Wall-mounted items not only provide a pleasing aesthetic, but make use of what can be a great deal of space.

In tough financial times, people often reduce the size of their living spaces. Instead of going out, they go up and need to make use of the walls as well as the floors.

Traditional wall-mounts include things like the heads of dead animals or painted portraits. More contemporary wall-mounted items include cat-lounges and fireplaces.

The following are Trend Hunter finds to help you free your floor space as well as your thinking about the walls around you.