You know how much we love vintage home decor. That’s why today we are going to talk about some trends that should have never go out of style. From quality craftsmanship to retro seating, we’d love to see these classic furniture ideas come back in style. Keep scrolling and get inspired…
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Breakfast nooks built right into kitchens have been around since the ’20s, but they really hit their stride in the late ’40s and ’50s, when uncomfortable pews made way for cozy banquette-style booths.
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Why buy a plain old white refrigerator when you could have one in a pastel shade? That seemed to be the thinking in the ’50s, and we can’t help but long for this lovely, cheery look today.
Bye, modern minimalist sofas! We’d like to welcome back a much cozier trend: tufted vintage velvet couches that are actually comfortable.
OK, so the ’60s and ’70s trend of sunken rooms with built-in seating might be a bit difficult to pull off in your home, but you can create the same kind of atmosphere by arranging the furniture to focus on conversations with each other rather than the TV.
Antique brass furniture, like beds, bring a luxe quality to homes that we’d love to see again.
Another piece of furniture that merged function with beauty? Antique wardrobes, or armoires, which offer extra space to compensate for teeny tiny closets.
The digital age diminished demand for gorgeous wooden writing desks (whether pedestal, secretary, or rolltop), but we think it’s about time to bring back the stately furniture—and letter-writing, for that matter.
Don’t you miss the early 1900s where function and form were both found in a piece? You could display it in your home and use them for a daily grind activities. Take this American Empire-style, or Federal chest, which could be used as a dresser in the bedroom or entry.
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