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Refinishing and Restoring A Vintage 1940s Heywood Wakefield Extension Dining Room Table – Thursday Retro Rewind

Refinishing and Restoring A Vintage 1940s Heywood Wakefield Extension Dining Room Table – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Continuing on with re-posting my Heywood Wakefield refinishing series…….we are refinishing a Heywood Wakefield Extension Dining Room Table this week! Whooooo-weeeee, this table was in BAD shape…….and I really do mean bad! I spotted it at the thrift store for $15 and really was debating purchasing it as we did not need a dining…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Mommie Dearest

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Mommie Dearest

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By Sara In AZ Has anyone seen FEUD: Betty and Joan on FX yet? If not you should definitely check it out!   Image of Joan Crawford from seller jack-o-scratch…

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…

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