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Time For New Window Fashions–Better Homes and Gardens March 1959

Time For New Window Fashions–Better Homes and Gardens March 1959

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by Andrea   We’re taking one more peek at the March 1959 issue of Better Homes and Gardens this week to check out some mid-century ideas for your windows.  Let’s have a look!                   What do you think, readers?  I must admit…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing The Original Vintage Window Shutters

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing The Original Vintage Window Shutters

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By Sara In AZ Two bedrooms in our ranch have the original wooden window shutters on the interior side. Mike and I both liked the shutters and wanted to keep them. We were also super happy that we would not have to figure out curtains or other window treatments to…

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…

The Do’s And Don’ts of Authentic 1940’s Window Treatments, Plus Seven Valance Designs!

The Do’s And Don’ts of Authentic 1940’s Window Treatments, Plus Seven Valance Designs!

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By RetroRuth I was lucky enough to get my hands on a copy of Popular Home Decorations at my library book sale recently. Oh man, is this thing filled with great ideas!  It is written by Mary Davis Gillies, who was an Associate Editor at McCall’s Magazine. Popular Home Decorations…