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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…

Retro Sewing Roundup–Beachwear For The Ladies Edition

Retro Sewing Roundup–Beachwear For The Ladies Edition

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by Andrea   It seems a lot of North America has been flung into summer – I know it’s suddenly become super hot around here!  Tis has definitely got me thinking beach.  If you’re looking to sew something vintage styled for your beachwear, I’ve got looks from the 30s to…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1940s Car Hop with Buick Special Convertible

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1940s Car Hop with Buick Special Convertible

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By Sara In AZ Soft drink anyone?     1940 Car Hop Serving Buick Special Convertible Photograph from seller dgaudi…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Schulman Academy Theatre Inglewood California

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Schulman Academy Theatre Inglewood California

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By Sara In AZ Anyone up for a movie? Schulman Academy Theater Inglewood California Photograph from seller lovevictor86  …

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  …

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