When Is A Kitchen Retro ?
The Red And White Vintage Kitchen
As you already know if you have been following my blog or reading my books, I have a special place in my heart for "red and white" kitchens. I love the look of a red and white vintage kitchen.I just don't think of "red and white" as Retro. Now it's interesting, if you add a black and white or even large red and white tiled floor to a kitchen and accessorize with vintage red and white kitchen collectibles, bingo...you are in the Retro zone.
Basically "Retro" is when the outcome is hip, cool, design conscious. You can be stylish or
grandma-ish! It all depends on how you "put it together".
Image on top courtesy of http://manolohome.com/2009/10/22/ntb-loves-checkerboard-floors/
Image on bottom from http://ths.gardenweb.com
C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café. To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org Visit my website, CDianneZweig.com Dianne is a member of: The American Society of Journalists and Authors The Society of Professional Journalists