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Bathroom Inspiration – Vintage Bathroom Ads From The 1950’s

Bathroom Inspiration – Vintage Bathroom Ads From The 1950’s

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By RetroRuth The love that I have for vintage bathrooms is really endless. I even love vintage public bathrooms, you know the ones with the missing tile on the floor and the gunk on the mirrors? Still love them. In my opinion, colored bathrooms and kitchens is the greatest thing…

Vintage Car Ads From The 1950’s – Chrysler, Ford and Cadillac!

Vintage Car Ads From The 1950’s – Chrysler, Ford and Cadillac!

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By RetroRuth I hope you guys are having a reasonably good Monday! Today I am bringing you some great car ads from two vintage Home & Garden magazines I hauled recently, one from February 1955 and the other from March of 1952. These mags are just jam-packed with some great…

Gorgeous Illustrated Advertisements From The 1940’s

Gorgeous Illustrated Advertisements From The 1940’s

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By RetroRuth I have to admit that I have some great cookbooks in my collection, but one of my all-time favorites is a community/church cookbook called “From Ridgewood Kitchens”, which is from Ridgewood, New Jersey and was published in 1945. Not only does this cookbook have some great recipes in…

Shopping for Danish Modern Furniture in Copenhagen, 1969

Shopping for Danish Modern Furniture in Copenhagen, 1969

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By RetroRuth Illums Bolighus comes closest to being the dream shop of any American hostess or host that we’ve found in all of Europe.                                                          -Temple Fielding You have heard much about Danish furniture. See, choose and buy at De Permanente, where all leading Danish furniture models are represented. Magasin…

Vintage Kitchen And Bathroom Kohler Ads From Pinterest

Vintage Kitchen And Bathroom Kohler Ads From Pinterest

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By RetroRuth This week I am totally hooked on these vintage Kohler ads! The historians at Kohler were nice enough to create a Vintage Kohler Ads board on  Pinterest for those of us who just can’t get enough vintage kitchens and bathrooms.  There are more ads available on their board,…

MCM Furniture AND Bowling In “The Golden Years”

MCM Furniture AND Bowling In “The Golden Years”

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By RetroRuth Prepare to be blown away by some awesome MCM design in this fun little film about the wonders of bowling in the 1960’s.  This great piece comes, once again, from the Prelinger Archives and is basically a giant commercial for Brunswick. But you don’t hear me complaining. The…

The 1955 “Motoramic” Chevrolet, Your Prescription for Travel

The 1955 “Motoramic” Chevrolet, Your Prescription for Travel

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Or How Many Times Can You Say “New” In 50 Seconds? By RetroRuth These 1955 Chevy’s are beauts, too good not to share with all of you AND they’re NEW! Check out these great commercials to see the new “Motoramic” goodness.   What to watch for: 1. A yellow stop…

Vintage Commercials At Their Best

Vintage Commercials At Their Best

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By RetroRuth Presented for your consideration, some vintage commercials that were way ahead of their time and contributed to the creation of the television commercial as we know it. What to watch for: 1. A  sink full of Homer Laughlin Harlequin dishes. 2. A heart-shaped Band-aid! 3. “A boy has…

Nestle Hair Color Advertisement

Nestle Hair Color Advertisement

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Or How To Paint Your Hair With Chocolate By RetroRuth I’m kidding, kidding!  You didn’t actually paint your hair with Nestle chocolate, but for some reason, it popped into my mind when I saw this ad! Okay, okay, so seriously: Can I still get milk chocolate colored???…

Learn A Mid-Century Lesson – A Boss Kerosene Stove And Jet-Oil Shoe Polish

Learn A Mid-Century Lesson – A Boss Kerosene Stove And Jet-Oil Shoe Polish

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Some fun vintage advertising today so we can all learn a little bit about mid-century products! The first is this cute ad for a Boss Kerosene Stove.  And you know you need to cover up your un-shined shoes!!! Shine those shoes! Shine them!…

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