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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…

Lookin’ Sharp! Some Retro and Repro Menswear Sources

Lookin’ Sharp!  Some Retro and Repro Menswear Sources

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by Andrea A lot of attention is given to the ladies when it comes to vintage and vintage reproduction clothing, but what about the gents? I’ve got a few online resources to share for the dapper mid-century fella! First up, Dress That Man.com   Dress That Man.com does vintage menswear,…

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – Party Down With Vivian! Edition

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – Party Down With Vivian! Edition

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By Eartha Kitsch When we left Vivian last week, she had just finished decorating her home for her big “coming out in color” bash. After spending her whole life scared of anything that didn’t resemble beige, she had managed to really liven up her apartment with some great Etsy finds.…

Vintage Find – Retro Asian Pagoda Swag Light

Vintage Find – Retro Asian Pagoda Swag Light

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By Sara In AZ OK, I admit it……I DO have a weakness for wacky old lights and lamps! We were recently at a half antique/half junk shop when I spotted this old light on top of a heaping pile of teetering miscellaneous stuff. I walked over to it because I…

Antiquing At Americana and Bay City Antique Center

Antiquing At Americana and Bay City Antique Center

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By RetroRuth Here are some more photos from our recent trip to Bay City!  Not only did I get to see the awesome vintage wedding dress display, but I was also able to stop in at one of my favorite places, Americana. I love Americana, and not just because the…

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