The Vintage/Modern Home

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We’d all like a limitless budget for interior decoration, but few of us enjoy that luxury. We tend to fill our homes with a range of unrelated furnishings acquired over a number of years, and hope that somehow everything will work together. Tackling the tricky – and common – problem of combining furnishings of different styles and from various sources and periods, The Vintage/Modern Home demonstrates how to make the most of what you have in an achievable yet stylish way. Whether they are prized antiques, ...
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Overview


We’d all like a limitless budget for interior decoration, but few of us enjoy that luxury. We tend to fill our homes with a range of unrelated furnishings acquired over a number of years, and hope that somehow everything will work together. Tackling the tricky – and common – problem of combining furnishings of different styles and from various sources and periods, The Vintage/Modern Home demonstrates how to make the most of what you have in an achievable yet stylish way. Whether they are prized antiques, second-hand discoveries or high-street pieces, this indispensable book describes how to bring together old and new, inexpensive and precious with both subtlety and flair. Exploring examples of successful ‘vintage/modern’ looks in real homes, interiors expert Katherine Sorrell offers a wealth of creative solutions and practical tips, from using colour and texture to unify a scheme, to choosing the right accessories to make the maximum impact.
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Sorrell cherishes the traditional, honors the antique, and invites fun, color, intimacy into your life, through the full color pages of The Vintage/Modern Home.' — Seattle Post Intelligencer

Budding interior designers should have The Vintage Modern Home on their bookshelves — The Sunday Telegraph, Stella Magazine

Take [Katherine Sorrell's] tips on what and where to buy, and try the selection of easy-to-make craft pieces - your home will thank you for it. — Homes & Interiors

… interiors expert Katherine Sorrell reveals how to make the most of what you have, gives ideas on transforming existing elements and creating new ones inexpensively' — Utopia Magazine

… this lovely book... is packed with gorgeous images and practical tips — angelandblume.wordpress.com

Creating interiors that are chic and inexpensive using vintage and modern furnishings is a skill worth cultivating. These inspiring rooms and money-saving tips show how it's done. — Period Living Magazine

…full of practical ideas for tackling the tricky and common problem of combining furnishings of different types, sources and periods to create a stylish, comfortable and truly individual home. — Essential Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom Magazine

…an inspiring guide to combining an eclectic mix of furniture and accessories to create a stylish, relaxed and cleverly designed home — Essential Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom Magazine

Refer to The Vintage Modern Home by Katherine Sorrell for some really fun ways to blend the two worlds [ultra chic and uber shabby] and come out with perfection! A great coffee-table piece as well! — Fashion Weekly

Decorating your house in the vintage modern style means you need never throw anything away again — The Lady

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781858945279
  • Publisher: Merrell Publishers, LTD
  • Publication date: 4/12/2011
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 10.12 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Meet the Author


Katherine Sorrell is a former Associate Editor of Homes & Gardens magazine. An experienced interiors writer, she contributes regularly to a range of leading magazines and newspapers, and is the author of numerous books, including The Art of Display (2002), At Home with Pattern (2006) and Fabric Inspirations (2008).
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