Rotate your collectibles-
Mix them up every so often, holidays, seasons, children growing up or interests change. Best time is when you have to clean them. Box them up right away.

Use what you have-
You might not know you even have a collection. Look what you have a lot of and see if it works as a collection. You would be surprised.

There are no set rules, you are unique and show it. I collect vintage metal moth ball containers, why? Not sure but I love the graphics. My son collects animals that are made of shells, major dust collectors I am afraid. He is his mothers son.

Decorating with collections can be tricky. We get on a collection and then realize, how do I display to love it?

Few ideas:
Group like things together-
This is probably the easiest solution but it also makes it look cohesive and lush, instant eye candy. Infuse character.

Use common things uncommonly-
A bowl full of antique doorknobs, hang pez on the wall, globes hanging from ceiling.

Frame your collections-
Put them in a case, in vintage fruit crates on wall or some custom shelving made to size.

Recreate an era-
This is easy for kitchen collectibles, all sorts of kitchen items of a certain era mixed with an old stove and furnishings.

Mix old with the new-
A wall of vintage radios mixed in with modern furniture, old bottles lining a kitchen window in a new, state of the art eating area.

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