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Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara in AZ Hey everyone, check out all the cool stuff for sale this week on eBay! First up, this super cool vintage Witco Wall Hanging from seller dmdhome. I think this Vintage Holt Howard Instant Coffee Pixie Jar , from seller pdj2011, is just adorable! I don’t know about you,…

Reproducing A Vintage-Style Etched Glass Shower Door – Reader Jason Tells Us How

Reproducing A Vintage-Style Etched Glass Shower Door – Reader Jason Tells Us How

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By Eartha Kitsch Hey everyone! I was super excited when Ruth asked me to cover this story of a vintage inspired shower door belonging to Albuquerque reader Jason and his wife, Katie. I’m sure that many of you are like me and have appreciated the beauty of etched glass shower…

Atomic Starburst Stencils In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo…A Tutorial

Atomic Starburst Stencils In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo…A Tutorial

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By Sara In AZ Since Atomic Star Stencils seem to be all the rage these days I thought I would add a few around Mom’s condo! I carefully documented all my steps in case anyone else wanted to make star stencils for themselves. Really it was pretty easy….even for me!…

Chicken Mousse, aka “Chicken Ice Cream” – The Mid-Century Menu Glistening and Jiggly Finalist #4

Chicken Mousse, aka “Chicken Ice Cream” –  The Mid-Century Menu Glistening and Jiggly Finalist #4

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This is it! The last of the four “Worst” recipes from the Gelatin Contest submission. It’s been pretty terrible so far, but I have to admit we saved the strangest one for last! This is Chicken Mousse. It’s pretty much just chicken ice cream. Which is messed up. Michele writes:…

Finally! My Vintage Sewing Score!

Finally!  My Vintage Sewing Score!

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By Andrea I love to garage sale when the season is on, and my number one thing to garage sale for is vintage sewing items.  However, I had been experiencing a bit of a drought this year – that is until last weekend!  I think the sewing gods were making…

Thrifting and Antiquing Finds – Two Vintage Radios And A Tiger Lamp

Thrifting and Antiquing Finds – Two Vintage Radios And A Tiger Lamp

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By RetroRuth   We have pretty much been hitting the mid-century jackpot around here lately, which is great after about six solid months of not finding anything we were really interested in buying!  For  a while, Tom and I were squabbling over everything out there. If he liked something, I…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Skokie, Illinois

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?  Skokie, Illinois

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By Sablemable   Skokie, a burb in the Chicagoland area not only is a great place for a bagel-cream cheese fix, but you can get your MCM mojo on there as well! Located at 9200 Kildare Avenue is this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom tri-level house built in 1959.   The price…

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 stuff for sale on eBay this week! First up, this cool Vintage Gravel Art Picture from seller trishworld1973. Oh my gosh, I LOVE this set of Mid Century Wall Plaque Seals from seller snoutchip. Check out these Vintage Sears Harmony…

Vintage Garlinghouse New Home Plans

Vintage Garlinghouse New Home Plans

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By Sablemable   I recently acquired a vintage Garlinghouse  home plans magazine from the late Sixties and thought I’d share a few of the plans with you.        …

Refinishing the Vintage Blonde Interior Doors to Heywood Wakefield ‘Wheat’ in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

Refinishing the Vintage Blonde Interior Doors to Heywood Wakefield ‘Wheat’ in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara in AZ As soon as I saw the interior doors at Mom’s condo I knew I was in trouble. This was how the doors were left……..slathered with A LOT of junky latex paint that was completely peeling off and chipping in bunch of areas. It was SO not…

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