Show off collections in like groups.
"The bedside table should contain something personal. In my case, it's a framed telegram my parents sent to friends announcing my birth," says Tommy Smythe. He placed a gold mantel clock, alligator-skin travel clock and enamel alarm clock, organized from tall to short, next to the bed. The lamp's figurine is turned toward the centre of the table, neatly containing the vignette.