Here are some ideas that demonstrate how contemporary functionality and styling can be effectively incorporated into an older-style home without losing it old-world charm.
Contemporary kitchen improvement
Pick a selection of complementary and subdued finishes and materials for a kitchen renovation. Though openly contemporary, stainless steel appliances are modest in design and inconspicuous. This lets old and new to be placed comfortably side by side.
Vivid wallpaper prints
Wallpapers are available in an limitless variety of shades and pattern, making a fantastic way to customise your home. It is especially effective in concealing defective walls where paint has failed before, and revitalising plain rooms. You must do sufficient surface preparation to successfully install the wallpaper, so it’s recommended that you ask help from experts.
A contemporary courtyard can be built in an older-style property to make room for outdoor entertaining. The space can be linked seamlessly with a kitchen using cedar bifolds, which, in spite of being a modern invention, do not diminish the historic spirit of the home. Wood, not aluminium bifolds, balances the outdoor woodwork. In addition, bifolds effectively lets in natural light, making them perfect for old houses, which frequently have dim and grimy areas that require brightening up.
The function of bookcases is not only for housing books. It can be used to display a combination of books, magazines and personal items (like picture frames) organised in a visually appealing manner. It offers a perfect storage solution and creates a relaxing feeling brought about by seeing your things showcased around you. For the best effect group books that are alike in colour or size, switching between vertical and horizontal stacking. Intermix with picture frames and other works of art.