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How to Incorporate Unique Furniture into your Home

Gone are the days of traditional interior design. The matchy-matchy look is officially dated and boring. Decorating a room with unique furniture styles, colors, and textures is fresh and modern – but it can also be hard to pull off. If you are in the middle of changing your decorating style or have a bunch of pieces in your home that need updating, we have come up with a list of tricks for mixing antique, modern, traditional and rustic design styles so that your space looks complementary instead of chaotic.
Here is a list of tips and tricks to begin incorporating rare and unique furniture styles into your home.
Start with Lighting
Many people take lighting for granted. Lighting in your home creates warmth, contrast and can really tie a style together. Updating the fixtures with rustic pendant lamps, or industrial hanging lamps can make a huge impact. Choose lighting that will make a statement and go for fixtures that create the overall feel of the look you are going for.

Incorporate Cabinets, Shelves, and Hutches
Consider these items statement pieces. Bold and functional are key things to think about when picking out these furnishings. You could really make a bathroom look beautiful with an old antique hutch for towels and soaps, or place a rustic cabinet in your entryway as in invitation to your style when guests come over.

Update your Accessories
Accessories bring a space to life! You can really pull off your style and desired aesthetic by simply incorporating decorative items and adornments throughout your space. Salvaged finds coupled with vintage chrome or upholstered suede look great in a home. Also mixing primitive with modern styles, like an oversized couch and dark, antique, Indonesian window frames on the walls for art, gives a hard and soft look to a room at the same time. Making for cozy elegance.