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Recent Antiquing Find : Ulster Weavers Retro Linen Owl Kitchen Towel

Recent Antiquing Find : Ulster Weavers Retro Linen Owl Kitchen Towel

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By Sara In AZ Oh gosh, am I ever sucker for vintage kitchen linens! I confess, I just love them to bits….much to Mike’s chagrin! Mike and I took some time over the holidays and hit up a few antique stores, we looked and looked but I really wasn’t finding…

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens February 1955 (part 2)

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens February 1955 (part 2)

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by Andrea   Did you enjoy the 50’s kitchen eye candy last Wednesday?  I’ve got some more fantastic kitchen inspiration from the same spread, let’s take a look! (Click on any of the pictures for a larger view)   I don’t normally think of a more country-style kitchen as a…

The Iconic 1950s Woodard Sculptura Patio Collection is Available Once Again!!!

The Iconic 1950s Woodard Sculptura Patio Collection is Available Once Again!!!

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By Sara In AZ Is it just me, or is really cool patio furniture HARD to find?! I’ve been hunting around Craigslist, and the web in general,  looking for a patio set that would look right at home here at the retro ranch to no avail! I’ve been looking for…

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale On Etsy–Kitschy Mugs Edition

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale On Etsy–Kitschy Mugs Edition

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by Andrea   I absolutely love kistchy coffee mugs – I am not a morning person at all but somehow drinking out of a mug I love brightens my morning a bit!  Here’s some fantastic mugs from Etsy.   Fire King Arizona souvenir Mug I absolutely love this souvenir mug…

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 4

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 4

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By Sara In AZ   We are continuing on today with the fourth, and final part,  in my series of posts from the vintage Formica catalog I received from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain. *Click on any picture to enlarge it* Oh my…these rooms……love them to bits and pieces…and a…

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens, February 1955 (Part 1)

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens, February 1955 (Part 1)

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by Andrea   The idea of ripping everything out of your kitchen and renoing it is definitely not a new one.  This spread from the February 1955 issue of Better Homes and Gardens has tons of ideas for kitchen renos – 1955 style.  I thought this could be great inspiration…

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 3

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 3

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By Sara In AZ We are continuing on today with part 3 in my series of posts from the vintage Formica catalog I bought from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain. *Click on any picture to enlarge it* There will always be a special place in my heart for scalloped wood!…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Chalkware Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Chalkware Edition

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by Andrea Chalkware wall plaques definitely add a very mid-century touch to your home.  Here’s some of my favourite ones from eBay!   1969 Miller Studio MR & MRS FISH Chalkware Wall Plaques TOP HAT PARASOL Dancing Could these fish be any cuter?  Nope, I don’t think that’s possible!  …

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 2

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 2

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By Sara In AZ We are continuing on today with part 2 in my series of posts from the vintage Formica catalog I received from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain. *Click on any picture to enlarge it* So cool! I totally adore that horseshoe shaped eating area! Pink counters….wheeeeeeee!!! I…

Awesome Products For The Home–Circa 1956

Awesome Products For The Home–Circa 1956

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by Andrea   There’s nothing that makes me wish I could time travel more than when I see the fantastic ads in old magazines – all of the ads here are from the March 1956 issue of American Home.   I would gladly settle for either one of these bathrooms…

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