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Country Living Collection Style: Arranging & Displaying Your Treasures

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It’s a favorite with readers: Every month, Country Living features homes where imaginative owners showcase their collections in eye-opening ways. Here are the very best of those ideas, presented in enticing photographs that display such charming items as a flock of miniature sheep gathered in a cabinet, elegant McCoy vases assembled on a sideboard, and pink lusterware plat ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published February 28th 2006 by Hearst (first published November 1st 2004)
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This is one of those go-to books when you are looking for ideas on changing the interior of your home. It is jam-packed with colorful pictures and ideas on what to do with a room.

Need ideas for a wall? Check.
What about a bare corner? Check.
Don't know what to do with a bath counter? Check.
How about a window ledge? Check.

Dish towels, books, wooden bowls, candlestick holders, shells, potato mashers, wall clocks, oil cans, game boards, get the idea. The great thing about this book i
This book is full of clear colorful pictures of collections of all sorts. Not just folk art, which I mention below, but many types of things from antique to vintage.

I enjoyed the reading about how Electra Havemeyer Webb started collecting American folk art and went on to become the founder of Vermont's Shelburne Museum. Her first piece was a cigar store Indian that she purchased for $15.00 long long ago when collecting folk art wasn't popular.

From the book:
" Webb's mother became so distraugh
Susie Morris
I absolutely love this book and keep it on my coffee table as it is so beautiful. They have some wonderful pictures and so inpiring ideas. So glad I bought it.
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The former Arts & Antiques Editor for Country Living magazine, Marie has written six decorating books, one book on country weddings, and two children's books. Her articles have appeared in Country Living, Art & Auction, Town & Country, and O: The Oprah Magazine. Marie also blogs for Bob and recently started drawing "mommy comics" for

Marie lives in Brooklyn, NY, wi
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