Level Hanging: Hang Artwork and Wall-hangings Straight and Level

With these four techniques, you can hang just about anything on your walls, and keep it there

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Cordless drill
  • Tape measure
  • Stud finder
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Level
  • Drill bit set
  • Stapler
  • Painters tape

You'll also need a laser level, scissors and needle and thread.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Paper
  • Post-it notes
  • Rubber bumpers
  • Picture hanging wire
  • Picture hooks
  • Screw in anchors
  • Toggle anchors
  • D-rings
  • Pan head screws
  • 1-1/2-in.-wide hook and loop fastener
  • 2-1/2-in.-wide cotton or synthetic webbing
  • 2-1/2-in. screws