Relaxing in a rec room is a scene right out of an American movie. Create a retro-themed rec room for your leisure time and relive you favorite time period. Before you start decorating, take our quiz and get some ideas.
Lava lamps were popular lighting fixtures during the 1960s. A lava lamp is a must have for a '60s-themed rec room.
Turntables were the only way to play records during the 1960s.
Hang a spinning disco ball to bring back that '70s feeling.
Swinging saloon doors would be an authentic décor item. To complete the look, add a big wooden bar.
Tin ceiling panels would give a beautiful and authentic finish for your retro rec room.
Invest in a juke box to get back those happy days.
Bottled Coca-Cola was very popular in the 1950s and still tastes great today.
The Cabbage Patch doll was on every little girl's wish list during the 1980s.
Video games, such as Pac Man, were popular during the 1980s.
The martini was a very popular drink during the 1950s and '60s. Today's updated versions include the appletini, and of course martinis are still served in those cute glasses.
Craigslist is a great site to shop for used items from the 1950s and '60s.
A flat screen TV, hung on the wall, would be a focal feature of the room and perfect for game watching.
Popcorn machines are available in many housewares stores and would make a fun and tasty addition to your baseball-inspired rec room.
To get a jazzy feeling, set the stage with mood lighting.
Velvet upholstery will give a 1940s and '50s inspired touch.
Make an old surfboard into a coffee table or hang as a decoration on the wall.
A classic bamboo tiki-bar would be right out of a 1950s movie scene.
A pool table and dart board may give a dive bar feeling to your themed rec room.
You will need a stereo system to rock with 1990s grunge music.
The 1960s home décor included shag carpet and bean bag chairs.