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Vintage glam: Home style inspired by The Great Gatsby

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Create a roaring Gatsby inspired house

Who doesn't dream of living in the roaring twenties in the world of The Great Gatsby with sparkling gowns, elaborate homes with stunning antiques and the glitz and glamour of every character? Live just like Gatsby by recreating the look of the new movie in your own home with these decor trends!
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A roaring Gatsby inspired house

Who doesn't dream of living in the roaring twenties in the world of The Great Gatsby with sparkling gowns, elaborate homes with stunning antiques and the glitz and glamour of every character? Live just like Gatsby by recreating the look of the new movie in your own home with these decor trends!

From sparkly gold accents to glittering chandeliers, perfectly manicured gardens and vases of elaborate blooms, your home can look like one right out of The Great Gatsby in no time. All that's missing is Leonardo DiCaprio in a fine white suit!

A scene from The Great Gatbsy

The buildings were higher. The parties were bigger.

golden curtains

Get the look of this stunning '20s party by hanging golden curtains like these from the windows and doors. (Wayfair, $56)

gold and black Tiffany lamps

Decorate your lavish party with fun vintage lamps and chandeliers, like some of these gold and black Tiffany lamps. They'll instantly glam up any room! (Overstock, $79)

Vase

To keep the party from looking tacky, arrange your simple white blooms (ones that match Tom's boutonniere) in a lovely etched crystal vase, like this one. (Overstock, $36)

A scene from The Great Gatbsy

A beautiful little fool.

silk flowers

Create your own beautiful little oasis by decorating your room in stunning white blooms. To keep from having to clean up dead petals, arrange huge bouquets of lush silk flowers. (Overstock, $132)

opulent cream lace breadspread

Every beautiful "little fool" like Daisy needs a feminine and luxurious place to sleep. Keep with the look of the '20s with lots of lace and frills by adorning your bed with an opulent cream lace bedspread. (Touch of Class, $250)

Mirror

A girl as beautiful and well kept as Daisy needs plenty of mirrors where she can primp. Add a few of these etched vintage mirrors to your wall so you can stare at yourself in style. (Etsy, $154)

A scene from The Great Gatbsy

I was... enchanted and repelled by the
inexhaustible variety of life.

vintage champagne glasses

Forget a wine cellar. Create your own '20s speakeasy in the basement and throw more elegant affairs with a set of these vintage champagne glasses. (Etsy, $24)

stunning vintage prints

Adorn your wells with the well-dressed men of the '20s by hanging a few of these stunning vintage prints in your husband's man cave. Maybe it'll inspire him to dump the cargos and pick up a top hat! (Etsy, from $1)

glitzy, gold table lamps

Even your cocktail tables will look like a million bucks when you add a few of these glitzy, gold table lamps. (Home Depot, $168)

A scene from The Great Gatbsy

She saw something awful in the very
simplicity she failed to understand.

lush tufted fainting sofa

Add a splash of '20s elegance and color in your living room with the addition of this lush tufted fainting sofa. After all, you'll need someone to "politely" fall over after one too many gin spritzers. (Urban Outfitters, $649)

frame sparkly gold wall paper

If you're not a fan of allover wallpaper but would like a vintage touch to your walls, why not frame sparkly gold wallpaper and hang it over your couch instead? Create the look for about $120.

antique figurines

A few of these antique figurines, like the one in the photo above, will make perfect statement pieces for your bookcases, coffee tables and wall cubbies. (Etsy, $180)

A scene from The Great Gatbsy

Tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther...

stunning crystal chandelier

Take your guests' breath away with a stunning statement chandelier, inspired by Jordan Baker's statement necklace. This crystal chandelier will have your party guests' jaws dropping! (Restoration Hardware, $1195)

colored mosaic backsplash

Although a gorgeous mosaic tile in your ballroom would be nice, a brightly colored mosaic backsplash for your kitchen is just as pretty. We love the bright colors in this one.

brightly colored garlands

Create strands of confetti for your next party and dance into the night Great Gatsby style by hanging these brightly colored garlands all around your house. (Big Cartel/Confetti System, $130)

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