If you see a beauty in a mix of old and new décor elements, fill your modern home with unique and vintage finds. When you invest in antique and vintage pieces, you’ll enjoy them every day while they increase in value.
Antique And Vintage Furniture
An interesting fact is that the general term vintage furniture is used to describe a sofa, couch, chairs, tables, or other pieces between 30 to 100 years old. To decorate in the vintage modern style, don’t be afraid of incorporating vintage items in your modern abode to show off your creative personality! But make sure that your home keeps color harmony and a level of formality.
If a piece of furniture is older than 100 years, it’s classified as an antique. For antique connoisseurs, furniture is one of the most popular categories because it has a practical purpose. It fits with contemporary, traditional, and modern farmhouse design. A great value of antiques is their rich and dark patina, which tends to get darker over the years.
Richly hand-carved and finely finished, this sideboard is outright breath-taking to me. What about you?
Chest Of Drawers
Usually, a vintage or antique chest of drawers consists of three graduating drawers with original turned handles. Historically, it’s a piece of furniture used for storing clothes in the bedroom.
If you like vintage and antique items and are contemplating closet organization in a limited space, think about installing an armoire. It’s a type of wardrobe, which has enough space for clothes, drawers, shelves, and hanging rods.
Don’t get confused about where is best to apply your makeup! It’s preferable to place a dressing table against a window in the bedroom to have enough natural light. I’m sure that such an old-fashioned item will bring positive vibes to your home.
To create a luxurious modern interior, install an antique fireplace. When we talk about materials, think about a marble fireplace with chivalrous ornamentation. This looks stylish and chic!
Antique And Vintage Décor Accessories
Warm up your abode with inspirational antique and vintage décor accessories! Frayed edges and tattered covers, worn out and faded décor elements could emphasize the character of your elegant and charming dwelling.
Old-fashioned phones, vases, books, pictures, globes, shelves, carpets and area rugs, statuettes and other ornamental items make your dwelling a homey and cozy place.
When we talk about antique and vintage décor accessories placement, keep them in a defined area to become the main focal point of the room. It is a good way to create a stylish look of a modern home and not turn such a room into a museum.
If you want to add a functional old-fashioned item in your modern home, think about buying a vintage telephone. Some models allow for the direct use of the phone line current and work without power supply and battery. Do you remember the sound of old ringtones?
If you are a writer or blogger, I’m sure that incorporating an antique typewriter in your modern dwelling will be like a miracle for you! Your mind could get lost imagining who typed on it and what letters were written on this find. It’s all about inspiration, and these tools are a joy to behold.
If you like animals, nice knick-knacks, antiques, and vintage elements, think about purchasing a statuette of a duck, goose or cat. If any of your relatives or friends share your old-fashioned interests, such an item is a great option for a gift. For instance, you could present a duck statuette for Christmas and this antique or vintage item will become a part of holiday décor.
Show off your creativity with a vintage drinks cabinet in the shape of a globe. It could be decorated with zodiac details and mythological design to emphasize the mystical character of an unusual item.
If you are a fan of harmonious furnishings and accessories, think about blending items from the same style but from different ages. For instance, incorporating vintage French tins in a modern French country dwelling is a stylish décor solution!
When we talk about a cozy ambience, add a vintage photo of somebody who was special for you and played the important role in your life. Use an old-fashioned frame to complete this photo. Such a décor item is full of nostalgia.
If you need storage for rustic books and old notes, use a vintage wooden box for this. Also, you could put your favorite flowers or green plants into the box to make this composition charming and pleasant.
Antique Chinese Porcelain
An antique vase could tell you a story of design and craftsmanship, allowing the viewer to witness the culture, artistic expression, traditions, and experimentation of the time. Pay attention to timeless Chinese vases with magnificent ornaments which hide a mysterious meaning.
Antique And Vintage Rugs In A Modern Living Room
When it comes to choosing a floor covering, think about antique and vintage rugs. They add a creative touch in a modern dwelling.
Antique oriental rugs are all about a rich décor and stylish interior. For colors, navy and traditional red tones emphasize your passion and the character of your home.
In addition, using two area rugs (one for a relaxing area, another for a dining area) is a great zoning method for a modern living room.
Also, consider a traditional Moroccan rug as a great vintage alternative option to an antique oriental covering. If your home tends to natural elements, green plants, and creative accessories, it’s exactly what you need.
A combination of simple and meaningful motifs with a riot of colors makes vintage Moroccan rugs significant and beautiful. What could be better than to feel the spirit of the desert in your dwelling?