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Weekly Vintage And Retro Inspiration!

Weekly Vintage And Retro Inspiration!

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By RetroRuth Here’s some vintage and retro inspiration from around the web and in stores this week! 1. Flamingo bathroom accessories from Target:   Flamingo Rug Flamingo Shower Curtain Flamingo Bath Mat Alex was very happy to get some of these in her pink bathroom! 2. Vintage Tap Shorts: From…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Barbie Dream Houses Edition

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Barbie Dream Houses Edition

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  By Eartha Kitsch   When it comes to vintage houses, I like all kinds. I like the contemporary, minimalist ones and I like the kitschy, colorful ones. I DO have to admit though that the latter of the two really make my day. If a house has tons of…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Modern Magnificence in Canton, OH

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Modern Magnificence in Canton, OH

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  By Eartha Kitsch This week’s home is fantastic. California redwood details along with beautiful terrazzo and beamed ceilings. I can’t think of a single thing that I don’t like about this house. It’s sleek and cozy at the same time and right down to the interior design, it’s gorgeous.…

The Swoonable Sets of Mad Men And What Season 5 Sets Will Look Like

The Swoonable Sets of Mad Men And What Season 5 Sets Will Look Like

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By RetroRuth Oh, how I wish I could bring you glimpses of the sets and clothes from the new season of Mad Men!!! Sadly, I am going to have to make due with pics of previous sets, and teaser quotes describing décor for the new season!!! Joan: Via   Via…

1940’s Window Treatments for Unusual Windows – 11 Ideas with Illustrations

1940’s Window Treatments for Unusual Windows – 11 Ideas with Illustrations

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By RetroRuth I am excited to bring you guys today’s post, because today we have more solutions for window treatments in your 1940’s home from Popular Home Decorations by Mary Davis Gillies.  Interesting or different window treatments always fascinate me, so I must say that I was very excited to…

MCM Inspiration – We Are In The Pink!

MCM Inspiration – We Are In The Pink!

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By RetroRuth I love pink and I know you guys love pink, especially when we are talking about vintage stuff. Kitchens, cars, clocks, seahorses: All better in pink! This week I’ve got some great “pink-spiration” for you from Pinterest. Enjoy! Source: etsy.com via No Pattern Required on Pinterest Source: fotosdecarros.com…

Turkey, Chicken or Duck? Three Complete Mid-Century Thanksgiving Menus For Your Holiday Table

Turkey, Chicken or Duck? Three Complete Mid-Century Thanksgiving Menus For Your Holiday Table

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By RetroRuth Feel like having turkey this year or do you want to try something different? Only having a few for Thanksgiving, and don’t know what to serve? If you still need ideas, the November 1953 issue of Woman’s Home Companion has the answers for your Thanksgiving dinner this year.…

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!):…

Your Vintage Halloween Party With Decorations, Games and Fun Food

Your Vintage Halloween Party With Decorations, Games and Fun Food

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By RetroRuth Happy Halloween, everyone! I hope everyone has something fun planned for today. If you don’t, guess what?? I have some great news for you: It isn’t too late to plan your perfect mid-century Halloween Party! I know! Exciting, isn’t it? I know you just… What was that? You…

Twelve Fun Vintage Halloween Costume Ideas From Adorable To Hilarious

Twelve Fun Vintage Halloween Costume Ideas From Adorable To Hilarious

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By RetroRuth Have you decided on a Halloween costume yet?  I would like to say that Tom and I have absolutely perfect vintage Mad Men costumes that we are going to prance around and hand out candy to bewildered children in but, when you dress like it’s the 1960’s normally,…

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