Thursday, March 29, 2012

fresh


Looks simple. But it's not.
Combining old/vintage and new/fresh. It's what I try hardest to do - I love the look. But sometimes it just escapes me.

I thought this fresh, over-dyed rug was perfect with the gray antique piece. So simple.
Have you had any luck with mixing old and new in your home?

13 comments:

Mrs.B said...

Love that pic. Beautiful! I also love to mix old and new.

Cat-arzyna said...

I love to mix old with new .
Perfectly ,the stunning picture .
Have a good day

vignette design said...

It's what I try to do too. Old and new. Too much old can be too heavy and too much new looks like a model home. Love the photo. You're right, the rug looks fabulous.

L.Duncan@Home23DuncanBoys said...

I want this look sooooo bad! This image is stunning. So much so, my heart skipped a beat.

I agree, its not easy. I'm trying. Well, I'm starting to try:)

24 Corners said...

Love the pop of the red rug!!
xo J~

Acquired Objects said...

I want that cupboard..where did I just see that I love it!

Our whole house is a mix of old and new and it works but it's something I think that just happens, you can't force it.

XX
Debra~

Lisa Mende Design said...

you are so right! the perfect balance between old and new is a dance. getting it right takes a special eye! Have a great weekend!

Lisa Mende Design said...

This beautiful and perfect combo...

kitchen home said...

Love the pop of the red rug!!

SHERRY HART said...

Hit me with that rug please....old and new is the perfect combo and dang hard to get perfect!

whoohoogirl said...

I love it! I too try to mix the old and new. The old is not as easy to find as one might think. I am always searching for the perfect additions to our home. Thank you for your inspitations.

A Gift Wrapped Life said...

Love, love the pink rug with the distressed finishes. In fact, I think I want that rug.........have a source? XO

J said...

I love this look... If I could recreate exactly in my kitchen (still under reno), I would do so in a heartbeat. I agree that it is a challenge to combine old and new but, like other things, practice, practice, practice... it is more art than science.
Thanks for sharing, j