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Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Barbie Dream Houses Edition

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Barbie Dream Houses Edition

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  By Eartha Kitsch   When it comes to vintage houses, I like all kinds. I like the contemporary, minimalist ones and I like the kitschy, colorful ones. I DO have to admit though that the latter of the two really make my day. If a house has tons of…

50 Fun Mid-Century Pastel Paint Colors from Jewel Paint & Varnish Company

50 Fun Mid-Century Pastel Paint Colors from Jewel Paint & Varnish Company

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By RetroRuth Welcome to yet another Monday morning! This week I have some sweet paint treats to drive away those Monday blues. I found this little lovely stashed inside of a cookbook recently, and I was very happy. I was never a big green fan, but this picture is changing…

Opinion Time Again!

Opinion Time Again!

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by Andrea Since you awesome NPR readers have such great opinions, I am hoping you can help me out again!  I need some help picking a paint colour.       This is my faux fireplace in my living room.  It is one of the original architectural details that really…

Decorating Ideas and Color Trends

Decorating Ideas and Color Trends

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by Betty Crafter I was going to show you my finished sundress today, but the nonstop rain has foiled my photography plans. So, instead, I give you Summer 1968′s Decorating Ideas and Color Trends! First of all, I LOVE the white house with robin’s egg blue accents! The shingle roof…

Kook Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kook Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all, check out all the cool stuff that is up for sale on eBay right now! Up first, this amazing Vintage Mid Century Modern Musical Instrument Wall Art from seller mikekal. Also from seller mikekal are these seal wall plaques…..SO adorable! Check out these Vintage Mid Century…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all, check out all the cool stuff that is up for sale on eBay right now! First up….are you having a vintage themed birthday party and you are in need of some party supplies – well how about these vintage Hallmark party goods! Check  out these…

Vladimir Tretchikoff And Other Kitsch Available As Canvas Prints, Wall Murals, Formica and More From Surface View!

Vladimir Tretchikoff And Other Kitsch Available As Canvas Prints, Wall Murals, Formica and More From Surface View!

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By RetroRuth For those of you who have been looking forever for a Tretchikoff print to add to your mid-century home, I have good news! Surface View in the UK has our favorite Tretchikoff prints available as canvases, wall-hangings, wall murals, a ceramic tile frieze for your bathroom (what what?)…

Atomic Starburst Stencils In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo…A Tutorial

Atomic Starburst Stencils In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo…A Tutorial

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By Sara In AZ Since Atomic Star Stencils seem to be all the rage these days I thought I would add a few around Mom’s condo! I carefully documented all my steps in case anyone else wanted to make star stencils for themselves. Really it was pretty easy….even for me!…

Holiday Turquoise Retro Bathroom Reveal in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo!!!

Holiday Turquoise Retro Bathroom Reveal in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo!!!

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By Sara In AZ Month and months and months have gone by on our little renovation project and it’s FINALLY time to see the bathroom in all it’s renovated retro glory! We will see all the final pictures of the vanity and sink area this Thursday and then next Thursday…

Color My Beautiful MCM Home

Color My Beautiful MCM Home

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By Sablemable aka Jan   Remember this book?  Color guru and entrepreneur Carole Jackson brought us the wonderful world of color according to our personal coloring and classified us as seasons: Winter, Summer, Spring and Autumn.   Imagine my surprise and joy in finding an article in the April 1950…

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