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Kitschy is an artistic aesthetic that emerged around 1870 but was defined and confirmed as "aesthetic" until the 1930s. The word "kitsch" or "kitschy" originates from the German word "verkitschen" which can roughly translate to the following words "vender cheap", "to sweep or scrape up mud from the street", "to sell cheaply", or just "gaudy" or "tacky". Many kitsch items come from companies with poor quality checking and mass production and due to this, the items result in something completely different, mediocre and cheap. Trailer Park Princess, Babycore, and especially Morute are inspired by this aesthetic.


In cases for decorations, it has;

  • Bookshelves
  • Animated clocks
  • Dishes
  • Cups
  • Stuffed toys
  • Vases
  • Pots
  • Mirrors
  • Lamps
  • Pictures
  • Posters
  • Old photographs
  • Flowers
  • Plants
  • Tables
  • Vintage toys
  • Teapots and teacups
  • Chair
  • Lampshade
  • Pillows
  • Cushions
  • Baskets

For a even "kitschier" look add in some animals to your outfit/work/moodboard/etc. Here are some recommendations/examples:

  • Cats or kittens, preferably of white color
  • Dogs or puppies, preferably poodles
  • Ducklings
  • Chicks
  • Cattle/cows
  • Deer
  • Bears
  • Horses/ponies
  • Skunks
  • Raccoons
  • Birds, preferably small birds
  • Elephants
  • Mice
  • Sheep/lambs
  • Squirrels
  • Geese
  • Butterflies
  • Donkeys

(Note: you'll get a even more kitschy look if the animal isn't real (The animal is a stuffed toy, a plastic toy, a themed clock, embroidered onto cloth, painted onto something, etc.).)

Media Examples[]



Lil Lamb Classic Vintage Repro Toy

Kitschy RoomMirukipopTABASA☆の森Kitschy stand