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Vintage Snappy Saturday – The Baldwin Theatre in LA

Vintage Snappy Saturday – The Baldwin Theatre in LA

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By Sara In AZ Is this the most epic mid-century movie theatre or what?!   1949 Baldwin Theater L.A from seller ihaveitall2.…

Adverts For The Home – 1950 Style

Adverts For The Home – 1950 Style

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By Andrea I originally had a totally different plan for what I was going to share with you NPR readers this week.  However, when I was looking through the March 1950 issue of Better Homes and Gardens, I was totally blown away by the awesome ads – I ust had…

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup – Easter Edition

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup – Easter Edition

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by Andrea Easter is coming, and it’s time to get your craft on!  If you’re looking to branch out past colouring eggs, there’s all kinds of Easter craft ideas to be found on eBay – let’s have a look!   First up, this NEW Pkgs Vintage DESIGNLAND CRAFTS (12) Easter…

Vintage Montgomery Ward Spring and Summer 1962 Catalog

Vintage Montgomery Ward Spring and Summer 1962 Catalog

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By Sara In AZ I recently picked up this completely fabulous Montgomery Ward catalog from 1962 and I just knew that I had to share some of it with y’all! I will scan some pages in every so often and share them with you all over time, it’s such a…

Vintage Snappy Saturday– Let’s Go To The Dunes

Vintage Snappy Saturday– Let’s Go To The Dunes

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By Sara In AZ I really, really, really wish Vegas could still be old school and kitschy like this……   Dunes Casino Las Vegas 1950s Vintage Kodachrome Technicolor 35mm Color Slide from seller acme_vintage_dry_goods.…

1964 World’s Fair – The Houses of Good Taste

1964 World’s Fair – The Houses of Good Taste

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by Andrea Today, we’re taking a look at the September 1964 issue of Better Homes and Gardens, which feature a spread on the “Houses of Good Taste” from the 1964 New York World’s Fair.   The description of this exhibit from the 1965 Guide Book: Three fully furnished houses —…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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Sara In AZ Hey y’all, check out the cool stuff that is up for sale on eBay right now! Up first this completely adorable 1950s Wall Pocket Plastic Green Kittens Polycraft New In Original Packet from seller koo_korp – it ends SOON so act fast if you like it! Here…

An Easy Vintage Centerpiece for Your St. Patrick’s Day Party!

An Easy Vintage Centerpiece for Your St. Patrick’s Day Party!

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By RetroRuth Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  To inject a little green fun into your day, check out this easy  centerpiece from the Better Homes & Gardens Holiday Cook Book from 1959. This seems like it would be really easy to throw one of these together at the last minute for…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Katz Drug Store

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Katz Drug Store

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By Sara In AZ What could be better than an amaze-balls mid-century drug store combined with an equally amaze-balls sign?! Nothing I say! Picture of  Katz Drug Store #33,  441 Kirkwood Road Missouri. Katz Drug Store Missouri 1950′s vintage grocery market from seller vastcool.…

Nine Small Summer Projects That Any Man (or One!) Can Build – Better Homes And Gardens June 1965

Nine Small Summer Projects That Any Man (or One!) Can Build – Better Homes And Gardens June 1965

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by Andrea It’s finally starting to warm up here, and what better time to start thinking about outdoor projects?   (Forgive my post title – as you can see it was pretty much direct from the magazine cover.  I am sure we have ladies who are excellent with tools reading…

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