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Wednesday Finds!

Wednesday Finds!

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By Andrea   I had another super successful weekend of garage sale-ing this past weekend, and I’ve got some awesome finds to share!   OK, to be fair, this isn’t really my find, it’s Ella’s.  But how cute is this set of vintage Tuppertoys (which happen to match my vintage…

Finally! Some Vintage Finds!

Finally!  Some Vintage Finds!

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by Andrea   The garage sale season has been off to a super slow start around here – largely due to uncooperative weather.  I finally found some sales this past weekend though, with some awesome finds that I just had to share!   I instantly fell in love with these…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Rockin’ The Record Players Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Rockin’ The Record Players Edition

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by Andrea   I know a lot of mid century enthusiasts like to collect vinyl as well – I am definitely one of them!  And an awesome vintage record player to play your vinyl tunes on just makes it that much better.  Here’s some of my current favourite picks from…

DIY Trends in Home Decor for ‘74–McCalls Needlework and Crafts Spring/Summer 1974

DIY Trends in Home Decor for ‘74–McCalls Needlework and Crafts Spring/Summer 1974

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by Andrea   Let’s take a peek at some of the DIY home decor trends from 1974.       My post could almost be subtitled “Or, What’s Old Is New Again”, as these designs are currently experiencing a revival in some capacity!         Although in many…

Toy Story : The Later Years

Toy Story : The Later Years

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By Sara In AZ I recently came across this funny little online  article poking fun at how our toys from the past have “aged” just like us – and what they are all up to these days! I got a chuckle out of it and thought y’all would too, so…

Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay–Talkin’ Tables Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay–Talkin’ Tables Edition

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by Andrea   We’ve got a bit of a switcheroo this week, and I’ve got Kool Kitsch for you on Wednesday instead of Friday – and it’s chock full of awesome tables to add a retro touch to your home – let’s take a look!   Mod Mid Century End…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Lovin’ The Lamps Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Lovin’ The Lamps Edition

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by Andrea An awesome lamp can really add that extra touch to a room.  I’ve got a great selection of everything from modern to kitsch from eBay this week, let’s take a look!   Vtg CHALKWARE TV LAMP mid century modern ballerina dancer light 50/60s eames era I absolutely adore…

Retro Pattern Review–Simplicity 9936

Retro Pattern Review–Simplicity 9936

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by Andrea   My daughter is a big fan of both princesses and dresses.  She’s gotten a ton of wear out of the dress that I made her back in August 2013, from Style 4641 (you can read my retro review on that one here).  However, after lengthening that one…

Product Review–Howard Restor-A-Finish

Product Review–Howard Restor-A-Finish

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by Andrea I am sure many of you out there have heard of Howard Restor-A-Finish before, but for those who haven’t, my post today will show you why I like this product so much!   I recently picked up this solid wood sideboard at a thrift – I’ve been on…

Mid Century Sad : A 1970s Modern House Moaning It’s Last Dying Gasp

Mid Century Sad : A 1970s Modern House Moaning It’s Last Dying Gasp

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By Sara In AZ Sometimes you wonder what goes wrong with a house. It falls into SUCH serious disrepair that you wonder if it’s even possible to fix it all and not go broke.  Such is the case with a house that just popped up for sale here in Arizona.…

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