Bold, bohemian, and beautiful, '70s-inspired home decor is a major trend for the season. From sunset hues and classic barware to audacious patterns, we've pulled together the key ingredients you'll need for a vintage-meets-modern home. Read on for some far-out ideas that will transform your space into the perfect pad for entertaining.
1. Fashion a Fondue Fest
Runner, napkins, tumbler, glasses and plate; Anthropologie. Trivet; Sur La Table. Dinner plates; Pottery Barn.
Who doesn’t adore melted cheese in its many crave-worthy iterations? Make the appetizers at your next shindig the focal point of the fete with an eye-catching, '70s-style fondue bowl. Add a rustic knit runner, colorful patterned napkins, and an eclectic mix of multihued plates for a truly free-spirited vibe.
2. Pour Some Punch
Vase; Marimekko. Tumbler; Terrain. Tablecloth; Sur La Table. Plate; Ikea. Wine glass; Anthropologie. Bowl; Waterford from Bloomingdale's.
Ladle up some love at your party with a bright bowl of thirst-quenching fruit punch. When the mercury soars, it’s an excellent excuse to indulge in a refreshing drink, especially when it’s served in an elegant cut-crystal vessel. Play up the throwback theme even further with a funky, fruit-adorned tablecloth and napkins.
3. Shake It Up With Custom Cocktails
Cocktail shaker and cocktail strainer; CB2. Trivet; Bloomingdale’s. Vase; Ikea. Wine glass and sunset glass; Anthropologie.
Another reason to celebrate the '70s? The decade saw the creation of several classic cocktails that are beautiful to behold and imbibe. Whip up an era-appropriate Harvey Wallbanger or a Tequila Sunrise with rose-hued glassware and a streamlined metallic cocktail shaker for a truly retro experience.