Deck The Halls: Art In Our Corridors

It's easy to neglect hallways — they are merely passages from one room to another. But if you live in a small space, these corridor's walls are prime real estate for art! We've gathered some pretty inspirational images of homes who made the most of their hallways-turned-galleries.

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1 This gallery works so well because of the consitant use of white frames and white mats. [via: Young House Love]
2 Using mirrors is great way to make small spaces feel larger by reflecting light and surrounding surfaces. [via Apartment Therapy]
3 The combination of the Eames Hang It All, rainbow striped rug, and fresh white walls make this foyer light and bright. [via Door Sixteen]
4 This handpainted pattern and intricate wainscotting make for a nicely contrasted graphic hallway. [via Apartment Therapy]
5 This hallway actually uses their picture rail, and it looks great! We love this unusual take on the hallway gallery. [via Apartment Therapy]

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6 A long picture railing nicely parallels the chair rail and textured wall below. [via Apartment Therapy]
7 We're head over heels for Anna's hallway — the cute posters and amazing graphic wallpaper wainscotting makes for a great hallway. [via Door Sixteen]
8 One AT reader made the most of their long hallway by painting a silhouette of downtown Toronto at the base of the wall. [via Apartment Therapy]
9Installing shelves on both sides of the wall makes for an easy art gallery and storage space. [via Desire to Inspire]
10 This hallway entry's mosaic floor and stained glass door add a big punch to an otherwise white and simple space. [via Apartment Therapy]

(Images as linked above)