Walking into a sunny home decorated with a classic vintage theme evokes warm feelings of graceful living, transporting you to a simpler, more refined time. Creating your own vintage decor can be as simple as finding just the right weathered wood picture frame in which to hang your family photo, Victorian lamp to illuminate your living room, or gilt mirror to grace your entryway. Antique decorative arts on eBay offer beautiful items in a variety of genres and materials to please your tastes. You might also be surprised at the great prices offered for many of these treasures as well.
Discover the beauty of ceramics and porcelain. A display of figurines is a fine way to showcase your interests and passions. Angelic cherubs, majestic royalty, and even comical kittens offer delightful additions to your curio cabinet. Enjoy the fine craftsmanship of established names such as Dresden, Meissen, and Volkstedt to add an air of elegance and refinement.
If it's metalware you're looking for, quality choices abound. Find an antique cast iron coffee grinder to accent your country decor, early brass candlesticks as a centrepiece for the dining table, or bronze bookends to hold your rare collection. Complete your vintage decor with an antique copper fireplace screen or a period mirror framed in silver.
When restoring antique furniture, find just the right vintage drawer pulls, furniture leg mounts, and decorative embellishments to complete your pieces to true period standards. Choose fine wooden antiques as well, such as beautifully hand carved boxes in rosewood and mahogany to house special keepsakes. In addition, antique clocks for walls and shelves cast a warm, rich feeling each time you check the time. And many beautiful lamps are also available, including oil lamps, chandeliers, and night lights to illuminate your home with their soft glow.