Eecclectic collections (or vignettes) tell a story about the owner of the collection. They are able to create a high-impact visual for boring corners in any room and it’s a go-to trick for any interior-designer to add some drama. The great thing about these collections is that you can change or re-arrange them whenever the mood strikes. But you can’t just throw them together, you will have to abide to a few key-principles: which item will “anchor” your collection, what is the main texture, what is the dominant color and don’t forget the scale of the objects too.

Enjoy this collection of collections!

Eeclectische verzamelingen (of vignettes) vertellen een verhaal over de eigenaar van de verzameling. Ze kunnen een saaie hoek van een kamer veranderen in een visueel juweeltje. Het is ook één van de basis-truucs van elke interior-designer om via zo’n verzameling karakter en “drama” toe te voegen aan een interieur.

Het fijne van zo’n verzameling is dat je heel makkelijk kan veranderen, aanvullen, weghalen, het is maar net hoe je pet staat die dag. Maar je moet je wel aan een aantal basis-principes houden, als je een mooi effect wil. Vraag je af wat je het thema is, welk item de basis van je collectie vormt, stem texturen op elkaar af, stem kleuren op elkaar af en let op de verschillende formaten van je collectie.

Hieronder heb ik een serie samengesteld die je vast zal inspireren.

Ecclectic Collections

Silver accents in this vintage collection – via Scribd

Ecclectic Collections

Organic collection of leaves, corals and shells – via David Prince Photography

Ecclectic Collections

Fragile antique perfume bottles, very elegant – via PicturePerfectForYou

Ecclectic Collections

Ethnics via Couleur Locale

Ecclectic Collections

Vintage ecclectics – via SeventyNine Ideas

A collection of antique globes, thrown together by interior designer Suzanne Kasler - via Pinterest

A collection of antique globes, thrown together by interior designer Suzanne Kasler – via Pinterest

Jarred collection of old books, feathers and binoculars - via Mustard Seed Interiors

Jarred collection of old books, feathers and binoculars – via Mustard Seed Interiors

Turtoise shell box collection on the coffeetable - via Lucy Williams Design

Turtoise shell box collection on the coffeetable – via Lucy Williams Design

Cabinet of curiosities, so much to see - via BlackPool

Cabinet of curiosities, so much to see – via BlackPool

Found during one of Australian shopowner Lucy Fenton's many travels - via Fenton & Fenton - via Stylejuicer

Found during one of Australian shopowner Lucy Fenton’s many travels – via Fenton & Fenton – via Stylejuicer

Detail of a little collection in a converted Australian former mattrass factory - via Stylejuicer and Dutch VT Wonen

Detail of a little collection in a converted Australian former mattrass factory – via Stylejuicer and Dutch VT Wonen

This shell collection is actually a painting by Isidore Leroy de Barde, created in 1803 - via The Appendix

This shell collection is actually a painting by Isidore Leroy de Barde, created in 1803 – via The Appendix

Moth Eye Flies collection - via Etsy

Moth Eye Flies collection – via Etsy

Green collection of glass and porcelain vases and some beautiful birds, styled by Annabell Kutucu - via Villa Harteneck

Green collection of glass and porcelain vases and some beautiful birds, styled by Annabell Kutucu – via Villa Harteneck

I love the colors in this beautiful blue vignette - via Vogue Living

I love the colors in this beautiful blue vignette – via Vogue Living

Small collection of corals found by stylist and photographer Kara Rosenlund in Australia - via Instagram

Small collection of corals found by stylist and photographer Kara Rosenlund in Australia – via Instagram

Bushveld collection in South African Ngala tented safari camp - via Greige Design

Bushveld collection in South African Ngala tented safari camp – via Greige Design

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