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Creative Collections

You know that Creative Collections group that I started on Flickr recently, well I can’t stop peeking in to see what photos have been added – I’m a girl obsessed with collections right now and creative styling in general is forever a passion. It’s fun to see how others put together things that they love. Their creativity is evident as I browse the many photos in the group. If you’re a collector or would simply like to sit back and observe how others arrange things, you may want to join in. And who knows, all of this inspiration just may lead you on your very own relentless pursuit of pulling together the perfect arrangement to fit your personality.

Top: elsiemarley has four shelves above her sink where she creates little vignettes like this grouping of natural things called “brown”. The next photo shows a few tiny houses that she likes. Bottom: retro dresser with a great photo collection proudly display above in the home of ATLITW, vintage clothing displayed on the wall from ninainvorm.

This grouping over the bed belonging to arthur’s circus is simply the best for two reasons. The composition and colors are great but beyond that, they are photos that she took herself. Love that personal touch! You can view her professional portfolio here, she’s an amazing photographer.

ATLITW’s white pottery collection, of which I love.

Starting a small art wall by ninainvorm.

And this is ATLITW’s yellow collection.

Cookie jar collection from arthur’s circus, cute little people as shown in the home of elsiemarley (they were handmade by her friend, she blogged about it here), winter scene arranged by paper-flower-girl.

Some of my nesting dolls, the ones to the far left I found in Paris in 1997 in a Russian gift shop. If you’re wondering about the unfinished dolls they’re for an upcoming project I plan to work on in February. I’ve always wanted to design a set of nesting dolls so I’m thinking of a few ideas for these ladies.If you look closely not all are nesting dolls, there’s a little guy hiding amongst them. He like a lady with a little meat, so these girls had him at hello. Can you find him?

Related post: More Collections {we love ’em}

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Posted by decor8 in inspiration, trends on January 15, 2008

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  1. pilgrim commented
    January 15th, 2008 at 10:44pm

    Love your dolls… but i came on here to procrastinate painting my OWN set of russian dolls! hehe
    i’m participating in a group exhibition called the Matryoshka Principle, so now i can claim my decor8 reading as research and not just being lazy ;)

  2. del4yo commented
    January 16th, 2008 at 4:12am

    Oh I love the idea of the little “Barbapapa” hidden behind a nesting doll. So cute! Kawaiii!

    Did you buy it in France too?

  3. claudine hellmuth commented
    January 16th, 2008 at 4:38am

    i see the little guy!! so cute! I have some of these nesting doll blanks here too waiting for me to dress them up. have fun!

  4. Rob@ I Love Substance commented
    January 16th, 2008 at 5:09am

    I love those collection of 9 photos over the bed. I would prefer to have photos taken by someone else besides myself to bring some more mystery into the collection.

  5. ruthie commented
    January 16th, 2008 at 4:37pm

    Oh! C’est Babar!!! :-)
    used to watch the cartoons when I was a kid :-)

  6. TheYoupiTouch commented
    January 18th, 2008 at 2:47pm

    happy to see that I’m not the only fan of Barbapapa and Matriochkas !!

  7. Anonymous commented
    January 19th, 2008 at 10:55am

    cheeky boy

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