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Vintage Snappy Saturday : The World I Want To Live In!

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The World I Want To Live In!

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By Sara In AZ It really does look like heaven on earth doesn’t it?!   1955 Caddy Lincoln & Packard Photograph from seller ihaveitall2…

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens February 1955 (part 2)

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens February 1955 (part 2)

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by Andrea   Did you enjoy the 50’s kitchen eye candy last Wednesday?  I’ve got some more fantastic kitchen inspiration from the same spread, let’s take a look! (Click on any of the pictures for a larger view)   I don’t normally think of a more country-style kitchen as a…

Meet The Talented Bella Street And Her New Novel, Mid-Century Mayhem!

Meet The Talented Bella Street And Her New Novel, Mid-Century Mayhem!

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Hey, everybody! RetroRuth here, bringing you a really fun post about our newest sponsor, Bella Street, the author of the novel, Mid-Century Mayhem. If you are looking for a fun read set in the mid-century, make sure you check it out! Ms. Street was kind enough to chat with me…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Betty Just Needs a Minute to Herself!

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Betty Just Needs a Minute to Herself!

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By Sara In AZ Retreating to the kitchen to read her beloved cookbooks, Betty was sure she’d never be spotted amongst the pots and pans!   Funny vintage photograph of 1950s housewife in kitchen from seller dougwalker203  …

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 4

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 4

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By Sara In AZ   We are continuing on today with the fourth, and final part,  in my series of posts from the vintage Formica catalog I received from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain. *Click on any picture to enlarge it* Oh my…these rooms……love them to bits and pieces…and a…

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens, February 1955 (Part 1)

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens, February 1955 (Part 1)

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by Andrea   The idea of ripping everything out of your kitchen and renoing it is definitely not a new one.  This spread from the February 1955 issue of Better Homes and Gardens has tons of ideas for kitchen renos – 1955 style.  I thought this could be great inspiration…

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 3

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 3

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By Sara In AZ We are continuing on today with part 3 in my series of posts from the vintage Formica catalog I bought from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain. *Click on any picture to enlarge it* There will always be a special place in my heart for scalloped wood!…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Children of Yesterday….Having a Blast Just Being Kids!

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Children of Yesterday….Having a Blast Just Being Kids!

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By Sara In AZ The pure blissful innocence of children sometimes takes my breath away….I hope you all are having a fabulous day today!   Small Children 1960 Sitting on Skate Boards Riding on Sidewalk from seller lovevictor86  …

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 2

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 2

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By Sara In AZ We are continuing on today with part 2 in my series of posts from the vintage Formica catalog I received from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain. *Click on any picture to enlarge it* So cool! I totally adore that horseshoe shaped eating area! Pink counters….wheeeeeeee!!! I…

Awesome Products For The Home–Circa 1956

Awesome Products For The Home–Circa 1956

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by Andrea   There’s nothing that makes me wish I could time travel more than when I see the fantastic ads in old magazines – all of the ads here are from the March 1956 issue of American Home.   I would gladly settle for either one of these bathrooms…

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