You can purchase antiques from a variety of sources. Best of all is using a piece you’ve inherited from a dear friend or family member because of the memories of that cherished person. It’s also fun to pick up an antique when you go on a vacation, because these pieces bring back good remembrances, too.
Some delicate antiques need tender loving care, while others are solidly constructed and may be already distressed, with surfaces that are painted, stained or unfinished, so there are no worries about spills and dents. Someone else has already broken them in for you!
When you think about adding a vintage piece, think beyond just furniture such as chairs, end tables, dining tables, Bombay chests and desks.
Think also about beautiful vintage accessories, including:
– Posters, and
Don’t be nervous about mixing a vintage piece with your modern décor. A touch of the old will refresh your look