At first glance this blue and white kitchen looks traditional, but thanks to the retro stools, colorful backsplash, open shelving, pendant lighting, and contemporary pulls on the cabinets, it has a contemporary twist.
This eclectic blue kitchen design features a peacock feather mural on the ceiling above the kitchen island, blue tiled floor, wood cabinets, new appliances, retro blue stools, backsplash, and recessed lighting.
This snazzy retro nook features a starburst mirror, gray patterned wallpaper and an assortment of funky eclectic accessories, including a golden stool shaped as a tooth. The nook fits in perfectly with the neutral living room's overall aesthetic.
This backyard makeover from DIYNetwork's Yard Crashers is a multi-purpose space with a wooden pergola covering an entertaining space with a retro metal dining set. Further in to the yard, a custom bar with wooden bar stools overloooks a water feature and small garden bed.
This rustic kitchen space features a large painted green kitchen island with a gray stone fireplace that acts as a divider between the two breakfast bar areas. White stools and several pendant lights add modern touches to the space, while a vintage stove lends a retro vibe.
Find a new use for old and unused items. In this kitchen in Susan Sully’s book, “Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques," a vintage step stool, repurposed as a table that now holds a bowl of lemons, fills an empty space leading into the pantry. To further the retro aesthetic, the walls are painted a light shade of green, and subway tile is used as the backsplash.