Stack books on their side to create risers for everyday objects like vases, figurines and photos. The simple styling of a few collectibles – here, a bird statue, vase and orchid – can create an artful display on a tabletop or bookshelf.
Texture is the way to bring visual interest to a monotone room. Here, glossy surfaces like the dining table and cabinetry combine with leather, stainless steel and glass to give this all-white penthouse dimension.
The glass Conservatory at Biltmore was built in 1895 and houses the estate’s orchid collection. Most orchid species bloom from February to March and into April. By spring’s arrival, “the orchid room is packed full,” Andes says. Moth orchids (Phalaenopsis), bromeliads and cyclamen fill this scene with pink and white shades.