|THE BOOK I CONSULTED FOR
PORTIONS OF THIS ARTICLE
- Decorating With Collectibles
, by Annette R. Lough.
The authors career has been devoted to designing and photographing displays, and
encouraging collectors to bring their collections "out from behind the glass."
The book is divided into chapters by style, including Country, Garden, Kids Collections,
Nautical, Rustic Retreats, Seasonal Sanctuary, Southwest Style, and Victorian Romance.
Beyond the first chapter, I gleaned more from the photographs then from the text.
The book also offers more photographs of holiday displays, such as Christmas
(My Favorite Christmas Store
anything else. Still, I think this book might be useful for collectors, especially if you
favor one of the styles listed above. Do-it-yourselfers will also gain creative ideas from
Follow the links, below, to see other portions of this article.
PART 1: TIPS FOR DISPLAYING COLLECTIONS ON
SHELVES, FURNISHINGS ONE MIGHT USE FOR DISPLAY,
PART 2: DISPLAYING COLLECTIONS ON
WALLS, HOW TO ADD ACCENTS TO DISPLAYS FOR BALANCE AND INTEREST, CHILDRENS ROOMS,
HOLIDAY DISPLAYS, OTHER IDEAS FOR DISPLAYING COLLECTIBLES
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Author: Catherine Foust McGivern, NCIDQ Certified, Design Firm Principal