Accessories. Wednesday , December 06th , 2017 - 13:42:44 PM
Many Americans dont know the true difference between "antique" and "vintage" home accessories and decor. Whether its furniture, wall art or a random knick-knack, not all home accessories can be classified as an "antique," even if it at an antique store, nor is everything vintage, or even retro, for that matter. Heres the low down on the differences between "antique," "vintage," "retro," or "collectible" home decor. Any item that is a minimum of 100 years of age is considered an "antique." This applies to furniture, clothing, home accessories, paintings, old farm equipment-you name it. If it at least 100 (but no, you great great aunt does not count,) then it an antique.
Its true, by purchasing locally made or made in the U.S.A. products, youre cutting down on the amount of fossil fuels and other resources that are needed to transport these products from their country of origin and into the United States. That being said, it can be tricky to know exactly what to look for. Since the trend is growing, there are a plethora of items you can find that are made in the U.S.A. This includes furniture, light fixtures, various home accessories, clothing and so forth. Of course, as with any product (no matter where it hails from,) you need to take note of quality. For furniture, you may want to consider shaking the piece slightly to see how sturdy it is. If youre buying from an online retailer, you wont be able to do this. Instead, be sure to seek out customer reviews to ensure that the furniture youre purchasing is quality. If it isnt, youll see plenty of complaints to tell you otherwise.
The modern home decor designs give an aesthetic touch to your house. They are great and easy ways of adding style to your home. You can design your house by using decorative accessories like area rugs, sheepskins, photo frames and mirrors. You can even use simple items like candles and holders to furnish the interiors of your home. The modern area rugs are one of the items which can be used to adore the floors of the house. They can be found in plenty of patterns and with stylish intricate prints. These rugs are mainly placed at the entrance of the rooms. The area rugs complement the floors of the house and make them appear lively.
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