3 Brilliant Design Ideas Using Ornamental Wood Moulding

House with wooden mouldingsWooden mouldings have been around for a long time and have been a staple in French homes. So how do you bring in a bit of its goodness into your lovely American home? Read on to find out.

1. Unique Door Design

If you have a completely plain-looking, featureless door and don’t know what to do with it, make use of decorative wood trim mouldings to give it a fresh new-look. The trim mouldings will add depth and character to an otherwise plain looking entryway.

You can look up traditional designs or get creative and make a pattern of your own to reflect your artsy side. Dressing up a hollow door with decorative mouldings is a great way to bring life to it and create an impressive entrance to the room.

2. Shelf Angle Support

Using crown mouldings as angular support for a shallow shelf that caps off-the-wall paneling is a great way to combine traditional and modern designs. This multi-purpose design exudes a luxe appeal and is a fantastic space-saving technique.

It also maximizes the use of a wall and creates an interesting focal point that is good for conversation starters.

3. Dress Up Your Window

If you’re living in a rental and have a room with a huge glass window on the wall, give it a little makeover by using decorative wooden mouldings within the borders it. You can purchase mouldings in measured lengths or you can cut it yourself.

For a simple DIY technique, simply cut the mouldings into the exact size of the window and make sure it sits snugly in place. You can simply glue the corners of it onto the glass and practically snap them in place if the size is perfectly right.

Creating the perfect look for your room is fast and easy with the help of decorative mouldings. It’s an inexpensive way to update the look of a room instantly and is a timeless design that packs a lot of style and elegance that makes any room look gorgeous in an instant.