What is a Collection?

A lot of people collect, but does that make a collection?

No.

A collection is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as an accumulation of objects gathered for study, comparison, or exhibition or as a hobby.

I don’t collect much, but when I do I display what I have so I can enjoy and show the items off. I think that if you are not proud enough to show-off your items then they aren’t a collection. Their just stuff.

Recently, I asked my handy-husband to create a frame so I could highlight a small collection of glass hens that I had collected. Here’s the finished product.

I love it because it shows off all the beautiful colors of glass and that make each one of the hens unique. I decided to hang my collection on a wall with objects made of different textures. I think it make each item more interesting.

Do you collect? Are you honoring the items and your collecting efforts by displaying your collections. If not, work to do this. Clear off the top of an end table or a shelf, gather items of the same type and arrange them in a pleasing display. Now you and others can enjoy your collection.

Advertisements

About Basic Organization

Basic Organization provides professional organizing services to busy families, business owners, down sizing seniors and the chronically disorganized. We can teach you the skills to get organized and live a more simplified life. By providing you with ideas, information, structure and solutions to help you regain control of your space, we can cure the chaos in you life!
This entry was posted in Inspiration. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s