Displaying Inspiring Quotes in a Non-Cheesy Way

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I have many quotes that really inspire me, as I'm sure many people do, and I've noticed that sometimes I have to read them everyday to allow them to positively affect my life. The problem with this though, is that there are so many ways to display quotes that I find far too cheesy to do in my own home. Here are some ways to display inspiration quotes without creating an eye sore.

(Photo via My Attic)

I love the fun style of this wall. It's a bold move to cover a wall in words, but here they did it perfectly.

(Photo via A Merry Mishap Blog)

If you're going to frame a quote or saying, the simpler the style, the better. I love the plain background with a simple, straight-forward font. It isn't too distracting, but still gets the message across.

(Photo via The U Lifestyle)

A simple quote next to your workspace is a perfect reminder to get things done.

(Photo via Apartment Therapy)

Chalkboards aren't used in just classrooms anymore. A modern, stylish chalkboard is a cool way to write down whatever you want. And the cool thing is that it will look exactly how you want it to and you can mix it up all the time.

(Photo via CraftProject.com)

Here is just another chalkboard example that I think is really cool. You can use it to jot down notes, as well as a memorable quote.

(Photo via NY Times)

Can you think of other stylish ways to show off your favorite quotes?

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Brittany Watson Jepsen is an American designer and crafter who just returned to America after 2 1/2 years in wonderful Copenhagen, Denmark. Her motto is "a creative mess is better than tidy idleness" and she lives each day accordingly. During graduate school for interior design she spent one summer working for designers Jonathan Adler and Celerie Kemble and another summer studying textile design at the Danish Design School. She created her blog, The House That Lars Built, as a way to keep her designing and crafting. She currently runs her blog and her etsy shop, where she sells her home accessories and paper flowers.