The best way to display your collection


While a gallery wall of art can signify a stylish home, a tabletop cluster of your collections can easily look like you have a hoarding problem if not effectively displayed.

To make the most of what you've thrifted, inherited or perhaps collected throughout your travels, why not create a unique feature wall? We take a look at some of our recent readers’ homes for inspiration.


This is a great way to display sentimental, but unused possessions, such as antique silver trays.

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Love collecting teapots and jugs? Don't hide them away in your kitchen cupboard. Display them indoors, or on a garden wall as a plant holder.


Even blocks of wood become pieces of art on a garden wall.


Running out of space in a small kitchen? Hanging your cutlery on the wall allows for easy access and doubles up as decor.


Mirror, mirror on the wall

A cluster of mirrors make a serious style statement. Browse thrift stores for different shapes and sizes.


These antique stove doors, found at second-hand markets in Pretoria, are definitely a talking point as is the collection of antelope horns beside it.


A stunning plate collection does not have to be used only on special occasions.


Little wooden bird feeders add a whimsical touch to your decor.

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Whether it's a famous artist's sketches, or the scribbles of your toddler, the use of uniform frames make those doodles look as good as any gallery wall.


A small garden or balcony does not have to mean the absence of a plant collection. Go vertical and use the walls for a striking display.


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