Time Capsule Homes
The Carter Sparks Archive – A Wonderland of Mid Century Modern Architecture

The Carter Sparks Archive – A Wonderland of Mid Century Modern Architecture

By Sara In AZ I recently stumbled upon this great website the Carter Sparks Archive…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Jack Hallet Home In Midland, Michigan

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Jack Hallet Home In Midland, Michigan

By RetroRuth Another vintage home from Michigan this week! This lovely, lovely home is located…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Alden Dow Home In Midland, MI

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Alden Dow Home In Midland, MI

By RetroRuth This week we have another great Alden Dow home for you guys to…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Betty Just Needs a Minute to Herself!

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Betty Just Needs a Minute to Herself!

By Sara In AZ Retreating to the kitchen to read her beloved cookbooks, Betty was…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Mid-Century Kitsch In Parma, Ohio

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Mid-Century Kitsch In Parma, Ohio

By RetroRuth Have we got a great house this week! This has to be the…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Escondido, California

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Escondido, California

By RetroRuth Thank you to reader Bethany, who sent us this adorable time capsule! This…

Shopping
Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Barbie Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Barbie Edition

By Andrea One of my favourite vintage sewing projects is Barbie clothes.  They are a…

Recent Antiquing Find : Ulster Weavers Retro Linen Owl Kitchen Towel

Recent Antiquing Find : Ulster Weavers Retro Linen Owl Kitchen Towel

By Sara In AZ Oh gosh, am I ever sucker for vintage kitchen linens! I…

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale On Etsy–Kitschy Mugs Edition

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale On Etsy–Kitschy Mugs Edition

by Andrea   I absolutely love kistchy coffee mugs – I am not a morning…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Chalkware Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Chalkware Edition

by Andrea Chalkware wall plaques definitely add a very mid-century touch to your home.  Here’s…

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale On Etsy–Federal Glass Edition

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale On Etsy–Federal Glass Edition

by Andrea Although I am primarily a Pyrex girl when it comes to my vintage…

Vintage New Year’s!

Vintage New Year’s!

by Andrea New Year’s Eve is upon us, and I’ve got some vintage New Year’s…

Vintage Crafty
Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Barbie Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Barbie Edition

By Andrea One of my favourite vintage sewing projects is Barbie clothes.  They are a fun retro project which is…

Felt Mouse Ornament Kitschmas Giveaway AND Free Pattern For All The Weirdly Popular Mice Ornaments!

Felt Mouse Ornament Kitschmas Giveaway AND Free Pattern For All The Weirdly Popular Mice Ornaments!

By RetroRuth Okay guys! The requests for the mice ornaments are getting out of hand, so we are…

Cute Retro Holiday Fabrics!

Cute Retro Holiday Fabrics!

by Andrea It’s not too late to get a little bit more holiday sewing in.  With all of…

Mid-Century Menu

Company Casserole – A Vintage Recipe Test

By Sara In AZ Wait, what? Did y’all think you made it to the wrong…

Hot Dish In Minneapolis – Vintage Snappy Saturday

By RetroRuth This week Vintage Snappy Saturday is actually “Retro” Snappy Saturday! This is a…

Colonel Sander’s Tijuana Picnic on Vinyl – Vintage Snappy Saturdays

By RetroRuth I am really, really excited about this new feature on NPR, because now…

“New” Vintage Copper Gelatin Molds Added To My Collection!

By RetroRuth I hit the mother of all gelatin mold jackpots recently at my local…

Barbecue Bean Mold On Mid-Century Menu

Come on over to Mid-Century Menu  if you want to see me make a gelatin…

Potato Chip Cookies On Mid-Century Menu

By RetroRuth Last week on Mid-Century Menu I made Tom two of his favorite things…

Interview About Mid-Century Menu on Collector’s Weekly

By RetroRuth Just a head’s up for anyone interested in the Mid-Century Menu or listening…

Contests
Winner of the Kitschmas Felt Mouse Giveaway!

Winner of the Kitschmas Felt Mouse Giveaway!

By RetroRuth Thank you to everyone who entered our little felt mouse giveaway!  If you didn’t…

Fashion
What’s New In Repro Patterns–December 2014

What’s New In Repro Patterns–December 2014

by Andrea The major pattern companies are constantly expanding their vintage reissue selection for the retro…

Sponsors
Meet The Talented Bella Street And Her New Novel, Mid-Century Mayhem!

Meet The Talented Bella Street And Her New Novel, Mid-Century Mayhem!

Hey, everybody! RetroRuth here, bringing you a really fun post about our newest sponsor, Bella Street,…

Curb Appeal
How To Make Your House Say Christmas–1967 Style

How To Make Your House Say Christmas–1967 Style

by Andrea   Do all of you have your holiday decorations up yet?  I am still…