INSPIRED BY: Bold Colors in Vintage Homes

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We’ve already moved into our 1950s ranch and settled on a color for our walls. But since we haven’t put up curtains, settled on a sofa choice, or really settled on anything (I’m not sold on the color of the walls!), I’m still pouring over vintage homes for color inspiration. This time I’ve rounded up some bold color schemes that inspire me to go big or go home (or both?) with our color choices. Is there too much of a good thing? Let me think about that one.

For some extra color scheme inspiration, check out past featured vintage homes here. The images from this post were found via Flickr and are linked back to their Flickr source.

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INSPIRED BY: Earthy Colors in Vintage Homes

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Finding the perfect color scheme for a vintage home is so tricky! You don’t want your pad to look like a time capsule (Or do you? I don’t. But I can see the appeal, I suppose.), but you definitely want to honor the style of the house. I’ve been rounding up color inspiration from vintage magazines and ads to get some ideas for our home, because we have quite a bit of tacky color to cover up! This time I’m thinking about some earthy color schemes. I think any of these would work well in our modern age, don’t you? Which one’s your favorite? I think I like the sunny one best (two images down), but just don’t know if I have the guts to go that bright in our house. Ah, decisions, decisions!

For some extra color scheme inspiration, check out past featured vintage homes here. Thes images from this post were found via Flickr and are linked back to their Flickr source.

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INSPIRED BY: Cool Colors in Vintage Homes

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At the end of this month we will finally be moving into our mid century ranch! The hunt for era-appropriate inspiration still continues, this time with some cooler color considerations. Which one is your favorite? I’m really digging the minty room below.

Check out the last two vintage home inspiration posts I did here and here. Click the images for the original Flickr pages where I found them.

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