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Retro Décor styles to Go For in 2022

I am quite suspicious when it comes to old-fashioned style. I am quite keen on going for pieces that have the 70s vibe. Last month, I got excited to have a new (old) heater from my husband’s uncle. It’s a vintage piece.

But the retro décor is not only the furniture that is found at our grandparents’ house. Unlike vintage, which really uses original pieces, retro is inspired by items and prints from previous decades, mainly from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s, as an updated reinterpretation.

Not only the mix of strong colours, but also different materials and textures are some of the factors that make the retro decor so full of personality. But it doesn’t mean you need to make big changes in your rooms.

A mix of modern elements and vintage items will do. A few key items are enough. The change doesn’t have to take place in the whole house.

Where to start?

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To design your retro decor, it’s important to list all the items you want to buy, whether it’s appliances, small appliances, or decorative objects. Charity shops and online retro shops are places to go for.

You will find several options that can help you in this mission, such as paintings, lamps, lamps, dressing tables and much more! Enjoy!

kitchen

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I guess kitchen is ten best room to start creating a retro space. The main tip is always investing in appliances with a design from decades old. It can be a stove or the refrigerator, for example.

S appliances such as food mixers are also an option. In this case, always pick a nice corner to show it off. Another clever alternative is giving a retro finish to some appliances that are in in good conditions.

Investing in a retro fridge is also a great alternative. Colours like gem yellow, sky blue and red can guarantee the desired effect.

Living Room

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I don’t know about you, but I quite the idea of using pastel colours to make a room out stand. For this reason, I guess a pastel floral wallpaper would be a classic option for anyone looking to create a retro room.

In this case, it’s worth investing in retro furniture, such as dressers, bedside table, dresser with colourful drawers. Also, don’t forget the decorative items that can make all the difference, such as pictures, a lampshade and a yellow or red lamp, for example.

If you want to go further, what about a creative exhibition of printed photos? In this case, you can bet on both the picture frame and the picture clothesline. And, before revealing, it’s worth editing the files and turning them into black and white or applying the sepia tone, which refers to the old.

Hallway

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Another space that deserves a bit of retro vibe is our hallway. A rack for a retro room may be small and simple, but it usually has impressive details that make all the difference in the decoration.

If the environment is already very colourful, prefer the wooden retro room rack, preferably with round handles. Even if it’s in a neutral colour, it helps to complement the environment in just the right measure. Then just add decorative elements such as a frame and potted plants in vibrant shades!

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Interior Design to Boost Your Mental Health

What are you looking for when you think about home décor? First, we would like to invest in quite functional and aesthetically pleasing house or apartment.

But what about the quality of life? Do you think about your home in favour of your well-being? What else can a home decor project contribute to your daily life?

In time like this when we were confined at home our relationship with time and space has changed. If before we didn’t have time because of routine and responsibilities, now we have plenty of time in hands.

This quarantine can bring mental disorders related to anxiety or depression to many people, so it is important that we keep ourselves entertained and take care of our mental health. Have a tidy and organised home is part of this deal. Plus, interior design can boost your mental health.

If you pay some attention to this from now to go, will start to see your home differently from now on! So, let’s get down to business and see how interior design can improve your health.

Personalise it

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There is nothing more personal and cosier than placingphotos of family and friends and display decorative items that have meaning. Adding things to the space that bring a memory to mind and a smile on your face is a great way to lighten your mood and make you feel truly at home.

Natural Light

Let the light in! Natural light is not only an instant mood booster, it can also be beneficial to your bank account. It reduces energy costs with unnatural lighting and saves money. Allow light into the room to help relieve stress and anxiety, and naturally boost your immune system.

Aromatherapy

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Smells, scents, and different aromas. Using scents to create a comfortable and refreshing environment is part of the game. Aromatherapy is an ancient therapeutic technique that uses the properties of essential oils to restore physical, psychic, and spiritual balance. It’s powerful.

Green Areas

Green is great! And plants are the perfect way to get nature’s vibrations indoors. Fill the room with leaves and herbs that not only look beautiful but also make the air cleaner. There are a variety of species that require minimal maintenance and do not need constant care, such as succulents.

Decluttering

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Clutter can cause overstimulation and unnecessary stress. It can make the rooms distracting and make you feel overwhelmed.

Take the time to organize your home and reorganize the things that were on your mind. If you’re not a fan of cleaning, hire a company or person that will help you organize your life and take the mess off your shoulders.

Cosy it Up

There’s no better feeling than coming home after a stressful day to relax, put your feet up, and let go of whatever is creating tension in your body. This is heaven!

Making the space cosy and comfortable is an important part of making a house feel like home and consequently, allowing tension to be released.

Some parts of your house should be a place where relaxation is natural, including blankets, sheets, pillows, and comfortable touches that make you feel that an extra dose of calm is vital.

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Ideas on How to Decorate a Dining Table

Who does not love a dining table?

It is certainly one piece that I would spend a lot of time choosing the best model for my future home.  But I also know that choosing the best dining table can be a tricky thing.

Depending on the space we have, you can invest in a dining table that will be functional and not only a piece of decoration. A table that will be compliment the style of any room in your house and draw anyone’s attention.

On the other hand,if we have a somewhat more functional and less elegant dining table, this article is the ideal one for you. 

We are going to show you the best tricks to decorate it and that it remains a totally unbeatable result.

Rectangular Table

Here is my favourite type of table. Do not ask me why, but when I think about a perfect dining table, everything that comes to my mind is an elegant and rustic wooden rectangular table that can be functional and placed as a decorative piece as well.

You can make multiple combinations that fit well your style and space. Or simply mix elements such as a vase and some books, or some candles and ornamental figures.

Symmetrical Tables

Here is for the trendy ones. The symmetric tables are perfect adding to small spaces. You can place a vase in the centre or at one end of the dining table.

You can opt for a simple or rather minimalist design, or choose one made of a material that best matches the table. The idea is always adding a wow factor to the table.

Round Tables

We usually see round tables as a less functional one because of its size and shape. You will not need to fill them to make them totally elegant and with a personal style.

You will do the opposite. In fact, the trick is not to overload them. But use ornaments in a clever way to bring a minimalistic style to this.

You just need some flowers to give it some colour. Or you can always use smaller pieces to give it an elegant touch to it.

Other Ideas

You do not need to rely on the shape of your table to choose the best decoration. Just let your imagination runs wild, giving your personal touch to it.

You can always DIY your table adding different colours, textures, and features to it.

Glassware and trays are another quite popular options that will bring some life a more decorative elements to your table.  

Plants are also a timeless decorative and creative feature. But if you have cats, like I do, it will be a bit trick to keep them far from it. Plants gives any dining table luminosity, freshness, joy, and vitality. It is like having a touch of nature in your room.