Sometimes we get the sense that people in the fifties lived in black and white. But as you can see in this collection of colorful vintage 1950s home decor photos, they lived with bright and bold hues, too.
See several vintage ways to decorate mid-century entrance halls & foyers – using authentic 1950s and 1950s finishes and colors that made them as practical underfoot as they were pleasing to the eye
In the sixties, homeowners loved using tile in the bathroom, as you can see here in this eclectic collection of vintage 1960s bathroom tile design ideas!
Look back at these great examples of more than fifty 1980s bathroom decor ideas – plus retro color schemes – that cover the gamut from elegant to eccentric to extra-dated.
Take a look back at this collection of 60 vintage ’60s bathrooms for some authentically retro home decorating inspiration!
Although tile was available in a range of hues, when it came to creating the vintage 1950s bathroom tile design ideas homeowners wanted, the most popular colors were the ones shown here.
From the middle of the 20th century, see some classic and some creative vintage 1950s kitchen tile design ideas that were popular decades ago!
While not exclusively the domain of the fifties, the popularity of vintage pink bathrooms – including pink toilets, sinks and bathtubs, and other home decor – reached its peak during the middle of the 20th century. Take a look!
If you were planning to get a new kitchen for your home in the 1950s, here are nine of the most popular mid-century kitchen remodels and floorplans you might have checked out!
Just look at the richly-textured patterns in this mid-century modern carpet! And the vintage 3-level pile apparently offered the highlights and shadows in expensive sculptured rugs.
These retro yellow kitchens – in all their buttery, warm and sunny splendor – are here for the midcentury home decor enthusiast to appreciate!
From all these beautiful Bigelow carpet styles, celebrities Lucy & Desi Arnaz chose their dream carpet to decorate their home.
Check out these fantastic vintage ’50s bathroom floors that range from the simple to the one-of-a-kind home decor!
What were popular ’50s floors like? They might have bold stripes, checkerboard squares, or many other classic and creative ideas. Take a look back!
Check out some of these colorful vintage vinyl floor tiles that people in the ’50s used to create trendy square patterns!
In the ’70s & ’80s, vintage vinyl floors like these were the must-have design touch in kitchens, family rooms, and beyond Take a look back – or look down – here!
The rooms shown here aren’t just fun to look at, they also have room to play and plenty of shelf and storage space for games and books and sports and hobby paraphernalia.
In the ’70s, the popular choice was shag carpet – with bouncier colors and more interesting textures and originality in designs than ever before.
Actual carpeting – and even shag rugs – in the food prep area? Yep, it was a thing, as these vintage kitchen carpet photos will prove!
Whether you’re renovating a 1920s home or just love the aesthetic of the era, here’s a collection of authentic tile patterns and creative designs that come straight from the late twenties.
Check out these 12 retro basement remodels, including a ranch room with a Western atmosphere, created with cowhide furniture, a totem pole, and a colorful pattern for the floor copied from a Navajo blanket.
Get some retro decorating advice and see floors from 1950s homes featuring creatively striped and checkerboard flooring patterns with two or more colors.
A kitchen remodel portfolio: Help yourself to the inspired ideas – some big, some little, all of them adaptable – in these kitchen makeovers by talented designers! Retro styles from 1978.
Once electrical power became widely-available in homes, vintage vacuum cleaners debuted, including ones from the famous Hoover brand.
Why were pink & yellow kitchens popular inn the ’50s? Because it wasn’t enough for homeowners to decorate the kitchen with just one color – they had to combine them, for a pastel buttermint effect.
Pink kitchens were trendy kitchens back in the ’50s – whether peachblow or Mamie pink, bright or pastel – women years ago loved their pink home decor!
Vintage parquet inlaid linoleum in a living room ’20s dining room decor A staircase landing with bedrooms in a vintage 1920s home ’20s home decor: Glorifying
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60 kitchen wall and floor brighteners Fresh, sunny charm Dazzle up your kitchen with today’s wall and floor coverings. Lively yellows, oranges and blues (below)