Vintage office furniture ideas not only for Med Men fans

Lately I saw so many lovely vintage office stuff on the internet, I could totally imagine having a vintage office, especially in case it's a home office...the questions are always the same "but where is the border between functional objects and "useless" decoration?" "what is the right proportion of vintage and modern in the mix?"

I was collecting some inspiring retro office interior examples and great vintage office finds, let me know if you found it useful!

vintage office inspiration from Med Men (photos from prweb)

mad men office

What to do with crochet doilies?!

Crocheted doilies are beautiful, easy to fall in love with them in an antique shop or a garage sale...but after the weak moment of the purchase we are often concerned how to use these cute little lace gems avoiding the "spinster-style"

Some DIY ideas how to create lovely shabby chic feeling in your home fast and easy!

set the table with doilies, use them as chic coasters or table-runner

vintage crochet placemat and coaster

Decorative wall plates for vintage lovers

Wall plates seem to be one of the hottest ideas "how to refresh a bit your home" for this can even call it your new DIY project if you feel like

Put some decorative plates on the wall or on a shelf...pick some similar ones or make them all very different...the opportunities of this evergreen topic are unlimited

Which style is the closest to your taste?

layered and randomized wall plates like thenester?

layered wall plates