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Get the look: Rustic elegance with antiques and neutral colours

Create a warm environment with these antique-look accessories and cream, white and black decorations.

Bournemouth rare bus blind sign.
Bournemouth rare bus blind sign.

Vintage bus blind

Linen bus blinds have become real collectors items. Rockett St George has a collection featuring destinations from around the UK, ready to ship to your door. Dh5,779, www.rockettstgeorge.com

Harvey bookcase

This bold piece was inspired by a 19th-century factory cart. The metal frame can look stark, so soften it up with books, fabrics and wicker baskets. Dh4,135, Pottery Barn, Dubai Mall

Grain sack cushion covers

Pottery Barn excels at rustic period-look accessories. These handwoven, monogrammed muslin sacks were once used by Eastern European farmers. Dh327, Pottery Barn, Dubai Mall

Accent chair

The delicate oak frame and rattan back have old-world charm, but the plush leather upholstery adds a contemporary twist. Dh15,075, Irony Home, Dubai Mall

Metal jugs

Antique-style collectables and accessories like these add personality and character. Dh70 and 155, Marina stores nationwide