Make Your Own Plastic Cap Molding Photo Display Ledge

Make Your Own Plastic Cap Molding Photo Display Ledge

Gregory Han
Mar 7, 2013

Here's an easy project to decorate the walls with your collection of photos for under $20. Print out those Instagrasms or Flickr photos as 3 1/2" x 4" images and use a Polaroid photo template for the full effect...

According to the Photojojo team, they were able to put together a photo ledge display for under $20 using the following:

  • 8′ Piece of Plastic Cap Molding, available at local hardware stores
  • Adhesive Strips or Sticky Tack
  • Measuring Tape
  • Utility Knife
  • Cutting Surface
  • Pencil 
  • Instant Photos
We'd recommend using 3M Command Strips, since they won't damage your walls if/when you decide you want to remove or move your display ledges anywhere else. Also, a wall level would be handy to ensure a horizontally level shelf. Otherwise, this seems like an affordable solution for bringing a little wall art into a home office or hallway (imagine it stretching all the way down for 10-12'!) without much DIY skills except measuring and sticking ong the molding.

Full instructions and additional photos over at Photojojo's Make a DIY Photo Ledge — Dress Up Lonely, Blank Walls!

(Image: Photojojo)

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