Antiques Shop Tour: Traditional Modern Style at Shaun Smith Home

A chic and eclectic blend of historically rich antiques and elegant contemporary decor combine to create an eye-catching vignette of decorative elements. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

A chic and eclectic blend of historically rich antiques and elegant contemporary decor combine to create an eye-catching vignette of decorative elements.

Color creates cohesive design vignette when mixing antique and contemporary furniture and decor. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

A harmonious balance between decor from different periods and styles is achieved through the judicious use of color. In this case orange serves as the great design harmonizer that makes this vignette work.

Visual interest and depth is added by placing two round glass-topped cocktail tables of differing heights next to each other. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Visual interest and depth is added by placing two round glass-topped cocktail tables of differing heights next to each other.

How to create a table vignette. decorative still-life vignette enchants with its stacks of books, decor accents and sculpture . | The Decorating Diva, LLC

This decorative still-life vignette enchants with its stacks of books, decor accents and sculpture. When mixing and matching design elements from across styles and periods as shown here, the key to making it all work so beautifully is to have a common thread that runs through the collection. Color is the uniting factor – an analogous color scheme of red and orange accented with gold provides a cohesive and attractive setting . Adding depth and perspective within the vignette by staggering heights and horizontal placement keeps the table vignette from looking flat and unappealing.

Cozy, elegant corner featuring pieces collected over time. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Cozy, elegant corner featuring pieces collected over time.

Modern art and contemporary accents side-by-side with treasured antiques. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Modern art and contemporary accents side-by-side with treasured antiques.

Vintage-style cream-toned, tufted leather club chair softly welcomes with its wide arms and comfortable seating. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Vintage-style cream-toned, tufted leather club chair softly welcomes with its wide arms and comfortable seating.

A calming palette of neutral hues defines the classic, timeless allure of this space. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

A calming palette of neutral hues defines the classic, timeless allure of this space.

Details of luxurious, decorative pillows and comfortingly chic sofa blanket edged in Greek Key details. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Details of luxurious, decorative pillows and comfortingly chic sofa blanket edged in Greek Key details.

Ornate detail on floor length mirror. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Ornate detail on floor length mirror.

Sweet and pretty accent chair divinely dressed in a neutral-tone damask patterned fabric. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Sweet and pretty accent chair divinely dressed in a neutral-tone damask patterned fabric.

A marble crucifix stands tall against a gray-blue portrait of a young man. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

A marble crucifix stands tall against a gray-blue portrait of a young man.

Splendid Louis Chair re-upholstered in a velvety pale blue sits next to a charming rustic country table. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Splendid Louis Chair re-upholstered in a velvety, pale blue sits next to a charming rustic country table.

Tranquil color scheme of soft blues and warm-honey tones. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Tranquil color scheme of soft blues and warm-honey tones.

Simply luxe. Subtlety tinted wood wine gift containers in shades of sky and wood. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Simply luxe. Subtlety tinted wood wine gift containers in shades of sky and wood.

Religious artifact, possibly from a church altar, is poised in rooted tradition against a modern abstract painting. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Religious artifact, possibly from a church altar, is poised in rooted tradition against a modern abstract painting.

Exquisite blue trinket box decorated in a tribal-inspired pattern. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Exquisite blue trinket box decorated in a tribal-inspired pattern.

Ornately embossed leather and wood chairs sit solemnly next to a faux fireplace mantel. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Ornately embossed leather and wood chairs sit solemnly next to a faux fireplace mantel.