Creative Styling Ideas for Collections

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These pretty display pieces from Decorator’s Notebook are designed for the collectors amongst us. These brass and glass candle holders, pyramids and frames can be easily filled with all sorts of treasures, from shells and pebbles to feathers and ephemera. Hoarding never looked so good! Above: Brass Box Candle Holder, £25.95, decoratorsnotebook.co.uk Above: Brass and… 

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Join The Room Debate!

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The last Room Debate threw up some really interesting differences of opinion. Can’t wait to hear what you all think in today’s constructive critique! It’s easy to take part. Just have a good look at the room photo below and leave a comment with your answers to these two questions: One thing I like most… 

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Something old in something new

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I’ve had a handful of vintage clock faces and broken bone dominoes in a bag, in a box, on top of my wardrobe, since I picked them up for a song in Margate two summers ago. Last week I bought a stamped metal bowl from Dotcomgiftshop and before you can say “contrived vignette” an odd… 

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Can you tell what it is yet?

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I’ve always been an arty sort of girl. When I was growing up I’d bounce in from school with a new ‘masterpiece’ several times a week. My parents dutifully Blu-Tacked the latest offering to the kitchen wall where it would inevitably shed painted lentils and pasta shapes all over the lino to be hoovered up… 

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