Sunday, January 3, 2010

Plan a Retro Room Around Colorful Kitschy Textiles

Retro Cool Colors To Build a Room Around

Spice up your Retro home with some funky kitchen textiles. Say good bye to boring beige...add some colorful kitschy towels and tablecloths for the New Year.

Go Quirky This Year

Use the colors and patterns in vintage textiles to help you plan a color scheme for your room. Get something you would never of dreamed of doing...add purple...add orange....
add sunflower yellow.

Change Your
Boring Kitchen

Wake's time for some real Retro and Kitsch! Add some fun accessories such as a retro bowl with plastic fruit. Or buy some odd ball salt and pepper shakers and amuse your guests with some real Retro crazy entertaining.

Off The Wall Ideas

1. Paint your kitchen walls a bright color.

2. Change the color fo your kitchen table.

3 Paint the chairs in your kitchen in different Retro wild colors.

4. Paint an an old bookcase a vibrant color and hang it on the wall.

5.Add polka dots to your furnishings

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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 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 cafĂ©.

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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for stopping by - you have a great blog! I'll definitely be back for a return visit.