Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas White And Blue
Photography by ALAN CORDIC FOR BJURFORS, STYLING BY EMMA FISCHER, VIA MY SCANDINAVIAN HOME Photography by Laure Joliet

We love a fresh, modern kitchen (with

open shelving

natch) just as much as the next design enthusiast, but there’s something about vintage kitchen wall decor we just can’t let go of. Which is why we rounded up 30 of our favorite kitchens that will convince you to add something old to your kitchen—no matter the aesthetic.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Vintage Landscape Painting
Photography by ROGER DAVIES FOR COUNTRY LIVING

What’s better than adding a vintage landscape above your stove? Hanging a vintage chandelier in your kitchen, too.


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30 kitchens that will make you rethink vintage wall decor
Photography by PAUL COSTELLO Photography by Cody Guilfoyle

We’re huge fans of hanging more unusual decor on your walls—plates included.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas White Deep Blue
Photography by JONAS INGERSTEDT FOR RESIDENCE VIA MY SCANDINAVIAN HOME

Leaning a 70s-inspired serving tray against your open shelves for sure counts as wall decor.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Old Print Hanging Shelf
Photography by @HOMESTEADSEATTLE

Vintage hanging shelves are an easy way to—you guessed it—display more vintage finds, like the glassware you see here.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Vintage Platters
Photography by TRUTHANDCO.CO

Vintage trays are the perfect size to fill that awkward space between windows or doors.


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Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas 20 Print Over Sink
Photography by FIONA GALBRAITH VIA INSIDE OUT, STYLED BY NICOLE VALENTINE DON

Keep it simple with a single, minimalist sign above the sink.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Vintage Guitar
Photography by BRIAN WOODCOCK VIA COUNTRY LIVING

Who says a guitar doesn’t belong in the kitchen? Hanging it near your

breakfast nook

could inspire some early morning jam sessions.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Oil Painting
Photography by REMODELISTA.COM

Leaning old oil paintings below your open shelving creates a mix of rustic and modern decor. that we love.


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Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Old Signs and Hooks
Photography by SVENSK FASTIGHETS FÖRMEDLING

We’re into the natural textures and finishes in this kitchen—including the rusty old blue and white signs above what can only be vintage teacup hangers.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Oversized Chalkboard
Photography by SOFIA JANSSON VIA DESIGN*SPONGE

We’ve never had the urge to lean a vintage, oversized chalkboard against a wall in our kitchen before, but we certainly do now.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Spray Painted Pots And Pans
Photography by LONNY Photography by Read McKendree

Mix your modern, brass kitchen pots and pans with vintage, spray painted molds and pans in more interesting shapes for a messy wall of cooler than cool metallic decor.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas White Tiles Old Sign
Photography by JONAS BERG FOR STADSHEM VIA MY SCANDINAVIAN HOME Photography by Nicole Franzen

This kitchen is proof your vintage wall decor doesn’t have to be the statement piece of the room. Adding smaller, more unassuming signs like the leaning one you see above leaves a personal touch without overwhelming the room.


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30 kitchens that will make you rethink vintage wall decor
Photography by Brittany Ambridge Photography by Mara Strusser

Add a boldly framed oil painting portrait to the mix of already kitschy, vintage decor for an easy and fun statement.

White KitchenVintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Green Storage Shelf
Photography by LONNY Photography by Read McKendree

Vintage storage shelving units, like this green spice rack, are our favorites! How much character (and color!) does this one add?

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Large Oil Painting
Photography by SKÖNA HEM Photography by Read McKendree

Most vintage oil paintings you’ll find at the flea market are smaller in size, but if you can score a larger portrait like the one you see here, absolutely lean it on your counter.

White Kitchen
Photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE

An older painting stands out against modern furniture and dishes—in the best way.


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Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Blue Walls Old Potato Sign
Photography by NATALIE DINHAM FOR HOUSE & GARDEN

Everything about this modern-mixed-with-vintage kitchen is SO right. From the modern shape of the furniture, brightly painted cabinets, vintage tile, and “potatoes for sale” sign creates a cool, homey ambiance.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Old Clock Shelves
Photography by COUNTRY LIVING Photography by Brittany Ambridge

Get in on the

open shelf

trend (#shelfies abound) with vintage versions! Feel free to paint them as you like.

30 kitchens that will make you rethink vintage wall decor
Photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK

What’s better than a vintage print or sign? A framed collage of a mix of old advertisements, of course.


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Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas White Blue Walls Sconce Bottles
Photography by LONNY

A vintage-inspired sconce paired with open shelves piled with vintage bottles and dishes works perfectly with the modern black, white, and baby blue color scheme.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Vintage Strainers
Photography by MADEINPERSBO.BLOGSPOT.COM

This vintage, country kitchen opts is a minimalist dream. Hang your old strainers above the sink for easy decor and convenience.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas White Walls Hanging Horn
Photography by REMODELISTA.COM

This white-washed shelf decor has our vote for the coolest countryside kitchen. The hanging horn (vintage, of course) is just the cherry on top.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas White Kitchen Old Clock
Photography by STADSHEM VIA MY SCANDINAVIAN HOME

Think about the small stuff, like hanging a vintage clock above the doorway to your kitchen. Paying attention to details like this can easily make your home feel more personal and full of life.


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Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Green Blue Walls Old Clock
Photography by DEVOL

Again, a small clock over the stove is a simple way to add decor without cluttering a wall.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Vintage Plates
Photography by VIBEKEDESIGN.BLOGSPOT.DE

Pretty plates (in pink!) add a feminine vibe to this already kitschy, cute country kitchen.

Vintage Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Framed Fruit
Photography by FRANCESCO LAGNESE FOR SOUTHERN LIVING

Gold accents—like these vintage gold frames—pairs well with modern fixtures in mixed or matched metals.