Tips, Sources & Inspiration for Starting a Collection

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Are you a closeted collector looking to get serious about the things you've amassed? Are you looking to start a collection, but need inspiration? We've covered collections pretty indepthly over the years here on Apartment Therapy. From ideas for displaying and maintaining various items to recommendations of places for finding the rare and unusual, check out this guide for tips, sources and inspiration for starting your very own collection.

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3. Best Thrift Stores and Flea Markets 2010
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5. 15 Best Piggy Banks: For Kids & Adults
6. More is More: Making Interesting Collections of Multiples
7. Collections On Display From Our House Tours
8. Have You Kept Up Your Childhood Collections?
9. 5 Tips For Keeping Your Collections Clean
10. Best Affordable Art Galleries 2010

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