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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…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Beachwear and Accessories

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Beachwear and Accessories

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by Andrea   Last week I brought you a great assortment of sewing patterns for making your own beachwear.  Now if sewing your own is not your think, I’ve got some great items this week from Etsy with no sewing required!   Vintage Beach Bag Basket Floral Blue and Yellow…

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…

Sunset Ideas For Building Barbecues–Part 1

Sunset Ideas For Building Barbecues–Part 1

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by Andrea One of my favourite things about the mid-century time period is the popularity of the DIY ethic, and all of the great books that were produced reflecting this.  Now that summer’s here, I am sure a lot of us are starting to think barbecue – this sunset book…

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…

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