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Can Anyone Identify This Vintage ‘Hawaii’ Floral Picture………Sara Needs Your HELP!

Can Anyone Identify This Vintage ‘Hawaii’ Floral Picture………Sara Needs Your HELP!

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By Sara In AZ Sooooooo, I was at the thrift store this past Tuesday and came across this picture of what I think is a Lily. It looks vintage to me, the paper has that aged look to it – but I could be wrong…….I am just not sure. It…

Getting Your Vintage Craft On – Some Free Online Resources

Getting Your Vintage Craft On – Some Free Online Resources

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By Andrea I love shopping for vintage patterns and crafting magazines to add to my collection – but I also love freebies as well! It’s fantastic how the Internet has made sharing crafting resources so easy, and I’ve got some of my faves to share with you. First off, FreeVintageKnitting.com…

Happiness Is Homemade

Happiness Is Homemade

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by Betty Crafter Well, folks, I did it. My crewel obsession has culminated in my producing my very own original crewel design, inspired by all the amazing vintage, hard to find pieces I love so much. And now I’ve got kits available so you can make one too! Introducing Don’t…

Gorgeous Illustrated Advertisements From The 1940’s

Gorgeous Illustrated Advertisements From The 1940’s

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By RetroRuth I have to admit that I have some great cookbooks in my collection, but one of my all-time favorites is a community/church cookbook called “From Ridgewood Kitchens”, which is from Ridgewood, New Jersey and was published in 1945. Not only does this cookbook have some great recipes in…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Amberley, Ohio

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Amberley, Ohio

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By Sablemable   Today’s home is brought to you by Amy on Facebook.  Yeah, Amy! Located at 3417 Section Road is a contemporary home built in 1952, and, because of it’s interior design of loads of built-ins, it was featured in the July 1954 issue of Better Homes and Gardens…

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! First up, check out this amazing Vintage Flamingo Chenille Bedspread from seller justmepatty01. This auction ends super early today, so if you are interested check it out right quick…..and…

Etsy Friday-Avocado Green

Etsy Friday-Avocado Green

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By Sablemable   I associate the color avocado with the early to mid Seventies, probably because I remember it so vividly.  Mom and Dad had bought their first and only home in 1972 and the outside was painted avocado.  Of course!  They also decorated the interior in an avocado green…

Let’s Check Out What’s For Sale At The Local Thrifts!

Let’s Check Out What’s For Sale At The Local Thrifts!

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By Sara In AZ I try to hit up the local thrifts at least once a week around these parts, as you just never know what you are going to find on any given day. There are like a zillion Goodwill stores around my house (seriously, like 5) so it is…

The 70s – An Underappreciated Decade for Mid-Century Fashion

The 70s – An Underappreciated Decade for Mid-Century Fashion

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By Andrea I know, I know. I say 70s fashion, and I am sure many of you conjure up images of polyester leisure suits and disco wear. However, there were actually a lot of cute and wearable looks to come out of the 70s, and I’ve found some great patterns…

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting! Crafty Finds

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting!  Crafty Finds

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by Betty Crafter Aren’t grandmas the best? Mine saves crewel kits that get donated to her church for me. Here are some she just sent me. I was most excited about these loose bits but wouldn’t you know, there was no stamped fabric to be found for either of these…

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