How to Hang A Picture
Tip Of The Day, Antonio Sabato, Jr. , Aired on Fri 9/5
Tip, Artwork, Room Design
The Back Story
Nothing personalizes a room like the art on your walls. Here’s how you hang pictures like a pro. Instead of screws or heavy nails, use picture-hanging hooks. The hooks are secure at an angle, so they’re stronger, and they protect your walls. Always use a picture hook that’s rated for the weight of your artwork. Use two hangers to keep your pictures level. When it comes to height, place the center of the large picture 60 inches from the floor, so it hangs at eye level. For artwork above the sofa, the rule of thumb is to leave 6-8 inches between the bottom of the frame and the top of your couch.
Meet the Guest Stars
Antonio Sabato Jr. once overlooked Time Square from a 90-foot billboard dressed only in his Calvin Klein underwear. The iconic fashion designer hired the actor to be the company’s first celebrity model since Mark Wahlberg and it was shot by famed photographer, Herb Ritts. That combination caused a sensation when the photos appeared in every magazine and hundreds of billboards throughout the world.
Since then, Antonio has had a long and varied career which most... (full profile)