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Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Souvenir Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Souvenir Edition

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by Andrea I love kitschy souvenirs – it’s always awesome when I can come across a vintage souvenir of some place that I’ve been.  Here’s some of my current favourite kitschy souvenir picks – maybe you can find something from somewhere you’ve been!   50s RETRO Vintage Style State Souvenir…

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…

Vintage Thrift Store Finds – Part Two

Vintage Thrift Store Finds – Part Two

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By Sara In AZ Ok y’all, here is the final round-up of what I’ve found at the thrift stores lately! I could not resist this sweet little angel tree topper……………. …………it was from Doubl*Glo. She was $1.99. Whoa…..an Alfred Shaheen pattern! I’m not usually a ‘pattern’ buyer, but I just could…

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 3)

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 3)

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by Andrea   If you’ve been following along with this series (Part 1 and Part 2, if you missed them), know that we’re just about to put the pleats in our curtains!  Let’s get started.   At the end which we didn’t sew over, you’ll have some free strings.  You’re…

Vintage Thrift Store Finds – Part One

Vintage Thrift Store Finds – Part One

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By Sara IN AZ I hope you all enjoyed the vintage “sights” from the thrift stores that I posted last week, this week we get to see what I actually brought home! Even though I left a bunch of cool stuff behind, I still found plenty to buy…so much so…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Georges Briard Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Georges Briard Edition

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by Andrea   Georges Briard was definitely a very well known designer of decorated glass and kitchenware in the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s  – and his pieces still look fantastic today!  Here’s some of my current favourite picks from eBay.   Georges Briard Glass Highball Hawaiian Tropical Fruit PINEAPPLE Tumbler…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1950s O’Keefe & Merritt Contempo Stove

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1950s O’Keefe & Merritt Contempo Stove

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By Sara In AZ Seriously, nobody made appliances like the 1950s!!!     O’keefe & Merritt Contempo Stove 1950s from seller cybergrrl.917…

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 1)

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 1)

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by Andrea Those of you who read Sara’s post from yesterday will know that Sara decided to recruit my help in making some pinch pleats for her kitchen and breakfast nook windows – pinch pleats are actually easier to make than you might think, especially if you use a pinch…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : My Kitchen Curtain Dilemma!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : My Kitchen Curtain Dilemma!

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By Sara In AZ   The kitchen curtains…..uggghhhhh……this was a thorn in my side for a good long while. We have 2 windows in the kitchen area – one over the sink and one in the breakfast nook. The breakfast nook is partially open to the family room area so…

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