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Cast iron radiators – Your heating solution

If you have recently moved into a new house or apartment, you are probably having difficulties deciding what options you have regarding the heating. We have summed up the most important tips to help you decide upon cast iron radiators. Learn more in our article!

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Cleaning cast iron radiators

When choosing to accessorize your home with a vintage cast iron radiator, you may think that a piece of this sort comes with an entire maintenance manual, because it is a century old. In fact, cleaning and taking care of vintage radiators is a lot easier than you thought. Read our article and follow a few easy steps to succeed in the process!

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Bedroom decorating with a summer feeling

There are plenty of ways to redecorate your favourite room in order to let the sun in, and not all of them imply expensive furniture or accessories. Whether you like the mediterranean navy blue – white contrast or you are fond of a brighter colour palette, the options are endless. Read our article to find out how to bring a little summer into your home!

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Vintage American radiators – the story of a journey

We collected around 100 wonderful pieces of antique cast iron radiators from an abandoned factory close to Chicago. The factory, which used to be known as The Barber-Colman Company, is an-hour-long drive from Chicago, situated in the city of Rockford, Illinois. It was famous for distributing textile and milling machineries, from its founding, in 1894 until the 1980s. Over the years Barber-Colman extended its branches to Boston and later on, even the United Kingdom, and the facilities the company could provide at the time satisfied a wide range of requests and needs in textile industry.

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Set up your shabby chic interior now!

Sometimes, decorating your house in a shabby-chic manner can be easier than you imagined. Bringing vintage design into your home mustn’t follow any rules, but this timeless aesthetic can add inspired, effortless elegance to your home. If you are fond of flea markets, the answers to your design may lay just around the corner, but if you plan to shop elsewhere, you will find that lots of retail shops reproduce antique furniture, which makes it even easier.
Read all about it in our article!

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Give your place a classic feeling

Classic style certifies itself as a timeless style, adaptable to any kind of ambient, characterized by functionality and precious lines and materials, creating an elegant and harmonious environment. The contemporary classic design displays its influences from the Victorian Period, as well as the characteristic Queen Anne and Louis Philippe styles. Nowadays, we can discuss about the reinvented classic style, since the pure kind is seldom found.
Classic furniture will never lose its authenticity, being an option which many choose due to the great capacity of combining elegance with the functionality of modern elements.

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Integrating vintage pieces into modern homes

Integrating a vintage piece into any decor means following a series of unwritten rules concerning colors, shapes and origins. The first thing you should take into consideration is the size of the vintage piece and the place it is going to be placed in. Having a statement piece into a bright living room would make a really nice environment. The statement piece could be a tea table, a couch or a cabinet that brings aesthetic value to the overall design. If, however, you plan on making a full vintage interior, pieces should be dispersed inside the room so that they can be observed and appreciated.

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