Add Warmth to Your Home With These Vintage Decor IdeasInspiration Corner
Forgetting the stresses of modern life is not easy, but escaping into a charming home that exudes warmth, can definitely make it easier. And what better way to add that warmth, than through vintage décor!
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Vintage décor is about creating a cosy atmosphere through soft, muted colours, quaint objects, old collectibles and rustic furniture, reminiscent of the past. Pop art, fashion trends, and food imagery are commonly seen elements in vintage décor.
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Understated yet stylish, vintage décor exudes comfort with elegance. Here are 6 clever ways to turn a part of your home into a vintage haven!
Wall Art & Décor
Whether it is a wallpaper with soft colours and delicate patterns, or a curtain with floral designs, doing up an entire wall in a vintage style can add a striking element to your décor.
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If you prefer something mellower, you can use paintings with a retro appeal, or posters (think pop art, Warhol) and illustrations of movies, music bands, cities to bring in that vintage look.
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If you’re the kind who has a rare collection to boast of, be it old toys, cameras, globes, or war memorabilia, you could create a vintage corner or whole wall in your home, that defines the aura of the entire room!
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Whether making a subtle statement, or completing defining the environment with a strong visual presence, classically vintage décor items, such as old clocks, kettles, typewriters, bells, ornate mirrors and glass lamps can add a fun element to your décor without overpowering it.
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One of the most distinct ways to create a vintage effect is through furniture. Rustic trunks, faded cabinets, or coffee tables painted with muted colours, can be used within an otherwise simplistic or modern theme, to bring in some old world charm.
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Vintage dinner plates, serving dishes, tea sets and coloured glassware, when not being used, can be aesthetically displayed on shelves or in china cabinets to bring a subtle vintage hint to your décor.
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Floral patterns, sterling silver, coloured glasses, and animal or bird motifs, or delicate paintings are all classical elements of vintage tableware.
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Cushion covers, bed sheets, duvet covers or throws with vintage prints look gorgeous, and can be a perfect way for adding coziness and warmth to the bedroom or even a casual living room.
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Whatever the style of your home, a little bit of vintage décor in any room, corner or nook can bring in character into the space. So go back in time, and create a nook you’d love to come home to every day!
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