Vintage Style 142 Ideabooks

12 Inspiring Real-Life Vintage Kitchens
We lived in our house for 12 years before we remodeled our kitchen. For 12 years we had original 1941 cabinets, stained Formica counters and a collection of the cheapest white appliances available. Basically, a version of what many homeowners and renters...
Show Your Resourceful Side With Vintage Coastal Style
Soft pastels, bleached wood, faded linens, gauzy muslins, found objects and distressed paint finishes all define the vintage coastal look. This style is resourceful — nothing is discarded. Instead, new ways are found to use worn or mismatched items....
Pitch Some Retro-Cool Camping Style at Home
After seeing Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson's latest film creation, I found myself with a nostalgic longing for a summer camp experience I never had. It didn't help that Camp Yawgoog,...
On Trend: Vintage Camera Decor
In a photographic world that now revolves around the digital picture, everyone is looking for ways to give more meaning and history to images. From apps like Instagram that apply old-school camera effects to the niche popularity of reissued retro cameras,...
Houzz Tour: Black and White in Idaho
Sticking to a black and white color palette is harder than it looks. Add dealing with a rental home's quirks and the needs of a toddler, and you have quite the design...
Vintage School Desks Go to the Head of Design Class
During my elementary school days, the last thing on my mind was how cute our classroom desks were. I had more important things to ponder, like who might have the most tradable lunch that day. Not until the ink was dry on my college diploma did it occur...
Renewed Classic: Gooseneck Barn Lights
When people ask me what "vintage modern" means, I flub over words but will direct them to a picture of a barn light and say "that's it." These fixtures have been, well, a fixture on farms and in workshops for many years. They were designed to stand up...
8 Resourceful Nightstand Alternatives
Thinking outside the box when it comes to home decor is not only good for design; it's good on the pocketbook. Many homeowners purchase two matching nightstands when furnishing the bedroom. If that route is not your style or not in the budget, you'll...
5 Modern Vintage Design Lessons From Emily Chalmers
Before upcycling, thrift store diving and sorting through Grandma's linen closet became hip, London interior stylist Emily Chalmers had her finger on the pulse of all things vintage. She's always loved...
Houzz Tour: A Fixer-Upper Becomes a Labor of Love
Katherine Fugit and her husband, Conan, fell in love with their home upon first sight — even though the house was previously bank owned, without heating and riddled with black, liquid-oozing...
American Icons: Coca-Cola Classic
When I moved to Atlanta, I noticed that the antiques stores and flea markets were teeming with vintage Coca-Cola pieces (even old bottles that were still full of soda). What also struck me is that there is a huge market for it here. Many Atlantans have...
My Houzz: Sweetly Charming Ohio Family Cottage
Eclectic auction finds, handmade case goods, beautiful antiques and cherished family treasures have turned this family cottage into a warm and well-loved home. Donnie and Emma Salyer began renting their home in 1973 and bought it one year later. Over...
How to Really Score at the Flea Market
If you're not a seasoned shopper, flea markets can be difficult places to navigate. But there are a lot of ways to ensure you're getting a good deal while having a fun, relaxing Saturday or Sunday in the process. Prepare yourself with these eight tips...
Rooms Look Picture Perfect With Vintage Cameras
Even before digital cameras stormed the photography scene, old film cameras have always had an edgy, hip vibe. They're plentiful on the market, and you can often score great deals, so they can be an affordable way to spark your interiors with a collected...
Multipurpose Wonders: Vintage Crates
Root beer, bananas, vino, ammo ... vintage wooden crates have held onto it all at one time or another. These charming boxes deserve to live a second life. Not only do they make handy storage vessels, but their aged wood, faded painted logos and...
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