Calling All Collectors: Display Ideas from Real Life Homes

Calling All Collectors: Display Ideas from Real Life Homes

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Taryn Williford
Nov 1, 2015
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You can have a favorite color, or a favorite movie. Why can't you have a favorite thing? Something you want to have a bunch of? To surround yourself with so that it sparks joy in your heart every time you come home?

That's what a collection does for these 15 people, who have shared their homes (and the collections displayed within them) with us though house tours. Take a peek and see if you can find some inspiration to display an old collection or maybe even start a new one.

Above: Big Boy figurines in Dawn's Fabulous 50's Suburban Home

Ticket stubs in Craig's Tiki Hut
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Sand from around the world in Judy and Don's Treehouse in the City
(Image credit: Nancy Mitchell)
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Tiki statues from Celeste & David's Modern Pin-up Pad....
(Image credit: Bridget Pizzo)
...and pulp books in a glass cloche...
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...and vintage cameras, too.
(Image credit: Bridget Pizzo)

What do you collect?

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