Decorating Homes in Retro Style

If you are planning to enhance your home decor, then choosing a retro style can be a good idea. Retro style decor has made a comeback in a big way and is growing in more demand with its unique style and bright colors that can lend beauty to any home decor. These styles have been inspired from the past with influences from the 50’s, 60’s and the 70’s where lot of bold colors and textures were in vogue. If you want to change a dull and drab room and make it look more lively and appealing, then this style of decorating is best suited for your home.

When it comes to retro, you can look for adding anything that is colorful, funky and bold in terms of accessories, fabrics and the designs that you choose. You need not be afraid to experiment with different colors and textures when you are using this theme for your home decor. You can choose area rugs, cushions, throw away pillows with bold patterns to combine the best elements of home decor using this style.

You can even opt for beanbags, retro style chairs and patio furniture, which is growing in popularity among many home decorators. Egg chairs made using lightweight materials which are easy to maintain can also be added to the living room. Use fabrics with plaid and paisley patterns in bright colors and add some nice area rugs, which can enhance the retro look of the room. Even checkered fabrics can look good and can be effectively used in this decorating style.

There are different area rugs, which are available in various shapes, and sizes that can be used to lend a cozy and comfortable feel to your living room. You can choose some nice designs in area rugs in round, oval or rectangular shape based on the dimensions of your room. Many people use area rugs as floor coverings to lend an interesting appeal to the floors and make them look more colorful. Cushions in eye-catching shapes and colors can be used on the sofas to attract the attention of the viewers.

Besides, you can add different kinds of accessories, which includes door beads, lava lamps, sculptures and stools with bright colors along with vintage era tables to lend that retro look to your decor. If you have some retro posters of movie albums, then you can even consider framing them on the wall to attract more attention. The focal point of retro homes is the kind of colors, which are chosen to blend well with the decor. Many people use avocado green to lend a retro look to their homes but these days bright colors like purple, bright orange and other bold colors are also in vogue.

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