Put vintage wheels of various ages and sizes to work as distinctive accents, as Dawn did near her great room fireplace and on a shelf near her sofa.
Pottery crocks offer both storage and style. Fill them with flowers, an assortment of wood utensils or firewood, or prop baskets behind them to attract the eye.
Many collectibles can be made into unique lamps. Add some “spark” to your room with a lamp made of a one-time fire extinguisher.“i love to surprise people with the unusual piece,” Dawn says.
Who says a rug needs to be on the floor? Show off handmade textiles—especially ones that are delicate or that have sentimental value—on the coffee table instead.