By Sueann Carlson. interior. Published at Wednesday, June 06th, 2018 - 19:27:03 PM.
classic art adorns the walls; retro floor lamps add to the vibe.Also. remember fabric styles and opt for retro patterns like large. ornate flowers. Throw pillows with vintage designs can work as well.An alternative is to choose just a few select antiques that have the most timeless look and insert them into a more modern or transitional design.
It’s also possible to arrange some of your old items into a shadowbox. which can then be placed on a table or on the wall. A shadowbox contains all of your antiques into one intentional vintage display that can fit in with just about any room design.Maximalism is big for 2018. and layered. global-inspired bohemian design is one of the freshest ways to execute it.
Make use of a rustic or vintage craft projectAnother way to decorate with antiques is to go for a deliberately rustic piece. The photo above shows how a designer creatively combined cowboy photos with a rustic windowsill.You might also find some rustic shelving to house antiques and combine them with distressed furniture. Old heirloom furniture could also receive a distressed paint job.
In particular. three seems to be the ideal number for a grouping as opposed to one. five. or even seven because the former might feel too simple while the latter two run the risk of appearing overly cluttered.When selecting items to go in your grouping. you want to ensure that they’re different enough to create visual interest while still having a common thread to tie them together.