You could spot that Laura Ashley Home vibe at a glance – those patterns (often florals) with a warm and cozy English country feel. And in the 80s and 90s, Americans loved them. See dozens of vintage LAH styles here.
In this purple & white guest room bedroom from 1942, a lavender floral pattern sang out from the curtains, the chaise lounge, the bed, and the walls.
Dark on blue striped decor teamed up with reversed tones in the wallpaper for a captivating scheme in this vintage study/guestroom from 1970.
This cute and creative 1930s attic bedroom made the most of its space by incorporating custom-built canopy beds that fit perfectly under the eaves on each side.
This cheerful bedroom decor from the 60s was warm and sunny – aglow with yellow, the go-with-anything color.
Daintily figured walls and crisp dimity curtains featured in this guest bedroom from the 1920s, with Early American furniture and a floor of deep blue linoleum.
Radiant as an April morning, this 1930s guest bedroom extended a warm welcome with shades of coral pink and shimmering silver fabric.
In this guest bedroom, two plaid-covered four-poster beds got energy from the yellow background of the fabric, as well as how the colored stripes were accented elsewhere in the room.
This shipshape gray-clad tiny guest bedroom for two was cleverly made from just a little bit of space. See how it was done!
A fresh pattern on the wall – like this black & white wallpaper – works bigger decorating wonders than almost anything else you can do.
This vintage mid-century modern model home – the House & Garden magazine Hallmark House for 1963 – offered nearly 5000 square feet of beautiful 60s style.
If you were a child or a parent in the seventies, or are looking to the past to style something new, you’ll love this sunny trip back down memory lane. We’ve tracked down some of the coolest, trendiest vintage kids’ bedroom makeovers from the 1970s. Take a look!
This 1973 House of the Year showcase had a variety of furnishings and fixtures that would be on the market the following year. Take a look inside!
The mark of the guest room is its appointments. It should be fitted with all the comforts that art and ingenuity provide in house furnishings. Here are some vintage tips!