House Beautiful Decorating with Your Favorite Objects
Treasured collections deserve special treatment, and House Beautiful reveals just how to create breathtaking displays that beautifully feature your favorite things. Inspirational and practical, these color photographs present an array of fabulous ideas for showcasing ceramics, glassware, photographs, summer hats, books, African masks, folk art, and toys. There’s advice on how to edit collections and create themed arrangements; where in the home to place your treasures; how to exhibit them to best effect; and how to make focal points in any room. Turn walls into effective backdrops; assemble favored items on tabletops in small “treasure islands”; make good use of both mantelpieces and glass display cabinets. With House Beautiful’s expert hints, any piece will make maximum impact.
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