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Mid-Century Libbey Continental Mugs, Turi-Design Scandinavian Dishware and a Buffalo Glass

Mid-Century Libbey Continental Mugs, Turi-Design Scandinavian Dishware and a Buffalo Glass

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By RetroRuth So, I’ve been trying to take it easy on the thrifting lately because I really, really don’t want  Tom to leave me. But I kind of failed a little these last two weeks. And by failed, I mean I got some really fun stuff. But not too much…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Normandy Park, Washington

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?  Normandy Park, Washington

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By Sablemable   Well, I found my perfect home, gang, even though I can’t afford it! This is a Frank Lloyd Wright home built in 1955.  The W.B. Tracy House is located at 18971 Edgecliff Drive SW and sits on 100 feet of waterfront property on Puget Sound.  There are…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all check out the cool kitsch I found for sale on eBay this week! First up this adorable 1940s Knitting/Sweater Magazine from our sponsor My Nifty Thrifty.  I’ll take one of each lovely sweater please! Oh my gosh, these Vintage Poodle and Kitty Notecards from…

Beautiful Kitchens

Beautiful Kitchens

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By Sablemable   Wonderful kitchens from the Thirties through the Sixties!  Enjoy!   A 1930 CRANE KITCHEN.  THE COBALT BLUE SINK IS WONDERFUL!  (photo courtesy of www.antiquehomestyle.com)   HAS ANYBODY EVER HEARD OF ALLEGHENY-LUDLAM STEEL KITCHEN CABINETS?  THIS IS A 1956 AD FROM A-L.  (photo courtesy of www.vintageadbrowser.com)   THIS…

Retro Bathroom Shower Reveal In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

Retro Bathroom Shower Reveal In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara In AZ Soooooo, last week we saw the sink and vanity area final reveal in all of it’s Holiday Turquoise glory. Going from this……………………………………… To this………………ahhhhhhhhhhh, yes! Now, we all get to see the final reveal of the other side of the bathroom – the shower and tub…

Dining Mad Men Style – A Guest Post On Mad Men Dinnerware

Dining Mad Men Style – A Guest Post On Mad Men Dinnerware

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Everyone give a nice warm welcome to Deva Mirel, who was nice enough to write a guest post for us today about one of her favorite topics: Vintage Dinnerware. When Deva told me that she would love to talk about the dishware from Mad Men with all of us, I…

Black Magic Chocolate Cake Made With Condensed Tomato Soup On The Mid-Century Menu

Black Magic Chocolate Cake Made With Condensed Tomato Soup On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Today we are doing crazy things again on The Mid-Century Menu, like mixing condensed tomato soup into cake! But who can argue with the craziness when you gets results like this: Come on over and check out the goodness that is chocolate tomato cake! LAST DAY FOR GLISTENING…

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting! Stylofil Edition

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting!  Stylofil Edition

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By Betty Crafter I was doing so well, y’all.  It is time to break this crafting block I’ve had and I was trying so hard.  I started a knitting project (which is going slowly, but hey – I did start it!) and I happened across this intriguing package at an…

New Retro Bullet Lights Installed Over Our Fireplace

New Retro Bullet Lights Installed Over Our Fireplace

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By RetroRuth I hope everyone had a nice, productive weekend. I know we did. Besides being elbow-deep in spring cleaning, we managed to find a few minutes to put up some new retro bullet lights over the planters in our fireplace. This is part of our almost continuous rehab of…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Fairmont. Minnesota

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?  Fairmont. Minnesota

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By Sablemable   Where is Fairmont, Minnesota, you ask?   About 154 miles south of Minneapolis-St. Paul, close to the northern Iowa border.  Fairmont was built around a chain of five lakes, so if you love to fish or sail or boat, then Fairmont’s the town for you! And what would…

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