Giving a new look to your antique furniture and house

Instilled by the trend of antique and recuperation decoration, giving a new look to your antique furniture is now commonplace. We like to give a little fresh touch to this antique Parisian wardrobe or to this sideboard inherited from a family home, in order to integrate them in our interiors. Because if these pieces of furniture have the charm of the past years, they are not always up to date.

Which style to choose?

Renovating the interior of a house often involves decoration. It is important to create a universe corresponding to your desires. Contemporary style is characterized by simple and pure lines, a controlled choice of materials, sober colors, a few motifs with parsimony and a decoration respecting the harmony of the architecture and the character of the place. On the other hand, for a more traditional decor, bet on warmth with materials such as wood, stone, fabrics, more saturated colors and prints, add to this rustic-looking furniture and you will have a cosy interior. Be careful however to remain measured, your interior should not be confused with a flea market! Choose to bet on furniture and decoration by remaining sober on materials and colors, or conversely, highlight the nature of your walls and floors if they are made of stone, wood, adobe ... and bring a contemporary touch by the furniture. Contemporary or traditional, the trick is to respect a certain measure.

Renovating your home

Tip number 1: Use an architect or decorator. He will design a layout plan according to your desires and needs while knowing how to make the most of your home in order to make the most of it. He will draw up the plan for your new installation and, if you wish, he will take charge of the project management of the renovation during the construction phase. Think about investing in a high-performance and ecological heating system. He will return it to you in the long term. More than a simple debate, ecology represents the future of construction, so we might as well start working on it now. And the not insignificant bonus, is that an installation of an environmental heating system to give you a tax deduction! Insulate your house! And yes, the energy performance of a house ensures your comfort, your wallet will thank you at the end of the year. A well-insulated house can save you a lot of money! The ideal being to insulate from the outside even if it is a large construction site that requires you to renovate the facade, this solution is really more efficient. However, interior insulation is not to be banned either, choose the best material according to the nature of your walls. Less expensive, the solution of relooking: to give a new life to the interior of your home, change the place of your furniture and repaint some of them. Changing the destination of certain rooms is possible if your budget allows you to do so.
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