Mix antiques with new pieces to give a vital room a complicated feel
June 2, 2016 - table lamp
Whitney Miller changed from a tiny unit to a single-family home in Alexandria about a year and a half ago and hereditary some normal pieces from family members, including a grand piano. She wants to keep those comparison pieces though refurbish a demeanour of her 13-by-20-foot vital and dining area to simulate her some-more complicated tastes. She needs assistance consistent a dual styles.
Designer Charles Almonte saves income by reupholstering a existent chair with fun, complicated prints, withdrawal room in a bill to splurge on transitory and complicated accent pieces to refurbish a space.
Go for a light neutral paint with pinkish undertones to lighten a space. Try Savory Cream by Benjamin Moore. Add a complicated hold with a sculptural console list with neat accent lamps and a contemporary bowl. Choose a candelabrum in a transitory character to assistance brew a antiques with a some-more complicated pieces in a room. Use identical patterns in a dual bedrooms to harmonize a space. When reupholstering a cylinder chairs, mislay a tufting fact and censor a legs to give them a some-more contemporary look. A brew of aged and new pieces can make a space some-more engaging and give it life, so welcome antiques, such as a adore seat.
Furniture: Tanner turn coffee list in bronze finish ($449, potterybarn.com).
Accessories: Antique bronze five-light,
22-inch candelabrum ($115, lightingdirect.com); Surya black list flare ($296, atgstores.com); Sunset Street luxe rose play ($180, katespade.com); dichroic burgundy play ($360, artfulhome.com); Homestead soothing gray Meredith chevron 7½ -by-9½ -foot area carpet ($788, allmodern.com); Athens screen panels in gray ($60 for set of two, wayfair.com).
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