Ask me what my favourite interior décor trend is, and the answer will be, vintage. It is one of the reasons that fueled my passion to start this blog. The style gives many of us, the feeling of nostalgia; which comes from the addition and mix of tasteful family heirlooms to the décor.
I feel vintage is one of those trends with an ultimate cosy feel with its lush fabrics and mix of textures and colours. Not forgetting the charm exuded from beautiful ornate designs on the furniture and moldings.
Allow me to suggest the mix of vintage and contemporary; It gives a space such a chic, romantic, comfy look. How can you achieve this look in your home or office?
We could start with using vintage or inspired accessories with that nostalgic feel that reminds us of the past trends of the early 20th century and earlier. Join in the fun and start collecting from vintage / antique events, exciting car-booties, and even vintage shops.
Curtains, elegant long curtains; yes, they should be long for that classic look. It gives a space opulence and an inviting comfy feel.
Pretty shabby chic with fresh pastel colours and florals for that dreamy French country feel.
Also do not forget to add some soft furnishings for that complete lavish look. Below are some inspirations.
This style involve vintage inspired furnishings but not the real deal. This means the items are made in the style trend of the yester years.
Try out this lovely two sided cushion for this look.
This style is also vintage inspired and floral items added such as the cushions. The different patterns beautifully compliment each other
Try out this pretty retro vintage cushion with beautiful colours to achieve this look.
Classic Vintage Inspired
This is style is inspired by the classic vintage trends of the 19th century. Mix and much the cushion for that homely look.
Try out this classic vintage inspired lush velvet cushion with a pretty floral center piece and lux satin piping.
Shabby Chic Decor
So fresh and earthy vintage style decor. Most of the furnishings are made to look like they are worn out yet still ornate and pretty. This style really intrigues me and style can be achieved by upcycling any furnishings found. Have a look at some of my upcycling delights.
Here are some suggestions of shabby chic cushions with abit of colour. These reading cushions pieces are one of designs and can not be found anywhere else.
Farm House Inspo
How cozy and charming is this decor style; It can give you that feeling of a get away from the hassle and bustle of the city. Very relaxing.
Have a look at this farm house inspired reading cushion. Can be used in any part of your home. Breakfast table, leaving room, bedroom, even at a picnic or home library.
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