Interesting ideas to give your home a vintage look

 

Old is Gold they say, and no one knows the worth of vintage more than the homeowners who have used them as a part of their home decor. There is something nostalgic and yet elegant about the vintage home decor. Think about it: a vintage rocking chair would surely bring back memories of your grandfather rocking on a similar chair. Or the old time vintage clocks that take you on a flashback ride to those carefree childhood days. Talking from the point of view of an interior designer, the old world looks have something exceptional. They are trendy and transform the feel of the house. So, here are some great ideas to instil the vintage look to your home.

 

Idea #1: Start with the Wall Clocks

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To kick-start your home decor project, the first ingredient required is a good vintage clock. You may choose the traditional Cuckoo clocks or pendulum clocks, whichever match with your home decor. Some of the antique clocks can be bought at really low prices from an antique store nearby.

 

Idea #2: Bring in the Typewriter

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As a second step, you can purchase a vintage typewriter and display it at a prominent corner of your living room. Typewriters instantly transform the looks of your house and get the stage ready for other vintage furnishings.

 

Idea #3: Purchase a Vintage Style Bedroom Side Table

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You must be using a side table for your bedroom, and it holds a lot of essential stuff such as medicines, water bottle, television remotes and a lot more. Now is the time to choose a vintage style brown side table with the old world brass knobs, narrow legs and a couple of drawers.

 

Idea #4: Install a Swing

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If you have enough space within the living room or in the Verandah, then installing a swing would be a good way to fortify your home’s vintage looks. For the perfect effect choose swings that have decorative iron support and carvings on the backrest.

 

Idea #5: Display a Vintage Chest

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Think about it: a couple of decades ago, chests were an integral feature of any Indian household. So, your vintage home décor should include a decorative chest. This chest can serve a dual purpose, while it looks great, it can be a compact warehouse too. Choose the ones that come with metal handles and intricate carvings.

 

Vintage décor gives you a chance to live the old world in your daily life! For more such ideas and makeover suggestions, write to us at shreya@shreyadesigns.com or visit shreyadesigns.com