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Take Your Living Room Back to The 50s

Take your Living Room Back to the 50s When you slip on your favourite vintage dress, set your hair and slick on that lipstick, how do you feel? If you’re anything like me, you feel sexy, stylish and sophisticated. Well – there’s no reason why your living room shouldn’t feel that way too! In our guide to creating a 1950s inspired living room, we’ll tell you everything you need to know to turn your d├ęcor from bleak to chic and surround yourself with the look that you love. How to get the 1950s Look Modern homes can often feel characterless, but adding traditional features like Victorian fireplaces or cornicing simply looks out of place. However, the clean corners and boxy shapes of the modern home are ideal for creating a 50s feel. If you’ve got an older home, you can still achieve a retro feel by cleverly mixing your period features with some more modern wallpaper, colours and pieces of furniture. Walls, Doors and Windows You can make subtle changes to your living room by looking out for…