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The break­fast room has a vin­tage-style ceil­ing fix­ture with a dropped pan and mul­ti­ple lamps, pop­u­lar af­ter the turn of the 20th cen­tury. An ac­cu­rate re­pro­duc­tion: the ‘Abing­ton’ from the Amer­i­can Vin­tage Col­lec­tion fea­tur­ing fix­tures of the 1910s and ’20s. re­vival­light­ing.com Green paint will tend to­ward grey, blue, or yel­low with very dif­fer­ent ef­fect. Light, minty greens from C2 Paint in­clude these and more. Lichen is adapt­able, Ginkgo a bun­ga­low-era color, while Retro Lime con­jures 1950s–60s kitchens. c2­paint.com You won’t hide your stand mixer if it’s in an evoca­tive pe­riod hue like KitchenAid’s Aqua Sky, a 1930s color pop­u­lar again in the 1950s. See also their Al­mond Cream, a bisque color good in a pe­riod room. Ar­ti­san Se­ries 5-qt. Tilt Head Stand Mixer, MSRP $499, of­ten less on­line or through kitchenaid.com The clas­sic over-the-sink, swing-spout faucet with a soap dish is avail­able once again from Amer­i­can Stan­dard. Made of brass and chrome­plated, it’s the Her­itage Col­lec­tion two-han­dle wall mount (spout comes in choice of three lengths). Porce­lain lever han­dles are ADAap­proved. MSRP $385. amer­i­can­stan­dard-us.com

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