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Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Atomic Lampshades!

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Atomic Lampshades!

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by Andrea It can be so hard to find a vintage lamp that either still has it’s shade, or still has it’s shade in good condition.  However, while browsing eBay, i came across seller d1paint, who make gorgeous reproduction fibreglass lampshades – here’s some of my favourite ones!   Mid…

Time For New Window Fashions–Better Homes and Gardens March 1959

Time For New Window Fashions–Better Homes and Gardens March 1959

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by Andrea   We’re taking one more peek at the March 1959 issue of Better Homes and Gardens this week to check out some mid-century ideas for your windows.  Let’s have a look!                   What do you think, readers?  I must admit…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Odds & Ends Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Odds & Ends Edition

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by Andrea   I’ve got some random cool things that caught my eye this week – let’s take a look!   Handmade Potholder Hot Pad Eames Mod Funky Mid Century These are repro, but that mid-century print is fantastic!   Vintage Set 4 Mid Century Black Red White Floral Cotton…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing The Original Vintage Window Shutters

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing The Original Vintage Window Shutters

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By Sara In AZ Two bedrooms in our ranch have the original wooden window shutters on the interior side. Mike and I both liked the shutters and wanted to keep them. We were also super happy that we would not have to figure out curtains or other window treatments to…

Book Review–Style Your Modern Vintage Home

Book Review–Style Your Modern Vintage Home

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by Andrea   I recently came across an excellent book recently – Style Your Modern Vintage Home by Kate Beavis.  As you can see, I’ve got a library copy here, but I enjoyed this book so much, I plan to purchase it and add it to my home library (It’s…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dallas, TX

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dallas, TX

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  By Eartha Kitsch This week’s time capsule home is a fun one. It has gone pending since I wrote this post but I really wanted you all to see it anyway! I’m really quite fond of the Asian influences and since the home was built in the sixties, it…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Madison, TN

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Madison, TN

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home has everything. Well, at least MY everything: knotty pine, fun wallpaper, beautiful colors and decor touches. It’s a lot of vintage traditional but it has a wild side too. When I first saw this house, I put the photos on slideshow in…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Hamilton, Ohio

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Hamilton, Ohio

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week we have an absolute beauty of a house straight out of 1959! It’s in wonderful condition on a lovely lot and has so many incredible, original touches.   This home is located at 35 Mayflower Terrace in Hamilton, Ohio. It has 4 bedrooms,…

New Color Schemes – Better Homes & Gardens – August 1960

New Color Schemes – Better Homes & Gardens – August 1960

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by Andrea   One of the things that I love most about mid-century decor is that they were definitely not afraid of colour.  Here’s what was new in colour schemes for August 1960.   Here, the suggestion is to “Start with green , add blue or gold for an accent”…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Hagerstown, MD

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Hagerstown, MD

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is a modest little beauty that offers a whole lot of period sweetness. Most of the home’s fifties style is still intact! From the listing: All brick ranch style home with unique features. Offers wood floors, sunken living room with fireplace, garage…

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