Successful Styling: How To Use Picture Ledges All Over the Home

Successful Styling: How To Use Picture Ledges All Over the Home

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Nancy Mitchell
Jan 19, 2015
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Hanging lots of photos in one place — and making them look nice — is hard. But you know what's (relatively) easy? Hanging a picture ledge, and then just plunking those pictures down on it. It's an elegant, cohesive look, and easy to change up whenever your heart desires. Read on for plenty of inspiration for using picture ledges in your home.

Above: a single ledge makes a dramatic statement in a dining room from SF Girl by Bay.

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A row of picture ledges is a good alternative to a gallery wall, especially if you like to change your mind a lot. Spotted on C More.

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I like how the picture ledges in this living room from Lonny wrap around a corner.

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Picture ledges can create a an appealing display at the end of a hallway, without taking up a lot of space. From Stadshem.

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A single picture ledge above the bed is a great way to add art to a bedroom. From The Selby.

I like the interplay between the bottom and top ledges here. Photo by Karin Foberg for Älskade hem.

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In a stylish living room from Elle Decoration via Apartment Apothecary, a single ledge keeps art low to the ground and creates a feeling of spaciousness.

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Here's an extreme example of a low shelf — this picture ledge is really just an extension of the baseboard. From Cargo Collective.

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How about a picture ledge above a door frame? From Boutique Homes.

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A picture ledge adds a little pizazz to an entry from Joanna Goddard.

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Picture ledges are also a great place to store and display treasured items, as in Eva's Sense of Clarity.

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In this home from Let's Stay, a couple of picture ledges create a lovely little display between two windows.

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