15 Unconventional Ways to Display Framed Art

15 Unconventional Ways to Display Framed Art

Abby Stone
Feb 26, 2008

We picked up a friend at someone's house. Seated in the living room, waiting for our friend to come downstairs, we, of course, looked around. And there, on the ceiling, was a painting. This look was very popular in the Renaissance. Nowadays? Not so much. But, after we got over tossing the logistics around in our head (What if there's an earthquake? What kind of hooks do you use? How do you dust it?), we decided we liked the idea. Alternatives to the eye-level, wall hung convention after the jump...

  1. On a door
  2. On the ceiling
  3. On a cabinet
  4. On the side of bureau
  5. On the railings of a porch
  6. Tucked into a bookshelf
  7. Hanging from a dresser drawer
  8. Covered with glass and used as serving tray
  9. Inside the closet
  10. Very high up on the wall
  11. On the exterior walls of the house
  12. Hanging from a lampshade
  13. Secreted inside a drawer
  14. Thickly stacked from floor to ceiling
  15. Along the floor, at base of a wall

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[image courtesy Tony Duquette.com]

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