Vintage finds are artfully displayed in every room in this home. By the desk, a colorful handmade jacket adds a splash of bright color that accentuates the reds found in the various books, and the yellow of the ottoman. Even the wood tone of the floor is tied into this colorful piece.
The homeowners loved their collection of antique prints, but wanted a refreshing way to display them, so designers hung them in a modern grouping on either side of the secretary to make the presentation more interesting.
An assortment of bottle storage shelves gives a pleasing look to this wine closet. A vintage corkscrew display is a simple and fitting way to decorate the space. The warm wood is balanced by cool toned countertop and stone floor tiles.
Keep spring and summer blossoming by using flowers in vintage recycled vases. The light cascades into the room through large windows and across peach drapery, bringing a sense of warmth and coziness to the living space year round.
Vintage hand tools are assembled into an artful display on the second floor of this Mexican restaurant near the exposed kitchen. The restaurant's design is a sophisticated nod to the burgeoning farm-to-table movement in Tijuana, Mexico.
Create interest and texture with a collection of everyday and vintage bathroom items. This Victorian Gothic wall cabinet is filled with vintage cosmetic jars, ivory grooming implements, shells, sponges, towels and soaps. “If you have glass-fronted shelves, use it as an opportunity not just for storage but for display of interesting objects,” says Susan Sully, author of the book “Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques” in which this home was featured. Sully also recommends painting the back of a cabinet a dark color to make light objects really stand out.
Vintage window displays from women's fashion boutiques are beautiful accessory options. For graphic shape, course texture and a touch of bright white, this glove form is added to the mantel as a sculptural piece.
This teen bedroom features all-over music memorabilia, including a hanging acoustic guitar and bedside vintage record player. A Union Jack comforter is draped over the reclaimed wood bed, while built-in underbed shelving provides the perfect spot for displaying books.
A round ruffle-framed mirror anchors the wall above a rustic wine and liquor storage cabinet with shelving for glassware and bar accessories. Industrial and vintage accents play together in this functional and efficient space highlighted by yellow trellis wallpaper.
This country music rising star wanted a place to write her number ones, so designers took inspiration from music city itself. One the walls, Nashville concert posters are hung, along with an autographed guitar. Vintage items, such as a pink vintage record player and transistor radio, mix with more modern elements, such as the large teal chairs, to combine a space that is both cozy and creative.
Using wash tape to mount metal clips is an intriguing and stylish twist on the traditional picture frame display. The rusted looking finish of these clips adds texture and a vintage feel to the postcard display.