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Vintage Snappy Saturday : Don’t Mess With Me

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Don’t Mess With Me

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By Sara In AZ If ever there was a teacher NOT to mess with, this would be the one!     Vintage Photo 40s Unusual TEACHER School DESK Map FUNNY Stern Woman from seller rcmaniac119  …

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1939 Minnesota Shell Gas Station

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1939 Minnesota Shell Gas Station

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By Sara In AZ I swear, if I could ever find a gas station as awesome as this now-a-days……I’d TOTALLY pay more to pump my gas there! I mean seriously – a lumberjack on the roof…does it get any more fabulous?!   1939 Shell Gas Station Great Marquee Minnesota from seller…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1948 JC Penney Grand Opening in Santa Monica California

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1948 JC Penney Grand Opening in Santa Monica California

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By Sara In AZ If I could shop at *this* JC Penny store…….I’d shop there every single day for the rest of my life!   1948 Grand Opening JC Penney Santa Monica CA from seller lovevictor86…

Book Review–Style Your Modern Vintage Home

Book Review–Style Your Modern Vintage Home

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by Andrea   I recently came across an excellent book recently – Style Your Modern Vintage Home by Kate Beavis.  As you can see, I’ve got a library copy here, but I enjoyed this book so much, I plan to purchase it and add it to my home library (It’s…

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale On Etsy–Federal Glass Edition

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale On Etsy–Federal Glass Edition

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by Andrea Although I am primarily a Pyrex girl when it comes to my vintage kitchenware collecting, Federal Glass pieces are something I cannot pass up, either!  Federal made some really gorgeous patterns in mixing bowls and bakeware, and oh, the barware!  Here’s some of my favourite pieces from Etsy.…

Vintage New Year’s!

Vintage New Year’s!

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by Andrea New Year’s Eve is upon us, and I’ve got some vintage New Year’s imagery for you from eBay – let’s take a look!   From seller frankbaum-oz     From seller sfxarchive     From seller relicsnbooks     From seller tumtum99:     From seller frankbaum-oz:  …

What’s New In Repro Patterns–December 2014

What’s New In Repro Patterns–December 2014

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by Andrea The major pattern companies are constantly expanding their vintage reissue selection for the retro sewist – which I personally love, as I don’t always feel like grading a vintage pattern to my size!  Here’s my favourite picks of the new offerings from Simplicity, Butterick, McCalls, Vogue and Burda.…

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

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By Sara In AZ Wishing all of our readers a lovely and wonderful Thanksgiving day!   Vintage Photo 1950s Old THANKSGIVING Dinner Table TURKEY Kitchen from seller rcmaniac119…

The Amazing Brady Stewart Photography Collection

The Amazing Brady Stewart Photography Collection

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By Sara In AZ Just a warning everyone – prepare the smelling salts now because you are sure to need them after viewing all of the epic photography you are about to see! I accidentally stumbled across the Brady Stewart Collection months ago and I was going to do a…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Bakelite Jewellery Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Bakelite Jewellery Edition

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by Andrea I do love Bakelite jewellery – it’s so pretty!  Here’s some of my favourite pieces currently for sale on eBay.   VTG 1940s TWO-TIERED BAKELITE CHERRY NECKLACE I absolutely love the fruit Bakelite necklaces, and this one is definitely a stunner!  I love how this one is a…

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