An antique grandfather clock is paired a contemporary chair to give a modern update to this classic piece. Vintage paintings of the ocean, hung between the two items, help bridge the space, making the collection feel balanced.
This guest bedroom chock-full of unexpected design items is at once quirky and layered with depth. Hitting an antiques store when decorating a room can provide endless inspiration and help you define your space -- take, for example, the old tuba and the antique fan made into a wall clock. Both are fun and youthful -- and may be cheap additions that provide endless personality.
Accessories make the room! Here, an antique English dessert trolley is used to house a collection of silver meat domes -- fun when featured in a dining room. An antique Gustavian clock is hung above and neatly tucked around a collection of antique portraits and art.
A Venetian clock is framed by a series of prints depicting antique jewelry and regalia. Pale pink wallpaper and floral upholstery on a traditional chair are mixed for gentle contrast in the lovely sitting room.
This shabby chic sitting area has its area defined by the rug and is made up of an elegant sofa and antique armchairs as well a gold and glass coffee table. Behind this cozy area is a wood paneled wall with a tall painted clock and a small dining area.
With white porcelain tile walls and a gray slate tile floor, this master bathroom is elegant and simple. Repurposing an antique clock as a medicine cabinet adds storage, while the 19th-century Italian chair and antique Swedish bench provide a variety of seating options.
A triple-faucet sink is a convenient spot for washing hands and any dirty outdoor items. The charming brick floor keeps things low-maintenance underfoot, and a small water closet is adjacent. Decorative elements consist of a collection of antique clocks and a glass-fronted shelf display of cookbooks. The result is an engaging and versatile space.
Wood paneling warms this spacious room, and a large painted clock stands out against the dark wood wall color. Antique armchairs and sofa in muted tones bring a touch of Colonial charm to the rustic wood walls.
An Italian serpentine walnut three-drawer commode, a Tuscan carved giltwood mirror and an 18th century English chinoiserie tall case clock are in the foyer designed by Jacquelynne P. Lanham Designs for the Southeastern Designer Showhouse in Atlanta. The black-and-white floor has a zig-zag pattern. On the commode are two gold Ormolu ornaments on lucite bases and a pair of 1930’s Chinese green hardstone lamps with lavender shades. Two 19th century regency-style chairs with an ebony finish are underneath framed original landscape oils by Tyler Colgan.
Herringbone hardwood floors, fine antiques and sculptural wall details are among the standout features in this transitional foyer. The dark floors form a stark, pleasing contrast with the white walls. Meanwhile, natural wood beams overhead draw the eye to the stepped ceiling and wrought-iron chandelier. A grandfather clock is a stately and unexpected touch.
A round wooden table sits next to a front window in this traditional living room. The timeless table display includes a simple ceramic potted houseplant, black lamp, desk clock and a stack of antique books.
Furnishings in the new dining room include an antique grandfather clock case and rustic table in distressed white. The original built-in cabinet was retained and is painted matte black for a nice contrast with the white walls.