original pic from addicted2decorating
original pic from cottageandvine
original pic from mmmcrafts
original pic from viewalongtheway
original pic from dwell
I love the organic flow of the plates in several of the pictures. I think it really freshens up the concept and keeps it from looking stuffy and old.
I decided I needed a little decorative plate action in our dining room to add some color to the beige walls and help tie in our huge ever-present Texas star. (Aside: My poor rooms never know when they're going to be targeted for another project...sometimes I feel sorry for them like they're a victim of my never-ending design obsession.) I found these little gems at Pier 1 for a steal, and the rest is history: