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Retro Craft Time – Super Easy Apron Lady Magnet Labels for Vintage Kitchen Cabinets

Retro Craft Time – Super Easy Apron Lady Magnet Labels for Vintage Kitchen Cabinets

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By RetroRuth Hey guys! This week we are going to craft (or throw together) some really simple magnet labels that you can use inside or outside of your vintage metal kitchen cabinets! I recently did a huge purge and reorganizing of our kitchen cabinets, including our dishes and our pantry.…

How To Make Your House Say Christmas–1967 Style

How To Make Your House Say Christmas–1967 Style

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by Andrea   Do all of you have your holiday decorations up yet?  I am still working on getting mine set up.  If you’re looking for some 60’s inspiration for your holiday decor, I’ve got some ideas (both good and possibly a little questionable?) from December 1967 Family Circle.  …

A Tuesday Tutorial – Very Vintage Inspired Christmas Stocking – Part 2

A Tuesday Tutorial – Very Vintage Inspired Christmas Stocking – Part 2

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By Andrea Two weeks ago, I left you with a stocking front with appliques ironed on to it, a stocking back, and some unused bias tape, rick rack and possibly other embellishments.  We’re going to take that and make it into a completed stocking this week. Our next step is…

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting! Crankytown Edition

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting!  Crankytown Edition

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By Betty Crafter Grrr!  Sewing is hard y’all!  Has anyone else noticed a higher level of frustration with vague instructions for vintage patterns?  It seems they assume a certain level of knowledge, maybe because in those days most everyone knew how to sew and knit and cook.   Or maybe I’m…

Lily Speed-O-Weave

Lily Speed-O-Weave

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Or Adventures in Vintage Crafting, Vol. 1 By Andrea I am a total collector when it comes to anything crafting related that’s vintage. So, when I happened upon this strange looking box at a garage sale last summer, I had to snap it up: It definitely intrigued me, as I’d…