Architectural salvage is one of the my absolute favorites, when it comes to home decor and decorating.   I love bringing something that is old and perhaps a bit industrial, and repurposing it with an air of elegance.   Architectural salvage can be hard to come by, depending on where you live, but I put together a few tips for where to find it, how to source it, and the best deals.  I’ve also compiled 25+ GORGEOUS ideas for decorating with architectural salvage in your home.

Most commonly sourced architectural salvage items (used with decorating):   windows, matels, finials, mirrors, iron/cast work, wood flooring and columns.

To maximize your available budget, limit your shopping to the element of your project with the most ‘WOW’ factor – such as a huge mirror, antique doors, or reclaimed flooring.

Here are some GORGEOUS ideas and inspiration for decorating done right, with architectural salvage.

 

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Vintage Inspired Wooden Window Distressed Farmhouse Window | Etsy
Reclaimed wood and salvaged wrought iron makes a unique table.
Distressed White Rustic Porthole Window Plaque : Wood|Metal
I shared a sneak peek of these gorgeous architectural salvage mirrors on my Instagram stories this week & am so excited to share exactly how we styled them! We had this huge wall in our living room that I knew I wanted to do something with but wasn't sure how to fill the space. I went antiquing a few weeks ago and spotted these gorgeous mirrored doors at a local antique shop. For this wall I knew I needed something really big, I wanted a statement piece. These mirrored doors were exactly what
French Blue and Gold Pedestal Wedding Pedestal Architectural Table Centerpiece. This is solid wood and painted in shabby chic blue and gold Dimensions:Base is 6”Top is 4.5” roundThis is a listing just for the pedestal. Free US Shipping
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Beautiful architecturally salvaged home in Madrid
Chic Shabby and French Architectural Salvage
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Gingerbread architectural salvage used to buffer a window view ~ Silo Hill Farm~ WHAT WE COLLECT
Inspired and romantic living, entertaining, traveling and decorating in a French Country Cottage in the California countryside.
Weddingstar Ornate Vintage Inspired Picture Frame | Birch Lane
DIY Entryway Table using corbels/architectural salvage
more of Theresa of timeworninteriors... 's home a few years ago!
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Eye For Design: Decorating With Architectural Salvage Corbels
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Eye For Design: Decorating With Architectural Salvage Corbels
Love when people use something so creative, makes a huge statement! You don't have to have a fireplace to have an antique mantle as a focal point
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Love the chippy wood post in a room with a glass chandelier White Lace Cottage
A Directory of Architectural Salvage Stores in the U.S. | Old House Journal Magazine
Bookends with architectural salvage for vintage farmhouse decor
Excited to share this item from my #etsy shop: Architectural salvage, Wood arch, Vintage pediment, Salvaged Wall decor, Unique Farmhouse
Architectural salvage transom antique french carved wood old paint fanlight | eBay
Decorate with Architectural Salvage
Architectural Salvage Repurposed Chic
Architectural Salvage Mirrored Doors - Liz Marie Blog
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decorating with architectural salvage - vintage corbels
Vintage Farmhouse Decor with Architectural Salvage
my desert cottage plinth
Tips on how to add antique architectural salvage elements to your French Country Home Decor #countryfrench #decor #decoratingideas #decorating
Antique Architectural Salvage Column Capital Chippy Paint | Etsy
Gorgeous!!
fireplace Looks like a Princess would live here....
I like how the fireplace goes right to the ceiling
Decorating with architectural salvage ~ courtesy of Touch of Elegance Interiors.
Salvaged industrial finds have a unique decorative and sculptural quality.
Summer Outdoor Tour 2016
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Decorating with architectural salvage
Salvaged elements for the home
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Decorating with architectural salvage
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#French #Entryway French Entryway. Unbelievable white entry foyer and curved staircase, fabulous trim
LOTS of great ideas for recycling glass insulators! #reuse #recycle #repurpose
Quite possibly the biggest clock in Kemptville! Ronan Large from Uttermost. In store now! (July 2014) 60" diameter!!! Kemptville Interiors 613-258-9333
72 recuperado granero Haz el accesorio ligero con soportes de
bicycle vanity
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Vintage Sewing Cabinet Turned Porch Planter
love the salvaged mirror sold at Iron Accents.
shabby chic
Cheryl's Fascinatingfinds
Gammy's Little House: Cubbies of treasured LITTLES - this would perfect for my stairway wall!
DIY.. Amazing Architectural Salvage. I have some of these, 2 sets, art deco - from an old movie theater in Trinidad, co
niiice
windmill
Decorating with architectural salvage ~ courtesy of Touch of Elegance Interiors.
Salvaged shelf. Love the lifelike sheep in the front.
What a find. Salvaged Headboard
Christmas Wreath...Old Farm Machinery Piece...repurposed into a rusty rustic wreath with plaid bow & greens...from Olde Tyme Marketplace.
Repurposed door
barrel mirror
I love the chippy white and shabby chic of this website
Decor Steals' White Wood Chandelier shared by Creating This Life blog!
Shabby chic, French country, farmhouse, decor, home
Here's what I love: aged corbels with brown barn-board on top, the patina of the corbels, and their design - pretty, pretty, pretty!!
Vintage platters--What a pretty way to display your silver platters.
Old Bed Headboard And Bike Shabby Chic Decor
Shabby Chic Ireland: Romantic Shabby Chic - Bedroom furniture
Viyet Style Inspiration | Living Room | Designer Industrial
Quite possibly the biggest clock in Kemptville! Ronan Large from Uttermost. In store now! (July 2014) 60" diameter!!! Kemptville Interiors 613-258-9333
love all the old clocks and salvaged pieces
Salvaged elements for the home
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Giclee Print: Vue du grand atelier du 2e étage avec l'escalier en spirale construit par Albert Lafon en 1895. : 24x18in
Art Deco grey living room decor

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