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Getting ready for the spring with a little home redecorating


By: Katie Williams, M.Ed.

Are you ready to redecorate a room, or your entire home for a clean, spring feeling? Rue Marcellin has tons of original vintage posters, and prints for you to choose from to achieve a classy, yet artsy look. Today we’ve picked a couple original vintage French magazine illustrations, to give your home and all its inhabitants a little bit of that 1920s optimism and feeling of euphoria. Follow these 5 easy tips to turn your home into a classy, bohemian art lounge.

Posted: Feb 11, 2014 | Tagged: 1920s, spring, vintage magazine illustrations

Original Vintage Posters and Prints From the Roaring 20’s

Decorate your walls with a thrilling throw back to the Roaring 20’s, or as referred to by the French as Les Années Folles or the Crazy Years. This was a time of economic prosperity, where jazz and hooch were free flowing and the world became obsessed with celebrities. If you have a passion for original vintage posters there is no greater place to start your collection than the 1920’s.

This was an era of social, artistic, and cultural dynamism.  The decade saw the personal use of automobiles, telephones and the very first motion pictures, all of which made information and advertisement easier to communicate. Trends were easier to catch fire and it was easier to follow celebrities in the making and keep up to date on the latest gossip and news. The biggest celebrities were sports heroes and movie stars. The new technology made people feel like anything was possible and they broke away from tradition to forge new territory of their own in society and culture.

Posted: Jan 20, 2014 | Tagged: 1920s, Art Deco, Les Années Folles, Roaring 20’s