If you're anything like us, you may be growing tired of the cold outside and looking for activities to keep you busy inside. For most that would probably mean it's a popcorn and movie night but in our house it means it's time for a re-jigging of all of our favorite pieces. Half the fun is collecting and hunting for your pieces but the other half is how you choose to display them in your home.
For some, less is more and they really like their pieces to be the center of attention. On a display shelf, in a vitrine, or on a wall mount.. it creates the opportunity for a singular object to be featured. Most often, this lends itself to having a feature light directed at the piece for additional affect. However, although we can appreciate the simplicity - you've got to know by now, we like our designs with a little more sugar and spice!
We believe there is power in numbers and one of our favorite ways to display some of our key collections is by grouping them. We group them in corners of the house - on a counter, in the corner of a room (on the floor) or in the center of our large coffee table. And we make those groups by looking for common threads in the collection - color (blue and white here!), origin (Asian influence, English.. you name it!) or simply by the overall style (is it classic, modern, antique?)
We also tend to believe that although everything has its place.. now that doesn't mean that the first place you put it is where it has to stay forever. Pieces can be moved around in your home, from spot to spot, and you can ultimately change the feel of your decor just by moving things around. And don't be afraid to try and group your collectables - even if it is a piece that was singularly displayed before. Remember, no matter how interesting a piece may be, you can get tired of looking at it in a certain setting. So go ahead and give yourself some change. By changing the location of your pieces you'll be surprised at how intriguing you find them to be again!