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Top 5 Styling Tips

Styling Mia Vincent Photographs Justin Patrick

Display shelves are the perfect solution for storage and a wonderful way to display your loved collectables. HL's Decor Content Producer Mia Vincent gives us her top 5 tips on styling display boxes:  

  1. Create a striking backdrop for your collectables by adding a design to the backing board. Mia loves these backing designs by Flowermill Stationary Co.
  1. Break monotony by stacking a combination of display box boxes in different sizes. This will result in a visually interesting network of frames to show-off those much-loved items. The display boxes by Hemma Furniture are perfect for stacking.
  1. Combine functionality with design by stacking books using a sculptural bookend. These cute owl bookends from Typo are great for keeping those books in place.
  1. Place large objects on a separate shelf to draw attention and create emphasis. The trophy from Block & Chisel works wonderfully placed in it’s own little box.
  1. Embrace negative space and avoid clutter by giving your objects room to breath.
  Insitu   Display shelves R330 (small) R400 (medium) R440 (large), Hemma Furniture; Ceramic Trophy in white R195, Block & Chisel; Split owl bookends R299.95, Typo; Sketch book R299, Typo; Smile quotation book R350, Mr & Mrs Lifestyle and Design; Notebooks from R95 each, Loft Living; Recyclock in Birch Plywood R180, Unfayzdesign; Wooden Scrabble coaster set (home) by Mocholoco R175, Kinspace; Anniversary mug in pale pink R89, Country Road; Pens from R119.95 and Globe (small) R119.95 both from Typo; Metal symbol R119, Typo; faceted pen holder R99.95, Typo; Framed Botanical by Artmiss R1165, Kinspace; Bottle vase in white R195, Loft Living; Assorted wooden rulers R128.07 each, Crema