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Decorating With Collections

Decorating With Collections. Rural Connecticut Farmhouse Home Tour - Country Living

Remember those trips to the beach as a child where you collected every kind of sea shell you could find?   Or maybe you collected a certain toy or other tiny treasures?

Those collections have probably long since disappeared, but the things we collect as adults seem to have a little more staying power.

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DIY Gold Chalkboard Globe

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The Friday 5: Color, Collections, Organization and More

1. BHG recently announced their 2015 Color Palette.  Here’s what they had to say about it “Hello, optimism! 2015 is all about a new outlook in vibrant color: greens as lush as a tropical leaf, chameleonlike corals, and grays that drip with drama.”  Thoughts?

The Colors

(In other color of the year news: Benjamin Moore chose Guilford Green, Sherwin Williams chose Coral Reef,  Pantone chose Marsala, and Elle Decor interviewed designers for their color choice.)

2.  The white vases on this fireplace mantel are a perfect example of why it’s more effective to group a collection of items together than to scatter them around the room.  It not only creates order but has much more impact.  source

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