After a few weeks of strategically placed pictures of gallery walls he started to warm up to the idea. He thought he liked ones with white frames, but I have a pathologic need to put every single thing in a black frame with a white mat. Everything. This is partially because it's awesome that you can hang any picture in any room and it will always go together and partially because I had an art teacher who told me that's how professionals display their work in a gallery setting when I was an impressionable college student. Luckily he was easily convinced that black and white was the way to go. Maybe white would have been cool, we'll never know.
Once I got the go ahead for the wall I gathered the extra frames I had around and brainstormed locations. I thought about putting it in our bedroom, but the lighting in there is terrible and we wouldn't get to enjoy it as much as in a more prominent location. Eventually the dining room wall with the arch revealed itself as the perfect location.
After Jay ran to Ikea to grab a few more frames we got to work figuring out how to hang them all together in a cool, eclectic and not visually assaulting manner.