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Craigslist Score : Vintage Atomic 50s/60s Illinois Moulding Shadowbox

Craigslist Score : Vintage Atomic 50s/60s Illinois Moulding Shadowbox

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By Sara In AZ You all know how it is……you are simply cruising around Craigslist without a care in the world….not even looking for anything in particular….not even wanting to buy anything really….and then SHAZAAM – you find something really, really amazeballs and you just have to have it! Well that…

Retro Pattern Review – McCalls 2893

Retro Pattern Review – McCalls 2893

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by Andrea I’ve got a retro pattern review for you today, McCalls 2893, which dates back to 1971.   Rather than doing one allover print, I decided to break it up a bit and use a print and a solid.  I used Sanctuary – Orchid Feng Shui by Michael Miller…

Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s – Part 2

Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s – Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Ok, as promised…..the last scans of my vintage wrapping paper finds! Oh my gosh – this baby shower paper with the kangaroos is SO cute! Ok well – this elephant paper is pretty darn cute too! Seriously – isn’t this cat baby shower paper the MOST…

Winner of the 1950s Hans Achtziger Tall White Vase Is…

Winner of the 1950s Hans Achtziger Tall White Vase Is…

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Before we get to the winner, I want to thank everyone who entered our contest and send out a HUGE thank you to Stephanie from Glittery Moon Vintage for the fantastic prize. We are so thrilled to have her be a part of No Pattern Required, and we hope that…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Bellevue, Washington

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Bellevue, Washington

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  By Eartha Kitsch   We’ve got a beautiful little one-owner home this week! It’s as neat as a pin and such a time capsule beauty – AND there is so much pink inside that it makes me VERY happy!  Oh, and wait until you see the open floor plan…

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – Crochet Edition

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – Crochet Edition

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by Andrea It often seems that crochet doesn’t get the same love that knitting does in the crafting world.  Which is too bad, as it’s really easy to learn, projects usually work up quick, and you can make some really awesome projects!  Here’s some great vintage crochet patterns I found.…

Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s- Part 1

Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s- Part 1

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all! Since Mike and I are still in a big time crunch, and I just have not had the time to write up any posts on the retro ranch, I thought I would show you all some scans I did of some vintage gift wrapping paper…

Chair Upholstery: A How To! Part 4 – Finishing Your Chair Up

Chair Upholstery: A How To!  Part 4 – Finishing Your Chair Up

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By Andrea So exciting!  I finally get to reveal my finished chair for you this week!  If you’ve missed parts one, two or three,  you can find them at their respective links. Here is my lovely dog, Diablo – with a previw of the finished chair!  Read on to see…

New Fashion Ideas For Bathrooms……Vintage 1965 American Standard Plumbing Supply Catalog – Part 3

New Fashion Ideas For Bathrooms……Vintage 1965 American Standard Plumbing Supply Catalog – Part 3

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By Sara In AZ Hey everyone – it’s getting down to crunch time with us and the retro ranch. There are a million and a half things going on right now and it will probably be a few more weeks before I can do more posts on our retro rehab…

Mid-Century Vases From Glittery Moon Vintage & Gorgeous Giveaway of a 1950s Hans Achtziger Tall White Vase! – WINNER CHOSEN

Mid-Century Vases From Glittery Moon Vintage & Gorgeous Giveaway of a 1950s Hans Achtziger Tall White Vase! – WINNER CHOSEN

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Can I just tell you that the vases from Glittery Moon Vintage are arrestingly beautiful? I am constantly amazed by the beauty of mid-century design and our new sponsor, Stephanie from Glittery Moon Vintage, has managed to introduce me to a new area that I am destined to become obsessed…

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