Picture Molding

Older homes often have noticeable gaps between the top of the molding and the ceiling. Sort of like what you can see here. Older homes also often have plaster walls, making homeowners think twice about nailing picture hooks into place. Fortunately, the people that built the older homes devised an alternative strategy for hanging decorations – picture molding. Making holes in plaster is not ideal. Instead, a rail of molding is mounted on the wall