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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…

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Build Your Crafting Library Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Build Your Crafting Library Edition

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by Andrea A few weeks ago I brought you some suggestions for beefing up your sewing library.  For those of you who partake in other handicrafts, this week I have some suggestions to add to your crafting library. Have Yourself a Very Vintage Christmas: Crafts, Decorating Tips, and Recipes, 1920s-1960s…

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…

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…

Adorable Vintage Valentines!

Adorable Vintage Valentines!

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by Andrea My valentine stumbled across (and picked up for me) this super duper adorable book of vintage valentines the other day that I just had to share!   This book is chock full of adorable vintage valentines from cover to cover!  Some even have velvet flocking on them, which…

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