Decorating with Architectural Corbels Decorating with Architectural Corbels

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Architectural corbels can either be decorative or structural depending on why you want to put one in your home. Corbels add a touch of class to any home when used for decorating. Here is how you can use architectural corbels to

Step 1 - Decorate Your Kitchen

Corbels can be use in the kitchen to appear to be supporting brackets under the kitchen counter. Make sure to get a color that matches your counter so it can blend in.

Step 2 - Decorate Your Living Room

Larger corbels can be mounted on the walls to be used as hanging shelves. Make sure you that if you use the corbels as a supporting piece, that is can actually hold up whatever you put on top of your hanging shelf.

Step 3 - Decorate Your Bedroom

Much larger corbels can be used as night stands place on both sides of the bed. Here you can place a small lamp or perhaps the telephone.

Step 4 - Decorate Your Hallway

Corbels are usually placed on archway corners to soften sharp edges of a hallways frame. Get or paint a corbel that is the same color as the doorway arch so it can blend in and won’t stand out.

Step 5 - Decorate Your Library

Smaller corbels can be used as book support in your library. Be creative and get a variety of colors use them to hold your books up on shelves.

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