Some bright, retro finds to brighten up this January morning! Clockwise from top left: Bright Yellow Ceramic Table Lamp, Verdibou Orange Stretch Accordion Bracelet, J. Elle Vintage Unusual Square Vintage Bright Yellow Enamel Sauce Pan, Objet Luv Vintage Kitchen Scales, Past Perfect Continues Vintage Yellow Circle Sunglasses, Fresh to Death Vintage Advertisements
After the strains of holiday music have faded, I always have a hard time turning the dial back to my usual indie rockers. January requires something more unconventional to make the transition from the happy holidays to the going-back-to-school and the life-resuming-as-usual. Something like… contemporary jazz. Don’t worry! It’s not as pretentious at it sounds.
Last month I shared some photos of my great-grandma and the vintage jewelry I inherited from her and thought this Throwback Thursday is the perfect time to share some more! These are some of my favorite pieces as they feel very fall – perfect for September and October with blue jeans and a big chunky … More Throwback Thursday: Great-Grandma’s Vintage Jewelry
When my Great-Grandma Lou passed away at the beginning of this year, just a few months shy of her 100th birthday, I inherited some of her fabulous vintage jewelry. She had great taste and a lot of spunk: her bedroom was bubblegum pink, she danced at her son’s 50th wedding anniversary (in a teal sequined … More Throwback Thursday: Great-Grandma’s Vintage Jewelry
Every year in July, we host a summer movie night party. We barbecue, buffet and then hang a sheet up on the barn doors to project a movie after dark. It’s classic summer fun! Since the beginning, the party has been decorated in blue, green and yellow, everything from the popcorn bowls (including my fave … More Summer Movie Night Ideas
Today we’re throwing back to the heyday of map-making with some gorgeous vintage maps from a little shop in San Francisco called Schein & Schein on Grant Ave. I must confess, I’ve never been to this store in person, but after browsing their collection online, I’m going to have to make a point of heading … More Throwback Thursday: Vintage Maps
Nancy Drew was the heroine of many childhoods, mine included. As a book fiend at a young age, whenever my family would go on a road trip, I would have to find the used bookstore wherever we stopped and buy a Nancy Drew book to keep myself occupied in the car. In so doing, I … More Throwback Thursday: Nancy Drew Front Cover Designs
With just over a month until Halloween, it’s time to start thinking about the perfect costume. It’s no secret I have a bit of a hat fetish and a fabulous vintage hat can be just the right accent to any outfit, particularly outrageous Halloween costumes. When you’re on the hunt, the selection at Poppycock Vintage Hat … More Friday Faves: Poppycock Vintage