Deciding what kind of look would look good in your kitchen is a difficult mission. There are many different styles to choose from and you may’ve already fallen in love with each of them for different reasons. One of the most beautiful styles that has made a comeback recently is the retro style. The idea of revitalizing the warmth and coziness you used to feel in your grandmother’s kitchen is mesmerizing. Keep reading in order to start knowing how to achieve that fascinating look in your kitchen.
The first thing you want to do when you start decorating your kitchen is choosing a color palette. Colors like mod blue, turquoise, sunny yellow, brown, green and orange are whispering retro style. You can have all the elements of the retro style in your kitchen in a brilliantly sleek way and leave the retro cluttered look out.
After choosing what color palette you’re sticking with, take paint cards with you while shopping for accessories and fixtures. Kitchen walls and floor should be at the top of your list. Go for checkerboard or hardwood floor while opting for a neutral color for your walls like buttercup.
One of the perfect choices of retro kitchen cabinets is midcentury modern. This beautiful style of cabinets features geometric shapes and streamlined lines. It’s been made to be mostly functional and sleek with minimal decorative ornaments. This type of cabinets comes in a variety of shapes and colors to choose from according to your personal taste.
Try using replicas of vintage items and appliances like pottery, dish towels, atomic clocks, artwork, etc. All of these accessories can be available in thrift stores and garage sales at perfect prices. You can take this style a step further by adding the final decorative touches to complete the “throw back” look you’ve always wished for. You can install some shelves to display cool vintage items such as a mod donut phone, salt and paper shakers, and Dansk wooden items.
Make sure that you look at photos of retro kitchens in magazines and books or even online. There are also many tips online that can help you with your mission. Replicating and applying those ideas in your kitchen can make it look simply stunning.