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Foiled Again! – New Year’s Eve Decor by Alcoa

Foiled Again! – New Year’s Eve Decor by Alcoa

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By Eartha Kitsch   I love interesting old craft books and some of my favorites are those put out by Alcoa, one of the world’s largest producers of Aluminum. During the decades, they’ve published quite a few holiday decoration books that are well, quite obviously meant to hawk aluminum foil.…

Trip to Antiques & Uniques in Waukesha, WI – Part 1

Trip to Antiques & Uniques in Waukesha, WI – Part 1

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By RetroRuth I hope everyone had a fantastic Christmas! We, unfortunately, were absolutely miserable. We all got a very bad cold over Christmas that culminated with Alex having a fever on Christmas Day. So, we had to cut out visits with many family and friends, not to mention all the…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Stone Sprawler in Dallas, Texas

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Stone Sprawler in Dallas, Texas

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By Eartha Kitsch This week’s house is a huge Texas sprawler with just enough 1960’s left in it to do me proud. Many of the details had me yelping “Wow!”. I love seeing homes with original features intact. Though, this one is unfortunately advertised as  “a potential remodel” or  “a…

Vintage Rex’s Toytown 1956 Toylane Christmas Catalog

Vintage Rex’s Toytown 1956 Toylane Christmas Catalog

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By Sara In AZ Hi everyone! I hope that y’all don’t mind, but I am still on a small break from my normal eBay ‘Kool Kitsch’ posts for a few weeks during Christmas…this girl needs a breather! I came a cross some vintage toy catalogs a while back that were…

Hot Gifts From 1964!

Hot Gifts From 1964!

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by Andrea Let’s do some gift shopping by mail, courtesey of Better Homes and Gardens, December 1964.   I would like the “Cat on a Mat” and the New Decorating Ideas From Formica, please!       The “Mountie” snowshoes intrigue me – I suppose they were thought to be what…

Merry Retro, Vintage Christmas Everyone!

Merry Retro, Vintage Christmas Everyone!

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all, I sincerely hope that everyone had a wonderful day yesterday….that the company of friends and family was shared and hopefully many smiles too! I hope all of the fun of Christmas decorating hasn’t worn off on everyone yet, as I ‘d like to show…

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

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          Merry Christmas from all of us at No Pattern Required!…

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting! The Weirdly Popular Mice Ornaments

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting!  The Weirdly Popular Mice Ornaments

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By Betty Crafter Hello friends!  It’s your old pal Betty Crafter!  I’m back to share with you a recent vintage crafty project in my favorite mediums – felt and Kitschmas!    You may remember my post last year about some totally adorbs felt mice ornaments from a vintage copy of…

And The Winner of The Original Donna Mibus Canvas in Our Christmas Giveaway Is…

And The Winner of The Original Donna Mibus Canvas in Our Christmas Giveaway Is…

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First off, everyone here at No Pattern Required would like to thank Donna for arranging this fantastic Christmas Giveaway! She really is a very sweet person and a great artist, and if you haven’t checked out Donna’s work, please head on over to her site and take a look. She…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Ranch Charmer in Nashville, TN

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Ranch Charmer in Nashville, TN

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By Eartha Kitsch This week’s home is one of those houses that just kind of eats at my poor little ranch loving heart. Mister Kitsch and I spent a good part of the Summer looking for a quaint little ranch in a cheaper price range. We had a list of…

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