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Retro Pattern Review–Simplicity 8672

Retro Pattern Review–Simplicity 8672

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by Andrea   It’s been awhile since I’ve had a Retro Pattern Review to share, so I am excited to bring this one to you this week!  We’re taking a look at Simplicity 8672 from 1969.     What do you do when you’ve got a super girly, Star Wars…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Getting Ready For Halloween Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Getting Ready For Halloween Edition

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by Andrea It’s finally October – and that means I can start getting ready and decorating for my favourite holiday, Halloween!  Here’s some awesome finds from Etsy:   Vintage Halloween Banner This is actually repro, not vintage; but honestly it looks to be such a good repro, you’d never know…

Some Cleaning Tips For Vintage Pyrex

Some Cleaning Tips For Vintage Pyrex

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by Andrea   With the popularity of vintage Pyrex growing as a collectible, I am sure a lot of us have come across pieces that looked like they’ve seen better days.  I’ve got a couple of dos and don’ts for you to help you rescue some of the pieces that…

A Little Rehab Project–Kat’s Hood Vent Fan

A Little Rehab Project–Kat’s Hood Vent Fan

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by Andrea   Exciting times around these parts!  My oldest daughter, Kat, had just bough herself a little post-war, mid-century modest house.  Although the house still has tons of original charm, we’re doing some work to it to bring back even more original details.  I’ve got a little project to…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Orange Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Orange Edition

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by Andrea Fall has definitely arrived up here in Alberta, Canada, and it’s got me thinking one of my favourite fall colours – orange!  Let’s take a look at some of my favourite orange mid-century picks from Etsy.   Set of 3 Vintage 1970s Bowls – Ovenproof Schott Mainz Jena-Glas…

What’s New In Repro Patterns–Early Fall 2015

What’s New In Repro Patterns–Early Fall 2015

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by Andrea   Fall is just around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about what pieces you would like to add to your fall wardrobe!  I’ve got a top pick from each of the big name pattern manufacturers – let’s have a look.   B7040 Burda Style Dress…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–The Dog Days Of Summer

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–The Dog Days Of Summer

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By Andrea   We’re using the “dog days” term a little loosely here this week – this week we’ve got great items from Etsy with a dog theme – let’s have a look!   Vintage Greeting Card, Thinking of You, Dogs How adorable is this greeting card with the sweet…

Retro Halloween Decor Alert!

Retro Halloween Decor Alert!

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by Andrea I know – summer’s not even over yet, so I am sure some of you are wondering why I am thinking about Halloween already.  Other than it being my favourite holiday, I just came across some awesome decorations by Beistle that I had to share!   Beistle 4-Pack…

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Green With Envy Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Green With Envy Edition

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by Andrea   In this week’s instalment of my colourful Kool Kitsch series, I’ve got some great green finds – let’s have a look!   MId century green ceramic tiki tumbler / hawaiian decor retro barware Who doesn’t love tiki?  This fantastic ceramic tumbler would be great to add a…

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Think Pink! Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Think Pink! Edition

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by Andrea   In keeping with my colour roundups of the past few weeks, this week I’ve got one of the most popular colours of the mid-century – pink!  Let’s take a look at some awesome pink items from Etsy.   Mid Century Pink Flamingo Planter Figurine Pair – Maddux…

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