Home' Abode : November 23 Contents THE HERALD
We have become very much a throw-away society, but we must know what group
of products can be thrown away and what should be held onto. Higher quality
furniture is a must, but it is fine to opt for less expensive decorative pieces.
Treasured keepsakes and mementoes can be transformed into art. While they
aren't a Picasso, they remind us of good times, yet look good and are inexpensive.
Nickel, glass and crystal lamps are all in and give an art deco look with a modern
To avoid the expense of a complete make-over take a good look at heritage pieces
you already have in your home. Timber can be freshened up to give a 21st century
look that compliments a room. Non-toxic, plant-based paints are great when
Try not to overdo a particular style. Being too true to a style can date an overall
Don't saturate an area with furniture, just to fill a space. Sometimes less is best.
Instead use colour, particularly with decorative pieces such as cushions, as a
powerful way to decorate.
Splashes of colour are great for decorative pieces, but start wth a neutral palette,
particularly for furnishings and bigger items.
Recycled timber and recycled stones give a natural, soothing ambience.
Make one item a focus piece in the room, something that will be immediately
interesting, like a bold armchair with amazing fabric.
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