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Turning Old into New – Decorating with Vintage Lighting

There is something about taking something old and making it new again that gives many of us pleasure. With a little elbow grease and a bit of loving care, vintage lighting makes a wonderful addition to almost any space. It also meshes well with mostly any style from traditional to modern.

Vintage Lighting

Vintage metal and glass lighting fixtures like this glass bell pendant can make a strong and appealing style statement to welcome family and guests.

Vintage Lighting

Vintage chandeliers can be found at flea markets and yard sales. With a good cleaning they look good as new and can be hung in an entry, living room or dining room. This small chandelier would also look quite nice hung in a powder room, bedroom or bath.

Vintage Lighting

Retro light fixtures are fun hung over a vintage table and chairs in vintage kitchen designs. Several would look nice hung over a kitchen bar.

Vintage Lighting

These vintage reproduction floor lamps from Restoration Hardware would look gorgeous in a living room, home office or den design—lots of simple industrial style.

Vintage Lighting

This stunning vintage hanging light fixture took on new life with a total redo. It was a labor of love and looks like it was time and effort well spent.

Vintage Lighting

A pair of gorgeous vintage pendant lights brings both beauty and functionality to a retro style kitchen.

Vintage Lighting

Vintage lamps fit beautifully into many design styles and can be found in abundance from flea markets, estate sales and garage sales. With just a touch of tender loving care they can be like new again and ready to bring your decorating ideas to life.

Vintage Lighting

Can’t find the vintage lights you’re dreaming of? Consider reproduction lighting with that vintage look, like this lovely little cluster of glass globe pendants from West Elm. Images 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8

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Jessica Cleary is an experienced home decor and interior design blogger on Design Shuffle blog. In her free time she enjoys perusing magazines and online blogs to immerse herself in all the latest trends. Connect with Jessica, or find more home decor inspiration from Design Shuffle on Google Plus!

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One Response to “Turning Old into New – Decorating with Vintage Lighting”

  1. Kayla P. Powell says:

    They all look so beautiful compared to present bulbs or lighting fixtures. There’s really something about vinatge bulbs or lamps. They look so classic yet beautiful.