Remember to be tolerant when you are searching for things and select only quality items which will suit the ambience you are opting for. Try to follow the list, and truly think through each item before purchasing, as it is simple to get lost when you’re shopping for vintage.

1. Sofas & Chairs

These are the practical items you may purchase, and they’re very easy to maintain with a little paint, polish or re-upholster. Sophisticated French chairs offer bedrooms a sexy look, 60s bubble seats make children bedrooms a fun area, and parsimony highchairs look great at any kitchen.

Sofas & Chairs

Sofas & Chairs

2. Thrift Furniture

Ensure you go to the local garage sale and flea market for some inexpensive vintage furnishings. Always ensure the excellence of the things before buying, and visualize exactly how and where it would fit at your home. Keep the eyes out for rare things with great craftsmanship and detailing that you would not be able to discover at your adjacent Home Depot store.

Thrift Furniture

Thrift Furniture

3. Vintage Bedding & Cushions

An item that would instantly give your vintage modern house that vintage touch are some traditional cushions. Homemade, Comfortable, embroidered cushions on each surface will make the entire house feel more attractive. Vintage throws and eiderdowns can give a chintzy, quaint update to the bedrooms. Go for great fabrics and colours that will best replicate your home style.

Vintage Bedding & Cushions

Vintage Bedding & Cushions

4. Glass & Crockery

You may never have excessive vintage tins or glassware, as they actually give off abundant antique vibe and are not usually too costly. Crockery, especially white and blue, is another excellent addition to kitchen table, which looks beautiful and would be timeless. Select ceramic vintage items and high quality glass for your vintage new home, as these would be treasured and would not be expensive either.


Glass & Crockery

Glass & Crockery

5. Vintage hardware

Vintage hardware in metal or wrought-iron is a great vintage home decorating concept and is available in many different finishes and styles. Use cupboards and hutches with plate racks and open shelves for displaying painted plates and dinner set collections in bone white, earth tones, or greens and blues, glass jars and glazed earthenware.

Vintage wrought-iron

Vintage wrought-iron

6. Gingham patterns

Gingham patterns make a vintage modern house feel and could be used for dining room chairs, window treatments, wallpaper and upholstery. Wreaths make a good rustic decoration to the door or wall and could be found in numerous colors and materials like branches or pine. You can create your own by craft supply shops and choose from numerous different color schemes.

Gingham patterns

Gingham patterns

While you are designing your antique modern home, you’d either choose for a shabby elegant look which is the mix of vintage and modern. You may even select all vintage parts, but alter them by hands to bring them modern. Even simply selecting some vintage pieces would give a very eclectic look to home.

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