Most people might be trapped in a stigma that old buildings are haunted places. This judgment comes from the appearance of those places. But, there are only a few of us who think that old abandoned houses have their own beauties.
The houses that built from the previous centuries especially have authentic architectural features. Those significant beauties attract some people to renovate them. If you’re one of them, we can say congrats, you have a unique taste.
That’s why we want to help you with some tips for renovating an old house. The tips that you need are not to make them totally new. But, you can renew the old houses while preserving their authentic features.
The prominent features of an old house are a wall, floor, ceiling, doors, and windows. You don’t have to eliminate them, because it’s hard to get such kind of designs that exactly the same. People in the past have a unique taste, so let the vintage senses remain. What you have to do are just to check and fix. Not only the architectural features but also services like water installment, electricity, etc.
In terms of the interior design, you can bridge the ancient and modern designs. Since we deal to remain the vintage architectural features, we can provide furniture sets that represent the modernity. You shall not invest in all modern, yet you shall invest in the vintage furniture also. These days many furniture pieces are designed in a vintage style. Yet, if you want authentic vintage furniture, you can hunt them in the thrift furniture shops.
The furniture material or fabrications are very important to concern. When you decide to own a vintage property, you shall adjust the fabrications with the interior concept. The vintage design will go along really well with humble materials like plain cotton. But, it also goes well with the naturalistic material like leather. If you combine two different materials, you will get an attractive interior layout.
An old house is especially popular for the homely nuance. So, when you arrange the furniture pieces’ location, you can arrange them with the lounging format. Moreover, to accentuate that the house comes from ancient times, you shall hang some old paintings. Doesn’t necessarily the old ones, but the theme shall be vintage. They will be so impactful for your old house.
When you do the renovation, in case you see the wall seems unfinished, you might not have to fix it. As long as they are strong enough, the unfinished look is more unique. You don’t have to give extra effort to retouch them.
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The last, when we talk about vintage design, the lighting design is also important. It is not cool to make all the lightings modern. You shall give vintage lighting with standout design. People might not realize that decorating an old house will make the homeowner gets more creative. Because we need to bridge the modern and vintage in a unit.