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Vintage Snappy Saturday : Happy Fourth of July!

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Happy Fourth of July!

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By Sara In AZ   Have a fabulous and safe holiday!     Photograph copyright Getty Images and shared from The Traveling Type blog.…

Vintage Catalina Custom Bombshell Pin-Up Girl “Girlie” Glasses

Vintage Catalina Custom Bombshell Pin-Up Girl “Girlie” Glasses

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By Sara In AZ Ok, so I really have no idea what to call these glasses….I know they are not truly “Pin-Up” glasses….maybe more “bombshell”……definitely “girlie”! Normally this type of image isn’t really my “thing”, but I could tell these were vintage and the glasses were done quite well and…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Meet Julia and Puffer

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Meet Julia and Puffer

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By Sara In AZ OK, first up – can I get a collective “Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwww.” Meet 4 year old Julia and her kitty ‘Puffer’……I am pondering that name ‘Puffer’, but we will just speculate that the kitty had no gastrointestinal issues what so ever! At any rate this has to be the…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Marilyn Monroe As A Pin-Up!

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Marilyn Monroe As A Pin-Up!

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By Sara In AZ A very young Marilyn Monroe…probably still Norma Jean……posing as a pin-up. SO cool! From the auction description  EXTRAORDINARY RARE PIECE – HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! Original vintage 1946 or 1947 MARILYN MONROE early image being painted by EARL MORAN distributed by FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHERS GUILD or FPG. MARILYN MONROE…

Hosting A Retro Little Girl’s Birthday Party – A Photographic How-To

Hosting A Retro Little Girl’s Birthday Party – A Photographic How-To

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By RetroRuth If there was one thing my grandmother had, it was style. And she had it in spades. When Grandma decorated, she decorated.  Every few years my grandparents North Side Chicago flat would get all new wallpaper, new carpet, new curtains and sometimes even new furniture. When she dressed,…

New Items For Sale In Mid-Century Mine

New Items For Sale In Mid-Century Mine

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Only a few new things added to the pile this week in Mid-Century Mine, mostly because I am trying to keep up with my writing schedule! Anyone else out there a writer??  How on earth do you keep motivated?!? Anyway, check out these goodies ASAP!  And when I was digging…

Vintage Crafty Saturday – Progress on Vintage Pin-up Embroidery

Vintage Crafty Saturday – Progress on Vintage Pin-up Embroidery

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Happy Saturday, everyone!  I just wanted to share the progress I’ve made on my pin-up embroidery.  Here is the image I copied: And here is my version! I am going to work my butt off to get the rest of her done by the end of this weekend, but I…

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…