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Vintage Snappy Saturday : Happy Fourth of July!

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Happy Fourth of July!

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By Sara In AZ   Have a fabulous and safe holiday!     Photograph copyright Getty Images and shared from The Traveling Type blog.…

Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day!

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by Andrea     As the Canadian correspondent here at No Pattern Required, I’d like to wish all of the fellow Canadian readers a very happy Canada Day!  Hope your day is filled with sunshine, fireworks and barbeques as you celebrate our nation’s day!…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Pink Poodle Motel

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Pink Poodle Motel

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By Sara In AZ In my opinion – the most EPIC motel sign in all the world!   Seen on the Poodle06 Flickr page.…

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 2

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 2

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By Andrea   I’ve got another gorgeous home for you from  Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home – let’s take a look!   Yay, they’ve given us a before picture this time!  (I am not sure why this book is so lacking in before pictures)  Super cute older home.  …

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1955 Chevy Bel Air Convertible

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1955 Chevy Bel Air Convertible

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By Sara In AZ See the USA in your Chevrolet………….     1955 Chevy Belair Convertible Manufactures Photograph from seller lovevictor86…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Postcards Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Postcards Edition

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by Andrea   Who doesn’t like getting a postcard in the mail?  Plus, they can be really fun mini pieces of art.  Here’s my favourite kitschy postcard picks from eBay.   Mid-Century Automobile Car Skiing Snow Winter Modern Postcard M79 That’s a lot of snow!  Definitely makes you think of…

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 1

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 1

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by Andrea   I know a lot of you are reading my title and saying “Acck!  Remodelling??”  Keep reading!  This is ideas for remodelling, mid-century style.  Over the next few weeks I’ll be bringing you some of my favourite houses from this book.     Let’s take a look!  …

Sunset Ideas For Building Barbecues–Part 2`

Sunset Ideas For Building Barbecues–Part 2`

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by Andrea   Last week, I brought you some great mid-century ideas for building a barbecue in your back yard.  This week I’ve got even more, so let’s take a look!   These are all from Sunset Ideas For Building Barbecues   This brick cooking wall is great for both…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1940s Car Hop with Buick Special Convertible

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1940s Car Hop with Buick Special Convertible

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By Sara In AZ Soft drink anyone?     1940 Car Hop Serving Buick Special Convertible Photograph from seller dgaudi…

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…

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