See the most varied options and start this change!
It’s not just the clothes that use the “come and go” effect, the decoration also ends up being adept of this same phenomenon. Therefore, ways to guarantee a vintage (or retro) style in the decoration end up being more and more sought after. And if you are one of those seekers, follow this article to the end and find out how to take a trip to the past, whether in your kitchen, living room, bathroom or bedroom!
Vintage (or retro) style in decor: see which one is yours!
The retro kitchens are full of style and can give a special touch to your decor. In the photo, for example, all the elements give a nostalgic air. This happens thanks to the cabinet that carries all the essence of the 70s, resulting in a great combination between brown and blue.
Fridge and Stove
Since we talked about the kitchen, in the previous tip, if you really want to print a vintage (or retro) style in the decor, bet on a refrigerator or stove model in the same molds as those used 50 years ago, it can be a great alternative. And you don’t have to worry about the efficiency of these appliances. Because, today, it is possible to find them with the latest technology in several stores.
Are you curious to see how this refrigerator is applied in the kitchen?
If the answer is yes, see the photo:
If you don’t want to make a kitchen completely in vintage style, betting on just one accessory will do!
But if you want to take a real time travel in this place. See how all the elements in the photo provide this. From checkered flooring, lamp, stove, sink cabinet and wiring ducts, the possibilities for bringing a vintage feel to your kitchen are endless.
Frame with plants
Leaving kitchen utensils, we are now going to go into decorations aimed at environments such as living room, office and dining room. And the best way to get started with this tip is with plant frames. Widely used in the 80’s, this type of painting, when placed on a white wall, gives an incredible effect, enhancing the environment even more.
Surely you must have seen one of these at your grandmother’s house when you were a child!
Old phones are already considered key pieces in the world of retro decor. Adding a more charming touch to the place, you can find not only models for decoration but also for use. In addition, the colors of this accessory can inspire you to unleash your imagination when putting it in your home.
Light fixture with cassette tape
Are you one of those people who love to create decorative tools with their own hands? Well, if so, this tip is a great suggestion!
You know those cassette tapes you don’t use anymore? How about giving them a new destination? This simple decoration model can be done with just a few ribbons, a light holder such as a flasher or light bulb and hot glue.
Shelves are not just accessories used to store things. For that reason, you can choose one that fits the retro pattern, like the one in the photo. Bringing a more minimalist air to the environment, organize the utensils that will be stored in this piece of furniture, so that they are more in harmony with the place. Therefore, bet on lamps, books and magazines.
Make a retro makeup
If you look at the photo, you will see that every detail contributes to a journey through time. A simple sideboard gains more personality when combined with a cactus pot and other accessories. Another element that we cannot leave aside is the tapestry frame with geometric figures and the lighting that is due to a lamp suspended by a golden chain.
Suspended Acrylic Armchair
The acrylic chair suspended from the ceiling was a fad in the 60’s and 70’s, and if you’re looking for a vintage (or retro) style in your decor, consider this accessory. Being perfect for the bedroom or living room, do as in the example, match the color of the pillows with the other upholstery of the environment.
A Different Servant
You may have noticed that in this article we are interspersing the types of accessories among those you can buy or make. In the photo, see how it is possible to print style with little. So, if you have an old suitcase, give this accessory a new use and create a stylish nightstand just like the one in the picture.
Retro sideboard + Record player
You can find a sideboard like the one pictured at used furniture stores. In addition to being cheaper, this piece of furniture, in particular, will bring all the retro essence. The final touch can be given by the record player, which can be purchased at various home accessory stores, such as Uva Verde and Imaginarium, for example.
Square Colored Bookcase
Composing your living room with this type of bookcase will guarantee more life to the environment, precisely because these elements have different colors. Bringing the air of old offices, the holes and creases are the details that will make the difference to your nostalgic environment.
Geometric pillows were a strong decorating trend in the 60s and 70s. Therefore, when highlighted on the living room sofa, they result in a unique style. However, if they are colored, like the ones in the photo, to make them more harmonious, it is important that the sofa be neutral and without prints.
Rocking Chair and Cactus
For those pleasant hours of reading or just relaxing, a rocking chair can come in handy. And in the case of the photo it can be stylish. Another very valid element is the cactus, this plant that is often forgotten will make the composition of its environment even more interesting.
Sideboard, Lamp, Rug Plus Vinyl Records
In the image, there are several elements that help bring your retro environment to life. With this, if you really want to make this the main concept of your home decor, don’t be afraid to bet on these pieces, because all of them together will bring the result you want.
When you want to separate one room from another, without using a wall, partitions can be the best solution. In the 80s, they were widely used in homes, through a large wooden or curtain. This kind of separation from the environment becomes even more interesting when combined with chairs, table and lamp, as well as those in the scenario.
After a tour of the main rooms in your home, which can be decorated with a vintage (or retro) style, it is clear that the bathroom could not be left out.
This very important room, too, deserves our attention, so to bring all the vintage style, which was widely used in bathrooms decades ago, don’t refrain from abusing colors. Choose saturated tones and match them with an antique sink and bathtub.
A Simpler Bathroom
Well, if you found the idea of the picture above too colorful, calm down because we also have an example of a simpler model for a vintage (or retro) style bathroom in the decor. In the example, you can see that the older aspects of the decoration are printed by the tiles, lighting and faucets. In a baby blue tone, this bathroom can be a great choice for this decoration segment, which seeks to bring out the best of the past.
What’s up? What did you think of our vintage (or retro) decorating tips , did you like it?