Making the use of retro or light blue wallpapers on your walls

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In the years ranging from the 1940s to 1970s, wallpaper has the look of belonging to that period and is considered to be the retro. The unmistakable choices were that of the geometric, floral, or stripped patterns in the colors of orange, aqua, brown, grey and likewise. Compared to the contemporary designs of today, most of the time they have the stylized as well as the bolder looks when it comes to the light blue wallpaper.

The use of wallpapers

To make the contemporary space stand out and to give the room a distinct and interesting look, these retro wallpapers are mainly used. The wallpaper catches the eye as they take up such a large surface area of the room. The neutral colors, and clean lines balances the space and the contemporary furnishings stands in contrast of the same. Whether the retro-contemporary combination is being used in the bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, dining or in any other living space, each of the style becomes a lot more articulated.

The mood of the contemporary space is also changed through the retro wallpaper and it makes the space more homey and fun. It also brightens up the décor with the color and pattern for creating a warmth and friendly space for resting and to play when they are used in the kid’s room. When the colors are unified in the space, these wallpapers works at its best. The room can be best tied together with the selection of the color from the wallpaper.

Tips for using retro wallpaper:

You can make use of the mid to the late 20th century that is featured with the molded plastic, polished chrome as well as the laminated surface. They were a lot of popular with the colorful and the bright pieces as well as the asterisk shapes that are also rounded. Having a retro themed space might well work with you if you are able to get your hands on these pieces. The retro wallpaper can still look great in a room without all the retro furnishings if you wish in keeping your space contemporary.

If you wish to add accessories then you can add few pieces that would be echoing the style of the wallpaper which is a great way to be placed in your room altogether. On the wall or even the place retro light fixtures or the retro clocks in the space, you can try displaying some vintage posters on the walls in itself. Against the wall opposite to the wallpapered wall for balancing the space, you can place a jukebox there. You can also combine the retro and the contemporary items of a single theme like that of the collection of the fabric the swatches or the smaller mirrors as you try creating an interesting art piece.

You can also add in a classic furniture piece or two here. With its quality and the comfort of working well in any space, this furniture has stood strong to the test of time. You can also consider the placement of a classic retro furniture piece in your contemporary living space which is more like a glass-shaped kidney coffee table or a leather lounge chair.




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