Curio Cabinets / July 18, 2018 / Jeanne Goulet
How you decorate it or where you put it will determine its purpose. If your goal is for it to become the focal point of the room then display it in a way that it catches attention the moment anyone goes inside the room. Do you collect some kind of figurine like Cherished Teddies or Snow babies? If so where do you store them? Of course you purchase them to not only have something to collect but to show off to friends and family as a monument of your commitment to the collection. One of the things that you can get is a curio cabinet. Curio cabinets stand tall and proud and usually are made of wood and glass so that you can easily display your art or a collection that you take pride in.
Whatever you display inside your curio cabinet depends on where you put it or what its purpose is. Traditionally wall curio cabinets where commonly found in old houses. And usually antiques and jewelry were its common displays and the designs would only accent traditional houses. But throughout time a lot of designs and innovations have been made that these cabinets have become more flexible design wise and purpose wise. Now there are cabinets that would match any room design whether it be contemporary modern classic or traditional. This furniture piece is big enough but at the same time it doesnt consume much space. For this reason a number of different items can be stored in it depending on how you want it to serve its purpose where you put it or what the style of your house is and how you would want to accentuate it.
If you know just what you want you should talk to the shop owner. If they know you are looking for something special they will keep their eyes open for it so they can help you find what you want and make a sale for themselves. Consignment Shops - Consignment shops are where many people turn when they have items they no longer need which are still in beautiful condition. This is a great place to find curio cabinets. Often people will change the décor of their home and those old curio cabinets dont fit in. thats when they will send them to the consignment store to get some money for them but it will also be a good deal for you. It is not unusual to see information and ideas about redecorating a particular room or perhaps decorating with a certain theme.