I've come to the conclusion that I have a slight obsession for decorative spheres. I've been "collecting" them over the past few years and every time one comes home with me I get really excited, yes I know that is pretty pathetic.
My first purchase was the rattan one. I believe it came from the sale bin at Pier 1. Right now it lives on top of my kitchen cabinets with some other decorative things like vintage bins and pottery.
Next was the silver one from TJ Maxx. It is heavy probably supposed to be used as a paper weight but I use it to hold the door open in Avery's room.
(this summer while the windows were open in the house, she was taking a nap and the wind slammed her door shut...which made a very unhappy baby so the silver ball fixes that!)
Next purchase was the mother of pearl ball from Homegoods. It sits on an end table in the family room. The finials to our curtain panels are a smaller version!
The moss ball I just acquired form Pottery Barn...way in the back of the store on the hidden sale shelf. Regularly $30...I scored it for $5.97! Right now it is still sitting in the bag but I'm pretty sure it will end up in the office once I get that room together!
Another recent purchase was the glass lettered lottery looking balls. I found those at Micheal's crafts for $1 each! I've been keeping an eye out for those ever since I saw them a few months back in a Pottery Barn catalog but knew I'd find them somewhere else for cheaper. Pier 1 actually has them too for $2/each.
So there you have it...I didn't think I was a "collector" of anything until recently when I noticed around the house I had quite a few decorative spheres. Is there anything different or unique that you collect? Maybe it's something you didn't even realize...
And remember just because you might "collect" a certain thing doesn't mean they all have to "live" together. Yes groupings in odd numbers look nice but if they are larger in scale like mine they can definitely hold there own.