What is now considered vintage or retro decor is now popping up in modern-day homes everywhere. Just take one step into my apartment and you’ll see several pieces of furniture and decor that are considered retro and vintage.
And if mixing a little old with the new is your vibe then this is the list for you. From affordable statement pieces to splurge-worthy pieces of furniture, whatever you are looking for, we have a retro option for you. So let’s get into it.
30 Retro Home Trends That Are or Should Be Making a Comeback
$79.95 at the time of publication
If you like tea or instant coffee or hot chocolate, this Le Creuset Stovetop Kettle will look beautiful on any stovetop. It comes in 7 stunning colors and will give your kitchen a unique look to it. And according to customers, it holds a good amount of water and the enamel on the inside makes it last a very long time.
$48.90 at the time of publication
With all the bread we have been making in quarantine, we may as well have something cool to keep it in. Now this vintage bread box is a super unique and retro addition to anyone’s kitchen.
$177.99 at the time of publication
Like we said when we shared the cocktail shaker kit, a lot of people had been honing their mixology skills in 2020. And what better way to show off your bartending tools in a unique way than by bringing back the retro bar cart. This one holds glasses, tools, bottles, and more! It’s the perfect addition to your home once we are able to start entertaining again!
$39.97 at the time of publication
Nothing says retro dinner party quite like a fully functional bar cart in the dining room. And how gorgeous is this cocktail shaker set? While many of us have been quarantining for nearly a year, one of the talents people have been honing in on is their bartending skills, so why not take it a step further with this drink mixer set?
$23.99 at the time of publication
Now, this is something that would look beautiful retro addition to the centerpiece for any dinner table. And even if you don’t feel comfortable using a real candle and flame, you can purchase a battery-operated candle to give it that same effect. I have these battery-operated candles and they honestly look so real.
$55.99 at the time of publication
Although landlines are becoming more and more obsolete, this retro rotary phone is the perfect piece of home decor to set your home apart from the rest. This black and gold phone is what’s missing from your corner table.
$97.63 at the time of publication
Like the record player, people are either getting nostalgic or introducing themselves to the boombox. This one looks retro and acts as a vintage boombox, but it also has the ability to wirelessly connect to your phone through Bluetooth to play your favorite music from today. And how cool would this look in your teen’s bedroom and the game room downstairs?
$138.37 at the time of publication
Speaking of record players, this one would look amazing in any living room or dining room. And just like the aforementioned boombox, it too mimics it’s vintage counterparts but also can connect to your phone through Bluetooth.
$137.99 at the time of publication
It’s the retro addition that would look great on any desk. This is a reproduction travel writing lap desk that functions as it would have in the 18th and 19th century. Now, that is history at its finest.
$237.49 at the time of publication
The amazing thing about this piece of retro decor is that it actually works! You can journal, write letters, and more on this gorgeous vintage typewriter! Show your kids what it was like before technology was what it is today. It’s a little piece of history in your home for all to admire!
$69.99 at the time of publication
However, if you’re just looking for a cool retro piece of decor for a room in your home and don’t care if it is functional or not, here is another, more affordable, typewriter option as well!
$99.99 at the time of publication
The original polaroid cameras are also making a comeback today. And if you can get lucky enough to snag one of these, then you’ll be taking pictures of your little ones and getting results instantly all day long. Not to mention, your kids will love taking photos of their own as well. It’s also not something you’ll have to stow away when you’re not using it as it can be the perfect piece of retro decor for any dresser, nightstand, or end table.
$599.99 at the time of publication
Looking to renovate or spice up your bathroom sometime soon? How amazing is this retro tub from Wayfair? It’s gorgeous and can completely flip the feel of any bathroom just by putting this in it!
$97.99 at the time of publication
This vintage tea set would go perfectly with the phone we mentioned earlier. And, while supervised of course, how much fun would you and your little ones have with this while throwing them a little tea party! It’s not just amazing retro decor!
$54.99 at the time of publication
Feel like you’re in The Great Gatsby with these amazing retro champagne coupe glasses. Even if you don’t drink, these could be the perfect addition to your bar cart to make any gathering, or normal Friday night feel 10-times more glamorous.
$13.99 at the time of publication
Sometimes all you need to bring a little bit of retro into your home is just a few picture frames. Vintage frames like these ones from Wayfair. How gorgeous is this brass-looking frame?
$30.99 at the time of publication
Or this uniquely retro frame? Now this one is sure to stand out in any room!
$28.99 at the time of publication
Or you could go for something a little bit more subtly retro, but still pretty nonetheless, with this barely there, gold floating frame. In fact, it’s a bit of a modern twist on a retro frame.
$598.09 at the time of publication
Now, this retro refrigerator is AMAZING! It would look amazing in any kitchen, basement, or garage area! It has a four-and-a-half star rating after receiving over 1,000 reviews.
$109.99 at the time of publication
Another easy way to put a vintage spin in any kitchen is will a retro microwave. I just love the look of this one and its neutral cream color makes it easy to blend in with the appliances you already have.
$49.99 at the time of publication
Equally as trendy and retro are these vintage-looking toasters! It’s also an affordable way to add a little character into or onto your kitchen counter if you’re looking for a little change.
$249.99 at the time of publication
Another amazing vintage piece that can turn any room around is this secretary desk from World Market. As the website states, this desk is “clever and compact,” and the perfect size to work in any room!
$59.99 at the time of publication
Another great piece of functional decor that looks like a retro FM radio is also actually a Bluetooth speaker that has the ability to connect to a cell phone wirelessly. So not only is it a piece of decor that will stand out, but it’s also the perfect speaker for any occasion.
$39.99 at the time of publication
Another highly-rated Bluetooth radio that looks vintage is this one. With more than 1,500 reviews, people are loving this uniquely retro speaker. And it’s slightly more affordable!
$39.99 at the time of publication
Are you someone who loves sleeping with a fan on? Why not make it retro? How cool is this mini fan that has nearly 5,000 reviews and bodes a 4-and-a-half star rating? This is a must for really any room.
$16.68 at the time of publication
Another easy way to bring a vintage feel into your home is with these Edison lightbulbs. And as someone who has these all over her apartment, I have to say they are something everyone asks me about! I absolutely love them and I think you would too.
$39.99 at the time of publication
Another modern take on the retro feel that I also have in my apartment is these ceramic plant stands, which I love! And from my experience, they truly work for any type of plant.
$99.99 at the time of publication
Another focal point of my home which I love and another piece of retro, modern furniture that I’m constantly asked about is my television stand. It’s functional, fits everything on it that needs to be on it, and to be honest, is just really pretty. It’s a must, if I do say so myself!
$196.99 at the time of publication
And the favorite piece of decor in my bedroom is my vintage mirror. A mirror similar to the one I own is this one you can buy on Amazon. The detail is stunning and it’s a really great statement piece to have resting on your dresser. It will instantly become the focal point of your room and rightfully so.
$269.99 at the time of publication
And this is the dress it’s sitting on. This dresser brings all of the retro vibes from my living room into my bedroom. It was also extremely affordable, fits so many clothes, and is fairly easy to put together!
From affordable pieces to investment items, brings a little character, history, and story into your home with any of the items on this list. And if home decor isn’t on the top of your list right now, check out our other products and gift guides on our Mamas Uncut shop page! We have something for anyone and every occasion! Happy shopping!
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Sara Vallone has been a writer and editor for the last four and a half years. A graduate of Ohio University, she enjoys celebrity news, sports, and articles that enhance people’s lives.
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