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The Retro Ranch – A Hip Mid Century Vintage Store in Phoenix Arizona!

The Retro Ranch – A Hip Mid Century Vintage Store in Phoenix Arizona!

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By Sara In AZ Ok wait, did I have everyone fooled for a second into thinking I turned our ‘retro ranch’ into a vintage shop?! Although it sure does feel like I could turn our ranch into an antique store some days…..no, unfortunately my ‘ranch’ is not currently operating as…

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…

Fab New Makeup With Wonderful Retro Packaging!

Fab New Makeup With Wonderful Retro Packaging!

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By RetroRuth It’s Monday again and I am here to try and bring a smile to your face.  Here are some new makeup products with fun retro packaging that are sure to spice up your morning routine. The Steal: The AutoBalm Hawaii Face Palette From Kohl’s This is a great…

Retro Shopping Roundup – Looks For The Ladies Edition

Retro Shopping Roundup – Looks For The Ladies Edition

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by Andrea I’ve got something a little different for you ladies out there today – I’ve got some looks from some awesome repro brands that will take you from summer into fall.  Let’s have a look! Lucky 13 Happy Hour Cardigan Embroidered Martinis Lucky 13 was the first retro brand…

Antiquing in Los Angeles – Reader Mary Shows Us The Retro Goodness!

Antiquing in Los Angeles – Reader Mary Shows Us The Retro Goodness!

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By Sara In AZ Loyal NPR reader Mary sends me pictures of her cool vintage finds every so often. Recently Mary was in Los Angeles and took in the sights at some antique stores. She sent me some pictures of interesting items she had come across and I thought you…

Antique Show Finds!

Antique Show Finds!

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by Andrea I was originally going to start bringing you a reupholstery tutorial this week, however I broke my arm at derby practice last Wednesday.  The chair reupholstery tutorial will still be coming, however it will have to wait until I get my cast off or figure out how to…

Quick Antiquing Trip At The Antique Warehouse in Saginaw

Quick Antiquing Trip At The Antique Warehouse in Saginaw

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By RetroRuth I recently stopped in at The Antique Warehouse in Saginaw for a 20 minute in-and-out trip.  So if some of these pictures look a little blurry, it’s because I was taking them as I was fast-walking through booths! This little “nutcracker” struck me as hilarious. What a cute…

Vintage Retro 50s 60s Flamingo and Swan Chenille Rug…..and A Super Amaze-Balls Poodle Bathroom Rug!

Vintage Retro 50s 60s Flamingo and Swan Chenille Rug…..and A Super Amaze-Balls Poodle Bathroom Rug!

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By Sara In AZ Y’all know I love me some kitsch, and vintage rugs are no exception! I just had to share some of my favorite vintage rugs with you all. This first rug is actually the bathroom rug for our master bath and we use it each and every…

Joan and Rick’s Amazing Home And Fantastic Mid-Century Collectibles At Atomic Dimestore!

Joan and Rick’s Amazing Home And Fantastic Mid-Century Collectibles At Atomic Dimestore!

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Get ready to pick your jaws up off the floor as we introduce Joan and Rick from Atomic Dimestore!  Not only to they have a ton of vintage goodies for sale at their store in Hyannis, Massachusetts, but their house is crammed full of awesome vintage and retro as well.…

The Antique Warehouse In Saginaw – A Quick Trip!

The Antique Warehouse In Saginaw – A Quick Trip!

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By RetroRuth I recently took a quick trip to The Antique Warehouse in Saginaw with some friends of mine. I really, really love that antique mall. It is literally PACKED with great stuff at some really, really great prices. They also have an adorable lunch counter where they serve daily…

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