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Add Retro Furniture to Your Kitchen Look

Written by on June 26, 2013 in Chairs, Decorating a Retro Kitchen, Retro Furniture, Tables with 1 Comment
Add Retro Furniture to Your Kitchen Look

Sometimes, it just something simple that will bring your retro kitchen look to life. Try adding furniture pieces that will reflect the feel of the 1950’s. Kitchen table and chairs make a great addition to your retro kitchen decor. Chrome Accents One of the big features that makes a 1950’s look is chrome accents on […]

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Pale Blue Teapots with Retro Designs

Pale Blue Teapots with Retro Designs

Pale blue is one of those great colors that work so well in a Retro designed kitchen. Besides, it’s one of my favorite colors to use in my kitchen. Teapots are also a favorite decorative item that I like to have on display in my kitchen. Retro Designs on Teapots The retro designs that can […]

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Creating a Retro Look in a Modern Kitchen

Written by on April 10, 2013 in Decorating a Retro Kitchen, Retro Furniture with 2 Comments
Creating a Retro Look in a Modern Kitchen

So you have a modern kitchen, with modern appliances and cabinets, but you still love that retro look of the 1950’s and you want to have that for your kitchen. How are you going to do it? Actually, that’s pretty simple. It’s all about the accent pieces that you add to your walls and counter-tops. […]

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Retro Kitchen Teapots

Creating or adding to your retro kitchen look can be easy with little accent pieces like retro teapot designs. No matter what color scheme you chose for your retro kitchen, there is a design on a teapot to match or coordinate with your colors. Florals are a big part of a retro kitchen look. In […]

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Retro Wall Calendars Make an Easy Way to Accent

Written by on September 28, 2012 in Accents for a Retro Kitchen, Retro Kitchen Accessories, Wall Decor with 1 Comment

Your retro kitchen should definitely have a retro wall calendar or two for accents. The style of the retro photos on the calendar make them perfect for your kitchen. Then it changes each month, giving you a new look with just the change of the month. If you have created a vignette of retro items […]

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Where to Shop for Retro Kitchen Stuff

Where to Shop for Retro Kitchen Stuff

You love the look of a retro kitchen, but where do you get all those great items that create the look? You might have already tried your local Walmart or Target and come up empty.  But, we have other places for you to find those great items that make the look. If you believe in […]

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Chrome and the Retro Kitchen

Written by on July 27, 2012 in Decorating a Retro Kitchen, Retro Kitchen Accessories with 1 Comment
Chrome and the Retro Kitchen

Chrome is one of those parts that make the accents for a retro look. It was a newly created metal in the 1950’s and became very popular. You see it edging retro kitchen furniture, used around clock faces and accenting many kitchen items. Even if you don’t have the fabulous retro kitchen tables and chairs, […]

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Create Vignettes to Achieve a Retro Kitchen

Create Vignettes to Achieve a Retro Kitchen

Vignettes – sounds interesting doesn’t it? They are just small groupings of items, usually themed, set off in an unused area. Think about the areas in your kitchen where you wouldn’t normally think to group a few items together. Parts of your counters, off in corners, a windowsill, even a corner of your eating area. […]

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Mix and Match Retro and Vintage

Mix and Match Retro and Vintage

Your retro kitchen style doesn’t need to eliminate vintage or antique. You can carry your retro style with older items as well. Mix and match of both vintage and retro can result in a great looking kitchen. Talented decorator, Mandee has shown us how with an article about her sister’s kitchen. In Retro Ideas – […]

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Color Schemes for a Retro Kitchen

Written by on April 20, 2012 in Decorating a Retro Kitchen with 4 Comments
Color Schemes for a Retro Kitchen

When you want to convert your standard boring kitchen into a retro look, you will want to consider your color scheme. Even if you don’t gut your kitchen and start from scratch, you’ll still want to think about colors. Retro items have certain color schemes of their own. Pastel colors, like aqua blue, pale green […]

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