I thought I'd take you with me on my little journey to achieving my dream home (or at least close to it!). We are only renting so obviously I have quite restrictive limitations but that's not stopping me! I've fallen head over heels for the aesthetics of beatnik, sputnik and atomic design and shapes (And so has my boyfriend, YIPPEE!). This post is mainly going to just be a collection of inspirational photos and maybe a little wish list at the end. Obviously I'll be on quite tight budget and will have to start slow but I will scour every charity shop, car boot and antique auction until I find just what I'm looking for!
This picture is from Oh So Lovely Vintage where she's got a fab post on the 5 essentials to create your own Mid-Century Living room. Now I've already got a bright green sofa which is from Ikea (I know it's not exactly 'retro' but I must recommend Ikea for their brightly coloured sofas as they seem to be a main focal point in the perfect Fifties living space!)
< My sofa
Le Keux Vintage Salon
There's just a few pictures that are inspiring me and are giving me ideas for what I want for my place. My favourite colour combination is pink and green so I think I'd like mainly to have pink and green as my focal colours but have a mix of brights all over.
Kidney/Boomerang coffee table
Atomic wall art pieces
Pink round cushions
Please let me know if you've seen any mid-century inspired pieces lurking in the highstreet and I'll for sure keep my eyes peeled! I hope you join and enjoy my journey and let's hope that next year I'll have a final post with my complete vintage home!