When decorating with vintage finds, it can be challenging to make appealing displays that don’t look too cluttered, but are charming and add ambience and historical interest to your home. I have gathered some inspiration to help us out. Let’s take a look at nine tips for decorating with in vintage style.
1.) A great background color in this shelving makes what could be a boring display so much more interesting. The soft green also brings unity and life to basic shelving. Here the large antique baskets also help bring interest to the space.
2.) A neutral background can make bright colors pop. This is a wonderful antique cabinet made into a family message center. You’ve got to love it!
3.) You can’t go wrong with classic color combinations like blue and white. When deciding to collect multiple antiques, it is good to group things together by like colors. This keeps everything looking organized and yet so charming at the same time. This display is also a great example of finding that one great antique furniture piece that will make a great addition to your vintage style home.
4.) The bright yellow color, and decorative wood trim, make this entire pantry look cheery and fun. Everything is a winner about this display, The use of clear canning jars and baskets, make for a vintage pantry that works in a modern day kitchen.
5.) Open shelving and storage is a quick way to add vintage style to your kitchen. This works perfect for items that you use everyday, and looks good when kept in a unifying color scheme.
6.) Grouping like items together in an organized display makes a huge impact and a big statement about you and your home. This a great example of accentuating what you have, and making it the star of the room.
7.) How about antiques that can work double duty? Suitcases are a perfect example of this, and can act as storage along with display all at once. Of course the large stack is a dramatic statement and fills any corner of your home.
8.) Plates are a great example of a classic decorating item. They can be gathered in like colors. It is always fun to see a variety of shapes and sizes together. Plates are a perfect decorating antique for any room of the house, and rather inexpensive to collect.
9.) An all white palette is always a good way to keep an area from looking less cluttered and easy on the eye. This is a gerat thing to keep in mind when purchasing vintage finds and antiques for your home.
I hope these nine tips for decorating in vintage style will inspire you to collect and gather what you love. If done properly your vintage finds and antique collections can look wonderful!
all photos in this post are courtesy of Country Living