By Pandora Hartle. interior. Published at Thursday, October 25th, 2018 - 07:09:44 AM.
Putting them in a modern frame can keep family history alive or celebrate a past era without overwhelming the overall room design.Antiques with a timeless cultural feel to them. like oriental ceramics or Victorian teacups. are best served in a modern-looking curio so that they are on display in an updated way.
Hang large and unframed canvas artwork (since it's very lightweight) with removable wall hooks.Wallpaper one single focal wall using removable wallpaper that's easy to peel off.Paint one focal wall in a wild. bold color.Create a gallery wall or collage of objects or pictures — here's how.Add a floating shelf display for your favorite objects.
Make tweaks as you go: add or take away items as necessary. until you feel you've struck an ideal balance.Choose elegant window treatments.Ways to Decorate with Antiques and HeirloomsThough 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 randomly throwing them up on the wall risks making a home look outdated — or worse.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.
The most direct approach for decorating with antiques is an overall retro design. The photo above shows some creative ways to place old retro pieces. The worn luggage in the corner adds a traditional travel theme; old centerpieces highlight the coffee table; 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.