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Retro Shopping Roundup – Fantasy Furniture Edition

Retro Shopping Roundup – Fantasy Furniture Edition

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by Andrea Some days, I really think I need multiple houses to fill with furniture.  Let’s pretend for a moment that I have a lovely, empty, MCM ranch to fill – here’s some selections that I would make from Etsy!   A mid century modern daybed in style of George…

Vintage 1950s Skylark Originals Catalog Part 2

Vintage 1950s Skylark Originals Catalog Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I are in the last stages of our final move into our retro ranch over the next few weeks, so you will have to bear with me if my commenting seems erratic or if I’m not around very much. I promise to have new…

There’s An Extra Room In Your House – Better Homes and Gardens – August 1950

There’s An Extra Room In Your House – Better Homes and Gardens – August 1950

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by Andrea I think part of the charm for most mid-century homes for me is that, for the most part, they are not giant behemoths, and have a small, cute charm about them.  However, sometimes I am sure we’ve all found that we could use a little extra space.  BH&G…

Vintage 1950s Skylark Originals Catalog Part 1

Vintage 1950s Skylark Originals Catalog Part 1

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I are in the last stages of our final move into our retro ranch over the next few weeks, so you will have to bear with me if my commenting seems erratic or if I’m not around very much. I promise to have new…

Retro Shopping Roundup – Pyrex Edition

Retro Shopping Roundup – Pyrex Edition

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by Andrea If there’s one vintage/retro item I can’t seem to collect enough of, it’s gotta be Pyrex!  Here’s some more unusual items to accent your collections with from Etsy! Vintage Pyrex Poster – Gray I totally adore these posters from Pocono Modern – I have the black background one…

Vintage Mr Potato Head : Funny Face Ideas

Vintage Mr Potato Head : Funny Face Ideas

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I are in the last stages to finally move into our retro ranch over the next few weeks, so you will have to bear with me if my commenting seems erratic or if I’m not around very much. I promise to have new posts…

Lampshade Rehab – A Quick and Easy How To

Lampshade Rehab – A Quick and Easy How To

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By Andrea So, I was pretty pleased to come across this sweet mid-century lamp at a garage sale a couple of weeks ago.   When I snatched it up, I was originally intending to clean up the shade.  However, upon closer inspection, I discovered that there was a crack in…

Ding Dong School Brochure : Mr Bumps – A Chenille Pipe Cleaner Craft Project From 1955

Ding Dong School Brochure : Mr Bumps – A Chenille Pipe Cleaner Craft Project From 1955

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I are in the last stages to finally move into our retro ranch over the next few weeks, so you will have to bear with me if my commenting seems erratic or if I’m not around very much. I promise to have new posts…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – San Diego, California

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – San Diego, California

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is such a stunner. I’m talking about original features left and right – and so many pretty details that you’ll likely fall in love with the property like I have. From the easy flow to the huge windows with views to the…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Best Years of Our Lives

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Best Years of Our Lives

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By Sara In AZ Seriously……one of my favorite picture ever!   1957 Boy Riding a pedal race car behind 57 Dodge Wagon from seller ihaveitall2…

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