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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.…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Vintage Towels Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Vintage Towels Edition

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by Andrea Vintage towels are something that seems to be becoming increasingly more collectible – and will add the perfect mid-century touch to your bathroom.  Here’s some of my favourite picks from eBay.   Vtg Martex Pink Towel Set Sealed Box Cotillion 4 pcs Retro Mid Century Bath 60s  …

Kool Kitsch for Sale on eBay–Kitschy Crafting Edition

Kool Kitsch for Sale on eBay–Kitschy Crafting Edition

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by Andrea One thing they definitely don’t make like they used to is craft kits, the best ones always seem to be mid-century!  Sara recently stumbled upon an eBay seller, rankens-toys, who has a whole bunch of awesome NOS craft kits.  When she sent me the link, I knew I…

Getting The New Mad Men Look

Getting The New Mad Men Look

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by Andrea Mad Men has long been my favourite show (pretty much since it came on air), so although I am super sad that we are getting into the final portion of the final season, I am excited to see what’s going to happen.  And to start analyzing what the…

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup–Marimekko Prints Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup–Marimekko Prints Edition

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by Andrea   I do love me some Marimekko prints!  So gorgeous, and a great way to make a statement with one piece inyour home.  Let’s take a look at some of my favourite Marimekko fabrics from Etsy.   Marimekko Kaivo Tablecloth, vintage After the Unikko Poppy print, I think…

What’s New In Repro Patterns–Spring 2015–McCall’s and Simplicity

What’s New In Repro Patterns–Spring 2015–McCall’s and Simplicity

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  by Andrea I know it’s hard to believe, especially for those of us who live in the colder parts of the world, but spring really is just around the corner.  And, there’s no better time to get a jump on your spring sewing!  Here’s some of the latest repro…

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale on eBay–Eye Catchers Edition

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale on eBay–Eye Catchers Edition

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by Andrea I am such a sucker for vintage kitchenware – it’s so pretty and cheerful!  Here’s some of my most recent faves from browsing on eBay.   Vintage Mixing Spoons. NOS. Kitchen Utensils. This is NOS I definitely couldn’t bear to take out of the package!  The graphics on…

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