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Funky Conversation Pits

vintage conversation pits

How fun were the conversation pits of the 1960’s and 1970’s?

vintage conversation pits

There’s something about these socially intimate spaces that is just so appealing.

vintage conversation pits

When House Crazy Sarah thinks of vintage conversation pits of the 1960’s and 70’s, she envisions wild sex parties with long-haired men and women and lots of old fashioned pot smoking.  You?

vintage conversation pits

Look at the yellow shag in that pit! You practically need a lawn-mower to maintain the darn thing.

vintage conversation pits

The oranges, yellows, greens and browns were all about earthy togetherness.

vintage conversation pit

vintage conversation pits

Speaking of earthy, some conversation pits were right out of nature:

vintage conversation pits

Very grotto-esque!

vintage conversation pits

The pit below seems to be almost a bed hybrid:

vintage conversation pits

That phone!

vintage conversation pits

These vintage conversation pits all have one thing in common: they are dark and rather cave-like.

But let’s look at some contemporary conversation pits!

unique conversation pits

Wowzers!

There has been a definite shift in the color palettes of modern times.

vintage conversation pits

Light and bright with pops of vibrant color!

modern conversation pits

modern conversation pits

These are still great gathering spaces but they tend to let the outdoors in, rather than being den-like and dark – 70’s fashion.

modern conversation pits

modern conversation pits

modern conversation pits

modern conversation pits

modern conversation pits

modern conversation pits

House Crazy Sarah hopes you’ve enjoyed this tour of fabulous old and new conversation pits.

They’re probably not ideal for these times of social distancing, but the whole socializing/entertaining thing will come back around again – sooner or later!

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