Ideal v Great Deal – splurge or save on vintage-inspired accessories

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  • Get the vintage look in any room with these key home accessories

    Looking to add a touch of vintage glamour to your home? We’ve found vintage-inspired pieces that can add a whole lot of opulence without a whole lot of cost. From crystal drop chandeliers to gold gilded mirrors, these simple touches can give any paired-back space a plush and polished finish.

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    The chandelier

    Nothing says vintage glamour better than an elegant chandelier. These are both fine examples of a classic drop chandelier. The only significant difference (other than the price tag) is one’s made of glass, the other acrylic. But when it’s hanging high from unsuspecting eyes, who could tell?

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    Ideal: Enid Chrome Grand Pendant, £450, Laura Ashley
    Great deal: Victoria Jewelled Pendant light, £19.99, The Range

    The mirror

    The traditional, glam gilded mirror is the easiest accessory to buy to achieve this look for any room. Hung above the mantelpiece in a living room or above the sink in a bathroom, a grand gold mirror will instantly make the space look fab-u-lous!

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    Ideal: Smallhyte Overmantel Mirror, £479, The Chandelier & Mirror Company
    Great Deal: Versailles Gold Mirror, £185, Dunelm

    The grand chair

    Navy is a great choice for upholstered furniture, it somehow makes them feel more glam and luxurious. A grand wing-back chair upholstered in this on-trend tone makes a great style statement.

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    Ideal: Bodil Chair in Thames Blue, £499, Made
    Great deal: Bow Chair, now £174.99, Studio


    The elegant table

    Marble and brass are both key materials that ooze elegance. Different in style, both designs can add a simple sophisticated touch to homes.

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    Ideal: Arambol Oval Marble End Table, £187, La Redoute
    Great deal: Iggy Metal Tray Side Table, £75, Oliver Bonas

    The plush rug

    Lift the feel of any room in an instant, with the simple addition of a beautiful rug. Either of these luxurious-look designs will add a touch of faded grandeur to your decor.

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    Buy now: Amalfi Rug in Aqua, £249, The Rug Seller
    Buy now: Antique Rug, £114.95, Bentua

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    These gems prove you don’t have to spend a fortune to make your space feel ultra glam.

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