There are many simple methods for creating memorable and pleasing areas of focus within your spaces. Here are some principles to follow for great results...
Bring together objects of like purpose, such as small clocks or boxes, to make a collection. It takes three or more to look like a grouping and not an accident. As in planning a garden, think in layers of height and fearlessly experiment with creating variation. When many objects of like color are grouped which can be lovely, mix it up by alternating shape or texture.
Look to nature for simple objects that add spontaneity to a vignette. An orphaned branch or a handful of cleaned oyster shells make great friends with even the loftiest accents.
Peek into your cupboards for forgotten objects. Pieces deemed unworkable in the past may now have a new chance due to subsequent changes. Relax and enjoy- all can be arranged and re-arranged infinitely.