Awesome, Popular Post: Erin Loechner’s Art Shelf

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Your friendly blogger is taking two days off! Enjoy some of this summer’s most popular posts: We just spotted the photos of an art shelf that Erin Loechner, blogger and writer of Design for Mankind, posted on’s website. The word that immediately comes to mind is GENIUS. Sometimes modern means taking the simplest idea, making it stylish and finding a spot for it in your home! An avid art collector, Erin’s solution for a way to display a lot of it and be able to change things as she gets bored is perfect for many modern homes. We like how high her and her husband Ken decided to hang it, too; it definitely carries the eye up the wall and caps off a lovely room! You’ll want to visit her post on HGTV for all the details on how you can bring this to your own modern home (she discovered a simple way of hiding any shelving hardware, making for a super sleek installation!). Go here now!

Can’t get enough of Erin’s style? Neither can we. Check out her favorite 2Modern suggestions on her Trendsetter page.

What do you think about this idea for displaying art? Is it something you might try?

Images: Erin Loechner

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  1. Alison Burtt

    Jul 21, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    Yes, easy. Yes, genius.

    But part of the reason it works is that her ceiling is so lovely. Don’t try this in your average cottage cheesey ceilinged apartment.

    • Adrienne Breaux

      Jul 21, 2011 at 1:01 pm

      I respectfully disagree! You’ve got a point — the streamlined aesthetic works in this space because she’s chosen such lovely and simple surrounding materials, but I think this idea could work in a lot of spaces…maybe just put it a little lower down the wall if you’ve got cottage cheese ceilings!

  2. Jason

    Aug 11, 2011 at 10:12 am

    Sweet shelf for sure. I’m glad you showed how you got it to the wall cause I was wondering looking at the photo :)

    • Adrienne Breaux

      Aug 11, 2011 at 11:32 am

      That’s our favorite part! How sneaky AND simple the hanging of it was!

  3. ginny

    Aug 11, 2011 at 10:22 am

    oh i love the big knit poufs!!

  4. Brianne

    Aug 14, 2011 at 5:44 pm

    Not sure if they are the same, but my friend Cara Corey makes giant knot poufs:

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