Use your shelves to display your collections and create ever-evolving works of art with Geraldine James’s inspirational ideas.
Find out how you can use what you already have in a stylish and unexpected way to revitalize a room. Whether you want to group a collection of colorful vases against a dark wall, use picture rails to line up a selection of prints, or organize plants and treasured finds from the natural world, any shelf can be a stage for artful arrangements with this innovative guide. You can find a home for all your prized possessions, and the best thing about shelves is that you can change a display whenever the mood takes you. Chapter by chapter, discover ideas for how to arrange virtually anything and begin a journey into color, textures, and themes to create elegant focal points that give a home character and charm.
Geraldine James started her career in fashion as a contemporary designer buyer, and from fashion she moved to home and gift. Geraldine soon developed a passion for collecting and finding unusual and beautiful things – she can be found at a flea market most weekends. She was the home buying manager at Selfridges for many years and, as part of her role, spent time travelling extensively to find exciting new products for the store. She is the author of several books including #shelfie, Creative Homes, Flea MarketSecrets and Creative Walls, all published by CICO Books. Geraldine is based in Putney, London, UK.