Follow these steps to install a picture rail for a unique way to hang artwork around a room.

How to Install a Picture Rail

HGTV shows you how to install picture rail which can provide a unique way to hang artwork.

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Trim Work Picture Molding: Narrow molding near the ceiling to support pictures or other items hung by hooks

Picture rails are a thing of the past, but really they should be installed in every home. You don't have to worry about making holes in walls, and you can change and move your art often with a picture rail system. I've hunted down all the supplies you need to take full advantage of this great hanging system.  Read on for more info…

Craftsman Picture Rail Supplies: A Guide

Picture rails are a thing of the past, but really they should be installed in every home. You don't have to worry about making holes in walls, and you can change and move your art often with a picture rail system. I've hunted down all the supplies you need to take full advantage of this great hanging system. Read on for more info…

Picture rail molding is an easy-to-install feature that adds interest and character to your home!

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Picture rail molding is an easy-to-install feature that adds interest and character to your home!

Shelves that Hang from Picture Rail

Shelves that Hang from Picture Rail

Decorative Picture Rail Hooks - Picture rails are strips of molding that adhere to walls and run horizontally around the room, typically aligning with the tops of any windows. This type of molding was once an elegant way of hanging artwork on hard-to-penetrate plaster walls. For an art collector who often rotates works, rental houses and apartments with frequent tenant changes, and those who simply like walls free of nail holes, picture rails offer a practical solution.

Picture Rails - Bob's Blogs

You will love these easy and fun picture hanging tricks from our resident weekend decorator!!

Hanging Art Has Never Been Easier

Two Novel Ideas for Hanging Art -- DIY wall hanging idea for a rustic gallery wall with decorative craft wire, s-hooks, and framed pieces.

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Chair rail, Picture rail, Dish moulding designed to display plates in a vertical position against the wall

I often suggest that my clients use picture ledged in their homes. Many stores now sell ledges that are 2 feet to 4 feet in length. You can buy ones that are modern or traditional.  I usually prefer to build picture ledges into the molding scheme of the homes, like the ledges above.  You can fit more pictures and they feel better integrated with the architecture.

I often suggest that my clients use picture ledged in their homes. Many stores now sell ledges that are 2 feet to 4 feet in length. You can buy ones that are modern or traditional. I usually prefer to build picture ledg

Give the impression of dramatic crown molding with a painted ceiling that extends about a foot down the wall. In the San Francisco home of Windy Chien as seen on sfgirlbybay, the paint calls attention to the picture rail molding below.

So Long, Popcorn Ceilings: 8 Transformative Overhead Architectural Hacks

All eight of these ceiling hacks will lend architectural interest to a boring room—whether you channel intricate European plasterwork or rustic exposed wood beams is entirely up to you.

Sturdy picture rail systems (consider for more trafficked areas, such as stairway).

Traditional Picture Rail System (molding system) can be used with the Push Button Hook, Allen Key Hook (classic) or Push Button Security Hook.

Decorative picture rail moulding adds a touch of character to any space. Click through for tips & a detailed how-to post.

Decorative picture rail moulding adds a touch of character to any space. Click through for tips & a detailed how-to post.

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