Tag Archives: collection

When You Collect Portraits of People You Don’t Know

I am a collector of many things.  MANY, MANY things. One of my favorite collections is that of vintage portraits. My favorites are ladies from the 1950s and 1960s. My latest find is this lovely woman, circa 1952: vintage portrait from EBTH Currently, I have about 15 of these portraits. I have slowly collected them […]

A Great Place to Put Your Bling

I was working at a client’s home a couple of weeks ago and saw she had a great standing dress form in her living room.  She said she bought it at HomeGoods and was going to use it to display a vintage bridemaid’s dress.  A few days later, she was at HomeGoods again and saw […]

Modern Wall Displays of Collections

I often hear people say they don’t like collections because they consider them to be clutter.  It’s true, many people display their collections in a cluttered, unfocused manner.  But collections give a home personality and soul.   They represent things that are important to the people living in that space.   When they are displayed in a cohesive grouping, […]