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Explore Your Garden Personality: The Collector
Abundant in plants, art or even oddball items? These principles can help you make sense of them in the landscape
"are the collectors, sometimes eccentric or uberserious but always fun, passionately... find collectors at the farmer’s market early on a Saturday morning, at botanical... blatant collector or perhaps, like most gardeners, your personality or archetype is... Most collectors, whether they will admit it or not, could use a bit of help to tame... have art collectors, container collectors, hosta collectors and plantaholics, none of..."
Bromeliads: The Ultimate Collector's Plants
Once you discover bromeliads' exotic beauty, wide-ranging colors and intriguing patterns, you'll never go back
Creative Collector: Spot a Vintage-Furniture Steal
Finding vintage furniture is easy, but is the price right? Get the best chairs, tables and more for your money with these guidelines
Creative Collector: Vintage Vessels
Great vintage vases and bottles can turn up in unlikely places. Here's where to find them and how best to display them back home
My Houzz: Walls and Shelves Are This Collector's Colorful Canvas
French flea market finds, antique toys, folk art and family keepsakes all have a place in this creative consultant's San Francisco apartment
Collect With Confidence: An Art-Buying Guide for Beginners
Don't let a lack of knowledge or limited funds keep you from the joy of owning art. This guide will put you on the collector's path
"Baby "collector"... Buy local, not inflated New York pricing. The world is full of... for the collector. Fine Art America, Etsy, even local galleries and art events. Thank... why some collectors prefer to go through a gallery for artwork, although that's no guarantee... a rich collector, but I've managed to acquire some pieces I really love. I agree... encouraging collector confidence. People need to know it's okay to buy what you love, not..."
My Houzz: Cool, Curated California Getaway
Two art collectors splash their exuberant style over a midcentury modern home in California's Orange County
How to Build a Really, Really Small House
A four-minute film holds the magnifying glass up to a dollhouse collector smitten with all things small
Houzz Tour: Kay Loves Vintage
Wendell Castle: Father of the American Studio Furniture Movement
Bridging high art and smart function, Wendell Castle's unforgettable furnishings resonate with collectors and design mavens
Lay of the Landscape: Theme Gardens
Whether you're a collector, a romantic or a kid at heart, here's how to create a garden that reflects your unique interests
Houzz Tour: Addicted to Iconic Furniture in Houston
Most people buy furniture to fit their homes. This collector of midcentury modern pieces takes a different approach
Displaying your Collection...
"items collectors collect may be antique, or simply collectible. Antiques are collectible... be new. Collectors and dealers may use the word vintage to describe older collectibles... private collectors collect natural objects such as birds' eggs, butterflies, rocks... discarded Some collectors collect only in childhood while others continue to do so throughout..."
Collective Wisdom: Display Ideas for Collections of All Kinds
"compulsive collector, good for you. Collections express your personality, represent something... comic collector on Houzz who has some amazing rotating shelf or hidden room filled... wannabe collector. I have the same mentality of your father, if it has no use, it finds... become a collector! [I have a thing for vintage telephones] My husband couldn't give... been a collector over the years. This is partially due to the fact that we have lived..."
Great Native Plant: Grow Wild Quinine for Its Unique Clusters of Blooms
Get connoisseur cred and unique blooms with this uncommon plant. Bonus assets: It’s low maintenance and drought tolerant