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Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The “Dress Your Pets” Edition

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The “Dress Your Pets” Edition

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By Eartha Kitsch Did you know that today is “Dress Up Your Pet Day”?  Well, it surely is! Apparently, this has been a lesser-known holiday since its creation in 2009. Obviously, it’s still got some work to do to really gain exposure but I’m sure before long, stores will be…

Recent Finds From Iowa – Seattle ‘64 World’s Fair Glasses, A Lamp and A Bird Planter

Recent Finds From Iowa – Seattle ‘64 World’s Fair Glasses, A Lamp and A Bird Planter

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By RetroRuth So, even though we set out on our recent trip with the goal of delivering a Midnight the cat to Sara in AZ, we still managed to accumulate some vintage stuff. Our best stop was at The Brass Armadillo in Des Moines, Iowa.  It is part of a…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ Check  out the cool kitsch for sale on eBay this week! First up, a super adorable set of Vintage Poodle Towels from seller roggri1. Don’t you think this Vintage Norcrest Alligator Salt and Pepper Shaker Set, from seller finched1, is just fabulous! I super duper love…

Our Contest Finalists And Voting Begins To Choose A Grand Prize Winner!

Our Contest Finalists And Voting Begins To Choose A Grand Prize Winner!

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By RetroRuth Wow! We got some awesome entries for our “Odds ‘N Ends” contest!  It was really, really hard to pick the three finalists, but after lots of thinking, discussing, thinking, arguing and then more thinking, we have it narrowed down to these three (which are in no particular order!):…

Midwestern Modern – The Tour Of The Alden B. Dow Home And Studio

Midwestern Modern – The Tour Of The Alden B. Dow Home And Studio

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By RetroRuth I had an amazing weekend.  Tom’s parents were up visiting, and we packed every single minute of the weekend full with activities.  Not that I mind at all, it was a ton of fun!  But I must say, the best activity was the tour at the Alden B. Dow Home…

Thrifting Find of the Week – Vintage Blown Glass Italian Cockatoos

Thrifting Find of the Week – Vintage Blown Glass Italian Cockatoos

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Here is my most recent thrifting find.  Two fabulous vintage hand-blown glass birds from Murano, Italy.  They are about a foot tall, and are matching but not identical. I picked these up while I was at Goodwill, for a surprising $6 for the pair.  Amazing.  Unfortunatly, this is another thing…

Some Quick Thrift Finds – Cute Girl Wallhanging and Wooden Bird Bowl

Some Quick Thrift Finds – Cute Girl Wallhanging and Wooden Bird Bowl

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I am busy being a good housewife today and unpacking from my trip, so here are some pictures of a few of my recent thrifting finds: The first is this great wallhanging of a kneeling girl in a white dress.  Believe it or not, I found this wallhanging in a…