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Cool Schools

Cool Schools

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By Sablemable aka Jan I do love a great looking MCM school building, oh, yes I do! Take a look.   ANTELOPE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL IN LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA 1958 CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL IN CARMEL, INDIANA 1960   TWIN FALLS HIGH SCHOOL IN TWIN FALLS, IDAHO 1960   WAUKEGON HIGH SCHOOL…

Hall Of Waters And Ray’s Lunch

Hall Of Waters And Ray’s Lunch

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By RetroRuth I am pleased to finally bring you MORE of our recent road trip to Texas!  These pics are from Excelsior Springs, MO, which we drove through very, very briefly. Sadly, we didn’t drive fast enough to get there in time to actually enjoy Excelsior Springs. By the time…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Newburgh, Indiana

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?  Newburgh, Indiana

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By Sablemable aka Jan One of our readers, Glenn,  sent us a MCM home to feature today.  Newburgh is located in southern Indiana on the banks of the Ohio River, just east of Evansville. The home is located at 901 W. State Road 662 and was built in 1965.  There…

Vintage Commercials At Their Best

Vintage Commercials At Their Best

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By RetroRuth Presented for your consideration, some vintage commercials that were way ahead of their time and contributed to the creation of the television commercial as we know it. What to watch for: 1. A  sink full of Homer Laughlin Harlequin dishes. 2. A heart-shaped Band-aid! 3. “A boy has…

MCM Home Improvement: Photograph Display

MCM Home Improvement:  Photograph Display

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By Sablemable aka Jan We all have vintage portrait photographs hanging around (no pun intended) and I think displaying them in your MCM home is very era correct! I took some framed photographs from Art.com (www.art.com) to show you how they can fit into your décor.  You can group them…

A Night At The Rendezvous

A Night At The Rendezvous

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By Sara In AZ ___________________________________________________ I think we all need a night at the Rendezvous! I came across the Rendezvous Bed & Breakfast in Palm Springs awhile back and I just had to share it with y’all. I have never stayed here, but I sure want to someday! This place…

Polish Delight On The Mid-Century Menu

Polish Delight On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth This week we have a unique MCMenu test, coming straight from the Clark family archives. Come on over to the Mid-Century Menu today to check out the latest lip-smacking recipe test: Polish Delight!…

Marimekko!

Marimekko!

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Or A Quick History of Marimekko and a Quick Crafty Tutorial By Andrea Marimekko is a Finnish textile company founded in 1951 – they produce everything from housewares to clothing to dinnerware to toys to (my favourite) fabric yardage. Markimekko was made famous in the United States in the 1960s…

A Random Vintage Pink Bathroom

A Random Vintage Pink Bathroom

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Or Why Only Freaks Like Me Take Pictures Of Vintage Public Bathrooms By RetroRuth So, you can totally blame Pam over at Retro Renovation for this one.  Or, for the idea behind this one at least. Yep, that’s right!  It’s a vintage pink bathroom. A public bathroom, no less.  And,…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? New Buffalo, Michigan

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?  New Buffalo, Michigan

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By Sablemable aka Jan I would die to own this home!  New Buffalo, Michigan is down the highway from me, probably about a 15 minute drive.  NB is on Lake Michigan and today’s home is, too.  At 934 Lake Drive comes this 1962 built beach home that is pretty well…

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