Life Hack: Use Toothpaste to Hang a Picture Frame Perfectly!
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Do you know how to hang a picture frame perfectly? With this easy & cheap life hack you’ll be using toothpaste (yes, toothpaste) to making hanging picture frames in the ideal place so simple! You’re going to be a professional at getting it right on the spot… the first time.
No more guesswork. No more extra holes in the wall.
And an even more gorgeous home than when you started, so keep reading to find out how to do this simple little trick!
As I’m sure you’ve noticed lately, TikTok has been a great place to find some of the best Starbucks secret menu drinks, but what you might not know is that TikTok is also a great place to find incredibly easy hacks for you home.
Thanks to one TikTok user, we discovered an interior designer’s insider trick on how to hang a perfect picture in seconds! 🙌
…And all you need is toothpaste. 😱
I even created a video to show how simple this toothpaste hack makes the process of hanging pictures –
Can’t see the video above? Check out the tutorial on YouTube!
For this hack to hang picture frames, you first want to establish an idea of where you want to hang your picture or artwork. Then grab your framed picture and turn it over, find the bracket you’re going to use to hang your photo, then squeeze a dab of toothpaste in the middle.
Carefully hold your picture in the spot where you want to hang it. As a tip, you could even ask another person to stand behind you so they can let you know when the picture looks perfect from their perspective.
Once you have the perfect spot eyed up, press your picture against the wall. When you remove the picture you’ll have toothpaste in exactly the spot you need to put your screw or nail to hang your picture! 👏
Screw or nail in your hardware, then wipe away the toothpaste. (Don’t forget to wipe the back of your picture too!). 🤗
Better yet, you could even consider using Gorilla or Monkey hooks to hang your frames without any tools! So not only do you have a foolproof way to hang the perfect picture, but now you have the easiest hardware to hang them too!
It’s a win, win!
Keep this picture hanging toothpaste hack in mind when you are creating a photo gallery wall, too!
Hanging picture frames has never been easier!
Now, step back, enjoy your new picture… and maybe buy some stock in toothpaste, because people are going to clean the shelves when they see this easy hack. 😉