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decorative corbels - decorating with corbels

CREATIVE INCORPORATION OF DECORATIVE CORBELS IN INTERIOR DESIGN

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While the functional use of corbels was to provide support to structures remaining true to the aesthetic of the room, wood corbels are now also used as decorative accents. Corbels can be placed virtually anywhere in a room.

Designers use corbels for adding a visual definition to a space and soften sharp edges of today's architecture

Corbels can be used as an independent decorative element. Here is an example of incorporating corbels into a wall panel. Corbels add extra interest to this glamorous design.

decorative corbels

Corbels will dress up and add extra support to bookshelves, fireplace mantel shelves or any other ledges.

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Even the simplest everyday things, if placed on a top of a corbels, suddenly obtaining a more important, valuable look. Placing a plant, candle or any other small decorative objects on the top of the corbels might be enough to add personality to any room

corbels

corbels

Here is another creative use for corbels - you can use decorative corbels not only underneath the bookshelves but on them. They, once again combining look and function and can act as attractive bookends

decorative corbels
DECORATIVE CORBELS