Vintage style has become one of the most predominant trend this decade and most celebrities have endorsed vintage dressing and accessories at premium events. With vintage outfits and jewelry finding their way into our dressing rooms, the trend for decorating the vintage way has also found favor with fashionistas. Here are a few simple ways in which you can introduce vintage elements into your décor.
Accessories like porcelain figurines, postcards, classic radios, framed cigarette cards from the Thirties, glasses, hair accessories, interesting storage boxes and every-day items from an earlier period can be used to create a vintage style décor with ease.
Period appropriate furniture
Use furniture created in the style of a past period to give your home a vintage twist. Not only will period furniture help you set the right kind of mood for a room, it will also help you get the color scheme spot on as well.
Classic posters and pulp fiction book covers
Posters were a huge part interior décor through a major part of the last century which means that you can use these to create a distinctive period décor. If you can find an authentic period poster, find a print of classic movie posters and even classic pulp fiction book covers to capture an era.
Era-specific paint scheme
You can also use color schemes particular to a past period to create a distinct vintage theme. Depending on the era that you want to capture, you can pick and repeat a set of shades throughout your décor.
Period specific plants
A bamboo plant would look very out of place in your vintage décor which is why it is very important to choose plants that have been favored in a certain period. Whether you are choosing house plants, flowers for vases and the flora you put in your garden and backyard, choosing species that go with your décor will help you set the proper mood.