Mix generous armchairs with classic occassional chairs in the living room. Prop up gilt-framed mirrors against the wall for an informal feel and pull the whole scheme together with a textured rug. Use a giant clock to make a focal point above the mantelpiece and choose cushions with a hint of gold for added glamour.
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Be creative with room space. Make a desk area with a painted table and a vintage chair, then soften a stone floor with a woven rug and decorate the walls with monochrome prints and paintings.
To add detail in a white bedroom, dress the bed with layers of lace, fringed throws and heaps of crisp, broderie Anglais-edged pillowcases. Blend white with white in a chateau-style bedroom by layering textures – for example, crunchy crocheted cotton over smooth bedlinen.
A vintage mannequin is an ideal place to show off necklaces, evening purses and lace pieces.
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Sew a homemade blind using an outsized gilded print on a linen ground. Check out our guide to creating your own ribbon blind. Complete the look with a pair of vintage shutters and a selection of linen and velvet cushions.
Apothecary jars are ideal for displaying gorgeous handmade French soaps. Collect vintage jars whenever you see them and turn into a display.
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