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How To Renew Existing Furniture To Complement A Modern, Contemporary Home

If you would like to remake your home into a more sophisticated, modern residence but are on a tight budget, one place you can affordably start is by renewing your existing collection of furniture. Renewal can take on several perspectives, and below is a quick guide to transforming your dated furniture into chic, contemporary arrangements for your home. Here are a few considerations to keep in mind: Reduce One of the most important tenets of modern styling in the home is the creation of an airy, uncluttered look.

5 Antique Rocking Chairs You'll Love

If you love the look of antiques but feel it wouldn't be realistic to furnish your entire home with them, consider purchasing a few accent pieces to place on display in less-trafficked parts of your house. Antique rocking chairs make excellent statement pieces, and many of them, particularly those that were fashioned from hardwood,  are still sturdy enough to be used for their original purpose -- relaxing and rocking in comfort.