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Tracy Murdock Allied ASID
8 Reviews
Displaying art collections
Ideabooks5,002
Questions6
Interior designer Tracy Murdock designed this special “bottle wall” to house her client’s special miniature alcohol bottles collected from around the world for over 20 years. The wall was built out to form the niches where special fluorescent lighting tubes were installed behind each section. The Back
bottle giving the effect that each is floating. Finally glass doors were installed to not only keep out the dust…but also “fingers” and to make the collection all the more important.
This is so cool. Mini liquor bottle collection display idea.
Collection in wall with glass doors
Great idea for display of tiny collectables.
Collection. It suits the atmosphere. Makes it feel very 'light' and delicate.
“Tall orchids as centerpieces” — mbolger
Benedict August
2 Reviews
Modern Anaheim Home Office
Ideabooks3,142
Questions4
A colorful vintage tin train collection, displayed in a orderly fashion, sets a cheerful tone in this relaxed California home office. Photo: Dan Benedict
The collection of trains on the shelves. Can be used for other kinds of collectibles
Bruce - collection of Hess trucks
love this collection. I'd kind of like to collect hotwheel pickups.
shelves for d's snow globes or sports collection
Here’s an excellent approach when your collection is made up of lots of pieces: customized shelving. Once again (do you see a theme here?), the furnishings below the shelves mimic the colors in the collection for a very cohesive feel
Collections This gives off a nice organized feeling and adds a lot of character to the room.
“p” — novita_tjendekia
Calico Studio
3 Reviews
Ames Lake Studio
Ideabooks3,687
Questions5
Water Collection When living off-grid, a renewable
necessary to store water collected for on-demand use. The tanks shown here contain the home’s sole water source. Rainwater is channeled via a PVC pipe from the roof.
This is a grey water collection tank used for landscaping.
the demand on the water collection system.
rainwater storage tanks should be an integral feature in any Slow Gardener's garden, collecting rain to use throughout the growing season. Today we don't have to rely on unsightly green plastic barrels as our only collection method; there are plenty of stylish and interesting containers that can become a
90s, and we can see May come and go without a drop of rain. So in areas like ours, where water is a precious resource, consider adding a rainwater collection system, like a rain barrel. Just a few showers in May can help nourish your garden throughout the summer.
“water conservatory” — tootsf
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
7 Reviews
Caterpillar House
Ideabooks1,281
Questions2
Rain water collection tanks for main house.
water needed for a living building project must be collected onsite. This can be accomplished through a variety of techniques, including cisterns, which collect rainwater from rooftops. But to generate enough water to live in desert climates, water collection and storage can be a major engineering feat.
if we collect rain water what do we store it in? these are huge and ugly
cisterns for rainwater collection for laundry and toilets
water needed for a living building project must be collected onsite. This can be accomplished through a variety of techniques, including cisterns, which collect rainwater from rooftops. But to generate enough water to live in desert climates, water collection and storage can be a major engineering feat.The
“If only... lovely big water cisterns would provide us with what we need throughout most of the year.” — Penny V.
Tracy Murdock Allied ASID
8 Reviews
Displaying art collections
Ideabooks2,518
Questions1
Interior designer Tracy Murdock designed this special “bottle wall” to house her client’s special miniature alcohol bottles collected from around the world for over 20 years. The wall was built out to form the niches where special fluorescent lighting tubes were installed behind each section. The Back
bottle giving the effect that each is floating. Finally glass doors were installed to not only keep out the dust…but also “fingers” and to make the collection all the more important.
locations for our collections with doors that lock. Not locking because they are that valuable but because they are fragile.
miniature alcohol bottle collection from around the world — gathered over the course of 20 years.
“display” — vu7377
Kerri Robusto Interiors
7 Reviews
Harvest Pointe Project
Ideabooks1,332
Questions1
I have been waiting to build my home to start a collection. would like lots of space for figurines and such
really cool for collections.
quite the collection
Miniature car collectingWow. This is an amazing way to showcase your car collecting hobby in a way that can be enjoyed for yourself and appreciated by others.
the collection...Collection room...Maddox Collection...Nice collection...car collection
“Hobby” — sentosaironsteel
Fivedot Design Build
4 Reviews
The Orchard
Ideabooks3,447
Questions4
Rainwater collection in concrete forms to suit the house aesthetic
cement well tiles for collection. Good idea
rain water collection tank is part of the design
concrete catch basins for rain water collection
patioroof rain collect
concrete rainwater collection tanks
concrete tanks to collect rainwater
Wow...serious water collection system.
Water collection
“the concrete slabs” — RNH
Glenvale Kitchens
White Kitchen
Ideabooks9,495
Questions9
Here are some tips to help you through step 1:Collect images at random. Collect images that speak to you emotionally without thinking about why (at least for right now). Believe me, there's a pattern there — you may not be able to see it at first, but a pattern will show itself. You may find that a whole
to this project, save them for later.Don't edit yourself (yet). Don't make yourself nuts from the get-go by trying to edit as you collect. I really believe in collecting with reckless abandon first and editing later. Editing yourself while you gather inspiration is certain death for creativity.Organize
Organize (but only if you want to). It's OK to be unorganized and even a little messy — this is creativity after all! So what if your collections are a bit of a mess with no rhyme or reason. If you are fabulously organized, then you're a step ahead of us, but for those who aren't, don't sweat it. There's
“light” — georgeandcindy
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