A mix of neutral tones create a fun mosaic tile backsplash between the white cabinetry in this contemporary kitchen. The tile appears again in a little built-in office nook beneath a glass door cabinet. Two orange pendant lights add a pop of color above the small island and set of tall bar chairs.
Being thrifty also can help you find fixtures with a history. DIY blogger Dena Stormer snapped up this ceramic light fixture, from a Luby’s cafeteria, for just $40 at a flea market in Texas. All it needed was a gloss white paint to freshen it up. She made the calendar/diner sign and crafted curtains using vintage chintz fabric.
Sleek brown and white cabinets set the scene for the contemporary kitchen. A retro-style tile backsplash adds a graphic element to the space, while a large kitchen island with light blue pendant lighting provides plenty of space for family gatherings.
A much-needed home office was created by revamping a dusty garage. Retro furnishings, canned lighting and Rat Pack artwork put the office into the swing of things. Check out Sammy Davis Jr. on the walls.
White subway tile is used throughout this transitional bathroom for a clean-lined look. Retro-inspired wallpaper brings color and pattern to the space, while an open-base contemporary vanity is light and airy.
This retro-style lounge area offers plenty of seating for entertaining. Wood paneling extends up the walls and covers the ceiling and features a contemporary light pendant. Brown leather arm chairs are paired with a large sectional couch which boasts a funky colorful pattern.
Team Drew transformed this breakfast nook with a fresh coat of paint and layered lighting on HGTV's Brother vs. Brother. They opted for an L-shaped banquette with graphic throw pillows to serve as seating around the cool retro dining table.
There is no question this Boston penthouse's powder room salutes the eye-popping styles of the 1960s, with its large-patterned, floral wallpaper in yellow and brown. Yet, the white pedestal lavatory, lighted mirror and cone-shaped wall sconces present the look of today. All in all, it's a wonderfully designed room!
A living space by B.A. Torrey for the Kips Bay Decorator Show House 2018 is sultry yet sophisticated with rich charcoal walls, a chunky stone fireplace and metallic detailing. The room is full of contrasting texture, from plush velvet upholstery to brass furniture to a gold-foiled ceiling and gold light fixtures, keeping it playful and exciting.
An open floor plan with plenty of space gives this dining area its own room while keeping a cohesive look with the surrounding rooms. Retro chairs surround a circular wood dining table under a large black pendant light. Exposed wood beams cross the ceiling, adding texture and warmth to the white space.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, an updated dining room flows seamlessly into the living room, complementing the vintage design aesthetic with mid-century modern furnishings and decor. Neutral grasscloth wallpaper lines two walls and complements the soft yellow hue of the vintage dining chairs. A chrome and glass dining table and custom orb light fixture add contemporary flair to this otherwise vintage-style space.
The cousins, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri updated this home with a modern, chic look while complimenting their desired retro design. The family room has been redesigned to incorporate a yellow pendant light and retro black and blue patterned rug.
Classic French doors allow natural light to fill this soft gray bedroom, making the space feel light and fresh. Funky patterned bedding lends a retro vibe to the space, and blue accents provide an exciting dash of color.