Picture Hanging 101
Put that hammer down, and read our advice before hanging and arranging pictures, art, and other objects.
Displaying Small Art
"Many people think that if you're going to hang something, you automatically need a hanger," Nordan says. "But that's not always the case." For items that weigh less than 20 pounds, a long, thin nail secured at an angle works fine. When you're dealing with a grouping of items, hangers can make the job more difficult -- to be sure, use a scale to weigh what you're hanging.