Use Antique Items To Add Value To Your Custom-Built Home
There is a big difference between a house and a home. A house is built, but a home is created through a meticulous plan. The process of making a house feel like a home can be quick or slow, depending on several factors. For many homeowners, the simplest path to designing a place that feels warm, cozy and inviting is filling it with a variety of antique items.
While they are an interesting addition to your home, you may wonder whether antiques are the way to go. You aren’t alone, as the following post describes:
Our friend and interior designer, Olivia Brock is back again and this time she’s discussing Antiques. Antiques are something that I love and will be incorporating into our house. There’s nothing quite like discovering one-of-a-kind finds while in the middle of an antique hunt. But I’m sure that you can agree, as a non-expert on the topic of antiques, the thrill of finding something that initially catches your eye can quickly be replaced by doubt. Is this piece as special as I think it is? Is it worth the price? Is the price negotiable? Does it match my current décor? Read more at Gal Meets Glam…
Don’t let your hesitation stop you from exploring the antique world. You can always work with the experts when you need advice.
Antiques are special and very different from modern items. Adding them to your house will definitely give it a home-like feeling. Using them doesn’t have to be complicated either, as the following post describes:
Decorating with antique and vintage pieces, made easy!
How can I put this plainly? I love antiques! I grew up with antiques in my home and my love for these items has definitely carried over into my own style as they have found their way into our home. I didn’t always know how to incorporate them into our home, it has been a learning process in which I definitely feel I’ve gotten better at over time.
I grew up going to estate sales, garage sales, flea markets, trash digging (haha) my whole life with my mom in search of these items. My mom has great style which definitely rubbed off on me. In this post, I’ll be sharing some ways that I like to use antique and vintage pieces in our home. I’ll also show a few ways that my mom incorporates these items into her home because mama knows best! Read more at Raising at Home…
You’re bound to have fun as you think of the different ways to combine antique items. Just be on the look-out for these precious pieces.
There are several ways you can use antiques to give your home that special look. The following post explains how to blend them into your spaces:
4 Ways to Decorate with Antiques and Heirlooms
Though 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.
Below, we’ll cover how to tastefully decorate with family heirlooms in a way that doesn’t make your home look haphazard. Learn how to construct a retro look, how to choose the most timeless antiques and how to place old items to accent a room instead of detracting from it. Read more at Freshome…
As you plan to construct your custom-built home, don’t forget about this simple treasure you can include in your house.