18 Whimsical Home Décor Ideas For People Who Love Vintage Stuff.
By now, we know that DIY's are all the rage. However, many DIY projects are just so modern. What about the clever crafters who prefer something with a little bit more vintage charm?
Here, we've put together 18 DIY projects with the vintage-lover in mind. From lacy candle holders to teacup tealights and a vintage key DIY that will make your heart skip a beat - here are some amazing ways to make you new things look old, and your old things look even older.
#1. Cover a wall in vintage plates.
Vintage plates can be found at thrift stores for amazingly low prices. Use them to cover an unused wall and give it some vintage charm.
#2. Embellish rusty old keys.
Got a bunch of key s lying around that you don't know what to do with? Upgrade them with bronze spray paint and appliques for a look that is vintage and gorgeous.
#3. A vintage crate boot rack.
You can use as many crates you like to create this awesome shoe storage system - much more elegant than piling muddy boots on the floor.
#4. Make a pallet into a wall organizer.
Wall organizers are very vintage (think about how an antique shop displays their smaller items). You can use pallet boards to create an organizer, perfect for hanging utensils or storing spices.
#5. Create a music box in a book.
This incredible DIY turns an old book into a charming music box. Click the link below the picture for a step-by-step tutorial.
#6. Decorating with vintage books.
Vintage books are rife with amazing typography and cover art, making them excellent decorations for your home. Just make sure you don't accidentally take apart any first editions.
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