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Craigslist Score : Vintage Atomic 50s/60s Illinois Moulding Shadowbox

Craigslist Score : Vintage Atomic 50s/60s Illinois Moulding Shadowbox

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By Sara In AZ You all know how it is……you are simply cruising around Craigslist without a care in the world….not even looking for anything in particular….not even wanting to buy anything really….and then SHAZAAM – you find something really, really amazeballs and you just have to have it! Well that…

Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s – Part 2

Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s – Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Ok, as promised…..the last scans of my vintage wrapping paper finds! Oh my gosh – this baby shower paper with the kangaroos is SO cute! Ok well – this elephant paper is pretty darn cute too! Seriously – isn’t this cat baby shower paper the MOST…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Bellevue, Washington

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Bellevue, Washington

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  By Eartha Kitsch   We’ve got a beautiful little one-owner home this week! It’s as neat as a pin and such a time capsule beauty – AND there is so much pink inside that it makes me VERY happy!  Oh, and wait until you see the open floor plan…

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – Crochet Edition

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – Crochet Edition

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by Andrea It often seems that crochet doesn’t get the same love that knitting does in the crafting world.  Which is too bad, as it’s really easy to learn, projects usually work up quick, and you can make some really awesome projects!  Here’s some great vintage crochet patterns I found.…

Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s- Part 1

Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s- Part 1

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all! Since Mike and I are still in a big time crunch, and I just have not had the time to write up any posts on the retro ranch, I thought I would show you all some scans I did of some vintage gift wrapping paper…

Chair Upholstery: A How To! Part 4 – Finishing Your Chair Up

Chair Upholstery: A How To!  Part 4 – Finishing Your Chair Up

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By Andrea So exciting!  I finally get to reveal my finished chair for you this week!  If you’ve missed parts one, two or three,  you can find them at their respective links. Here is my lovely dog, Diablo – with a previw of the finished chair!  Read on to see…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor- From Montreal to Chicago

Won’t You Be My Neighbor- From Montreal to Chicago

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  By Eartha Kitsch   We’re going to jump back and forth a little this week and take a look at some rooms in two different houses that are for sale in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  And then, we’ll take a look at a home in Chicago. I won’t be showing…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – 1950s Retro Patio

Vintage Snappy Saturday – 1950s Retro Patio

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By Sara In AZ What a dreamy patio………………   50s 60s PATIOS GARDEN LIVING ROOMS DECKS LANAIS benches + mid century eames era from seller pdxmod  …

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Holding Your Sewing Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Holding Your Sewing Edition

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by Andrea Sewing definitely generates a lot of small equipment – and you need some place to store it all!  Here’s some great mid century sewing baskets to help keep you organized! VINTAGE 1960s MAX KLEIN SEWING BASKET BOX W TRAY SINGER NOTIONS AVOCADO GREEN I love avocado green –…

Chair Upholstery: A How To! Part 3: A Little Bit of Sewing and a Lot More Stapling

Chair Upholstery: A How To! Part 3: A Little Bit of Sewing and a Lot More Stapling

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By Andrea If you’re following along with parts one and two of our tutorial, you’ll know we’ve got the pieces cut out and ready to go.  So, let’s get started!  First  things first, we’re going to get the sewing done.  There’s not a lot of sewing to do, but there…

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