When thinking back what comes to mind when you think Retro? Is it the colors, orange, avocado green or that yellow? Maybe shag carpet comes to mind.
The retro style is definitely making a comeback. Are you thinking about doing a home make over and adding some retro furniture and accessories?
First thing you might think of is it affordable? The styles of the 60s and 70s were all about the color. You might have purchased a house that was built in this time period and a lot of times the original owner left it exactly the way it was first built. The first thing you will notice is the color palate.
With any decorating you can always find cheaper ways to to incorporate this retro design into your home. One way is to start with picking the wall color. Once this is done you can go on to picking the retro furniture. Sometimes if you find a leather office chair australia that you like it might have to be reupholstered. In the 60s-70s plaids designs and colorwas very in style. You can also mix various pattern to get that retro feel. Another cheaper alternative is, maybe you still really like the modern couch you have. Purchasing fabric in a retro design and making your own throw pillows is a good option. If you arent that crafty then you can always buy pillows.
A huge focal point in any living room is an area rug! So many different designers are making shag rugs! In lots of different colors.This would give a great retro look to your room. Next retro furniture. This style has really made a comeback in the last few years. The white plastic tables that are shaped like a tulip have really taken off in style especially with the younger ones.
Bean Bag chairs were also very hip in the 60s and 70s. Dont forget the inflatable ones too. There are so many different accessories you can add to your room to give it a retro feel. Record players were extremely popular and also the sounds they give off is like nothing else. If you decide to buy some lamps the lava lamp is always a good choice. If you are going for the younger look and want to find some retro or remade posters of the Rolling Stones or maybe the Beatles to add that retro flare then you can frame and hang them on the wall.
There are so many hip stores mainly found in downtown areas or modern boutiques that offer the vintage retro furniture and accessories. These types of store can help you add the retro flare you are looking for. So grab your paint brush find some unique pieces of retro furniture and accessories and get busy!!