A Classy Look with a Drop of Modern Dare

When it comes to decorating a house, the majority of people tend to choose one single style, but you also have the possibility to choose the mixture of several styles, such as classic and modern.

As an example you might be faced with the situation to move to an old house that needs a classic style, but you may not have the money for new decorative elements. In such cases you could also use the items that you had in the former house, such as the curtains. Just keep in mind that the grommets that you use should match the rest of the hardware used in the house.

Classy Look with Modern Dare(photo credit: http://www.homedit.com)

It doesn’t really matter whether you have an old house, in case you choose fabrics that are brightly colored. You could use these fabrics for the seating area. For example you could change the fabric of an old chair with a trendy fabric, with zebra stripes.

In case you would like to have some kind of surface, but having a coffee table isn’t really advantageous, another really good option is to have an ottoman. Just as in the case of the fabrics, you should choose a bright color. While the coffee table could be dangerous for young children, it is less likely for them to get injured when being around an ottoman.

In order to achieve a certain level of harmony in the home, you should be using the same color palette in the entire home. In case you opt for a purple ottoman for the living room, in the dining room you may have purple walls, aubergine colored curtains and creamy fabrics. The bright colors that you use could give the house its special personality.

Another way to achieve some level of harmony could be the use of fixtures of the same style. In many cases people opt for having dark wood accents to make a connection between the rooms.

Sometimes it is good to have a little bit of unexpected, to break the monotony of the room. Also such an item could become the focal point of the room. A simple example for this might be to have a bright blue vase in the room.

Although it is suitable for the rest of the house to have a traditional look, when it comes to the kitchen, you should opt for the modern style. The tile that you choose for it could even look like mosaic.


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