Setting Up Your Display Case
One of the best ways to display photographs, memorabilia and
other prized possessions is by using a display case. When
properly done, a display case can showcase your collectables for
all to see in an elegant manner. Man has used display cases since
the dawn of time to show off private possessions. Fortunately
today there are hundreds of different styles to choose from.
Your first step toward creating a display masterpiece?
Deciding the right display case. To do this you simply need to
sit down and think about not only your collectibles, but also the
space you have to display them in. Below you'll find some extra
tips for selecting and setting up your ideal display case.
Display Case Tidbits
Whether you plan to display one treasured item or multiple
items, it is important you set up your display case correctly.
Doing so will ensure that visitors see your collectibles in the
best light possible. You will also look on your display fondly
for years to come when you take the time to set it up correctly.
Here are some tips for setting up your display case
- Select the best style display case for your items. Remember
there are many different kinds of display cases. Some examples
include flag display cases, football jersey display cases,
sword display cases, die cast car display cases and more.
- Select from the many different cases available including
wooden display cases and metal ones.
- Select what items you want to display. If you have many
different items, you may consider more than one display
- Group similar collectibles together. Plan to display like
items with like.
- Make note of the size and width of all items you plant to
display. Plan to place smaller objects in front of larger
- Place all collectables of the same theme together in your
- Avoid placing too many items together as this will make
your display seem overcrowded.
- Use a mirror to reflect images in your display.
- Clean items and display regularly to prevent dust build
Remember that less is more when it comes to a display. Often a
single object looks wonderful when on display all by itself. Keep
in mind if you are setting up a commercial display, like a
commercial pet display case, you may use a different tactic for
setting up your valuables. In this case you want to load your
display with as much information about any items you are selling.
You also want to make sure that your display case is kept need
and orderly at all times. The better your display looks, the more
customers you are likely to attract.
Keeping Your Display Case In Top Shape Year After
Many people mistakenly believe they can set up their display
case once and then leave it. As with anything however, your
display case will need monthly and annual upkeep. The most
important thing you can do to protect your valuables is keep you
display clean and free from debris. Remember dust loves to
collect on anything that sits for a long period of time. Be sure
to clean not just the surface of your display and outer corners,
but also the inner nooks and crannies.
If you plan to display antiques or other prized collectibles,
you may have to take great care to ensure you don't damage any
items while cleaning. Check with a seasoned professional about
cleaning any antiques before doing so. You want your display to
look good, but you definitely also want your collectibles in top
Be weary of fingerprints. More likely than not most of the
time you will be cleaning fingerprints off your display case.
This is especially the case if you own a commercial display
Last but not least, consider rotating the items in your
display case every now and again. If you have several items you
want to display you can always change them out, keeping your
display looking fresh. Alternatively you can add some accent
items every now and again to help keep your display fresh. These
may include silk or real flowers or other items of
About The Author:
Antigone Arthur is a successful freelance writer with 10 years of
professional experience providing consumers with informative
articles on such topics as display cases,
football jersey display cases and jewelry
MORE RESOURCES updated Fri. April / 20 / 2018
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news
EveryWoman's Journal "Self-Care Through Self-Expression"Madison.comTake some time out for yourself and see how journaling can be a self-care activity. In this 2-hour workshop, you'll be guided through expressive writing techniques that help to increase awareness of your mental, physical, and emotional health ...
Four Lakes Postcard ShowMadison.comPostcard show, 13 dealers selling and buying old and new postcards in all subjects and geographical locations. Upcoming dates. Sun, Apr 15 @ 9:00 am · Download schedule. Schedules. Occurs Sunday, April 15th, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Venue. Madison ...
Make an Ancient Gourd Vessel (pre-register)Madison.comUsing a new medium in gourd classes, create an art piece that resembles an ancient gourd vessel. Deb Ready, a member of the Wisconsin Gourd Society, will guide you in making one gourd vessel. Petroglyphs and other images will be provided to help you ...
Drop In -- Mimosas and Market Bags (April Edition)Madison.comSip a mimosa while decorating a large canvas tote bag. Check out our inspiration photos and then embellish your bag using paint, stencils, fabric markers, metallic studs, trim, and other embellishments. Use it to stow your cheese curds, cheese bread ...
Upcycled Art YardMadison.comUpcycle a variety of things you might not think of as art supplies and create unexpected art pieces. Find new canvases that are not canvas. Get up off the canvas or paper and go 3D. Come to the "yard" and get creative. Please feel free to bring your ...
Just 3 Stitches! (pre-register)Madison.comJoin Karin Hanson, member of the Madison Contemporary Fiber Artists, and create an easily embellished sampler with just 3 stitches. She will demonstrate and help you learn the running, buttonhole, and sorbello stitches, along with how to embellish your ...
Tree of Life Wire Jewelry DesignMadison.comEmbrace Earth Day by learning how to create a wire-wrapped tree form. Practice using pliers to manipulate wire while adding beads as decoration. Turn your tree into a pendant or keychain. Everyone will leave with a finished creation of their own. Fee ...
