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Vintage Snappy Saturday – Mandalay Stainless Tableware from Solo Cake and Pastry Filling

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Mandalay Stainless Tableware from Solo Cake and Pastry Filling

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By RetroRuth Happy Saturday! I just ran across this awesome tableware set that was a send-away from Solo Cake and Pastry Filling, so I had to share!…

Shopping in 1959

Shopping in 1959

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by Andrea I think one of my favourite things about browsing old magazines is the ads.  Here’s some of my faves from the March 1959 edition of Better Homes and Gardens   Yes, I am guessing I might just live better in an awesome house made of West Coast lumber!…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Paint City

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Paint City

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By Sara In AZ Wow, it’s been quite a journey trying to figure out what paint colors we wanted for the retro ranch! To be quite honest, I started out on a totally different path…thinking we’d go WAY more bold…but in the end it just did not feel right, so…

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…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Jazzing Up The Master Bedroom Built-In

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Jazzing Up The Master Bedroom Built-In

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Sara In AZ I think I told you all once before that our retro ranch has no shortage of built-ins…..every bedroom has one and there is also a giant one in the hallway and one in the family room. I already showed you all the built-in hutch we restored in…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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