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Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay

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by Andrea I’ve got a bit of a hodge-podge of awesome mid-century items for you from eBay this week – but they’re all really neat.  Let’s have a look! TEAK WOOD MUSHROOM Hors d’oeuvre forks GUNTER WURM W. GERMANY Mid Century Modern How freaking cute would these be for your…

Vintage Mr Potato Head : Funny Face Ideas

Vintage Mr Potato Head : Funny Face Ideas

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I are in the last stages to finally move into our retro ranch over the next few weeks, so you will have to bear with me if my commenting seems erratic or if I’m not around very much. I promise to have new posts…

Lampshade Rehab – A Quick and Easy How To

Lampshade Rehab – A Quick and Easy How To

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By Andrea So, I was pretty pleased to come across this sweet mid-century lamp at a garage sale a couple of weeks ago.   When I snatched it up, I was originally intending to clean up the shade.  However, upon closer inspection, I discovered that there was a crack in…

Ding Dong School Brochure : Mr Bumps – A Chenille Pipe Cleaner Craft Project From 1955

Ding Dong School Brochure : Mr Bumps – A Chenille Pipe Cleaner Craft Project From 1955

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I are in the last stages to finally move into our retro ranch over the next few weeks, so you will have to bear with me if my commenting seems erratic or if I’m not around very much. I promise to have new posts…

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – A Little More Crochet (Part 3)

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – A Little More Crochet (Part 3)

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by Andrea A bit of a switcheroo this week!  I’ve got your shopping roundup on Wednesday this time.  The past couple of Fridays I brought you some fantastic vintage crochet patterns from eBay.  This week, here’s some suggestions for building your crafting library with some fantastic vintage inspired crochet books…

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – Crochet Part 2

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – Crochet Part 2

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by Andrea I came across so many awesome crochet patterns last week, that I had to share the crochet love and bring you a second selection of patterns this week.  Let’s have a look! VTG 1969 McCALL’S CROCHET LESSONS FASHION & HOME PATTERNS MAGAZINE~BEGINNERS~# 3 This one is fantastic if…

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 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.…

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…

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Holding Your Sewing Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Holding Your Sewing Edition

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by Andrea Sewing definitely generates a lot of small equipment – and you need some place to store it all!  Here’s some great mid century sewing baskets to help keep you organized! VINTAGE 1960s MAX KLEIN SEWING BASKET BOX W TRAY SINGER NOTIONS AVOCADO GREEN I love avocado green –…

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