Hanging Plates on a Wall

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Does anybody have any cheap or free ideas for how to hang plates on a wall? I have heard Sticky Tack works, but have had posters that I used that for come down with it. I found some great looking plate hangers, but they were five dollars a piece, which is pricey when you want to hang about twenty plates.

Any ideas for invisibly hanging plates for cheap is what I am after. I want a pretty hanging plate display in my dining room that is not going to break my very slender budget

By Anna Shobe from ID


February 3, 20110 found this helpful
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I know of a person who had a collection of plates. She had a carpenter install a molding to the wall about 2 or 3 feet below the ceiling.


The molding had a groove so she could place the plates against the wall and the groove would keep them in place. Looked great. But it may be costly.

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February 3, 20110 found this helpful
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You can find plate hangers at the local Dollar Trees. They have springs on them for tension and adjustments for smaller or larger plates. Then, it's just a small nail in a stud and you are golden.

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February 3, 20110 found this helpful
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How about a plate shelf? This is a narrow shelf that you hang and it has a groove in it for the plate to set as it leans against the wall.


Old Victorian houses had something of this nature that went all the way around a room. If you do that you can move the plates around on a whim without worrying about nails holding hangers.

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