Look We Love: Overstuffed Picture Ledges

Look We Love: Overstuffed Picture Ledges

Eee058b3188ecfedf6381b6a529a2f4b360e8b3c
Taryn Williford
Dec 12, 2015
(Image credit: Hayley Kessner)

A tidy yet eclectic art display is just a short shelf away. Like, really short. Shallow picture ledges are a great way to switch out artwork on the fly, and we happen to think that more is definitely more when it comes to how much you try and fit to a ledge. Here's how to make it happen...

How to Get the Overstuffed Look

Three words: Layer, layer, layer. Overlapping is not only OKAY, it's encouraged.

What to put on picture ledges:

  • Framed photos (duh)
  • Books and magazines, especially if you love the covers
  • Small objects
  • Tiny potted plants

For extra credit:

Hang some artwork on the wall above your ledge(s) to add to the visual cluster.

Apartment Therapy supports our readers with carefully chosen product recommendations to improve life at home. You support us through our independently chosen links, many of which earn us a commission.
moving--truck moving--dates moving--dolly moving--house moving--cal Created with Sketch. moving--apt