Antique oil paintings give your home Old World Charm. When you put an antique landscape, seascape, portrait or still life on your wall it makes it look like you've been amassing a collection for decades. Choose your paintings wisely and it will look like you've spent your lifetime collecting art.
If you are intimidated by picking out antique art for your home, don't be. Believe it or not the first rule is to buy what you like. Yes, it is okay to buy a painting because it will look good with your color scheme and furniture. If it increases in value over time, well that's icing on the cake.