Sequoya Knitting GroupMadison.comMadison Public Library's tradition of promoting education, literacy and community involvement has enriched the City of Madison for more than 137 years. Visit one of our nine locations today! Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Most Popular. Submit ...
Writers GroupMadison.comMeet up with other neighbors in the area who are interested in writing. All experience and levels are welcome, as are all genres and all ages. Upcoming dates. Mon, Apr 16 @ 12:30 pm · Download schedule. Schedules. Occurs Monday, April 16th, 2018 @ 12 ...
Related Hobbies - Crafts articles:
Treasure Hunting - Part
Treasure hunting begins at home. People regularly find
famous old books and valuable antiques in their attics, so
get up there and look.
Diet and Fitness - Help
from Your Hobbies
Everybody battles with their weight from time to time. It's
either too much junk food or not enough exercise.
A Beginners Guide to
Buying Authentic Swords Online
Looking at all the various swords for sale online can make
you feel a bit like a kid in a candy store. But if you are
looking to buy authentic replica swords online, it can be a
bit harder to get what you really want than it otherwise
might first appear? Sure, if you are just looking for an
ornamental sword to hang on the wall - it's pretty easy.
Making a Chunk
Making chunk candles is an and fun activity for all ages. A
unique technique using wax chunks of different colors gives
the finished candle a beautiful texture and look.
Choose From A Wide
Variety Of Off Road RC Trucks To Play In The
Are you tired of driving your cars only on the road? Are
you looking to get a little bit dirty? Or even a lot dirty?
If you need a change from RC street racing, it is time to
go off-road with the extreme off-road RC trucks. With a
large variety of RC trucks to choose from, there is
something for everybody, and every skill level.
Tracing Your Family
Let me say straight away that tracing your family ancestry
is a great hobby but very addictive, so unless you want to
get well and truly hooked, don't start. When I travel around
the country to Family History Fairs, I am amazed at the
number of people who say quite cheerfully, "family history
is so easy, I did mine in half an hour on the internet.
How To Create A Collage
Creating a collage journal is a unique and fun way to
personalize and enrich your journal. Making a collage
journal is something that everyone can enjoy.
Create A Gift Basket For
A Cat Lover!
The choice of what gift to give your family and friends can
often be a difficult one. One of the best gifts that you
can give is a themed gift basket.
Introduction to Hobby
Metal Casting for the Practical Home Mechanic -
Your enjoyment will start right from the moment you start
to build the simple equipment required. It is possible to
create amazing things in metal with a home foundry.
Are You Making Money At
If you are involved in the crafts business, and are
profitable, you are among the rare breed who have
successfully combined art with business. If, however, you
still have yet to show a profit (or enough profit) after a
show, this article may get you going in the right
Scrapbook Photos --
Getting Adventurous With Your Layouts
When you have selected the photos for your scrapbook,
you'll need to decide how best to lay them out on the
pages. Don't feel obliged to follow any principles that
don't suit your own design.
Tips for Flower
Arranging at Home
Floral design is an art and for some it comes easy. If you
have tried and failed or never tried at all, take heart,
all is not lost.
How to Use Textured
Paper and Book Jacket Backgrounds to Give Your Scrapbook
Textured paper can add extra dimension to your scrapbooking
page. Textured paper can be used to highlight focus items
on your scrapbook page.
Beautify Your Stamped
Cards with Creative Coloring
Stamping is one of the most versatile crafts around because
there are so many different options that you can use to
enhance even the most basic stamp. When you look at some
colored stamped images, you may be overwhelmed by how
beautiful they are.
Where Antiques Originate
and How You Can Find Them
It's important to understand where antiques originate. Many
antique buyers make the mistake of mis-understanding the
process by which antique items are found.
A Look At Cigar
Cigar humidors are storage units designed to hold, preserve
and display a collection of cigars. They come in varying
shapes and sizes, and can typically be custom made to suit
the tastes of the owner.
Setting Up Your Display
One of the best ways to display photographs, memorabilia
and other prized possessions is by using a display case.
When properly done, a display case can showcase your
collectables for all to see in an elegant manner.
Getting Started Selling
Until recently crafts were usually sold locally or, at
best, regionally. Now you literally have the whole world at
your fingertips! Some of you may choose a gradual
progression from selling to friends, to selling at fairs
and shows, to retail selling ? and so on.
Faux Wax Seals, Tearing,
and Fraying in Your Scrapbooks
Would you like to add more creative appeal to your
scrapbooks? Here are three methods to add more depth and
creativity to your scrapbook creations.A good way to make
your own personal seals is with Crayola Model Magic.
Save on Kids Craft
Supplies - Recycle!
Here is some information about how to collect and use
recycled objects in your crafts!You can save a lot of money
on arts and crafts supplies by saving things that you might
ordinarily throw away! If you are building up a craft
supply box for a classroom, daycare, church or school - get
the parents involved by sending out list of these items so
they can help out too!Make sure to prepare each item for
storage. Wash and dry anything that contained food or