We all love a good vintage-style house! Sometimes, however, it’s important to make sure that your vintage décor blends in nicely with a modern look, so you can have the best of both worlds. Not only does this make sure that your home’s décor is easy to change to either a fully vintage or a fully modern look, but it also gives you a whole new vintage-modern theme to work with that has a style and significance of its own.
If you’re looking to decorate your house in a way that represents the best of both themes, here are some tips to keep in mind.
Offset Plain Walls With Plenty Of Paintings
Two very common motifs when it comes to vintage wall décor are patterned wallpapers and bright paintings. To bring these décor ideologies together, make sure your house has plain, neutral walls that are offset by the bright paintings.
This look works for two reasons; one, it is easy to change the look because all you have to do is change the pictures, and second, the paintings add a splash of color to the room, which is a motif in both vintage and modern designs.
Use Velvet Furniture To Your House’s Advantage
If you’re keeping the walls neutral, a great way to bring back an old-time elegance is the use of velvet or velvet-like furniture or upholstery. Go for dark tones like blue or purple to add elegance and stature to your living room.
If you’re redesigning a bedroom, you can bring in a four-post or canopy bed with a velvet headboard. You can also use silk cushions if you want to take the look to the next level.
Make Use Of Racks For Magazines And Décor Pieces
Another way to bring together modern and vintage decors is to add racks for magazines, plants, or décor pieces around the living room or bedroom areas. Racks were very popular back in the golden era because of their versatility.
That’s not all, though. To give your house a true modern-vintage look, make sure you design your outdoor space following the same theme.
If you’re looking for supplies, check out our collection at Herwig Lighting Fixtures. We have been serving clients since 1908. Specializing in designing and manufacturing ornamental antique and vintage-style lighting features, lighting fixtures we make sure that your outdoor spaces are well-lit and conform to a vintage theme. For questions and queries, contact them here.