How to bring some 1920's glamour to your home

Home décor ideas inspired by the roaring twenties

When it comes to decorating our homes, inspiration can be found everywhere. From history to movies – our homes are a hotchpotch of influences from preceding decades. As we enter a new era, let’s step back 100 years in time and look to The Jazz Age for some 1920’s home décor inspiration. Think lavish metallic accents, geometric prints and bold Bauhaus style accessories.

1920s decor ideas

Get the 1920's look

With just a few decorative touches here and there, you can recreate the opulence of the 1920’s in your own home. Whether you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and hang some glitzy wallpaper, or if you’d rather just add some plush decorations to your living area – we’ve got something to suit you…

1920s decor

Give your walls some love

Geometric print wallpaper can instantly give your bedroom, living room or hallway a dazzling look to rival the Great Gatsby era. Putting up wallpaper has come a long way since the 1920’s. Our ‘paste the wall’ wallpaper saves 30% of the time traditionally required to hang wallpaper. Simply paste the wall and attach the paper – eliminating the needed for a pasting table! Our GoodHome Ajuga Charcoal Art Deco Rose Gold Effect Textured Wallpaper (pictured) creates the perfect harmony of style and statement with a sleek metallic rose gold pattern on a muted charcoal.

1920s style lighting

Lavish lighting

Mix up your lighting to effortlessly give your room an elegant look. Bring together flapper girl-inspired crystal beading and glass with sleek metallic accents.

Crystal and glass were huge trends in the 1920’s – appearing often in fashion and home interiors. Pair avant-garde art deco style shapes with delicately cut crystal to create striking lighting pieces for the home.

Our Becca Clear Crystal Effect Light Shade (pictured), Zoe Smokey Crystal Effect Light Shade and Carbucca Clear Crystal Effect Light Shade would all make a magnificent addition to any room in the house. Providing an affordable yet stylish way of bringing the charm of the 1920’s to the 2020’s.

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Don't forget flooring

Parquet flooring was all the rage in the 1920’s – a timeless style that remains popular to this day. Create a retro feel with classic patterns such as, herringbone, chevron and wood strip. We have a wide selection of patterns and shades to choose from in our range of laminate flooring.

Why not incorporate a large geometric rug for a truly vintage look? Our Harrieta Black & White RugColours Lucille Orange Rug and Colours Larissa Cream & Grey Rug will all bring a touch of warmth and elegance to any room.

1920s style home furnishings

Deluxe touches

Soft furnishings and intricate ornaments allow you to bring the allure of the 1920’s into your home without breaking the bank. Fashionable colours of this decade included jade green, taupe, mustard, dark rose and peacock blue.

Use ornate mirrors, thin metallic vases, art deco wall art and an assortment of geometric cushions to subtly finish off the look.