Although our home isn't spanking new (it's 20+ years old), in house years, it is relatively new. It doesn't have any of that "old home" charm that you find in homes 100 years old. Here are some great ways to add old touches to your new home, found on myhomeideas.com (one of my FAVORITE sites):
10 Ways to Make a New House Look Old.
1.) Aged Floors
2.) Reclaimed Bricks
3.) Antique (or Antique-looking) Appliances
4.) Old Doors
5.) Vintage-inspired plumbing
6.) Handy Hardware (check eBay for old hardware, I have seen tons there!)
7.) (Not particularly a fan of this one, but I can't leave out a number on a list of 10)
8.) Salvage Old Architecture (cool and inexpensive - find old doors and windows at flea markets that you can use as decor in your home).
9.) Antique Lighting (again, eBay is a great source for this)
10.) And All The Trimmings (I love the subtle room number in this picture - what a cute idea!
Sorry I've been MIA in the blogging world lately - life has gotten the best of me, I should be back to my daily posts in no time :)
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