An antique-inspired mirror over a reclaimed wood dresser brings a vintage feel to this girl's bedroom, outfitted in blush and neutral shades. Fresh flowers and colorful personal accessories displayed as decor add pops of color and youthfulness.
Instantly add dining space to your porch with a space-saving bistro set. Here, a collapsible bistro table is paired with collapsible chairs in front of a vintage wooden dresser that serves as a plant stand.
One of the quickest ways for a media room to take on a cluttered look is by using an ill-fitting, open storage TV stand. Since the family has a large DVD collection as well as gaming systems and controllers, concealed storage for this media room was a must. To create a tailor-made storage solution, a vintage wooden dresser was retrofitted as a game storage console and placed directly under the wall-mounted flat-panel TV.
Sometimes a sense of humor in an otherwise tailored space can create a not-so-serious feeling. While Chris' bedroom walls are covered in a pinstripe wool menswear suit fabric, the juxtaposition of a white resin moose head against the tailored walls creates a light-hearted element of surprise. Since the wall application set Chris back approximately $1300, he saved on furniture by choosing a vintage wood dresser he scored for $125 at a flea market. Since dark-colored accessories could easily get lost in the navy blue tone of the pinstriped wall covering, bulky ultra-white vases were grouped together to create a strong contrast.
Accessorizing with vintage winter sporting equipment, such as skis, snowshoes, a sled and skates, gives a rustic cottage appearance to a North Carolina front porch decorated by blogger Amy Buchanan of AttaGirlSays. The sports equipment joins yard sale finds, including the table, vintage wooden toolbox and the dresser frame.
A beautiful white tile floor creates a seamless transition into the master bathroom's vanity and shower area. White mosaic tile walls provide subtle visual interest. Slim, vintage silver vases display tall decorative twigs on a rustic wood dresser. The dresser provides extra storage for towels and bathroom necessities.
With an original fireplace in the far corner, it's clear that this master bedroom is full of history and character. To complete the space and complement this elegant focal point, the designers then pulled in an antique wooden dresser, a traditional armchair and vintage artwork.
This installation of vintage Bracero hats hangs in the stairway between the first and second floor of a Mexican-inspired restaurant. The display, paired with a rustic wood dresser and mounted metal horse heads, creates an overwhelming sense of authenticity.
From the wide plank wood floors, to the walls dressed in white and beadboard, a soothing sanctuary is created for this winter and beyond. No matter the season, a vintage bar cart remains well-stocked for entertaining.
The entire dressing room and wet room feature a porcelain plank tile in a distressed wood pattern, readily sourced from a local home improvement store. Vintage Birdseye maple obtained from an estate sale was repurposed to finish the new vanity design.
This eclectic creamy orange master bedroom, featured on the HGTV series Design on a Dime, is highlighted by striking exposed wood beams and black dresser and chest that contrast with the yellow walls. The master bedroom is in a Spanish revival style home and was made over to give it a vintage look and romantic appeal.
Home decor blogger Amy Buchanan started with a yard sale table and layered in finds, such as a tobacco stick star, a pinecone garland and a frame from an old dresser. Ticking ribbon and wooden Christmas trees painted to look like old grain sacks are in keeping with the farmhouse theme. "I love collecting vintage items throughout the year, then mixing them together to create rustic and farm-style vignettes," says Buchanan, who blogs at AttaGirlSays.
A vintage mercury-glass lamp sits on the dark wood dresser, which also serves as a nightstand, in this neutral transitional bedroom. The mercury lamp complements the large silver headboard attached to the wall, while Sferra bedding creates a crisp white backdrop for custom pillows to tie the room together. Matching upholstery on a bench at the end of the bed creates a cohesive, sophisticated space.
For a meal that already requires days of prep, serving food buffet-style is a surefire way to lighten the load on the hostess. And on a holiday that's as food-centric as Thanksgiving, there's no better way to give guests the freedom to come back for a second (and third!) helping of their favorite dishes. I set up my buffet on a vintage wood sideboard. This is a great time to get creative and think about repurposing furniture from other parts of the house — an old dresser, desk or even a wood door propped up on sawhorses would make a perfect buffet.