Know Everything About Vintage Decor For The Kitchen
When it comes
to redecorating, the kitchen is a favorite by far. Many consider the
kitchen to be the heart of the home and is certainly the room where
we spend most of our time so it makes sense to give it a cool
style that is becoming very popular is a retro
or vintage style and adding vintage decor to your kitchen can be
a fun way to get a new look as well as acquire some neat collectible
that you can show off to your guests.
decorating, one should consider wall color, flooring, window
treatments, furniture and, of course, accessories. To accentuate your
vintage decor, you might want to consider using vintage tile on the
walls or painting in vintage colors. Some popular color combinations
for vintage kitchens include cream and green, red and white, pink and
blue. These days even the 1970's retro styles are popular so you
might even consider going with a harvest gold or avocado green and
orange color scheme.
treatments can have a big affect on the look of your vintage d?cor.
One of my favorite ways to accent a vintage kitchen is to use vintage
curtains. You can still find nice curtains from every era
without paying an arm and leg for them and if you can't find
something suitable, you can always cut up some vintage
tablecloths or dish towels and make curtains out of them.
items are key to pulling your vintage d?cor look together. Even if
you can't replace any other items - you can get a new look by
changing the decorative accessories! Concentrate on getting tablecloths,
dishware and canister,
in colors and patterns that match your particular vintage decor
style. Stainless steel canisters and breadboxes are quite popular as
are metal canister sets in patterns such as cherries, plain pink and
powder blue. Make sure to incorporate lots of vintage yard sale finds
along with old interesting items as well as vintage plates,
tablecloths and dish towels.
Use wall space
to really show off your vintage finds. You can display collectibles
and odd items on shelves or hang them right on the wall in groupings.
Remember when displaying items it is better to group them in odd
numbers and vary the height to add interest. When hanging items on
the wall, place them in a geometric pattern which you can try out by
placing them together on the floor first to see how it will look.
have to take a lot of skill or money to get a great vintage look in
the kitchen. Smart shopping and a good eye for vintage accessories is
all it takes to have great vintage decor
you'll enjoy every day.