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Vintage Christmas Gift Wrap: If Only…

Vintage Christmas Gift Wrap: If Only…

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 … Continue reading

A Mid-Century Christmas: How to Celebrate Retro-Style

A Mid-Century Christmas: How to Celebrate Retro-Style

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, … Continue reading