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New nostalgia: home decor with a retro vibe

The imagery and decor elements draw baby boomers back to what might feel like simpler, more innocent days. Think vintage-style advertising and artwork.

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Home decor: An ensemble production

Look for texture-rich accessories — like a box with stone inlay or a wooden sculpture — that add an element of nature to your space. Mix in a variety of metals to add a sense of luxury.

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Cooking up color-happy kitchens

Pastel greens, blues, creams and peaches reigned until the early 1930s, when casual, built-in eating areas were painted Kelly green, red and even black.

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Decorating with plants back in vogue

Though your garden is filling in, you can also add beauty and fragrance to your home by decorating with lush plants and potted trees.

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‘Going faux’ can transform a home’s style

Other “faux” features to consider include ceiling decals that look like parts of elaborate chandeliers, cabinetry embellishments and painted wainscoting.

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Bright ideas for outdoor furniture

Aimee Beatty, in-house stylist at Pier 1, said lively outdoor pieces give people a way to make a statement: “Incorporating pops of color with furniture and accessories adds personality and flare.”

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