A wall display should be at least half the size of the piece below it.
The 2-foot-long ledge hangs above the right side of the bottom ledge, setting the stage for a casual and asymmetrical arrangement.
So why not start there, and add a shot of high style for a low cost?
For this project, we livened up a neutral sofa that is several years old.
We created a theme by propping a colorful, framed New Orleans Jazz Festival poster on the bottom ledge and balancing it visually with a framed print by New Orleans artist George Rodrigue.