Santa Claus is coming to town…in a spaceship! 1960s Christmas card
“You like me, you really like me!” Says the Flying Nun on a tricycle with Christmas gift in hand.
Caught in the act…oh, Santa!
Always a classic…the polyethylene ice bucket! Polyethylene, the “miracle material”! Do you still have one?
If only Mr. Roger had saved all that wrapping paper from his youth as a mid-century boy. What a collection I’d have! But, never fear, Mr. Roger found a great online source (via hmdavid on flickr) for his vintage wrapping paper fix. If only we could still buy these patterns today. This wrapping paper makes …
Mr. Roger believes in saving energy by investing in LED holiday lights; however, nothing beats vintage bubble lights! Here’s an ad from 1947 for NOMA Bubble-Lites. Who remembers these adorning their Christmas tree?
The aluminum Christmas tree adorned with glass ball ornaments… The artificial tree with removable branches decorated with bubble lights and styrofoam balls bedazzled with sequins, rhinestones, and ribbons… The pink “sno-flocked” live tree with color-coordinating pink orbs… The mid-century housewife wasn’t satisfied with the traditional holiday decor; she paved her “atomic” way with futuristic baubles, …