These days, more and more homeowners are seeing the appeal of vintage styles in their bathrooms. For instance, people who are thinking of bathroom remodeling often draw inspiration from decades past such as the 70’s, the 60’s, or even the 50’s. To give your bathroom a funky makeover, you should consider adding a 50’s touch to your otherwise modern bathroom.
50’s style, modern living
When giving your bathroom a 50’s makeover, you are not limited to using fixtures from that specific decade. In terms of your showerheads, fixtures ,and toilets, feel free to use products that come with modern amenities. When it comes to aesthetics however, you are free to use anything that is reminiscent of the 50’s.
Adding a splash of 50’s Color
To give your bathroom an authentic 50’s vibe, use color schemes prevalent during that point in history. Popular colors back them include vanilla yellow, pistachio green, or even strawberry pink. For a bolder look, you can also use fire engine red in certain parts o your bathroom.
50’s inspired Vanity
For your vanity, don’t be afraid to go with a bulky and boxing looking vanity. This is the fifties you’re trying to recreate. For your vanity countertop, use Lucite or colored plastic materials. You could also use chrome accents your vanity sink as well as the legs that support your vanity countertop.
50’s Wall Art
You can use old magazine cutouts or posters from the fifties as wall art in your bathroom. If you can get your hands on them, Elvis posters or album covers can serve as great accessories to finish off your 50’s bathroom remodeling project.
The 50’s was known for rock and roll music, chrome, and plastic furniture as well as pastel colors. Be liberal with your use of any of these elements in your next bathroom remodeling project.