Picture rail


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Picture rail

A molding fixed to an interior wall; pictures may be suspended from it by means of small metal hooks, which fit over the top of the molding.

picture molding, picture rail

Any of numerous types of moldings or other such devices formed so as to support picture hooks at or near the ceiling.
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It has fine cornicing, ceiling rose, picture rail with friezes above, wooden flooring, marble fireplace with marble back and hearth, and living flame gas fire.
We quickly dispensed with the dated paper border and replaced it with a timber picture rail to break up the expanse of wall and add some traditional charm.
Top tip - Painting the ceiling and above the picture rail in mat white raises the roof, making the space feel taller than it actually is' a simple tactic but one which works wonders.
You can even create a horizontal feature on all four walls by hanging wallpaper between the | A brightly wall can feature for picture rail and cornicing, between the picture rail and dado rail, or between the dado rail and skirting board.
You can even create a horizontal feature on all four walls by hanging wallpaper between the A brightly wall can feature for picture rail and cornicing, between the picture rail and dado rail, or between the dado rail and skirting board.
It's vital that you get your levels perfect when fitting dado or picture rail because wherever you start to work your way around the room has to meet at the other end.
The lounge has a front bay window and picture rail to the walls
Removing picture rail will also help a room look taller as will keeping the colour of your ceiling as pale as possible
To make the most of these, Mark had bought moulding for a picture rail, but had never got round to putting this up.
The ground floor includes three generous reception rooms which lead off from a welcoming hallway with a high ceiling, picture rail, wide staircase and stripped wood flooring.
Q I have fitted a picture rail in my living room but the walls don't run straight so there are gaps where the rail does not quite meet the wall.
Features in the dining room include a bay window, laminate flooring and a picture rail, while the lounge has laminate flooring, a coal effect gas fire and doors to the stairs and kitchen.