Sixties Decorating Style

Sixties style includes bright colors and vibrant patterns. Follow these tips to decorate 60s-style.

  • Mirrored wet bars, streamlined furniture and bold colors reflected the flashy style of the '60s "cocktail culture."
  • When first lady Jackie Kennedy redecorated the White House with classic American antiques, many homeowners reevaluated their own environments, opting for more traditional furnishings.
  • By the mid '60s, the mod look had made its way from London to the U.S., along with the rebel rock group known as The Beatles.
  • Symbolizing the importance of individual expression in the hippie era, flowers popped up on everything from quilts to sheets to towels to wallpaper.
  • By the end of the decade, after man had walked on the moon, furniture and decor took on a defininte space age look. © 2010 Scripps Networks, L.L.C. All rights reserved
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