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I don’t wanna hide my vinyl: Let’s talk about record display and storage

I have recently come into a pretty amazing vintage record collection. I hope to find a way to incorporate the album art into my decor. Does anyone have a good system for showing their vinyl the love it deserves, beyond the bookcase?

Send postcards to yourself: Keep track of your travels with this hack

This is my mom’s fantastic idea for tracking experiences while traveling. How many times have you promised to keep a travel journal only to return home with most of the pages left blank? If you’re like me, that’s happened a few times. On top of that, how do you go about displaying your travel souvenirs when you get home? Developing photos is nice, but are you going to label them to remember everything? My mom’s solution: Postcards to yourself.

Evicting my inner pack-rat: how I got rid of my need to keep absolutely everything

A fondness for collections combined with a bloated sense of self-importance led me to view all my memorabilia and sentimental items as incredibly important. But five years ago, I finally figured out how to start releasing all this crap…

The best ways to display your action figure collection

Collections: awesome to cultivate — hell to decorate. But, you guys have worked your ass off to collect these things, you should totally work ’em into your decor and show ’em off! Here are some (hopefully) inspirational options…

How to collage photos and knick-knacks in a vintage, mini, super-customizable display

Whitney assembled a whole lotta photos and small objects into a nicely-arranged art piece she and her guests can admire. She made a very detailed how-to for us to follow.

How can I make my weird scene shit fit into my sophisticated adult home?

I love my stuff, but I need to find a compromise between overgrown scene kid and a totally bland tract house. What do I do?