Use Ikons™ to Create a Unique Shelf for Artwork or Photos

  • Difficulty: Difficulty Level: Easy
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Step By Step

  • 1
  • Choose your favorite Metrie Finishing Collection 4” Ikons™
  • 2
  • Paint or stain the Ikons in the color of your choice and let dry according to paint can instructions.
  • 3
  • Drill a hole about ½” deep on the back of the Ikon about 1” from the top and centered from left to right.
  • 4
  • Measure the width of the artwork or photo you intend to display.
  • 5
  • Mark the wall with the pencil for where you would like the left edge of the artwork to rest.
  • 6
  • Measure in 4” from that mark and draw a small circle.
  • 7
  • Mark the wall with the pencil for where the right edge of the artwork would rest.
  • 8
  • Measure in 4” from that mark and draw a small circle, ensuring that your two circles are level with each other.
  • 9
  • Either drill a small hole where you drew the circles to install the anchors and wall screws, or hammer a nail into each circle, leaving about 1/2” of the nails out from the wall.
  • 10
  • Hang the Ikons on the wall, ensuring they are level and rest your artwork or photos on top.

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  1. Paint
  2. Two Metrie 4" Ikons

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