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Finding good spots to hang fun (and functional) items around your home can be a whimsical and unexpected way to decorate. I’ve gathered some of my fave ideas for using that space up high. Hope you find something inspiring!

Get creative by hanging art

1. Calder inspired mobile, using tissue paper and wire. Beautiful little filters for natural light.

1. Calder inspired mobile, using tissue paper and wire. Beautiful little filters for natural light.

2. Go a bit farther and hang a few small crystals to catch the light. Or wind a strand of white lights along it.

2. Go a bit farther and hang a few small crystals to catch the light. Or wind a strand of white lights along it.

3. Using newsprint or magazine pages can make this idea fun for everyday (not just Christmas). And it's great craft to do with the kids!

3. Using newsprint or magazine pages can make this idea fun for everyday (not just Christmas). And it's great craft to do with the kids!

4. Easy breezy. Just find your favorite fabric - trim, frame, and hang with fishing wire. Super sweet in a nursery!

4. Easy breezy. Just find your favorite fabric - trim, frame, and hang with fishing wire. Super sweet in a nursery!

Curtain Room Dividers

Inexpensive way to partition a room with retractable "walls." Brilliant.

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Birdhouse planters

7. Use muted tones in your room and add a splash of green to accent...

7. Use muted tones in your room and add a splash of green to accent...

8. Or pair with a brightly colored cage for some contrast.

8. Or pair with a brightly colored cage for some contrast.

Ladders are great for hanging

9. Above the sink for pots and pans...

9. Above the sink for pots and pans...

10. In a bright anteroom for plants...

10. In a bright anteroom for plants...

11. Or above a kitchen island for some added light.

11. Or above a kitchen island for some added light.

Windows as partitions

12. Creates a pretty way to construct boundaries...

12. Creates a pretty way to construct boundaries...

13. And a little bit more privacy.

13. And a little bit more privacy.

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