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Decor Spotlight:
Traditional Style

In the world of interior design, there is a timeless charm in combining the old with the new. Vintage elements bring a sense of nostalgia and character, while modern aesthetics keep spaces fresh and contemporary. When it comes to adding a touch of retro style to your home, consider incorporating vintage light switch covers. Amerelle, a leading brand in home decor, offers a delightful range of vintage-inspired light switch covers that seamlessly blend the allure of the past with the functionality of the present. Join us as we explore the art of retro revival and discover how to incorporate vintage light switch covers from Amerelle into your modern spaces.

Reviewed & Fact Checked By:

Celia Carroll – Interior Design Expert, Lead Designer, ASID Industry Partner

Rich in history and steeped in tradition, traditional decor stands as a timeless and enduring movement that exudes class and sophistication. In this blog, Amerelle Wallplates will explore the fundamentals of traditional design, unraveling its historical roots, essential elements, and offering insights into how you can infuse your living spaces with the elegance and refinement characteristic of this design trend.

A photo of a professionally designed Traditional decor style bathroom with beige walls, marble countertops, stained wood, tile flooring, linen window drapes, crown molding, and a white bathtub with polished brass hardware
A Traditional decor style bathroom sink with a predominantly white color palette, shaker cabinets, tile floors, granite countertops, and black cabinet and sink hardware

The History of Traditional Decor

A testament to the enduring appeal of classic design, traditional decor finds its roots in the rich tapestry of historical influences. Drawing inspiration from various periods, including the Renaissance, Georgian, and Victorian eras, traditional decor has evolved into a design style that pays homage to the craftsmanship and opulence of bygone times. Unlike the fluidity of contemporary design, traditional style embraces the enduring elements of the past, creating an aesthetic narrative that stands the test of time.

Key Elements of Traditional Decor

The entryway to a home designed with the Traditional decor style, with a soft light blue accent color palette, a stairway with intricately designed wood balusters, a bench seat, and a patterned area rug

Timeless Color Palette

Traditional decor often features a subdued and sophisticated color palette. Rich hues such as deep reds, golds, blues, and greens create a sense of warmth and elegance. Neutral tones like ivory and beige provide a timeless backdrop.

A Traditional decor style bedroom with various luxurious materials on the bed, the footboard bench, the couch, window drapes, and the carpet

Luxurious Materials

Opulent materials define traditional decor. From sumptuous fabrics like silk and velvet to ornate wood finishes and gilded accents, these elements contribute to an atmosphere of luxury and refinement.

A Traditional decor style bedroom with a beige color palette, a checkered bedspread, and dark stained wood fireplace mantel that has intricate wood carving designs, and a patterned area rug

Classic Patterns

Traditional decor embraces classic patterns such as damask, floral prints, and intricate motifs. These patterns add a layer of visual interest and contribute to the overall sense of sophistication.

A Traditional decor style scene with brown stained wood walls, an antique wood coffee table, and an antique wood chair

Antique Furniture

Traditional furniture is characterized by its classic and enduring design. Antique pieces or those inspired by historical styles, featuring ornate detailing and craftsmanship, play a central role in creating an elegant and timeless ambiance.

Implementing The Traditional Style in Your Home

Transforming your home with the grace of traditional decor involves selecting a refined color palette, incorporating luxurious materials, and embracing classic patterns. Amerelle wallplates effortlessly integrate into traditional decor, providing a final touch that complements the style's inherent elegance and sophistication.

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Amerelle's Traditional Grandeur

Amerelle Wallplates and light switch covers epitomize the grandeur of traditional decor. Meticulously crafted to complement the elegance of traditional interiors, our products seamlessly blend with luxurious materials and refined colors characteristic of the style. Whether you're drawn to the enduring allure of traditional aesthetics or appreciate its timeless sophistication, Amerelle wallplates offer the perfect finishing touch, adding a touch of grace and authenticity to your living spaces.

Meet Our Contributor

Katerina Herman is a former writer for a health blog covering the foot and ankle disorders. She is a podiatrist with over 10 years of experience. She has experience treating a wide range of conditions, including dermatology, orthopedics, and sports medicine issues specific to the foot and ankle.

“Foot health problems can affect anyone of all ages. A podiatrist can help restore the health of your feet and prevent problems. The list below offers options that fit your needs, as well as general advice on what to look for when shopping for comfortable heels.”

 - Celia Carroll