When you’re planning a new design for a room, kitchen, or bathroom, you’re not exactly prioritizing accessories. There are many other important details you need to focus on. But once the room is finished, you may find that something feels rather empty. If your rooms look dull and boring, our advice is to brighten them up with accessories. This articles focuses on some great vintage accessories that work well with any home design. They will surely bring life and beauty to your desk, bedroom, living-room, kitchen or bathroom. You can easily transform a house into a home with just a few shabby chic vintage accessories like bookends, plant pots, or candle holders here and there.
The very first thing that springs to mind when trying to dress up a shelf or a desk is using some lovely bookends. Not only will they keep your books from falling from their place (and most likely on your head), but they are great decorations that can really change the appearance of the shelves in your office or living-room.
There are some wacky vintage designs out there if you want to throw a spot of color and quirk into your room, but you can also choose a classic pair that compliments the rest of the accessories. The possibilities are really endless. With just these inexpensive and beautiful vintage accessories, you can bring into your home a little symbol to express your creativity. For instance, you might opt for vintage style Metal Bicycle Bookends, or the antique Boy & Girl Bookends Pair.
Decorations are a lot of fun to work with, since they can be placed anywhere you’d like. Your shelves are usually high on the wall so placing decorations on them will make them shine and draw attention to them. You can choose a vintage decoration that is as shiny or as demure as you want to, depending on what you are trying to achieve and incorporate it into the room.
Many vintage pieces pair well with any modern style, as they are very versatile. The best part about decorations is that you can use them to give your room the desired accents, and bring your design together. You can find many beautiful vintage kitchen accessories, such as these Chalkboard-Style Kitchen Signs, or a Magic Genie Lamp. With just a few vintage accessories, you can really turn the kitchen into the heart of your home.
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Vintage Plant Pots
If you don’t know what to do with all that empty space in your home, try decorating it with a vintage plant pot. Don’t just place an empty plant pot there though. Give a plant a home and make your room feel fresh and vibrant.Living plants are a great way to brighten up a room and turn a house into a home.
So add a vintage plant pot to the mix and you’ll have a homey feeling and a great style all in one decoration. Plants thrive on sunlight so the top shelf could be an ideal place for them. If your room is dark however, there are many plants that love shade. The Vagabond Vintage Tin Pots, or the Rustic Metal Succulent Plant Container are just two examples of beautiful vintage accessories that you can place in any home decor.
Vintage Candle Holders
Candle holders can look great around your home and they’re also great decorations to spruce up an area of the room that feels empty or dull. If you are looking for vintage bathroom accessories, candle holders are a great solution.
But just because you can buy them at any supermarket and scatter them everywhere doesn’t mean that you’re decorating your home properly. Instead of buying many generic candle holders that thousands of other people probably have as well, look for a few vintage-inspired pieces that will really add a unique touch to your home. We particularly like the Antique Chamberstick Wrought Iron Taper Candle Holder, and the Blue Rustic Wood Candleholder Set.
When choosing vintage accessories to decorate your home, you can opt for a larger, bolder items, but also for small pieces. The way that you accent and arrange them depends entirely on your taste and preferences. Get creative, and use some unique vintage accessories to help you achieve the look that you want.