By Marlys Tarbell. interior. Published at Saturday, March 31st, 2018 - 12:02:21 PM.
Though antiques may carry special emotional relevance. randomly throwing them up on the wall risks making a home look outdated — or worse. trashy. But there are several ways to decorate with antiques to keep your house looking timeless.Below. we’ll cover how to tastefully decorate with family heirlooms in a way that doesn’t make your home look haphazard.
Once you’ve decided which colors you’d like to use. it’s time to determine which role they’ll play in your design. That’s where the 10-30-60 rule comes in. With this rule. you’ll end up choosing a dominant shade. a secondary shade. and an accent color.As the name of this rule suggests. your dominant shade will cover about 60% of the room.
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Placement of old items is keyThe placement of old items is one of the most critical aspects of decorating with antiques. There are a few potential directions when placing antiques. One option is to make an antique the focal point. as in the photo above: The room shows how a classic photo can look like a piece of chic art if it’s large enough.