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Antique furniture living room

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Double-sided oriental screen with marble inlay in the living room of a home near Yass, NSW | Photography: Lisa Cohen | Styling: Beck Simon

Double-sided oriental screen with marble inlay in the living room of a home near Yass, NSW | Photography: Lisa Cohen | Styling: Beck Simon

Rustic and wholesome, but still contemporary, this living room nails the Cottagecore trend. With muted, earthy shades, luxe velvety textures and antique-esque furniture, this is a room with a wealth of home comforts on show. Just add that golden glow.

Rustic and wholesome, but still contemporary, this living room nails the Cottagecore trend. With muted, earthy shades, luxe velvety textures and antique-esque furniture, this is a room with a wealth of home comforts on show. Just add that golden glow.

Before & After: An Antique Settee Goes Greek Key | Apartment Therapy

Christa couldn’t believe her luck when she found this gorgeous settee lounging around a Salt Lake City antique shop. Despite the dowdy fabric, she knew it was the perfect candidate for a makeover.Amazing! Inspired by the fact that the settee was a perfect example of 19th-century American Greek Revival, she chose to reupholster this beauty (which she aptly named Aphrodite) in black and white Greek key.

Dovetail joints often hold two boards together in a box or drawer, almost like interlocking the fingertips of your hands. As the dovetail joint evolved through the last one hundred thirty years, it becomes a clue for the age and authenticity of antique furniture. The type of dovetailed joint, especially in drawers, reveals much about furniture construction and dating. With just a little study of these examples, it is easy to spot true hand made construction vs. machine made furniture.

Dovetail joints often hold two boards together in a box or drawer, almost like interlocking the fingertips of your hands. As the dovetail joint evolved through the last one hundred thirty years, it becomes a clue for the age and authenticity of antique furniture. The type of dovetailed joint, especially in drawers, reveals much about furniture construction and dating. With just a little study of these examples, it is easy to spot true hand made construction vs. machine made furniture.