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Vintage Decorating Ideas with Trending Colors

Feb 23, 2015 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

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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How to Hang 4 Vertical Signs or Decals

Jan 30, 2015 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

We offer over 5,000 different signs and wall decals on our website, with the majority of our signs being vertical rectangles. Sure we offer round, square and all kinds of die-cut shapes but traditionally most signs are designed as vertical rectangles and that’s what this blog is about—taking 4 vertical signs with a related theme

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Vintage Suitcases As Retro Travel Decor

Nov 19, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Repurposing vintage finds into new items is very popular right now, as is using old things in new and unexpected ways. And decorating with vintage luggage is currently one of these great trends. From antique suitcases with leather handles to vinyl versions from the ’50s and ’60s, all types of travel bags are being used

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Steampunk Decorating Ideas Using Industrial Gears

Oct 23, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

One of the most trending styles in decor is the use of industrial design to create a rustic, flea market style decor. The result of using both modern and vintage decor items together is a design trend called Retro Modern. This look may be difficult to achieve, as the prices of vintage industrial items are

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Repurposing Old Embroidered Patches as Coasters

Oct 16, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

A great idea for repurposing vintage embroidered patches is to use them as fun drink coasters. Embroidered patches are cheap and easy to find on eBay or at antique stores. Show off your love for vintage decor and reclaim old patches—with a wide variety of subjects, there’s something for everyone. From classic rock-and-roll, motorcycles, cars,

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Neon Signs: Their History & Role in Today’s Decor

Apr 27, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Neon signs have a rich and exciting history that dates back to the early 1900s. Theories leading to the creation of today’s neon signage began development around 1675, but it would take more than two centuries for neon itself to be discovered. Neon is a rare, inert gas that can be extracted from the atmosphere.

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