Sunday, March 8, 2009

Display 101

Dress the top of a mantle by bringing the outdoors in-
Antlers, twigs and pinecones along with a muted tone landscape painting create a natural, peaceful feeling.

Combine fun and function in an etagere-
House your everyday essentials: china, glassware and wine, along with your favorite treasures: shells, books, figurines and small paintings. Create visual interest by varying height, color and texture. Use cakestands and stacks of plates and books to prop up personal objects. A small lamp on a shelf creates drama and atmosphere.
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Enhance the top of an armoire with a stylish display-

An initialed trunk, loving cups, vintage black and white photo and conch shell set the stage for a personal vignette in a guest room.