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Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Barkcloth Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Barkcloth Edition

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by Andrea No other type of fabric so totally brings the mid-century look as barkcloth, I think.  Here’s some great barkcloth finds for your home from eBay!   VINTAGE 50′s Rough BARKCLOTH FABRIC REMNANT-Floral 46 x 43″ This fabric is totally a classic 1950′s barkcloth, and this piece is just…

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 – Dream Rambler in Fairfax, VA

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dream Rambler in Fairfax, VA

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is a special treat!  I know one of the family members who owns this beautiful home and I can tell you that it has been lovingly cared for throughout the years. Not only is the inside fantastic but the outside has tons of…

Vintage Flea Market Finds!

Vintage Flea Market Finds!

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By Sara In AZ Soooooooo, there was a Flea Market a few weeks back and of course we HAD to go check it out! Even thought we don’t really “need” anything it’s always fun to go walk around and you just never know what you are gonna find. And what…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Modern Magnificence in Canton, OH

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Modern Magnificence in Canton, OH

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  By Eartha Kitsch This week’s home is fantastic. California redwood details along with beautiful terrazzo and beamed ceilings. I can’t think of a single thing that I don’t like about this house. It’s sleek and cozy at the same time and right down to the interior design, it’s gorgeous.…

Tutorial Time! Making Hidden-Tab Style Curtains and Working With Vintage Fabric – Part 2

Tutorial Time!  Making Hidden-Tab Style Curtains and Working With Vintage Fabric – Part 2

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by Andrea Last week, we covered some things to look for when purchasing your fabric for your curtains and measuring and cutting out.  Now it’s time to get sewing! First things first, we’re going to take the panel that we cut in half lengthwise and sew it to the other…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Original One Owner in Phoenix, AZ

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Original One Owner in Phoenix, AZ

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is a one-owner beauty. It’s as neat as a pin and so open and bright  – and it’s in a magical land called “Wistful Vista”. Okay, so I’ve never been to this house in person but isn’t Wistful Vista one of the…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Swank Retro Living Room!

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Swank Retro Living Room!

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By Sara In AZ That TV…..those curtains……THAT chair! Eeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!     Orig. Stereo Slide~50s Living Room Scene~TV~Mom in Funky Chair~Lamp from seller futuratomicfinds…

Tutorial Time! Making Hidden Tab Curtains – Plus Some Tips For Working With Vintage Fabric!

Tutorial Time!  Making Hidden Tab Curtains – Plus Some Tips For Working With Vintage Fabric!

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By Andrea Regular readers may remember my post late last year – asking for your opinions on what type of curtains I should make out of my vintage barkcloth for my living room. After careful consideration, I decided to go with the hidden tab-style curtain.  A lot of people expressed…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – 1965 Time Capsule In Wichita, KS

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – 1965 Time Capsule In Wichita, KS

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By Eartha Kitsch   I love, love, LOVE all-original vintage houses. It’s as if you can go inside of them and seriously suspend disbelief and pretend like you’re living back in the day. Today’s house is just like that. It’s 1965 from top to bottom – from appliances to wallpaper…

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