Adding a few vintage items into a room will transform your space, providing that warmth and charm you are looking for. Vintage and antique furniture often has unique characteristics such as wood carvings, beautiful hardware and quality craftsmanship. It is not surprising that the demand for vintage and antique painted furniture is increasing and many people are looking to add these pieces to their enhance their homes. Here are a few tips to add vintage furniture and decor into your space.
Start with function
Start by adding in a few statement pieces in your rooms that will also be functional for the space. A vintage dresser in a bedroom, an antique buffet in the dining room and a vintage sideboard in the family room. At House to Home we have both neutral pieces and brightly colored pieces to spice up any space. Add in a few small items that have significance to the space and your home, such as a pair of vintage candlesticks on the buffet or a cluster of antique frames on the dresser.
Choose a Color Theme
Choose your neutral colors for your space and then add in a few accent colors that you love. You might for example choose neutrals with accents of blues and greens. Spread the accent color through the room in artwork, pillows, throws, lamp shades ,etc. The visitors to your home will think you are a master in decorating!
Think out of the Box
This is where it gets fun, finding items that are repurposed into something unique for your space or that special vintage piece. At House to Home we offer many items that are made of reclaimed wood and repurposed. We also have artists that create beautiful up-cycled items , make shelves and furniture out of reclaimed wood and transform vintage furniture . New items arrive daily and most items are one of a kind.
There is no set rule on creating your space with painted furniture and vintage items. Be creative and make changes to suit the room, your taste and style and come home to an uplifting space you love.