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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Doorknob Weirdness

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Doorknob Weirdness

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By Sara In AZ So I guess this post is not so much a ‘rehab’ post……more of a ‘what do you make of this’ type post. We knew when we bought our ranch pretty much everything was original right on down to the door hardware. We hadn’t given the knobs…

Great News For Vintage Yarncrafters!

Great News For Vintage Yarncrafters!

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by Andrea While shopping online for yarn the other day, I made a fantastic discovery – did you know that Mary Maxim sells downloadable versions of nearly every pattern they’ve produced, going right back to the 50’s?   If you’re not particularly concerned about owning the actual original paper pattern,…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Ceiling Light Shades

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Ceiling Light Shades

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By Sara In AZ Y’all might remember I did a post a while back on some of my recent ‘thrift finds’. This ceiling shade had been one of my recent finds and I stated how excited I was to use it at the ranch. This glass shade was also another…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Beacon Motor Hotel Ontario, Canada

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Beacon Motor Hotel Ontario, Canada

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By Sara In AZ Oh my gosh! How I’d love to be able to travel back in time and stay just one night at this amazing hotel……the chairs….that lamp…..squee!!!!   Postcard of Beacon Motor Hotel in Ontario, Canada from seller thepapergallery2  …

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup–Baby, It’s Cold Edition

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup–Baby, It’s Cold Edition

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by Andrea We have very quickly and unceremoniously been thrust into winter, up here in Alberta, Canada, and it’s really cold!  It’s got me thinking about a new coat to spruce up my winter wardrobe – here’s some great sewing and knit coat patterns from eBay!   Vintage ORIGINAL Ladies…

More Vintage (looking) Polaroid Land Camera Pictures

More Vintage (looking) Polaroid Land Camera Pictures

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By Sara In AZ I promised a while back that I would show more Polaroid Land Camera Pictures from our trips out and about. We took all the pictures with the Land Camera that was gifted to us from Ruth and Tom. This camera takes such interesting shots – though…

My Collection Obsession–Vintage Pyrex–The Non-Green Edition

My Collection Obsession–Vintage Pyrex–The Non-Green Edition

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by Andrea   Although I primarily collect vintage Pyrex in the green patterns (especially Spring Blossom), I’ve been expanding my colour palate a bit, and made some colourful (and clear!) additions to my collection.   I do love a pretty carafe.  The gold floral design on this one is gorgeous…

The Amazing Brady Stewart Photography Collection

The Amazing Brady Stewart Photography Collection

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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…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1960s Howard Johnson’s Motel

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1960s Howard Johnson’s Motel

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By Sara In AZ How I wish we could go back to a time when all motels were this epically cool! 1964 Motel/Hotel Kodak Ektachrome slide from seller jesseborwege  …

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Bakelite Jewellery Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Bakelite Jewellery Edition

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by Andrea I do love Bakelite jewellery – it’s so pretty!  Here’s some of my favourite pieces currently for sale on eBay.   VTG 1940s TWO-TIERED BAKELITE CHERRY NECKLACE I absolutely love the fruit Bakelite necklaces, and this one is definitely a stunner!  I love how this one is a…

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