Decorating Secrets from Boutique Owners
Get a stylish look without pricey antiques
Your rooms will have one-of-a-kind personality when you accessorize with unusual finds that speak to you. They don't have to be expensive antiques. In fact, Nathan's shop sells only reproductions, such as Chinese chairs and pond sailboats (left). Nathan says the key to making new pieces work is not to purchase two identical items.
"My pieces are very eclectic, so they don't look like a store-bought collection," he says. For furniture, he turns to Baker's classic-inspired Milling Road collection, which he feels rounds out his casual--yet sophisticated--style.