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February 18, 2010

Now You’ve Done It – The No Pattern Required Store Is Open!

Check this out, guys.  I finally got my act together and opened an online store!  I am pretty excited about it, because it is stand alone , and that is something I worked really hard on.  So, come and visit Mid-Century Mine!

I know what you are thinking, “Isn’t that totally selling out? I thought you were just about the joy of Mid-Century!” We-e-e-e-el, I guess it is kind of selling out.  On the other hand, the shop will help support two great things. 1. The costs of running this blog. 2. The costs of weird food for the Mid-Century Menu. And as an added bonus, you guys will be able to snatch up all the great stuff I don’t have room for anymore!  See, win, win!

All the new shop items will be posted every Thursday, so be sure to check back. Oh, and because the shop is brand new, and I love my readers so much, I am activating a 15% off coupon code for blog readers. Just type NPR15 in a checkout, and you get the discount!  Also, be kind if you encounter technical difficulties.  This is the shop’s first day, and it is a little nervous.

Here are some of the items for sale right now!

A MIB Dixie cup holder! Check it out here.

This really cool, pristine lunch/picnic set from Universal.  Take a look, here!

Coming soon: Tons of vintage patterns, vintage dresses, and many Mid-Century Menu cookbooks!

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10 Responses to Now You’ve Done It – The No Pattern Required Store Is Open!

  1. Leah Reply

    February 18, 2010 at 10:25 am

    That’s si great-Good Luck to you!
    I can’t wait to check it out.
    I have an etsy store & it’s so fun; in my mind I pretend it’s a cute, brick & mortar boutique 😉

  2. sablemable Reply

    February 18, 2010 at 10:25 am

    Yippee-skippee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. RetroRuth Reply

    February 18, 2010 at 10:31 am

    Thanks for the encouragement, guys! I was super nervous about opening it, so I am glad to hear you are happy about it!

    (I totally have that image in my mind too, Leah! 🙂 )

  4. Sara in AZ Reply

    February 18, 2010 at 10:44 am

    Ruth! I am so totally happy for you, and proud too. You did a great job with your store and I know it will be a great success! Congrats. 🙂

  5. RetroRuth Reply

    February 18, 2010 at 11:29 am

    Thanks, Sara! 🙂

  6. Andrea Reply

    February 18, 2010 at 1:12 pm

    Oooh, I am excited! Do you ship to Canada?

    For some reason, it was asking me for a username and password on each new page that I clicked on. I cancelled it, and was still able to browse, but just FYI.

  7. Alex Reply

    February 18, 2010 at 1:17 pm

    Awesome! Congrats, Ruth.

  8. RetroRuth Reply

    February 18, 2010 at 1:22 pm

    Thanks, Alex!

    Andrea, sorry it is giving you problems!! I DO ship to Canada. Email me at rkehm@hotmail.com and I can set up shipping for you on the item you want, and talk about the shopping issues. Thanks, girl!

  9. Annie B. Reply

    February 18, 2010 at 5:55 pm

    Ruth, I am THRILLED for you!!! Can’t wait to see what you have to offer; we KNOW you have impeccable taste in MCM. Way to go! Enjoy it all and keep supplying us with treasures to purchase.
    Thanks for all you do!!

  10. Kelly Reply

    February 19, 2010 at 8:34 pm

    The store looks great and I love the name! Much success!

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