How to Decorate a Room With Famous Vintage Music Posters

If you love music and you have rooms or a home that is themed to different eras then are some very famous and iconic music posters that you can buy to decorate those rooms with.

For instance, if you are into a Mad Men or Fifties style of décor you might enjoy the famous image of the Rat Pack standing in front of the Sands hotel in Las Vegas, just before playing a big gig. Yet another famous image from that era features Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and the rest of the gang playing pool. You can also get a famous poster of Sammy Davis Junior, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin Live At Carnegie Hall.

If your era is the sixties then you might relate to hanging a poster of the Beatles crossing Abbey road. You can also get a later poster from the seventies of all five Beatles from the “Let It BE” album. Another popular Beatles poster is The Beatles Yellow Submarine cover which is very psychedelic and suits decors from the early seventies.

Posters of Elvis Presley from that era are great too. There is also a great seventies style of iconic image that features Elvis in his white suited glory playing in Las Vaegas that is easy to find online.

If you are doing a décor that has more of a casual seventies flair then you could always decorate in the hippie style. An idea is to use the famous Jimi Hendrix poster where is done in burgundies and blues and surrounded by a halo of purple and yellow stripes. There is also the Pose poster which features the artist done in black, white and blood red.

If your décor is a bit causal and late seventies, complete with Ikea shelves and bean bags from , you can get coupons for on a site like . Then put up posters of John Lennon in New York or John Lennon from Imagine will compliment your walls nicely. There is also a very famous John Lennon People for Peace Poster which features him singing at his white piano with a big peace sign over his head.

If Punk was a bit more your style and your décor is late seventies and early eighties neon and shabby chic then you might want to buy a retro Ramones Rocket to Russia poster which features the leather clad band in photographic greys and whites bordered with bright purple writing. You can also get versions of this poster with pink writing. Other popular images of the Ramones include the Ramones Presidential Seal Poster and the black and white Ramones Gabba Gabba Hey Poster.

Decorating With Glass Blocks

It can be a fun and interesting project to decorate with glass blocks. Glass blocks come in large and small sizes and make wonderful walls and seats for around gardens. They come in all kinds of textures including smooth, ridged and waves. Some have chunky protrusion. They are also a cheap decorating tool. They only cost about ten to fifteen dollars to purchase.

Glass blocks can look quite nice painted. Before you paint it you should clean it with vinegar and wipe it with dry.

Etching the glass can be an interesting thing to do as well. You can easily do this by applying etching cream that you can buy at a hardware store. However remember that etching cream does wash off. However etching cream is handy stuff. You can put a stencil on a glass block and then paint it over.

You can also paint a glass block completely over and then scratch a design in it with wire. This allows the light to shine through in a particular way.
Clear varnish in various tints or colors can also enhance the look of a glass block. You can sprinkle glitter in the varnish to create a wonderful sparkling effect. This type of effect looks especially fetching f you are making a display case for store.

Glass blocks also make nice “shades” for other types of lights. You can ball up some mini-lights and place them behind a pyramid of blocks. You can also make a beautiful block case to showcase anything you like including showers, pictures, candles, lights, treasured objects…whatever you like.

You can also build water fountains out of glass blocks. It is simply a matter of digging a hole for a pond liner and then stacking the glass blocks around it. Glass blocks that are lit from underneath make particularly lovely step style waterfalls. Hoses and pumps can be run from behind and the pond can also be stacked with pretty fish.

You can also stack glass bricks so that they make lovely encasements for round flowerpots. They make especially fetching containers for trees with white or silver bark like beech or birch.

If you do not have a bed frame or legs for your bed you can use glass blocks to set your bed on. This can be quite glamorous looking, especially if the bed is high and you want to build steps to a loft-style bed.