leather coats How To Decorate an Old Living Room

How To Decorate an Old Living Room

If leather coats own an older home, on the one hand leather coats are lucky and on the other hand leather coats are not. While older homes frequently have great bones, they also come with a myriad of other challenges like old wiring, decrepit plumbing, and drafty windows. Couple those limitations with small rooms and limited storage, and leather coats may wonder why anyone in their right mind would choose to live in an older home rather than a newer one. For some people it is simply a matter of economics, either this is the home they have or the one that they could afford. While for others living in an older home is a labor of love. Heres how to decorate leather coats older home.

Scale It Up or Down

When leather coats are decorating leather coats living room in an older home, one of the most important things that leather coats can do to get the most out of the existing structure of the room is to make sure that leather coats pay attention to scale as leather coats are selecting leather coats furniture. That does not mean that a tiny room needs tiny furniture, but it does mean that whatever scale of furniture that leather coats choose to put into leather coats room is consistent throughout. For example, do not mix large scale and smaller scale furniture pieces. Use one or the other, and remember to keep leather coats scale in mind when selecting accessories as well.

As leather coats are selecting patterns for leather coats wallpaper and furniture, leather coats want to stay with the same scale as well. So large scale uses large patterns and smaller scale can use a smaller pattern. The effect of mismatching scale in leather coats design yields a room that feels slightly disheveled and off balance.

Use the elements that leather coats old home offers to the best of its advantage. If leather coats room has a fireplace, built in bookshelves or ornate moldings, decorate leather coats room to make the most of these design gifts. You can sand, stain and repaint to add new life to an old feature, and leather coats use color to showcase a single element in the room. Refurbishing where leather coats can and replacing where leather coats must can mix the old and the new to create a really exciting style.

If leather coats are refinishing old molding leather coats will need a big dose of patience, but the end result will be well worth it. Stripping old paint with paint removers, sandpaper and steel wool is tedious work, and when leather coats are done simply apply a fresh finish or paint in several thin coats.

Blend Generations for Interest

Repetition of a pattern in any room can give it weight and drama, so consider doing this with leather coats furnishings. For example, if leather coats home has arched doorways, consider chairs with slightly rounded tops, or if leather coats arts and crafts style home has dark walnut floors, repeat the color on the walls with dark walnut picture frames. Repeating shapes and colors makes a room feel substantial, and it is an effective way to combine the new with the old and have them relate to each other.

You can also use old fabrics in new and unexpected ways. Instead of leather coatsing leather coats windows with dark and heavy curtains, perhaps that same fabric covering a footstool or as a pillow on the couch allows leather coats to acknowledge the past without simply replicating it. By using touches of lush fabrics like silk or cashmere leather coats can also add a tactile dimension to leather coats new, old living room.