Design Inspiration: Decorative Molding

After clicking through Zillow about a hundred or more times searching from house to house on our own house hunt, I’ve fallen in love with a few key layouts and design elements. Of course I want/dream of some room specifics like an open kitchen, an enclosed patio, and a huge bathtub, but certain smaller details keep catching my eye; namely, crown molding and decorative molding. I guess that’s how I know I’ve officially entered “grownup-hood” – I crush on things like crown molding. Now I recognize that too much decorative molding can leave your home looking like a giant Roman Palace (Not that that’s necessarily a bad thing. Gaudy? Maybe. Bad? Nah, never. I like my decor a little over-the-top.) Still, a touch of decorative molding across an unexpected place – like a ceiling or fireplace, can look utterly gorgeous. And painted over in a statement black or white – such a chic look.

Looking for a new way to add to your home decor? Here are some beautiful examples of decorative molding. | glitterinc.com | @glitterinc

via the design daredevil

Looking for a new way to add to your home decor? Here are some beautiful examples of decorative molding. | glitterinc.com | @glitterinc

photo by jonah podbereski

Looking for a new way to add to your home decor? Here are some beautiful examples of decorative molding. | glitterinc.com | @glitterinc

via a + b kasha

Looking for a new way to add to your home decor? Here are some beautiful examples of decorative molding. | glitterinc.com | @glitterinc

via Yatzer

Looking for a new way to add to your home decor? Here are some beautiful examples of decorative molding. | glitterinc.com | @glitterinc

François Halard for Vogue via Domaine

Looking for a new way to add to your home decor? Here are some beautiful examples of decorative molding. | glitterinc.com | @glitterinc

via Frenchy Fancy

Looking for a new way to add to your home decor? Here are some beautiful examples of decorative molding. | glitterinc.com | @glitterinc

via The Decorista (designed by Rob Stuart and photographed by Donna Dotan)

Are you a fan of decorative molding? Would you add the design element to your space or highlight it if it already exists in your current place?

Looking for a new way to add to your home decor? Here are some beautiful examples of decorative molding. | glitterinc.com | @glitterinc

Lexi

6 comments


  1. Shannon

    So in love with this old french style! The molding is just gorgeous!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  2. I just love molding, it always adds so much to a space.

  3. Tara

    All gorgeous inspiration pics! I love crown molding as well!

  4. Lauren

    I’ve never really thought about crown molding that much, but now I’m think I might be a bit obsessed! Lovely inspiration, thanks for sharing!!

    Grace, Faith, & Glitter

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