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SAN ZHI Taiwan: A Futuristic Resort

SAN ZHI Taiwan: A Futuristic Resort

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By Sara In AZ Has anyone else ever heard of  the San Zhi Resort (also Sanzhi) before? I had not ever heard of this super atomic looking resort until a year or 2 ago when I accidentally stumbled upon an online article about Amazing Ghost Towns. I was pretty intrigued by…

Retro Pattern Review – Simplicity 4024

Retro Pattern Review – Simplicity 4024

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By Andrea Here I was last week, promising to bring you some retro pattern reviews with patterns for other pattern companies. What do I do? I bring you another Simplicity one! I am thinking that around these parts at least, Simplicity was definitely the more popular pattern, as I definitely…

Betty Plays Fast And Loose With A Vintage Find

Betty Plays Fast And Loose With A Vintage Find

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by Betty Crafter If you’re like me, sometimes it can be really hard to decide to make a change to a vintage item. I mean, it survived 50+ years, and now you want to potentially ruin it? Because of this, I usually leave things in their original condition unless they’re…

Recent Vintage Shopping Trip – Some Sweet Sightings Of Lamps, Red Poodles and Reindeer

Recent Vintage Shopping Trip – Some Sweet Sightings Of Lamps, Red Poodles and Reindeer

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By RetroRuth Tom and I haven’t been doing much vintage shopping lately, so Sunday we decided to do it up right and go to the largest antique mall in the area, the Bay City Antique Center.  It was awesome. We ended up buying our usual score; a handful of vintage…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Benton Harbor, Michigan

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?  Benton Harbor, Michigan

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By Sablemable   If you like living in a country setting, but still want to be close to town, then today’s home will fit the bill! Located near the Whirlpool Ad Center at 869 Polfus Drive sits this pretty brick ranch built in 1958.  And, since Benton Township has their…

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 all the cool stuff that is up for sale on eBay right now! The first couple items end super soon so if you like-y you’d better act fast! First up, this super adorable children’s table set….if I had a kid this would…

Heywood-Wakefield on Craigslist

Heywood-Wakefield on Craigslist

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By Sablemable   I went searching for H-W furniture on Craigslist and found some nice pieces for sale at low prices.  Some of them need refinishing and repairs, thus lower prices.  Follow me!   VAN WERT, OHIO POSTING ID 3498141460      STEP-TABLE  $75.00 POSTING ID 3498934538      CORNER TABLE  $150.00   JENISON,…

David Wright House in Phoenix – SAVED!!!

David Wright House in Phoenix – SAVED!!!

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By Sara In AZ I was not sure if everyone has heard the news yet or not…………..but the Frank Lloyd Wright designed David Wright house here in Phoenix that WAS slated for demolition has been saved! Here is the press release from the Save Wright website. The Frank Lloyd Wright…

What’s Coming Up For 2013 on Retro Pattern Review!

What’s Coming Up For 2013 on Retro Pattern Review!

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By Andrea I’ve been going through my pattern stash and planning some of my upcoming sewing projects – I thought I’d share what I’ve got planned! I realized that I’ve done a lot of Simplicity Retro Pattern Reviews previously, so I am going to make sure I bring you more…

This Is Your Granny’s Crafting – Try A Little Kindness

This Is Your Granny’s Crafting – Try A Little Kindness

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By Betty Crafter Y’all, I am a crewel tornado and I cannot be stopped! I am on a roll – look out ’cause if you’re in the way you will be left flattened, bewildered, and covered in chain stitches and french knots of every jewel tone in the rainbow. I…

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