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Happy Vintage Valentine’s Day!

Happy Vintage Valentine’s Day!

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By Sara In AZ   Since today is Valentine’s Day I was inspired to see what cute Valentine themed pictures I could find on eBay….let’s check them out! Oh my gosh, I TOTALLY remember making valentine hearts like this with red and pink construction paper and white paper doily’s! Making…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – How to Be A Mermaid

Vintage Snappy Saturday – How to Be A Mermaid

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By Sara In AZ I’ve FINALLY figured out how I can be a mermaid too! B&W PHOTO PRETTY WOMAN IN SWIMSUIT SITTING ON BEACH AS MERMAID from seller kathysfind…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Happy Thanksgiving From Plymouth Rock!

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Happy Thanksgiving From Plymouth Rock!

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By Sara In AZ Well, I’m not really at Plymouth Rock…but Esther is….and both of us want to wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving Day! Caption from the back of the photograph: MODERN PILGRIM’S PROGRESS, is Esther Williams, complete with turkey for her Thanksgiving dinner, symbolically atop Plymouth Rock. If the…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Happy Halloween From 1945!

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Happy Halloween From 1945!

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By Sara In AZ Have a fabulously spooky and fun Halloween! Image Vintage HALLOWEEN~CAT Woman~Jack O’ Lantern~1945 Photo from seller bookmark6…

Vintage Paper Dolls From the 1940’s – Cabaret Girls and Ice Skaters

Vintage Paper Dolls From the 1940’s – Cabaret Girls and Ice Skaters

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 By RetroRuth So, anyone else have a late summer cold? I sure do. In fact, my late summer cold has blossomed into a lingering and annoying case of pneumonia. Whee. Since I’ve been pretty much resting constantly, I’ve spent a lot of time online shopping. As one will. Instagram shops…

A Little Rehab Project–Kat’s Hood Vent Fan

A Little Rehab Project–Kat’s Hood Vent Fan

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by Andrea   Exciting times around these parts!  My oldest daughter, Kat, had just bough herself a little post-war, mid-century modest house.  Although the house still has tons of original charm, we’re doing some work to it to bring back even more original details.  I’ve got a little project to…

What’s New In Repro Patterns–Early Fall 2015

What’s New In Repro Patterns–Early Fall 2015

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by Andrea   Fall is just around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about what pieces you would like to add to your fall wardrobe!  I’ve got a top pick from each of the big name pattern manufacturers – let’s have a look.   B7040 Burda Style Dress…

Retro Halloween Decor Alert!

Retro Halloween Decor Alert!

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by Andrea I know – summer’s not even over yet, so I am sure some of you are wondering why I am thinking about Halloween already.  Other than it being my favourite holiday, I just came across some awesome decorations by Beistle that I had to share!   Beistle 4-Pack…

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Green With Envy Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Green With Envy Edition

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by Andrea   In this week’s instalment of my colourful Kool Kitsch series, I’ve got some great green finds – let’s have a look!   MId century green ceramic tiki tumbler / hawaiian decor retro barware Who doesn’t love tiki?  This fantastic ceramic tumbler would be great to add a…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Mellow Yellow Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Mellow Yellow Edition

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by Andrea   Continuing with the colourful picks, this week it’s all about yellow!  Let’s take a look at some bright and cheerful yellow finds from Etsy.   Truly Beautiful Vintage mid-centrury Homecrest Patio set I am totally in love with this patio set – with the bright and sunshiny…

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