Vintage furnishing for today

Tour a home that has a new take on the classics

Personalized bedroom

Lisa Romerein

Personalized bedroom

The Ikea light fixture next to the bed is customized with a tassel.

Next: An armoire that went from plain to polished.

Rethink the classics

Resources: Ritva curtains ($30 for pair), Skimra lamp shade (tassel added by homeowner; $6.99), and Alvine Strå quilt cover ($40) from Ikea.

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Altered wardrobe

Lisa Romerein

Altered wardrobe

A custom red-and-white bench complements the dark sheen of a revamped Ikea birch armoire.

Next: See a piece of furniture from an influential interior decorator.

Rethink the classics

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Fit for a star

Lisa Romerein

Fit for a star

A 1950s Dorothy Draper chest is a nod to De Vargas's design hero.

Next: Colorful lamps make an impact.

Rethink the classics

Resources: Ung Drill frame with mirror from Ikea ($25).

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Balanced statement

Lisa Romerein

Balanced statement

Red powder-coated lamps by Moth Design bring color continuity to the entry.

Next: Ideas for achieving a modernized classic style.

Rethink the classics

Resources: Coral table lamps from Moth Design ($1,285 each; 818/906-9992). Trail Print paint from Behr (item 790F-6).

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Create the look

Lisa Romerein

Create the look

Refresh your decor by updating old items and mixing in new ones.

Rethink the classics

 


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