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Vintage Paper Dolls From the 1940’s – Victory Volunteers and More!

Vintage Paper Dolls From the 1940’s – Victory Volunteers and More!

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By RetroRuth Last week I posted some awesome Cabaret and Ice Skater paper dolls from Eclectic Embrace, and here is Part II! I’ve spent a lot of time online shopping. As one will. Instagram shops and sales are fast becoming my favorite shops (can you say good deals?), and I…

Vintage Paper Dolls From the 1940’s – Cabaret Girls and Ice Skaters

Vintage Paper Dolls From the 1940’s – Cabaret Girls and Ice Skaters

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 By RetroRuth So, anyone else have a late summer cold? I sure do. In fact, my late summer cold has blossomed into a lingering and annoying case of pneumonia. Whee. Since I’ve been pretty much resting constantly, I’ve spent a lot of time online shopping. As one will. Instagram shops…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1940s Car Hop with Buick Special Convertible

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1940s Car Hop with Buick Special Convertible

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By Sara In AZ Soft drink anyone?     1940 Car Hop Serving Buick Special Convertible Photograph from seller dgaudi…

Yesterday’s Trip to Ossineke, MI

Yesterday’s Trip to Ossineke, MI

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Hope everyone is having a great Sunday!  We had a fantastic road trip yesterday, and I am putting a slideshow of the pictures into this post.  The only thing that wasn’t to my liking was that there weren’t enough hours in the day.  Oh, and I would have loved to…

Style Trends Book – Wide-Lot Ranch

Style Trends Book – Wide-Lot Ranch

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Another great 1940’s  houseplan from the Style Trends Book. The element that really sets this ranch apart are the large windows on both sides of the living room. I love our “wall of glass” windows in our living room, but I can’t imagine having them on both sides. How would that…

True Ranch House – Style Trends Houseplan

True Ranch House – Style Trends Houseplan

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The third house in the Style Plans book, the True Ranch House.  This house was designed to be low and open with lots and lots of light. As you can see from the plans, there is an amazing stone hearth in the living room, which they call a “studio” living…

The Romantic Ranch House – 1940’s Common Sense

The Romantic Ranch House – 1940’s Common Sense

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There is no reason that a small house, the Style Trends book states, architecturally and otherwise, should not be as attractive, as livable, and as interesting as one costing far more. I can’t agree with this sentiment more, which was just as true in their frugal and uncertain time as it…