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Putting your own unique stamp on your home is very important when redecorating. Browsing antique and vintage shops can be a little intimidating for some people, as there can be such a variety to look at and choose from. Antiques can be defined as old objects which are collected for their age, rarity, condition, or unique features. Antique and vintage finds can be a great conversation starter, as guests and visitors can learn a lot about your tastes and personality via your style.
Before looking, it’s best to spend some time researching what you like and dislike on the internet and in magazines. Websites such as Pinterest are incredibly good for discovering what you like in particular, plus it’s an ideal and easy way to collate ideas in one place. You can create boards on Pinterest to store anything which catches your eye.
The fireplace is the focal point in most homes. Obviously it’s great because a fireplace keeps your home warm and cosy, but a fireplace can influence the overall feel of the home. Fireplaces can be a really beautiful addition and Westland London have plenty of stunning products to view.
There are so many varieties of furniture, such as desks, cabinets, bookcases, chairs, tables, beds, dressers, shelves, sofas, stools, wardrobes and so much more. You could also look into more unique items such as a roof lantern, which will bring in extra light and show off your stunning home. The list is honestly endless, but you will probably end up collecting items which all work well together.
You may also get yourself some stunning pieces of art which could be the perfect addition to your home. If you were to invest money into art, it’s not a guarantee that you will make a profit, so make sure you really enjoy any art you purchase.
Before committing to any kind of purchase for vintage goods, make sure the seller has provided you with enough information. If you feel you don’t quite have enough information, always get in touch and ask any questions you may have. We all want to be happy with our purchases, and this approach can ensure you have all the necessary information and know exactly where you stand if you did want to return something.
Here are some examples of a few questions you could ask:
Accidents do sometimes happen, so don’t forget to buy insurance as it can be so important. Vintage shopping doesn’t have to be “boring”, it can be such an exciting experience, with the frills you’d get if you bought a one-of-a-kind piece, for a fraction of the price. Once you get used to antique and vintage shopping, it’s such a fun experience as you’ll learn about what your own unique style/taste is. You could even bag yourself a great bargain!
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I'm Louise, a 28 year old blogger living in York. I also work as a medical receptionist and I'm currently a trainee teaching assistant. This is my corner of the internet, in which I cover topics such as mental health, travel, fashion, lifestyle and so much more!
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