I started by hanging this mirror smack in the middle. It was a HomeGoods purchase that had been sitting around, not being used, for way too long. I thought a a mirror might lighten the dark wall up a bit.
No rhyme or reason here. I chose my next biggest frame (a beautiful vintage typewriter photograph by Stefanie) and hung it above the mirror to add some height to this display. Then, I chose three of my favorite photographs of the kids and started working my way out.
I tried to find the right mix of family photographs and artwork. I bought the dragonfly sketch from Etsy.
The finished product: