Welcome to another edition of Film Friday! As a great lover of movies, every week on this blog, I choose a film and create a decor scheme around it – to help you capture the look or style in your home! This week, to mark the release of the eagerly-awaited adaptation of Dad’s Army, I’ve put together a special 1940′s styled decor scheme, to help you transform your interiors…
Dad’s Army is one of the best-loved British sitcoms of all time! Set during World War Two, it focuses on the misadventures of the hapless Home Guard of Walmington-On-Sea. Now, in 2016, thirty-nine years after the last episode aired, a movie adaptation is being released, with an A-list cast. Toby Jones is filling Captain Mainwaring’s boots, whilst Bill Nighy stars as second-in-command Sergeant Wilson. The film also stars Michael Gambon and Catherine Zeta-Jones! In the 2016 adaptation, the Home Guard receive a report that there’s a spy in their midst, and they must winkle out who it is.
Capture the vintage charm and style of the world of Dad’s Army with these 1940′s decor ideas…
1) Answer cold calls in style with this gorgeous Retro Classic Rotary Dial Black Telephone. £49.50, Hurn & Hurn. 2) Never lose track of time with this vintage wooden mantelpiece clock. For similar, try Etsy. 3) Tune into some swing on this GPO Winchester AM/FM Radio! (It’s actually more of a 1950′s look, but shh!) £69.95, Robert Dyas. 4) Lounge around in your cosy vintage nook on this 40′s-styled upholstered armchair. For lots of similar options, head over to Made.com. 5) Bring some 1940′s charm to your kitchen splashback or your fireplace surround with the introduction of these bevelled Les Sablons Blue Crackle Metro Tiles. £32.95 per Sqm, Walls and Floors. 6) Delft pieces (ornate blue and white designs on ceramic and porcelain) were common in WW2-era homes. Hang a delft plate on your wall to help complete the look. You can pick one up fairly cheaply on eBay. 7) Hard wood floors laden with cosy rugs were a common sight in the 1940′s. Create your own gorgeous ‘wooden’ floor with these Vintage Wood Effect Plank Tiles. £17.95 per Sqm, Walls and Floors.
Watch the trailer for Dad’s Army 2016 here:
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