Do you want to give your home a vintage style? We bring you several ideas to decorate your home with vintage products in an original way.
Are you looking for vintage products to get an original decoration where they exist? You are in the best place.
Choosing ornaments to decorate a house is not an easy task and if you also want to make a “nutty” mix, combine new and old items, so that the space is as harmonious as possible … that’s when your eye starts to blink quickly and strangely.
And it is that, along the way, many doubts may arise: that if you merge vintage with the newest, that if you choose 100% vintage, that if old items are becoming more expensive … What is clear is that you can trust us so that -thanks to some tips- your house takes on a special air.
It is important that you know that vintage products are objects inspired by the past, that appeal to nostalgia, and that seek to evoke emotions. They are unique products and with a lot of history! What have they seen, heard, or experienced? We could start thinking and never finish.
Of course, there is a tendency to use “retro” as a synonym for “vintage”. So that you do not confuse them, below we explain how they differ:
What is vintage style?
The vintage style is inspired by the decoration of the 50s, 60s, and 70s, that is, they are items that must be at least 20 years old. In addition, they have a series of characteristics that make them unique. Ideally, they should be original from the time with a story behind them and that the passage of time and use can be appreciated in them. Style full of personality, vintage decoration tends to combine very well with industrial, rustic, and Scandinavian style.
And the retro style?
Retro style refers to decorative pieces made today but inspired by other times. That is, the difference is that retro accessories are currently created, but with aged finishes imitating the aesthetics of the past.
Where can you get vintage objects?
Vintage objects are often passed down from generation to generation. Who doesn’t have something vintage in their house that belonged to their grandmother or great-grandfather? But, don’t worry if this is not your case, you can find a wide variety of vintage products online so you can choose the one that best suits your home decor.
How to introduce a vintage item into home decor?
It is vital that it does not go unnoticed. If you are going to introduce a vintage piece at home, you should try to make it the focus of attention within the chosen space and thus stand out from the other objects. It must be the protagonist wherever it is placed. If not, what’s the point?
What vintage products can give your home a special touch?
You have a whole world ahead of you when it comes to vintage items for the home, we have selected these 4 categories of items that, due to their originality, history, and use, are the most popular. There they go!
Vintage photo camera
Old cameras are one of the most successful vintage elements in the world of decoration. They do not clash and can be placed almost anywhere in the house. They have the power to give personality to the space in which it is located.
If you want it to stand out -but not much-, you can place it on the shelf in the living room along with other elements. If, on the other hand, you prefer it to take center stage, place it on a small table next to a series of photographs of your travels in a small corner of the room. It will catch everyone’s attention!
Another option is to place it at the entrance of the house or hang it on the wall of any room. And if you have several of them, you can make a small collage, frame them and place them on the wall, you will be crazy about the effect! There are even those who create lamps with the body of a reflex camera.
We invite you to visit our old photography section, you can find vintage cameras, lenses, and accessories that will give you many ideas.
The inclusion of antique clocks in the decoration is taking incredible popularity. There seems to be a nostalgic yearning for quality watches from a pre-digital era. They are objects of great value and, of course, original and unique. In short, they have their own character.
Having a vintage clock as a decorative element offers you the opportunity to create a very personal atmosphere and, at the same time, with character. And, of course, its longevity is confirmed. It is a piece of history that will give a certain air of distinction to the room in which it is located.
You can place it in the living room, bedroom, kitchen or main room, in the latter the needle ones are very beautiful. Bet on a vintage watch, they are objects that will never lose their charm.
Whether you are a passionate gamer or have never played the console in your life, it is one of the quintessential vintage furnishing articles. The different sizes, colors, and designs make them not clash in a living room, game room, and even in the kitchen. A Nintendo Gold Cliff, Squish, or Zelda can unleash the madness of the odd guest.
And we come to the vintage element par excellence: the telephone. They are the most attractive items and if they still work, enjoy a whole experience, but, yes, would you know how to deal with this type of phone? It seems easy but surely if you try it, it won’t come out the first time.
The old phones are usually placed in the living room or hall. They give a very special touch as well as elegant. The most classic is the telephones with the shape of dialing, roulette, or wall.
Now that you know how you can give an original touch to your home, you just have to visit our sections of old products and start imagining how they would look in what corners of your house. It’s time to turn your house into a home!