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10 Red, White & Blue Vintage Rooms for 4th of July!

10 Red, White & Blue Vintage Rooms for 4th of July!

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By RetroRuth Are you guys ready for some patriotic rooms? Here are ten great red, white & blue rooms from The Practical Encyclopedia of Good Decorating and Home Improvement from 1970 to help you celebrate Independence Day! Have a Happy 4th!…

American Girl Haul – Emily The 1940’s Doll and Retro Red Dinette Table To Be Retired In December!

American Girl Haul – Emily The 1940’s Doll and Retro Red Dinette Table To Be Retired In December!

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By RetroRuth So, it turns out that I am not just a sucker for full-sized retro wares, but pint-sized ones as well! A few months ago I received an American Girl catalog in the mail and screaming across the front cover was the news that one of the original American…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all, check out all the cool stuff that is up for sale on eBay right now! Super tons of GREAT Christmas stuff listed on eBay right now……that Santa mail pouch……be still my heart! First up, what little girl (or big girl!) wouldn’t like to see…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ   Check out the sweet finds up for sale on eBay this week y’all! First up, this adorable Homemade Red Poodle Apron from seller ellen-kjo. SO cute!!! Aren’t these Holt Howard Raccoon Salt and Pepper Shakers, from seller doc_holidays, just the cutest things ever! Y’all know…

Mamie Eisenhower’s Gowns From The First Ladies At the Smithsonian Exhibit

Mamie Eisenhower’s Gowns From The First Ladies At the Smithsonian Exhibit

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By RetroRuth It’s time to oogle some gorgeous vintage fashions, and this time, it’s Presidential! We had the chance to tour the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History this summer, and I got to happily “ooo” and “ahh” over the First Lady fashion exhibit while Tom obediently snapped pictures of…

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…

The Step-Saving Kitchen: A Vintage Video

The Step-Saving Kitchen: A Vintage Video

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I totally adore this video. It is produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Motion Picture Service, Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics to show farm wives how to modernize their kitchens. If you want to know how to lay out a completely efficient, self-sufficient kitchen, this will show…

Options For Authentic Crinolines

Options For Authentic Crinolines

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By RetroRuth So, it is literally pelting snow outside today, which is weird because 10 minutes ago it was raining.  But indecisive Michigan weather aside, I have been sitting here, looking out the window at the soft, puffy snow mounding up and thinking one thing. I really, really need to…

The Sexy Secretary Suit & Red Vintage Earrings

The Sexy Secretary Suit & Red Vintage Earrings

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By RetroRuth Oh. My. Goodness. Have I been having the retro-fun lately! My friend Kathryn (from Studio Grandbois) and I  had a great time dressing up and taking pictures the other day. Do you guys want to see some of the fun? No? Too bad!!! Ta-Da!!! How is that for…

Holiday Dresses And Michelle Obama In Vintage Norman Norell

Holiday Dresses And Michelle Obama In Vintage Norman Norell

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By RetroRuth Who out there is excited to dress up for the Holidays?  Oh! Oh! *madly waving arms in the air* “Meeeeeeeeee!” Well, maybe I am not as excited as our fashion-forward First Lady, Michelle Obama, who wore a vintage Norman Norell dress at a recent Christmas special taped at…

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