Home » Archives by category » Culture & Media » Advertising

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1955 Chevy Bel Air Convertible

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1955 Chevy Bel Air Convertible

Share This Post

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

Share This Post

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…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The 1950s Came Knocking and They Just Delivered Your Dream House AND Car!

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The 1950s Came Knocking and They Just Delivered Your Dream House AND Car!

Share This Post

By Sara In AZ House, car…….my dream everything!   1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible Color Photograph from seller lovevictor86…

Vintage 1958 Reineman Hardware Christmas Catalog

Vintage 1958 Reineman Hardware Christmas Catalog

Share This Post

By Sara In AZ I came across this sweet vintage Christmas catalog on eBay a month or so ago and just could not resist sharing it with all of you. Vintage 1958 Reineman Hardware Burlington WI Christmas Book Catalog from seller barnbuster Love those canisters – and ballerina figurines for only…

The Amazing Brady Stewart Photography Collection

The Amazing Brady Stewart Photography Collection

Share This Post

By Sara In AZ Just a warning everyone – prepare the smelling salts now because you are sure to need them after viewing all of the epic photography you are about to see! I accidentally stumbled across the Brady Stewart Collection months ago and I was going to do a…

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

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

Share This Post

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 – Curley’s Motel

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Curley’s Motel

Share This Post

By RetroRuth Curley’s Motel, taken during our last trip to the UP in Michigan. This hotel was actually very cute!…

Bathroom Inspiration – Vintage Bathroom Ads From The 1950’s

Bathroom Inspiration – Vintage Bathroom Ads From The 1950’s

Share This Post

By RetroRuth The love that I have for vintage bathrooms is really endless. I even love vintage public bathrooms, you know the ones with the missing tile on the floor and the gunk on the mirrors? Still love them. In my opinion, colored bathrooms and kitchens is the greatest thing…

Drexel Perspective Furniture, 1952

Drexel Perspective Furniture, 1952

Share This Post

By RetroRuth Oh man, I loooove me some Drexel furniture! Recently I bought a bunch of vintage House & Garden magazines, which included some tremendously gorgeous ads and spreads. Case and point:  This HUGE ad I found for the Drexel Perspective line in the March 1952 issue. It even included…

Vintage Snappy Saturdays – Russel Wright American Modern

Vintage Snappy Saturdays – Russel Wright American Modern

Share This Post

By RetroRuth From Home & Garden Magazine, March 1952…

Page 1 of 512345