Doing a full makeover to a kitchen isn’t something that’s easily afforded. This can require a lot of money, time and effort and not all of us can go through such a hassle. However, there are some vintage touches you can add to your kitchen to create a warm and unique look without having to spend a lot of money.
The best way to display vintage accessories is by using open shelves or glass fronted cupboards. Also, if there’s a free space between the top of your cabinets and the ceiling, it can be used to display many beautiful things. Before splashing out on as many accessories as possible, remember that less is more. The last thing you need is unnecessary clutter in your own new kitchen.
The most important thing to consider when buying vintage accessories for your kitchen is to look for items that can be both decorative and functional. There are many functional vintage accessories you can add to give your kitchen the look you’re after without spending your hard-earned money.
These include crockery mixing bowls, yellow ware bowls, antique cookie jars and cobalt blue glassware. You can also add a teapot set and a vintage kitchen clock that complement the décor. Vintage utensils can truly add a charming look in your kitchen. You can display them on wall-mounted hooks or in a stoneware crock on top of the counter.
You can add a bold splash of color by displaying some brightly colorful vintage towels. Also, vintage colorful curtains and vintage scatter rug can finish off the look pretty amazingly. There are many styles of rugs you can opt for including braided rugs, hooked rugs and linoleum rugs.
If you’ve enough budget, you can go for some vintage-looking appliances like coffee makers, salt and pepper fillers, juicers, mixers, toasters and microwaves. You can even go for a retro refrigerator in colors like green, yellow or flamingo.
Search through online antique stores for kitchen collectibles at affordable prices. You can also find a lot of good items at garage sales and thrift stores, but make sure you pay them an early visit in order to scoop up the real treasures before anyone else do. Eventually you’ll have a room filled with your favorite items that reflects your personality like no other.