On the other side of the room, a bookshelf displays some of the owners' favorite items: vintage books, ceramic vases and woven baskets from their travels abroad. Guests will love admiring these pieces while they wait for dinner.
Ceramic table lamps on the nightstands have a cutaway accent that creates a vintage vibe. This nightstand also includes a potted palm plant by the lamp that fits with the island theme of this well-detailed space.
Inspired by the idea of a well-traveled woman, this dressing room pairs a glamorous Victorian-style bench with two Chinese ceramic vases. The result is an elegant yet eclectic seat on which to lounge before getting ready for a night on the town. Two floor-to-ceiling armoires ensure that the lady of the house has many outfits to choose from.
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.
This traditional living room fireplace is highlighted by a display of antique and vintage green glass vases and objects, white ceramic planters, and antique books alongside emerald green hand painted wallpaper.
Designer Leanne Ford keeps the look interesting in this white living room by mixing new and vintage pieces and using a compelling blend of materials—wood, ceramic, fringe, baskets, as seen on HGTV's Restored by the Fords.
A bright white mantel displays a variety of green accessories, adding color to the space. An interesting ceramic vase houses white flowers while green glass candlesticks hold green taper candles. A vintage fabric screen decorates the adjacent wall.
Organic, earthy details like ceramics, plants, wood and leather add richness to a room. Think about ways to mix in vintage items and new purchases to achieve the ideal blend of casual luxury without breaking the bank.
For your DIY wedding centerpiece, gather the following materials: spray paint matching your table colors, ceramic candleholders, small oval photo frames, printable table numbers, vintage saucers, gold crepe paper, scissors, hot glue, foamy double-sided tape and paper rosebud embellishments.
In this country style kitchen, open shelving is used to display ceramic tableware; vintage country touches are displayed on top of the cabinet, including a sign for butter and eggs, a basket, and an iron watering can. A small desk makes this space functional and stylish.
This crisp white cottage kitchen is both beautiful and functional. Open shelves display all-white dishes and vintage pieces. The bead board wall combined with the ceramic backsplash gives the space texture, form and function . The farmhouse sink is a standout feature against the neutral colored limestone countertops.
On top of each chest sits a white ceramic table lamp with white linen shade that provides light for bedtime reading. On this side, the top of the chest also includes interior design books, a vintage black top hat and a blue globe that add personality to the room.
An exposed kitchen creates a lively environment in this restaurant kitchen that's both rustic and modern. Subway tiles, ceramic tiles and chrome pendant lamps feel contemporary, while wood ceilings, exposed ductwork and wood furniture echo a homestyle design scheme. The vintage-style restaurant sign add the room's pop of color: a vibrant red.
Kari McIntosh Dawdy selected the perfect color of taupe/gray for this remodeled, vintage kitchen that not only provides contrast against the white cabinetry but allows eclectic accessories, such as this bright green tray and ceramic owl, to take center stage. The countertop also complements the gray and white marble backsplash for a blended look.
Build manager Dan Faires found the vintage sign that sits above the bench from a local sheet metal company that went out of business in 1931. The eye-catching sign with a bold mustard-colored background and custom frame decorates the wall and adds local flavor. A fun black ceramic boots-shaped umbrella stand with a glossy finish offers a way to keep wet umbrellas out of the home’s main living spaces.