Interior Design 101: 4 Tips For Blending Modern With Vintage

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Your home décor should reflect your personality. If you are like most people, you probably have many facets to your personality and style. While you might think that your home décor needs to be matching, it doesn't. Blending two styles together can actually create a very dramatic and beautiful look.

If you enjoy both modern and antique pieces, you're in luck. These two styles blend together very well and provide a unique look for any room. If you don't know to incorporate both of these styles, don't worry. With these four tips, you can achieve the perfect balance easily:

1. Use Similar Colors

Perhaps one of the easiest ways to achieve a cohesive look when blending décor styles is to choose items with similar colors. This doesn't mean everything in the room needs to be the exact same color. However, this does mean that items should feature colors that are similar. Even if the piece only features a small section of a similar color, you're good. You can also achieve a cohesive look by choose furniture and accents that feature the same fabric or pattern.

2. Less Is More

When it comes to home décor, it is important to remember that less is more. While you might want to pile thousands of accent pieces into your living room, you shouldn't. Having too many accessories and accent pieces can quickly make a room look cheap and disorganized. So choose a few accent pieces and accessories and stick to those. If you want more, consider rotating them out seasonally.

3. Be Bold With Colors and Fabrics

If you really want to have modern living room furniture with vintage accents, consider using bold colors or fabrics. Updating a vintage chair with a bold color or fabric can easily make bring it into the modern décor realm. This same tip can be applied to vintage accessories and accents, such as pillows or wall art.

4. Look For Clean Lines

Finally, remember that the key to modern design is simple and clean. With this in mind, make sure you look for furniture pieces with clean lines. You can often find vintage pieces of furniture that feature clean lines, so don't be afraid to purchase pieces that are older.

While it might seem difficult to merge modern living room furniture with vintage pieces, it doesn't have to be. With these four tips, you'll be well on your way to a designer living room. If you are having trouble, even after these tips, don't be afraid to hire an interior designer.

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