The kitchen of this home needed to have character like the rest of this vintage home so designers added bright, bold colors and mixed shiny, smooth textures with vintage favorites. The bright blue backsplash was one of the flashy, glamorous pieces and by mixing that with more traditional cabinets, the space gets a touch of the old world and the new.
This elegant kitchen flows seamlessly into the rest of this updated 1940s home. The character in this kitchen, used by adding bright tones and mixing them with vintage inspired elements, perfectly fits the character of this renovated charmer.
This 1940s home needed a kitchen whose character matched the rest of the home but still had all of the modern conveniences new constructions enjoy. By mixing different textures, using recycled materials and cement tiles designers were able to achieve a vintage feel in the space. Then, modern, stainless steel appliances were added to add an additional element of glamour to the space.
This sitting nook is furnished with vintage decor that gives the space charm and charisma. The chairs are from the 1950s and the bistro table is 1940s. Nothing like decade blending to create a singular look.
Black-and-white marble tile floors, silver-blue walls and charcoal gray concrete counters add trendy charm to this 1940s bathroom. A beveled mirror and wall sconces add glamour above the white vanity and vessel sink.
To create a glamorous updated kitchen, designers added shiny materials, such as this blue glass tile backsplash, in combination with recycled vintage materials to give the space character to match the rest of this 1940s home.
This Colonial home was built it the early 1940s, so the rooms -- including this living room -- are small. By flooding the space with light and selecting small scale furniture with big details, the space achieves a grand yet uncluttered feel in limited quarters.
This craftsman style home was built in the 1940s and remodeled to preserve the historical character while adding modern amenities. The updated kitchen features Alder cabinetry with glass-front cabinets and an understated backsplash that brings out the warm browns in the wood.
The 1940s Duncan Phyfe dining table was extended to seat six with a sleek Carrara marble top. Velvet Pandros Gold fabric energizes the traditional dining chairs, while velvet head chairs are a breath of fresh air. A sculptural pendant tops off the eclectic design.
This bedroom oozes glamour from floor to ceiling. With an elegant headboard panel and diamond-pattern wall treatment, the room feels like 1940s Hollywood. A workstation is cleverly placed at foot of bed to make the most of the space.
For the full kitchen remodel of this 1940s south Minneapolis home, the homeowners removed a large wall radiator and replaced it with a toe kick heater, allowing them to capture the whole back wall for added cabinetry and countertop space. The design was created to maintain the historic value of the home.