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5 Ways to Decorate With Collages

Yesterday we showed off some different items that, used correctly, would make for some very stylish collages.  Whether your choose mirrors to make a room look bigger or doilies to make a room look more vintage it doesn’t matter if you don’t know how to decorate with the end result you create! So, today we decided to fill you in on some different ways to use and decorate with those very stylish collages. Whether made with paper, bottles, music records, frames or even photos; collages are just another great way to bring some life into your home, no matter what room you choose to liven up.

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1. Use one as your bed’s headboard.

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Give your bedroom a quick face lift with this very easy solution. Gather up some of your favorite frames, photos or artwork (again, anything you want!) ….. and have fun designing your arrangement. This project can be easily made to look like a chic ensemble, an eclectic mess or even a very pretty piece of creative genius.{picture from source}.

2. Use it behind your sofa.

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Just like with your bedroom, using a collage behind your living room or great room sofa, gives the space an instant face lift (an instant pop!). It brings out the life in your walls and your furniture! And just like with your headboard, it doesn’t matter what you use as long as your use your imagination.{picture source}.

3. Use one on or over your kitchen table.

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Kitchens are an ideal room to use and decorate with bright colors. And what better way to bring in those bright colors than with a collage full of all of them!? Try a collage over your breakfast table or even on the table using some glass bottles or vases filled flowers!{picture found on source}.

4. Use it on your stairwell wall.

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A personal favorite of mine, collages make for a great transitional piece from room to room (or level to level). As you walk up or down the stairs, it’ll be like your artsy project is leading the way. A great place to use your family photos collage (so everyone can take a peek) or even something really creative like music records!{picture source}.

5. Use one above your desk.

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This is a good place to decorate with inspirational pieces; a collage above your workplace will be a nice area to remind yourself to work hard but still take a break when needed. A mix of photos, fun pieces and phrases will suit your home office just right.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on May 4, 2012

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Grace Lynne Fleming
From the outskirts of Nashville, I couldn't imagine calling anywhere else home. Graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a B.A. in Communication, I'm a lover of words.

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