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Retro Review– Retro Beistle Honeycomb Turkey Thanksgiving Decorations

Retro Review– Retro Beistle Honeycomb Turkey Thanksgiving Decorations

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By RetroRuth Thank you so much to reader Jacki who tipped me off to a trove of retro holiday decorations for my home! Thanks to her, I learned that Beistle, the famous maker of vintage honeycomb tissue decorations, is still in business and STILL producing decorations based on their vintage…

Retro Review – Halloween Vintage Die Cut Decorations from Laughing Elephant

Retro Review – Halloween Vintage Die Cut Decorations from Laughing Elephant

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By RetroRuth I know, I know, Halloween is over and here I am reviewing decorations. Am I crazy? Unorganized? Well, probably “yes” to both questions. BUT if you like to bargain shop, now is the time to snatch up all those extra Halloween decorations at a discount for next year!…

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

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  By Eartha Kitsch I come to you today in a state of absolute happiness as Halloween is my favorite day of the year. I love everything about Halloween! Heavily steeped in the nostalgia of childhoods evenings spent tromping the neighborhood in search of sugary loot, I have nothing but…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : It’s Almost Halloween

Vintage Snappy Saturday : It’s Almost Halloween

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By Sara In AZ Getting ready for the big day!   Vintage 1960s Halloween Color Photograph from seller AlaskaVintage…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Halloween Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Halloween Edition

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by Andrea Halloween is definitely my favourite holiday!  I love the spookiness and the costumes.  I also really love vintage Halloween decor.  If you’re looking for some great last minute Halloween touches, here’s some great finds from eBay!   Vintage Hallmark Halloween Greeting Card Cat Ghost Bat Witch This Halloween…

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…

Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay – Thanksgiving Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay – Thanksgiving Edition

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by Andrea I know that the American readers might be thinking it’s a little early for Thanksgiving – but Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away for us Canadians.  I’ve got some really cute n’ kitschy thanksgiving finds from eBay!   Mid Century Modern George Briard Coffee Pot,Stove Top, Thanksgiving…

Retro Shopping Roundup – Pyrex Edition

Retro Shopping Roundup – Pyrex Edition

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by Andrea If there’s one vintage/retro item I can’t seem to collect enough of, it’s gotta be Pyrex!  Here’s some more unusual items to accent your collections with from Etsy! Vintage Pyrex Poster – Gray I totally adore these posters from Pocono Modern – I have the black background one…

10 Red, White & Blue Vintage Rooms for 4th of July!

10 Red, White & Blue Vintage Rooms for 4th of July!

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By RetroRuth Are you guys ready for some patriotic rooms? Here are ten great red, white & blue rooms from The Practical Encyclopedia of Good Decorating and Home Improvement from 1970 to help you celebrate Independence Day! Have a Happy 4th!…

Kmart Garden Shop Does Tiki …. And More

Kmart Garden Shop Does Tiki …. And More

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  By Eartha Kitsch For those of you who are wanting to add a little tiki to your patios, porches and rumpus rooms but are finding it hard to score vintage pieces, I was at Kmart the other day and happened to notice that they have a tiki line this…

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