That strange strip of wall sandwiched between your ceiling and the top of a door frame has always been a kind of no man's land, decor-wise. It's usually not big enough for any major statement, but it's not small enough to ignore without feeling like you're missing an opportunity. So make like these smart subjects from our tours and try something new. Here are ten good ideas.
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Use the power of paint to bring interest, even in a tiny sliver of space.
Try a horseshoe for all the good luck you can handle.
Go really (really!) bold like Brandon.
Show off a collection.
Let the wall itself be the decorative feature.
Put up something that will make you smile every time you walk through the door.
Spice up your wall with molding for texture.
Repurpose a sign or other art in just the right specific shape.
Try a transom window to let in extra light.