In this post we’re going to look at Vintage Glamour with our main focus being on the bedroom as this dreamy look is ideal for a bedroom make-over. In this style we also see the main stay colours being creams, ivory, beige and taupe. Think along the lines of floaty textiles which are brought together with key pieces which ooze chic style and decadence.
Staring from the floor up we see plush cream carpets combined with designer rugs with large floral blooms, no bright colours, only those which team and blend naturally with each other. Moving up to the walls, wall paper on the top half and wainscotting or wooden panelling at the bottom half. These should also be in muted shades of taupe, cream and ivory. This is one style where we’re going to say don’t use white!- as the whole effect will be lost.
Windows should be treated with the same respect. We’re thinking along the lines of floaty sheer fabrics which cascade gently into pools on the floor. Silk curtain fabric or lightweight voile curtains ready made would be ideal. Don’t scrimp on the amount of material as you’re trying to achieve a dreamy look which ripples and undulates naturally. If you need a bit more privacy combine scalloped edge roller blinds with sheer fabrics to give an instant touch of vintage glamour.
For the bed you should be thinking along the lines of feminine bedding, pretty duck egg blue bedding paired with ivory or cream would tick all the right boxes. Add boudoir style cushion with faux pearl beading and pretty embellishments – nothing tacky or over the top – it’s grace and refinement you’re trying to achieve, so remember the ‘less is more’ rule and you won’t go far wrong.
Accessories should also be feminine, pretty cut glass trinket dishes on the dressing table, maybe a vintage dress hanging on the outside of the wardrobe door, along with a pair of ivory coloured satin shoes. Be careful though, and remember these are carefully placed and chosen accessories not an invitation to leave a complete mess of untidy used clothes on the floor!
Above all the Vintage Glamour does what is says – so adopt this interior design style and get lost in the romance of delicate fabrics, subtle muted pastel colours from peach to duck egg blue and combine with ivory and cream for a look which is peaceful and very easy on the eye.