Creating A Color Pallet or Decor
Your Kitchen Collectibles
It is fun to collect vintage kitchenwares and household items from days
past. Here are a few ways to decorate your kitchen around your collection and display your
Get your color pallet from the things you collect. Here are a
color themes to go with some of today's popular
Chickens are a symbol of good luck and chickens and
roosters are popular items to collect.
Color themes can be picked
up from the fowl themselves; black, white, yellow and red.
to the background design for additional colors or try light blues or
Fruit and Vegetable Art
Use colors from your favorites foods, red, green or yellow.
Balance the color with white or cream tones.
Red and white kitchen accessories blend with cherry, apple or
strawberry or other red fruit kitchen themes.
Yellow accessories blend with citrus themes, yellow fruit like bananas,
pineapples or tropical themes.
Blue and White
Many different themes are built around just blue and
Use this color scheme if you collect Delft ceramics, antique Chinese or
Japanese pottery or French Country items.
Tie your collection together with blue or white kitchen towels,
curtains or wall clocks.
I love Rodney Kent and his tulips pattern. Complimentary colors cold be
silvery blues, white and a pattern to go
with your favorite pieces.
Tulips would go with the Rodney Kent
patterns, chrysanthemum flowers with Continental Aluminum.
Drop by my Aluminum
Kitchenware page for more info and ideas.
Ways to Display Your
It is advisable to keep your collectibles under glass in the kitchen to
protect them from everyday grease and grime from cooking and normal
Glass covered shelves are perfect for displaying a large
collection. Or replace the front of one of your cabinets with
clear glass to
show things off.
Smaller pieces can be hung on the wall in shadow boxes from a frame
store, or ones you make yourself.
Poster frames are a good size for your vintage linens. Frame
up and you never
have to wash or iron them again!
my store on eCrater for retro collectibles, cookbooks, vintage
jewelry and more!