After a long stretch of home décor ruled by white, neutral and plain palettes, color is making a striking comeback. And with color, comes pattern and texture and the risk of incorporating items previously turned down because they didn’t match the trends. It’s time to dust off the keepsakes you sent to the attic, because what’s old is new—or at least renewed—again. Try these tips to expertly blend vintage items into spaces throughout your home. We found these vintage pieces at Stash located in Birmingham.
Trade in your boring concrete planters or wicker baskets holding your fiddle leaf figs for elegant East Asian-inspired pots. They look beautiful by the hearth, in front of a window or atop an elegant sideboard.
Glam it up with Glass
Swap out your heavy wooden coffee table for a light, airy glass-topped table. Brass legs with stylized details bring instant glamour and sophistication to any room in your home.
Make a statement above his & hers sinks with a stunningly ornate pair of filigreed mirrors. While the patina of foxed mirrors may add character to a living space, the silvering can be restored if function is important to your use.
Not sure about the musty pink velour covering the club chairs you inherited from Grandma? Consider the potential once they’re recovered in a color and texture more in line with your personal style.
Raise the Bar
Consider all the exquisite touches you can add to the standard bottles and glasses on your home bar. Mix in crystal decanters, a silver tray and coasters, linen napkins and colorful vases for a spot you’ll look forward to prepping cocktails at the end of the day.
Photos courtesy of @stash_bham.