well, finally, i put them up! after procrastinating for 1.6 years, i did it! and i love them! it worked!
i bought the hanger things from the container store, and they were pretty easy to install. just 1 screw in the stud.
here's the wood getting stained:
and some closeups.
including seasonal display which will change...seasonally.
paint by numbers. artist = grandma
tiny white things display, including jonathan adler tiny giraffe i bought myself as a reward for putting shevles up.