The real key to mixing high end with “flea market” finds successfully is to learn to actually see what you are looking at. Make choices based on relatedness, proportion and so forth.
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Your living quarters will be more interesting with the addition of furnishings used creatively and/or “off label”. Add a little glamour to modest surroundings and you’ll look like a genius. Conversely, mix the right flea market find into a pedigreed setting and your “cool home” quotient will go off the charts. Who knows? A little slumming could produce a stunner.
Before you dash out in search of the world’s wonders, use a punch-list to determine the actual state of your interior affairs. It’s most important to understand that every gesture you make in a room is relevant. Each element contributes, or not, to the success of the over-all big picture of a beautiful, comfortable home.