Vintage Garage Decorating Ideas
The Natural Way.
Sisal, a natural fiber, is another alternative to expensive floor covering. Decorators use this as a good solution when they want a practical, natural background. You can get sisal in colors as well. It is sold in room sizes or by the yard for wall-to-wall installation. Check out catalogs from Pottery Barn and Crate & Barrel for these items at the lowest possible prices.
Instant Window Solution.
Plain white-paneled drapes are the best buys for a no-frills window treatment.
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Click on Photos for Next Vintage Garage Decorating Ideas Gallery ImagesHowever, if this seems boring, it’s easy to customize them to go with your decorating scheme. Trim the edge with decorative braid or a strip of fabric to match the rest of the room. Make tie-backs from silk braid with tassel ends and you’ll have a sensational look that doesn’t cost a king’s ransom.
Coffee Table Alternative.
A friend of mine who travels a lot always brings her treasures home in wicker trunks purchased along the way. Once home she uses the trunks as end tables, a coffee table, at the end of a bed, wherever she needs a surface and storage. Have a piece of glass cut at a hardware store to fit the top of the trunk and you have an inexpensive table. Trunks are available at novelty stores and places like Pier 1 Imports. For added interest, spray-paint a natural-colored trunk in a bright color.