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To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens February 1955 (Part 3)

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens February 1955 (Part 3)

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by Andrea   I hope you’ve enjoyed the 1950’s style kitchen reno ideas I have been featuring the past two Wednesdays.  Here’s the final instalment, and it’s got some more great ideas – let’s take a peek!   Accessories really do make all the difference!  This kitchen would be very…

The Carter Sparks Archive – A Wonderland of Mid Century Modern Architecture

The Carter Sparks Archive – A Wonderland of Mid Century Modern Architecture

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By Sara In AZ I recently stumbled upon this great website the Carter Sparks Archive which is attempting to document the prolific works of architect Carter Sparks. If you are not familiar with Sparks here is a bit of background information on him: from Gretchen Steinberg of SacMod and Eichlerific…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The World I Want To Live In!

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The World I Want To Live In!

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By Sara In AZ It really does look like heaven on earth doesn’t it?!   1955 Caddy Lincoln & Packard Photograph from seller ihaveitall2…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Betty Just Needs a Minute to Herself!

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Betty Just Needs a Minute to Herself!

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By Sara In AZ Retreating to the kitchen to read her beloved cookbooks, Betty was sure she’d never be spotted amongst the pots and pans!   Funny vintage photograph of 1950s housewife in kitchen from seller dougwalker203  …

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 4

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 4

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By Sara In AZ   We are continuing on today with the fourth, and final part,  in my series of posts from the vintage Formica catalog I received from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain. *Click on any picture to enlarge it* Oh my…these rooms……love them to bits and pieces…and a…

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 3

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 3

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By Sara In AZ We are continuing on today with part 3 in my series of posts from the vintage Formica catalog I bought from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain. *Click on any picture to enlarge it* There will always be a special place in my heart for scalloped wood!…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Children of Yesterday….Having a Blast Just Being Kids!

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Children of Yesterday….Having a Blast Just Being Kids!

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By Sara In AZ The pure blissful innocence of children sometimes takes my breath away….I hope you all are having a fabulous day today!   Small Children 1960 Sitting on Skate Boards Riding on Sidewalk from seller lovevictor86  …

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 2

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 2

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By Sara In AZ We are continuing on today with part 2 in my series of posts from the vintage Formica catalog I received from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain. *Click on any picture to enlarge it* So cool! I totally adore that horseshoe shaped eating area! Pink counters….wheeeeeeee!!! I…

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 1

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 1

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By Sara In AZ I am super-duper excited to share this fabulous vintage Formica catalog I bought from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain – The Vintage Department Store.  Redwin always has the most interesting items up for sale….and he knows how much I love old catalogs…..when he landed this old…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : They Loved Each Other Until the End of Time

Vintage Snappy Saturday : They Loved Each Other Until the End of Time

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By Sara In AZ It’s my wedding anniversary today! In honor of my special day I wanted to post the sweetest vintage wedding picture I could find………….it sure looks like it was the best day of their lives…..I KNOW it was the best day of mine!   Vintage 8×10 wedding…

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