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An Outstanding House–Four Ways–Better Homes and Gardens March 1959

An Outstanding House–Four Ways–Better Homes and Gardens March 1959

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by Andrea   Oh, do I ever like this house I am showing you readers this week!  It’s fantastic, and the photos of the different variations of thr front give some great ideas for colour schemes and landscaping – let’s take a look!   The upper house version is intended…

The Hottest Christmas Gifts! 1974 Edition

The Hottest Christmas Gifts!  1974 Edition

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by Andrea Today, we’re taking a peek inside the December 1974 issue of Better Homes and Gardens Magazine.  However, today we’re taking a look at the ads to see what the hot gifts of 1974 were – let’s have a look! (Click on any of the images for a larger…

An Easy Vintage Centerpiece for Your St. Patrick’s Day Party!

An Easy Vintage Centerpiece for Your St. Patrick’s Day Party!

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By RetroRuth Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  To inject a little green fun into your day, check out this easy  centerpiece from the Better Homes & Gardens Holiday Cook Book from 1959. This seems like it would be really easy to throw one of these together at the last minute for…

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! First up, do you sometimes need help with decorating? I know I sure could use some tips every now and then! Be sure to check out this FAB Vintage…

Removing The Musty Smell From Vintage Magazines – An Experiment

Removing The Musty Smell From Vintage Magazines – An Experiment

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By RetroRuth Recently I bought a bunch of vintage magazines off of eBay. Cheap. I am sure you already know where this story is going, right?  Gullible girl sees cheap mags, buys cheap mags, then sadly finds out why mags were so cheap. But I didn’t let my previous life…

DIY Tutorial – Make Mid-Century Inspired Starburst Christmas Decorations!

DIY Tutorial – Make Mid-Century Inspired Starburst Christmas Decorations!

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By RetroRuth Finally! I finished my folded star Christmas decorations! And now, I am ready to share them with you. Whew! These are super-fun to make once you get the hang of folding everything. As I mentioned before, this idea originally came from a 1958 Better Homes & Gardens Magazine.…

Setting A Mid-Century Table

Setting A Mid-Century Table

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By RetroRuth Do you ever wonder what tablecloth would look the best with your dishes? Or how to set a table harmoniously with your mid-century room decorations? Well, wonder no more, because Better Homes and Gardens is coming to your rescue with Table Settings! I am sure that most of…

Set A Vintage Table – Decorative Placemats

Set A Vintage Table – Decorative Placemats

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For those of you looking for a way to spice up your table, the vintage way, these cute placemat ideas just might be the thing!  I love this table settings book from Better Homes & Gardens.   Last time we got to see china suggestions, and this time we get to…