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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…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Nashville, Tennessee

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Nashville, Tennessee

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is near to my heart because it’s in my very own town of Nashville, Tennessee. When I saw this house online, I knew that I would love it in person and immediately want to live there. That’s one of the reasons that…

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…

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…

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…

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