Accessories Create Kitchen Decorating Themes

Written by on December 14, 2013 in Accents for a Retro Kitchen, Decorating a Retro Kitchen with 4 Comments

Kitchen Decorating themesCreating kitchen decorating themes can be easy when you make use of accessories and accent pieces. Plenty of theme ideas come from the things that you love. Whether you see a particular accessory in a picture, in a friend’s kitchen, or even an online product, you will see ideas for themes.

Accessories That Attract You

Think about the different kitchen accessories that you have seen. Those that are attractive to you. Maybe you see a retro step stool that reminds you of your grandmother’s kitchen. Maybe you see a bright blue mixing bowl that causes you to say “wow.” These are the accessories that will lead you to one of the kitchen decorating themes.

That step stool will lead you to a retro or vintage kitchen theme. The bright blue mixing bowl could represent a more modern style for your theme. It’s all about the things that you love. You want to surround yourself with plenty of accessories that make you feel good.

Kitchen Decorating Themes

You probably already know that kitchen decorating themes are many. You can choose from any number of decor styles, looks or particular items to represent your theme. Even favorite colors can be a theme. Kitchen decorating themes can be just about anything that you like. Here are just a few to think about.

  • retro, vintage, antique
  • country
  • modern, bold
  • minimal
  • Italian Tuscan
  • Bistro, Fat Chef
  • whimsical
  • fruits, like Apple, Pear, Grape
  • black and white
  • sunny yellow
  • favorite flowers

You can see from this sampling of kitchen decorating themes that just about anything can work. The important part is to go for what you love, what attracts you, what makes you happy.

Simple Decorating with Accessories

Whatever theme you like, you can make your decorating easy with simple accessories. Personally, I hate repainting. So I make use of accent pieces to change my themes around. And I do love to change my themes!

Although, this is focused on kitchen decorating themes, the same suggestions and ideas apply to any room in your home. All it takes to create your theme is to add in the appropriate accessories and accent pieces. For example, your favorite color is blue and you love the retro look. Just about anything from the 1950’s is attractive to you. More attractive if it happens to be blue.

Add those items to your kitchen. Hang groupings of retro signs on the walls, set your table with retro-looking blue placemats and use blue retro canister sets on your kitchen counter tops. These are all simple accessories that will create your retro blue theme.

Choosing what you love, what is attractive to you, will create one of those perfect kitchen decorating themes for you. It’s the accessories, that are not very expensive, that will make your kitchen a room you love to be in. And isn’t that the best reason to re-decorate a room?

 

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