Antiques and collectibles offer an elegant and stylish look to the room and make it lively. And if you shop wisely, they can be affordable too. Below mentioned are the different ways to decorate your home with antiques.
Place like objects together
If you have a striking collection of antique decor pieces, instead of scattering them around the room, try to place them together, it will create much of an impact. Vary the shapes and sizes of the antique pieces in your collectible groupings; it will make them much more interesting.
Use common items in uncommon ways
Using common items in an uncommon way makes you to look at it again. It often adds an unexpected surprise to the room as well.
Frame your antique collectibles
If you have a collection of antique post cards, pieces of vintage sheet music, antique fans, ephemera or other paper collectibles, frame them so that they can be easily hanged on the wall. Ask your framer to provide acid free materials to preserve the precious paper antique collectibles.
Try mixing old and new
Mixing antiques with modern decor makes a room more attractive. Oversized antiques placed unusually embellish the room. Family heirlooms work well when they are showcased amongst modern decor pieces.
Give it a retro look
Give your room an overall retro look by decorating it with family heirloom furniture, old centerpieces, retro floor lamps and classic wall arts. You can also add pillows with vintage designs to match the traditional theme.
Make us of rustic pieces
Another way to decorate your home with antiques is by adding rustic pieces. Combine these rustic pieces with old distressed and antique heirloom furnitures. You can also use rustic shelves to house your antique collectibles to create a vintage display that matches your room design.
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