Here are my mom and dad in 1971. Yes, that IS an avocado chair with mustard piping! Oh yes it is. And that IS shag carpeting and a brass lamp with gigantic drum shade!
And you can't miss the orange dining room set. Macrame plant holder? Flying saucer light fixture? Gigantic floral pattern sofa? Danish modern coffee table? 70s! 70s! 70s!
Some of the key features of 1970s design and decor include:Shag Carpet
Orange, Mustard, "Harvest Gold" and Avocado
Large Pattern Wallpaper
Wall to Wall Brick
Pretty much everything we strive to get rid of!
Some other examples of 70's decor :
Ouch! My retinas! My retinas!
|This is the trifecta of 70s! Orange, macramé and shag carpeting!|
And this one features some crazy lighting choices!
Who could forget the Brady kitchen? That is 1970's style without a doubt:
It has it all.. Orange countertops, avocado appliances, wall to wall brick, lots of dark wood..
Perhaps if your house is decorated like this, you need to camouflage yourself so nobody can identify you: