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Vintage Snappy Saturday : Bad Boys

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Bad Boys

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By Sara In AZ Momma always told me to stay away from bad boys, but those sweet vintage lamps just melt my heart every time!   Vintage 1950’s photo / Tan Arm TATTOO Thug Lights a Cigarette by China Doll Lamp from seller dv33  …

Let’s Shop the Flea Market!

Let’s Shop the Flea Market!

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By Sara In AZ Whew, it certainly was a LONG hot summer around here….couple that with tons and tons of  rehabbing on our new/old house and staying ‘inside’ is pretty much what we did all summer long here in Arizona! It’s finally cooling down and now that the rehabbing has settled…

Restoration of a Kitschy Vintage Asian Chalkware Wall Plaque!

Restoration of a Kitschy Vintage Asian Chalkware Wall Plaque!

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By Sara In AZ I am sure by now you all know that I just can’t pass up a piece of kitsch at the thrift store – ESP. if it is cheap! I found this vintage Asian chalkware wall plaque for just $1 and I totally had to bring her home.…

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…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all, check out all the cool stuff that is up for sale on eBay right now! Super tons of GREAT Christmas stuff listed on eBay right now……that Santa mail pouch……be still my heart! First up, what little girl (or big girl!) wouldn’t like to see…

Sara’s Crazy and Kitschy Vintage Finds From the Road!

Sara’s Crazy and Kitschy Vintage Finds From the Road!

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By Sara In AZ Well you just know that with visiting every antique store/thrift shop/flea market we could get to on our recent road trip we just had to bring some stuff home with us! Without further ado here is what we found. Hello! We definitely found some stuff didn’t…

Dave’s Fabulous Asian Inspired Mid-Century Pottery Finds

Dave’s Fabulous Asian Inspired  Mid-Century Pottery Finds

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By RetroRuth I recently got this fantastic email from Dave with pictures of his great weekend finds.  My favorite is the little Asian girl in her red dress. So pretty! Hi Ruth, Over time I’ve been building my modest Mid Century Modern collection and now with the majority of the…

Mid-Century Menu – American Chop Suey With the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval

Mid-Century Menu – American Chop Suey With the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval

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Hello everyone!  Welcome to this week’s Mid-Century Menu, where I pick a recipe from my vast array of vintage cookbooks and make it for dinner, forcing my husband to eat it no matter what.  In all fairness, he is excited to eat the sometimes noxious concoctions, but it still makes…