6 Ways to mix modern and vintage elements in your home
”In with the new and also the old”, will be the rule for 2017, when the mix between old and modern furniture will be a must-have trend. So, to help you out decorating your dreamy home, here are seven tips to mix the new with the old:
1. Mix old and new furniture
Old and new furniture go really great together, especially in the New Year when the ,,all antique” look will be ,,OUT”. So if you have a great vintage table in your home, mix it with some cool acrylic chairs and your whole home will look very modern. Also, try mixing a metallic table with some cool and old wooden chairs, the mix will look splendid! Go for neutral shades and the mix will work out perfectly!
2. Make your home eclectic
Mix different styles and you will have an eclectic room. You will need some charming deco pieces that will stand out in a room and other modern and neutral pieces that will match perfectly the old ones. Take note that everything has to be well balanced, so mix an old chandelier with a new cool painting or a modern sofa with a vintage coffee table.
3. Mix and match
Start getting creative and mix and match furniture, fabrics, colors, prints and other materials. Make a really cool arrangement and make everything looking like it’s from the same time period.
4. Add an old charm to a modern bathroom
If you have an old home and that you want to keep with a certain vintage vibe, you can still make a modern bathroom. Pick cool tiles and add vintage painting or furniture or even a chandelier and the whole interior will look really dreamy!
5. Match vintage pieces with modern art
Start by making a splendid vintage piece such as a chair, a cabinet or a table, the main attraction in a corner of your room. After that, all you have to do is pair it with a modern painting or poster and the whole room will get a new and cool vibe.
6. Give your kitchen a vintage look
Any modern kitchen needs a vintage look to really look dreamy. So pick a great vintage wooden table, some mixed old chairs or a retro shelf and make your kitchen the perfect place to cook or enjoy a meal with your friends.