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Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay – Decorating Your Walls Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay – Decorating Your Walls Edition

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by Andrea All about the walls this week!  Decorate that empty spot with some awesome wall decor from eBay.  Let’s take a look!   Great 60s Mid Century Mod Embroidered Crewel Owl Picture Retro VTG Oh my goodness, I love this owl!  So adorable, and I love handmade stuff –…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Long Journey with a Set of Vintage EJS Pendant Lights – Part 2

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Long Journey with a Set of Vintage EJS Pendant Lights – Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Soooooooo, continuing on from Tuesday’s post…we’ve had these fabulous pendants in storage for the past few years and now we’d like to see them shine once again. But something was always bothering me about the lights – you can see below what it was. I was…

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…

Plastics Revolution – Better Homes and Gardens April 1969

Plastics Revolution – Better Homes and Gardens April 1969

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By Andrea The late 60’s were definitely a time for innovation in consumer products and usage of new materials – such as plastic.  Let’s take a look and see what all they were making out of plastic back then! (Click on any of the images for a larger view)  …

Furniture News – Better Homes and Gardens October 1948

Furniture News – Better Homes and Gardens October 1948

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by Andrea   Wow, I sure wish the furniture stores of today had furniture news like this!  Let’s take a look at what was news in furniture in October 1948.   The description for this one reads: “Occasional tables and sectional chairs in natural-colored maple with textured cotton upholstery are…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Gladewater, Texas

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Gladewater, Texas

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is spectacular! The finishes are just beautiful and include some mind-blowing wallpaper that has absolutely made my week.  Here is a little tease for you, straight from the real estate listing: There are surprises around every corner, even though some rooms have…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Wichita, Kansas

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Wichita, Kansas

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is a serious time capsule. You’re going to be saying, “Well, Hello 1971!” When I was looking at this listing, Mr. Kitsch came into the room and said, “Whoa. There’s my childhood!” Ha! He liked this home just as much as I…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Omaha, Nebraska

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Omaha, Nebraska

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is a little blue heaven of a rancher.  This property had me with curb appeal alone but thankfully, the inside doesn’t disappoint as it has most of its traditional details still intact! Just like we see with many one-owner vintage homes, it…

Retro Shopping Roundup – Fantasy Furniture Edition

Retro Shopping Roundup – Fantasy Furniture Edition

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by Andrea Some days, I really think I need multiple houses to fill with furniture.  Let’s pretend for a moment that I have a lovely, empty, MCM ranch to fill – here’s some selections that I would make from Etsy!   A mid century modern daybed in style of George…

There’s An Extra Room In Your House – Better Homes and Gardens – August 1950

There’s An Extra Room In Your House – Better Homes and Gardens – August 1950

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by Andrea I think part of the charm for most mid-century homes for me is that, for the most part, they are not giant behemoths, and have a small, cute charm about them.  However, sometimes I am sure we’ve all found that we could use a little extra space.  BH&G…

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