ti. Un abrazo

http://www./ November 14, 2016 at 4:44 pm

This insight’s just the way to kick life into this debate.

http://www./ March 1, 2017 at 5:06 am

Love this post! We have different issues with my Flower Child, but also issues that involve long introductions and too many explanations when beginning the school year. Wishing you and CJ a fabulous year

cost of a ferrari March 7, 2017 at 5:53 am

Plein de vérités dans ce billet, après je ne pense pas qu’un patron puisse avoir toutes ces casquettes, il faut qu’ils s’entourent (comptable, …) Je pense comme toi que la rédaction d’un contrat est primordiale, après les contrats type ne fonctionnent pas et c’est très long de les faire à chaque client mais pour se protéger il faut le faire …

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