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Looking Wonderful–1971 Style

Looking Wonderful–1971 Style

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by Andrea I know when most people think of retro beauty, they think of the looks of the 40’s and 50’s.  However, I must admit that I really like some of the looks from the 70’s, especially the 70’s does 20’s and 70’s does 30’s looks.  Let’s take a look…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Unenthusiastic Grandparents

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Unenthusiastic Grandparents

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By Sara In AZ I think at this point the grandparents are pretty much over having grandkids! Grandparents Holding New Baby Black and White Photograph from seller Alaska Vintage…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Bad Seed

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Bad Seed

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By Sara In AZ   Mommy, you REALLLY don’t want to make me mad!     Original Antique Photograph The Bad Seed from seller DearMacyVintage  …

New Colour Schemes–Part 2–Better Homes & Gardens August 1960

New Colour Schemes–Part 2–Better Homes & Gardens August 1960

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by Andrea   Last week, we took a look at what was the news for colour schemes on the inside of your home from August 1960 – now this week, let’s check out the outside.  There’s some great ideas here! (Click on any of the pictures for a larger view)…

1930’s Through the 1950’s At the Circus!

1930’s Through the 1950’s At the Circus!

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By RetroRuth Okay, okay, you are probably getting sick of vintage circus fun from our trip to Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin. BUT I made sure to snap some pictures of the ephemera (posters, cloth hangings, programs, etc) dealing with mid-century to give you guys a look at the…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Vintage Volkswagen Car Dealership – Hollywood California

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Vintage Volkswagen Car Dealership – Hollywood California

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By Sara In AZ I’d LOVE to be able to walk right onto this car lot just like it is in this picture! 1950s Used car Dealer at Night Hollywood CA from seller ihaveitall2…

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Halloween Costume Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Halloween Costume Edition

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by Andrea It’s finally October!  Which means that Halloween is coming!  If you’ve not thought of a costume yet, here’s some great patterns from Etsy to get the ideas going!   Vintage 40′s Butterick 1695 Women’s Costume Pattern How pretty are these costumes?  Features Martha Washington, Colonial, Puritan, Dutch Girl, Argentine…

New Color Schemes – Better Homes & Gardens – August 1960

New Color Schemes – Better Homes & Gardens – August 1960

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by Andrea   One of the things that I love most about mid-century decor is that they were definitely not afraid of colour.  Here’s what was new in colour schemes for August 1960.   Here, the suggestion is to “Start with green , add blue or gold for an accent”…

The Great Ringling Bros. Circus Train From 1933 At Circus World Museum In Baraboo, WI

The Great Ringling Bros. Circus Train From 1933 At Circus World Museum In Baraboo, WI

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By RetroRuth Happy Monday, everyone! This week we are going back to Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin  Our last post was an overview of the retro-coolness of this place, but I thought I would bring you a few more in-depth posts on some of the exhibits. And the first…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1950s Bloomingdale’s Green Room – Sutton Place Hackensack New Jersey

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1950s Bloomingdale’s Green Room – Sutton Place Hackensack New Jersey

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By Sara In AZ My ultimate dream shopping trip!     Bloomingdale’s Green Room, Sutton Place 1959 Hackensack New Jersey from seller ihaveitall2…

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