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10 Items Designers at Antiques

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Beautiful Antiques

Always looking for vintage mirrors with ornate details when the shops at antique stores. Not only do these pieces add texture and pattern, they also bring character into your space.

These prints, vases, mirror and the lamp.

These prints, vases, mirror and the lamp.

The Persian Rug

Terracotta Design principal architect and interior designer. Colorful Persian rugs provide a lot of character for white kitchens. The idea can be seen in this white and blue kitchen that is accented with a gorgeous Persian rug, bringing texture and color into the space.

 The interior designer, Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson of Atlanta

The interior designer, Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson of Atlanta

Furniture With Character

The well made, but simple Texas furniture that has a little bit of character, like these Helmut Lubke chairs that were designed in 1937. If you like a piece, you should get it! I usually hunt until something catches my eye and don't really focus my attention on current trends.

The current are the furniture great chairs and the table glass.

The current are the furniture great chairs and the table glass.

Antiques That Personalize Your Space

Sourcing antiques with a history that will lend a more meaningful touch to your décor than a piece in the bedroom antiques. Whether the country of origin, the year of production, or the location in which you stumbled upon it hold a special significance to you, being able to pinpoint a sentimental characteristic instills additional value and personalizes your find.

An inspiring home is one that reflects the lives and loves of the people who dwell within.

An inspiring home is one that reflects the lives and loves of the people who dwell within.

Small Pieces That Tell A Story

Sourcing and installing a small antique piece in a room that is largely furnished with new objects and furniture is a great way to round out the story of any room in a house. It also gives layers and depth, a feeling of history that can't really be articulated, but always appreciated. This foyer stool is the perfect example of this concept.

Looking for antique pieces that can be injected with a bit of modernity so it's suitable for a contemporary space as much as a traditional one.

Looking for antique pieces that can be injected with a bit of modernity so it's suitable for a contemporary space as much as a traditional one.

The Entryway Bench

This antique entryway bench is paired with modern elements, giving this foyer a great balance. It's all about the mix. Old/new, high/low and now reclaimed!

The home inside in the hallway.

The home inside in the hallway.

Pieces That Are Versatile

When on the hunt for antiques, it’s easy to fall in love with a one-of-a-kind treasure, but the challenge often occurs when we haul our discovery home and have to find the perfect spot for it. While shopping, look for items with multiple functions or pieces that could be adaptable to variety of uses!

The rugs and the curtains in the window and the white furniture and wood beams and the wood floors!

The rugs and the curtains in the window and the white furniture and wood beams and the wood floors!

Korbels and Front Porch Details

Found five brackets stacked up at a little store on the side of the road. They were pieces of houses that had been demolished, but she loved the gray-blue patina and their scale.

Even if you have a home, accessorizing with found objects is a great way to impart texture and character and charm without spending an arm and a leg.

Even if you have a home, accessorizing with found objects is a great way to impart texture and character and charm without spending an arm and a leg.

Quality Craftsmanship

This dining room credenza will be housing dishes and other breakables, therefore it needs to be sturdy enough to carry the weight. Selecting a quality piece means inspecting the hinges, bolts, and other joints to be sure they’re secure.

Regardless of how beautiful it might be, if it’s constructed in the gorgeous living, dining and kitchen.

Regardless of how beautiful it might be, if it’s constructed in the gorgeous living, dining and kitchen.

The Antique Mirror in the Bathroom

Antiqued mirror mixed with modern fixtures evoke a lifestyle verses newly decorated. explains.This antiqued mirror paired with a bold green vanity is a great example of the old mixed with the new, achieving a well-lived look in this home.

The beautiful antique bathroom mirror.

The beautiful antique bathroom mirror.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2021 Linda Chechar

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Linda Chechar (author) from Arizona on July 21, 2021:

These are gorgeous that are antiques to that are home beautiful rooms!

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on July 21, 2021:

There are some very neat pieces in this article, Linda. I have several antiques but no beautiful antique mirrors. I really like the entryway bench too. This is a good article.

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