Antique Chinese Furniture..Carved Chairs Qing – Photo Courtesy: Donna Hoffman If you are a lover of good quality, older pieces of furniture, and are planning a home move, you are probably already thinking about how to get your items moved without causing damage. Antique furniture is well made but due to its age, requires a […]
Photo Courtesy: Kamil Antosiewicz Monika Powalisz Most modern items can be split into those to invest in and also those to throw away, and furniture is no different. Some pieces of furniture are cool and on-trend for a couple of years and others are meant to be cherished for a couple of decades or […]
It is many a homeowners’ dream to have nice antique pieces of furniture with a history to adorn their home. Even though the market keeps getting flooded with contemporary and fresh furniture designs, there is something regal about antique furniture that adds a certain charm to any home and interior. The intricate and artful […]
Choosing the furnishings for every room in your country home is, perhaps, the highlight of your home decorating process. Rather than hard physical labor, you must use all your mental energy to decide what sofas to have, or where the new rug should go.
Furnishing one’s own home is the icing on the cake; it’s the personality and the pizzazz that you give to your space that makes it yours and keeps it looking unique. A classic country cottage has particular furnishings which keep it looking in character.
Eco-friendly furniture can be found in all sorts of places – you can seek out the latest sleek Eco-gadgets to deliver long term affordability to your home’s energy needs, or look for pre-loved furnishings in garage sales or auctions that will give your home a lived-and-loved personality, full of stories and character, as well as being fabulously green.
In country homes from days gone by, there used to be a mixture of chair designs around the dining table that was handed down by family or locally crafted gifts. And in the living spaces, snug handmade and upholstered armchairs nestled around the fire. Recreate this elegant and homey look with vintage and antique finds.
Vintage and antique collectables vary from collections of vintage dinner plates to antique French furniture. They vary in scale as much as they do in cost, and some will take up your time and effort to find whereas others will be readily available.