As you accumulate treasures, either given or purchased, where do you put it all?
One theory is to space things out...another is to put all "like" things together. I go back and forth on these options, but at this point, I like similar things groups together.
Case in point...my Mother has had the "redecorating bug" and has moved some of her things around. Here is her "new" little corner:
She's placed all her souvenir spoons together as well as her silver pieces. There are little lights inside the cabinet to help bring out all the shine. This cabinet is in her kitchen. It's now easy for her to pick out which pieces she needs for meals or gatherings.
In her dining room, she's placed a lot of her crystal together in her china hutch.
She placed mirrors on the back of hutch and put twinkle lights on each shelf.
She's the original do.it.yourselfer in our family.
Man~O~man, do her things sparkle!
Her next project was to take this Salvation Army find from this...
And, guess what she's going to use it for?
More storage! See that little house inside? She's going to put part of her Dept. 56 houses inside. I think it will be quite a display!
Do you group similar things or spread your collections around? Just curious.