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From 1950s decorating trends to integrating new retro-style products with existing designs, you’ll find plenty of tips and tricks on turning that so-so room into a vintage haven. Find the right wall decor, furniture and diy projects, and color charts for paints and papers. When you’re all done, be sure to show us your finished room.

DIY Decorating Project: Creating a Fun, Functional Laundry Room

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We recently received photos from a customer named Cindy showing us her completed laundry room renovation and the signs she purchased from us to decorate the finished room. This is the note Cindy sent along with the photos: “LOVE LOVE LOVE your stuff.  Following this email will be a few photos from my laundry room

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DIY Decorating Project: Mom’s Fabulous 50’s Kitchen

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  We recently came across a blog that features a gorgeous 1950’s kitchen decorating project that we just had to share! The author of the blog, Kim Baer Cowden, describes how her mother and stepdad took the kitchen in their newly purchased home from rundown 1970’s grungy to 1950’s fabulous.     The photos in

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Vintage Paint By Number Paintings As Retro Decor

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One fabulous hobby from the 1950’s has made a return as a vintage decor item as well as a collectible in its own right—the paint by number paintings. This wonderful pastime has become a great way to hang authentic paintings on your wall without having to pay high prices for it. These pieces are generally

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Decorating Ideas with Colorful Circus Wall Decals and Vibrant Metal Carnival Signs

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Using carnival and circus themes to decorate a game room is a great alternative to the usual beer, sports and hunting memorabilia. Adding festive, colorful circus decor brings a fun, frolicking atmosphere to any room. To set the mood, what could be more fun than an old-fashioned popcorn machine popping out buckets of hot, buttery

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The Magic of Vintage Globes and Decorating Ideas With Globes

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I really have a weakness for vintage globes. What I consider a very appealing characteristic is that they were made with such a wide variety of colors. There are vintage globes printed in pastels, primary colors and some in nearly neon colors. Another thing I love about globes is they way they invoke a wistfulness

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Atomic Office Featuring Wall Borders & Decal Sheets

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When you’re looking to quickly and easily change the look of a room in your home or office, consider using our wall decal borders. They’re affordable and easy to apply on any smooth surface. They can be removed when you’re ready for a new look and come in a 48 x 6 inch length. Watch

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How To Video For Easy To Apply Wall Decals at Retro Planet

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We carry over 1,800 wall decals at Retro Planet in a wide assortment of subjects, colors, shapes and sizes. They’re easy to apply, and we demonstrate that when you watch our Easy How to Apply Wall Decals video. Our one-minute video gives you clear instructions for applying a wall decal to any flat surface.  

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Vintage Decorating Ideas with Trending Colors

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Ready to refresh your decor? Pantone, the foremost authority on color trends, has released their color forecast for Spring 2015. With the intensity of winter storms that we’ve been experiencing here in the northeast, many of us are not only ready for warmer weather but are looking forward to sprucing up our interiors with decor

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