Drum table

Photo: Courtesy of Home Made Simple

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The "This Is Me" Item That Shows You Know Who You Are
We all want our homes to express who we truly are, but often, that quirky velvet chair or those Empire State Building prints from your trip to New York can easily snowball into a room full of knick-knacks. Often, just one or two items with a lot of character make the biggest impact. That could mean turning a drum into a side table, like Home Made Simple designers did for one jazz aficionado, or simply turning a collection into a centerpiece, like Myles does with her assortment of turquoise blown-glass vases. Clustering them together helps them make a statement; they seem artfully arranged, not carelessly strewn around the house.