How to Create a Simple Superhero Gallery Wall

DIY Simple Superhero Gallery WallWelcome to Frazzled-Free Fridays!

About a year ago, my mother-in-law started cleaning out her storage areas and closets. Super. Less for us to do when they downsize and move. However until this day comes, her clean-out meant her bringing over boxes and bags of my husband’s childhood items to my house.

Part of this loot was his collection of comic books. Now what was I going to do with these well-read, dog-eared, much-loved, not-going-to-make-us-wealthy box of comic book strips?! Enter my superhero-loving preschooler, who was moving into his own room. 

See how I donned my figurative cape and mask to make him a simple superhero gallery wall.
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simple superhero gallery wall

Do you have a superhero-lover or Comic Con-goer in your life? Grab some inexpensive, or in my case some well-cherished, comic books. Find your favorite scenes, grab your supplies and put together a very easy but very simple superhero gallery wall.

You Will Need:
– comic book(s)
Mod Podge + brush
– sheet of plywood
– ruler + pencil
Skil circular saw
– paint

‘Up Up and Away’ Step #1:
Lay out your comic book page onto the sheet of plywood. Determine your measurements. (Ours measure 8″x11.25″.) Cut the plywood with a Skil saw.
DIY Simple Superhero Gallery Wall
‘I Fight For Truth’ Step #2:
If desired, paint the plywood. We went with colors I have throughout my house.
DIY Simple Superhero Gallery Wall
‘Holy [Decorating] Batman’ Step #3:
Once dry, apply a layer of Mod Podge to the back of the comic book page. Place onto the plywood. Smooth out. Paint on a layer of Mod Podge over the comic page.
DIY Simple Superhero Gallery Wall
‘It’s Clobbering Time’ Step #4:
When ready, place on wall. We laid them out in two simple rows (listening to my 4 year old superhero sidekick’s request for which superhero should go where on the wall) and used a carpet nail to secure them to the wall.
DIY Simple Superhero Gallery WallDIY Simple Superhero Gallery Wall
You don’t need super strength to put together this simple superhero gallery wall.
Always remember that with great power comes great decorating!

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6 thoughts on “How to Create a Simple Superhero Gallery Wall

  1. Julie says:

    My youngest has a wall covered in Superhero (mostly batman) posters he would love this if he can make some room! I am a bit of a closet superhero fan too but always pretend I am only taking an interest for his benefit!!!

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