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Book Review–Style Your Modern Vintage Home

Book Review–Style Your Modern Vintage Home

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by Andrea   I recently came across an excellent book recently – Style Your Modern Vintage Home by Kate Beavis.  As you can see, I’ve got a library copy here, but I enjoyed this book so much, I plan to purchase it and add it to my home library (It’s…

Christmas Kitsch For Sale at Cracker Barrel

Christmas Kitsch For Sale at Cracker Barrel

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I swung into our local Cracker Barrel for dinner recently and, of course, before we left we just had to check out all the new Christmas stuff that was available for sale. Imagine my surprise when I saw they actually had some cute retro-ish…

Some Fantastic 1970’s Rooms That Cause Some Serious Shelving System Envy

Some Fantastic 1970’s Rooms That Cause Some Serious Shelving System Envy

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By RetroRuth Hey there! Today we have some fun rooms from a pamphlet I picked up at our local library’s book sale. It’s called Using and Creating Storage Space by Mary Jo Appel. I thought this book has some really funky rooms in it, which you may or may not…

A Patriotic Gallery of Mid-Century Decorating

A Patriotic Gallery of Mid-Century Decorating

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Or Some Red, White and Blue Rooms for July 4th By RetroRuth I hope everyone is having a fabulous, firework-filled Fourth of July! Since it is a holiday, I thought we could celebrate in true mid-century style and drool over some crazy-fabulous red… …white… …and blue rooms! These images come…

Stealing a Retro Renovation Post – Aladdin Home Catalogs Online!

Stealing a Retro Renovation Post – Aladdin Home Catalogs Online!

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Check out this amazing post on Retro Renovation!  Pam is always first to break the big stories, and I totally missed out on this one. It seems that 46 years of catalogs for the Aladdin Company, a Manufactured Homes firm based in Bay City, have been scanned by the Clarke Historical…

Johnson’s Wax Decorating Ideas for Prom Queens

Johnson’s Wax Decorating Ideas for Prom Queens

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Welcome, Retro-baby, to the final post from the fantastic book, How To Have A Prettier Room from Johnson’s Wax.  Despite the large amount of product pushing and pictures of not-so-attractive girls, we have finally made it to the moment you all have been waiting for: The Prom Queen’s Room. Which…

Mid-Century Homes for Sale – Time Capsule in Sablemable’s Neighborhood

Mid-Century Homes for Sale – Time Capsule in Sablemable’s Neighborhood

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Here is another house set to me by Jan, aka Sablemable.  This is a one-owner, time capsule house that is just amazing! Click on the link if you want to see all 24 pictures.  Here are the highlights of this great place. This house is for sale in Benton Harbor,…

Johnson’s Wax Decorating Ideas for Hookers

Johnson’s Wax Decorating Ideas for Hookers

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What in God’s name is going on with this picture?  I mean….Welcome again to How To Have A Prettier Room, a cute little pamphlet put out by the Johnson’s Wax company with decorating ideas for teenage girls.  So far we have seen how to decorate a room for the Artistic…

Johnson’s Wax Decorating Ideas for A Weepy Girl

Johnson’s Wax Decorating Ideas for A Weepy Girl

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Err…I mean…for the Romantic type. Which, according to Johnson Wax is the type of girl to weep at the end of stories or movies with sad endings.  You poor, poor girl. In any case, today is another excerpt from the great book, “How To Have A Prettier Room” by Johnson’s…

Our Mid-Century Ranch – The Blue Bathroom

Our Mid-Century Ranch – The Blue Bathroom

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I love our vintage bathrooms.  There are a lot of small things, little details, that make each one really special. And one of those little details is that we get to name the bathrooms after their colors. “Have you seen my belt?” Hubs asks in the morning, “I thought I…

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