What’s the best way to show off a shell collection?

February 5, 2014 | By | Comments (3)

Liz Carroll

Photos: Upper Left: Richard Leo Johnson; Above: Keith Scott Morton

Photos: Upper Left: Richard Leo Johnson; Above: Keith Scott Morton

Every month, we ask one of our favorite coastal designers for his or her top decor tips. Wilmington, North Carolina, designer Liz Carroll shared her advice in our February issue (see them here!), but had some extras to share. Here’s the first in our weekly installment:

What’s the best way to show off a shell collection?

Liz Carroll: Find a great vessel to display them in, like a one-of-a-kind vase or beautiful tray, and put them on a console table in your entry hall or on a coffee table. A small bowl
of shells can also be really pretty in a powder room.

See more of our favorite ways to display collections.

Stay tuned for more of Liz’s best design secrets.

COMMENTS

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    […] Liz Carroll’s first bonus Q&A […]

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