6 Fun Ways to Decorate Your Home with Vintage Finds

by deborah on December 21, 2016

in DIY, Green & natural home, Green living, Home Decor, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Upcycling

6 Fun Ways to Decorate Your Home with Vintage Finds

Do you want to adorn your home with vintage-inspired decors?

All it takes is just a quick trip to your basement or attic to find classic gems that can

be used for decorating.

You can also where you can find a variety of vintage items at very

affordable prices.

 

You can score some items that are still in good shape, and some are just too adorable

to leave behind, even if they are already damaged, so you purchase them anyway.

The question is, how are you going to creatively reuse them?

 

If you have purchased items that you think have no use at all, think again.

You can always find a fun way to use them as vintage decors at home!

 

Here are six ways to jazz up your home’s interior using some vintage items:

 

DIY Wooden Picture Holder

6 Fun Ways to Decorate Your Home with Vintage Finds

Photo by Jonni Andersen / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

No one can resist a rustic-style wood!

If you have some old pieces of wood lying around at home, it’s time to convert them

into lovely picture holders.

 

Here’s how to make your own wooden picture holder: glue a mini clothespin on a

chunk of wood.

and clip one photo on each

piece of wood.

You can further embellish your rustic picture holder with Scrabble pieces and wooden

clothespins.

 

Vintage-Style Shelves

6 Fun Ways to Decorate Your Home with Vintage Finds

Photo by Daily Suze / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Don’t snub those rugged cabinets in the flea market, for they can still be upcycled into

functional shelves.

Repaint an old shelf with a Pantone-colored paint for a more country feel and

for your guests’ entertainment and the family

to reminisce.

 

You can also place your vintage shelf in the kitchen to store cookbooks or

recipes that will definitely keep you in shape.

For more personal use, you can store memory boxes and just place them in your

room to add a vintage touch.

 

Diner-Inspired Dinner Set

6 Fun Ways to Decorate Your Home with Vintage Finds

If you happen to score a diner-style dining set from a flea market and you see that

it’s already damaged, don’t fret.

You can always cover those unsightly parts with a new, colorful, and patterned design.

All the hard work will definitely pay off the moment you see how striking the diner-inspired

dining set can add to your kitchen.

 

Fancy Luggage Table

6 Fun Ways to Decorate Your Home with Vintage Finds

Photo by Stacie / CC BY-SA 2.0

If you have an old luggage sitting around your attic that can’t be used anymore, why not

use it as a decor?

All you need to do is look for a surface that you can put the suitcase on.

 

Make sure to level the table, so it won’t look like the suitcase table is too high.

You can always DIY if you want a more stylish table that will definitely fit any vintage-

styled home.

 

Chalkboard-Painted Frame Note

6 Fun Ways to Decorate Your Home with Vintage Finds

Photo by k.segars / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Want to keep your fridge tidy and free from magnet-held notes that always fall down?

Use the old picture frame that you’ve been saving for years, and your problem is

instantly solved!

 

All you have to do is remove the glass or plastic in the middle of the frame and replace it

with an illustration board. Glue it in and you just produced a vintage-inspired memo board.

 

Jewelry Holder

6 Fun Ways to Decorate Your Home with Vintage Finds

Photo by Geneva Vanderzeil apairandasparediy.com / CC BY 2.0

If you find ceramics that are too adorable to let go, you can make a jewelry holder out of them!

Glue them together in layers so that they’ll look like a small fountain.

Display the ceramic mini-fountain in front of your mirror.

Now, every time you get ready, you can easily find your jewelry items in an instant and get ready

in no time.

6 Fun Ways to Decorate Your Home with Vintage Finds

Photo by Helene Valvatne Andås / CC BY-SA 2.0

What’s amazing about vintage stuff that it carries a lot of memories and the more it gets old,

the more useful and stylish it becomes.

All you need is a creative and curious mind that can think outside of the box and see it in a

different perspective.

You’ll be surprised once you realize that there’s more to it than meets the eye.

 

Have you decorated with vintage finds?

What are some of your favorite ways to decorate your home with vintage finds?

Share your thoughts and comments with us.