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Friday
Feb152008

Retro Friday


TGIF! Time to end the week the way we started it with more "inspiration" from the 70s. Once again our source is Family Circle Home Decorating Guide. Hundreds of Great Ideas to Beautify Your Home, New York Times Company, 1973. Once again a cacophony of colour and a punch up of pattern. Love them or loathe them one thing is sure. You will always find something retrolicious on Desire to Inspire.

Reader Comments (7)

Wow - these ones seem more terrible than normal. LOL. Like the pink ruffled bedding in a lime green room. EEEKKKK. I do like the art over the fireplace in the photo 5 from the bottom, and the dining chairs in the following photo.

15 Feb 2008 | Unregistered Commenterkim.

wow - what a retro throwback!

15 Feb 2008 | Unregistered Commenterflow

oh man, i had to pull astro-turfing off of my porch when i bought my house (1st thing i did!). I wonder if it had been there since the 70's?...

15 Feb 2008 | Unregistered Commentermelissa

Whoa! The colours this time around seem much more, ummm, awful really :o)

But I would pay through the nose for that purple floral couch!

Children's room, second photo.
Take it from a kid who has been there (me), shag carpeting is flippin' tough to tricycle on. :)

15 Feb 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAMR

These are great selections! I love vintage design books and have a small collection myself :) I really like the purple room!

17 Feb 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAlkemie

ASTROTURF!!!*#*%%@# You're kidding me. Hope that is not making a comeback. Love tese retro posts.

17 Feb 2008 | Unregistered Commenterzz

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