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"Good Afternoon!

I have an entryway into my condo where Id like to hang coats, purses, etc.  I do not have a front closet to hang coats in.  Rather than the run of the mill wall coat rack, Id like to use decorative coat hooks in some sort of an artistic fashion.  Im including a link where I found some cast iron hooks that I really like, but
need assistance determining how many I might want to use, which ones work well together, and how to place them on the wall.  The Width of the wall is 38 from the door wall to the opening of the next room and about 14 from the door. The wall is not visable from the other room but is right when you walk in the door thus I want something that is functional and has some appeal.

     
http://houseofantiquehardware.com/s.nl/sc.13/category.133/.f
I really do not care for the colonial hooks  

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You need to do your own layout, but here's some guidance.  Use an odd number; 3, 5, 7... and use your floor as a "layout" canvas.  Just as you would arrange a grouping of pictures before hanging them, arrange your hooks on the floor in different configurations.  Once you've found the one you're most pleased with, translate that to the wall.  For best results, mark off the same sized area on your floor as the wallspace you want to use, AND keep in mind the specific "use" you want for the hooks so they're hung at appropriate heights.  

Best of luck.  It's a fun project, and a great idea!

Regards,
Jenny

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