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Etsy Will Light Your World

Etsy Will Light Your World

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By sablemable aka Jan   Yes, it’s Friday and it’s Etsy finds today!!!!!!    A bunch of pull-down and other lighting on Etsy for under $80.00.   Seller lamanastronaut is selling this ceiling light for $75.00.  It is in excellent condition.   For $75.99, seller Modnique has this pull-down light…

My Vintage 1960s Enid Collins Purse Collection

My Vintage 1960s Enid Collins Purse Collection

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By Sara In AZ I was inspired by Betty Crafter’s  recent post on her AMAZING Enid Collins purse collection. If y’all haven’t seen her post on her Enid Collins purses yet you should definitely check it out!  I thought it would be fun to show you what I’ve found along…

Frosty Melon – A Guest Mid-Century Recipe Test

Frosty Melon – A Guest Mid-Century Recipe Test

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RetroRuth says: This week we have a fun post from Yinzerella over at Dinner is Served! She made the freaky and amazing Frosty Melon that was featured here just a little while ago. I have to admit, I am jealous. It isn’t every day that one gets to eat Jell-O…

Retro Ruffled Apron – A Tuesday Tutorial – Part 1

Retro Ruffled Apron – A Tuesday Tutorial – Part 1

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By Andrea I don’t know about the rest of you readers out there, but I really have grown to love aprons.  I wear a lot of black, and I bake a lot – which used to end in a flour-y mess for my poor outfit a lot of the time. …

Salem North Star Score

Salem North Star Score

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By RetroRuth I can’t believe I have forgotten to post pictures of this up until now!  Behold! My fantabulous North Star score! A complete set for 8 plus a serving plate and some other fun extras.  I got this set by a complete stroke of dumb luck earlier this spring.…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Highland Park, Illinois

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Highland Park, Illinois

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By Sablemable aka Jan In the near north Chicago suburb of Highland Park sits this beautiful brick contemporary home located at 1912 Old Briar Road. Built in 1954, the home boasts 2,766 square feet of living space, has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a 2-car attached garage.   Baird & Warner…

Online Gallery of Julius Shulman Photography

Online Gallery of Julius Shulman Photography

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By Retro Ruth The Craig Krull Gallery is currently featuring an exhibit, both in their physical gallery AND in an amazing online gallery of Julius Shulman, the famous mid-century architecture photographer, For those of us who constantly look for even a hint of mid-century architecture on the street or in…

What’s Behind Those MCM Doors?

What’s Behind Those MCM Doors?

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By Sablemable aka Jan   As I sit here, recovering from an upper respiratory infection (still!), I was thinking of something to post for today.  Then I remembered how frustrated I’ve been while searching for time capsule homes to feature on Sunday and discovering that whenever I found the perfect…

Vintage Barbie Tutorial

Vintage Barbie Tutorial

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By Sara In AZ Gosh y’all, I sure do love me some vintage Barbies! I have ever since I was a kid in the 70s. When I was living in Tennessee, back then, my friend Tiffany had her Mom’s old Barbie dressed in this black sparkle-y lounge singer outfit. I was obsessed…

Rosy Tuna Ring – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

Rosy Tuna Ring – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

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By RetroRuth Guess what??? It’s another tuna recipe on the Mid-Century Menu !!! Are you excited? Are you pumped? Are you retching with glee??? Well…maybe you are just retching. Going over all these pictures, I am getting a little gaggy myself. Anyway, this is another submission for our recent contest,…

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