By Ron Glazier. interior. Published at Sunday, September 30th, 2018 - 08:53:39 AM.
Placement of old items is keyUsing an old photo as large wall art is a bold and stylish choice.The 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.
Throw pillows with vintage designs can work as well.Decorate with antiques with the most timeless appealOld photos are a timeless addition to any room. 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. A popular option is hanging old photos on the wall or placing them on a shelf.
Make use of a rustic or vintage craft projectA rustic windowsill goes well with old photos. Another 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.
Design theory can feel nebulous. What makes good design? More importantly. how do you nail down good design and bring it into your home? While much of design theory is complex. there's one simple guideline that's easy to put to work: the rule of three. Our eyes like groupings of three. That's why you see the rule of three used in photography. web design and more.