When deciding to redecorate, a lot must be taken into account. What theme to follow? What colour scheme? What furniture? It’s an expensive and timely process that requires research and definite decisions. Room decoration is an extension and representation of the people that live there, and it is important to give the right impression.
Maintaining some kind of originality within interior design can be difficult. With mass produced furniture on the high street at low prices, it is all too common to find people with the same furniture and aesthetic.
To maintain an edge of uniqueness within their design, many people are looking into introducing elements of antique furniture into their home. Antique furniture is an investment that stands the test of time and can be passed onto future generations, gaining value over the years.
Investing in antique furniture doesn’t have to mean changing the entirety of a room design. Antique furniture doesn’t have to match into an antique room. Elements of antique design can fit easily into a modern aesthetic, giving the room personality and history.
Antique furniture can promote interesting conversations about its origins and research into the antiques you buy can reveal some fascinating historical facts. Adding elements of antique furniture can fit into any room, be it the living room, dining room, bedroom or study.
Antique desks are the perfect addition to a study, providing an inspiring backdrop to work in. Their sturdy natural wood base and intricate design provide a beautiful aesthetic that can complete a study and form the main focus of the room. In addition, antique bookcases are another beautiful and understated piece, providing storage as well as large and inspiring design.
Living rooms have long benefited from touches of antique design, the understated addition of antique sideboards or antique tea and card tables can complete a room without focusing too much attention from the room.
Antique sideboards can provide beautiful and discreet storage as well as display beloved heirlooms and collectables. While antique tea tables and card tables can offer the perfect alternative to a coffee table or side table, with beautiful unique design that provides the finishing touch.
Or for a stylish and classy dining room, fit for entertaining guests, investing in antique dining tables and chairs can provide a beautiful atmosphere for your dinner party. A dining table steeped in history is bound to promote interesting conversation and give your guests the ultimate dining experience.
However you choose to introduce antiques into your home, you’ll find them an adaptable investment.
Driscolls Antiques Ltd is a small family business that specialise in high quality British antique furniture and quality antique collectables.