Kitschy Kitchen Tips

Posted on January 11, 2019

In recent years, retro aesthetics has been enjoying a resurgence in terms of popularity. While many people prefer sleek and modern interiors, more and more homeowners are going back to colorful accents and ornate fixtures. If you visit a good kitchen showroom with a retro inspired display showcase, you will easily understand the appeal of this tried and tested design aesthetic. If you want to add a touch of Kitsch in your own kitchen, here are a few great guidelines you can follow.

Wall Treatments

A retro kitchen should be fun and colorful. This is the main reason why you should avoid plain and solid wall treatments. Instead, you can let your imagination run wild. Go for bright and fun colors like salmon, avocado or baby blue. If you want an even more eye catching wall treatment, look for 50’s inspired wall paper that you can use to liven up your kitchen.

Retro Appliances

Due to the sudden popularity of all things retro, you can now find brand new appliances made in styles and colors that were popular in decades past. You can easily find refrigerators, toasters and ovens that come with the curvy and robust designs that were popular in the 50s. However, if you want to be authentic, then you will have to put in a little more effort. Try looking for old and refurbished antique appliances that you can use in your own kitchen. While there is nothing quite like antique appliances when it comes to adding a retro touch to your kitchen, you may need to have a pretty large budget if you want to keep things authentic.

There are a lot of other things you can add to your kitchen to make it look more kitschy. You can hang up old paintings and photos and maybe even display your grandmother’s old dishware. If you ever run out of ideas, be sure to visit a good kitchen showroom before remodeling your kitchen.

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