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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.

1960s Decorating Style

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Elements of 1960s Retro Decorating Style The Sixties were a time of enormous change, both technologically and socially. The space race was on and the American culture was focused on Sputnik, the Cold War and jet airplanes that were able to transport people faster than ever before. American culture was also focused on a younger

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1950s Decorating Style

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Elements of 1950s Retro Decorating Style The Fifties were an exuberant time. The US thrived in its post-war recovery and the outlook was positive, despite the Cold War with its looming nuclear threat. Dynamic designs were influenced by science, space exploration and new and improved technologies. Room and furniture designs were innovative for their time—yet

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Montmartre Hotel In Miami Beach

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Retro Style at the Montmartre Hotel The Montmartre Hotel was located in Miami Beach, Florida and opened in February of 1959. The estimated costs to build and furnish it were between $5 and $6 million. The names of the clubs within the hotel clearly reflect the French theme throughout the hotel: Les Girls Supper Club,

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[Video] Decorating the Garage, Barn & Workshop

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For some ideas to brighten up your personal space, check out Retro Planet’s Retro Decorating Ideas video for suggestions that would work in your garage, barn or workshop. It doesn’t take a lot of work, to make the places where you spend most of your time, more comfortable and visually interesting. These ideas are fun

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Retro Decorating Ideas: Tiki Design Revival

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Tiki décor is experiencing yet another revival. Its popularity has been renewed throughout the U.S. as people discover retro decorating. From Hawaii’s 50th state celebration to destination events, Tiki has returned as a favored design scheme, as it seems to do every decade or so. The Tiki design trend, as it has become known in

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