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How to decorate your home in a vintage style

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.


Classic accessories

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.

Dr Prem Jagyasi

Dr Prem Jagyasi

Author, Chartered Consultant, Personal Branding Expert & Global Trainer at DrPrem.com
Author of several life improving guide books – Dr Prem is an award winning strategic global leader, successful chartered consultant, personal branding expert and global trainer.  Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries to work with above 150 international organisations and to speak in global conferences. Dr Prem has published several guide books and numerous niche websites which have millions of reader across the globe.
Dr Prem Jagyasi
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