Monday Link Roundup

– At the Minneapolis StarTribune, Lynn Underwood has continued to highlight mid-century homes in her area all week while profiling enthusiastic owners who appreciate vintage design. Lots of great photos! Vintage Vibe – Alex at Modern Kiddo regularly attends Tiki Oasis, which took place last week and she recently offered up a sneak peak at…

Happy Anniversary To Me

My hubby & I recently celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary and I wanted to share the news here since I’m feeling somewhat nostalgic and extremely grateful. We’ve had an amazing journey together so far full of incredible highs and unimaginable lows but our relationship has managed to survive all the good & bad stuff that…

Monday Link Roundup

– From Mid-Centuria: Alcoa Care-Free Homes – From the Rochester Institute of Technology Frans Wildenhain Exhibition (1950-1975: Creative & Commercial American Ceramics at Mid-Century). The official site devoted to the exhibit taking place in New York at the Rochester Institute of Technology between Aug. 20 – Oct. 2.

If I had a time machine . . .

Pam of Retro Renovation recently asked her readers where they would go if they had a time machine and could spend a day anywhere. It only took me a moment to answer because I’ve had the same fantasy since I was a prepubescent kid. Here’s how I responded to her question: “I’d like a ticket…

Betty Pepis & Interior Decoration A to Z

I recently found a copy of Betty Pepis’ 1965 book Interior Decorating A to Z at a used bookshop. It’s a great publication filled with lots of pictures illustrating various design terms alphabetically beginning with “Accessories” and ending with “Wall Treatments” (apparently Betty ran out of designer terms when she got to ‘W’). I hadn’t…

Monday Link Roundup

From The New York Times: Karl Benjamin, Rebel of Midcentury Art Scene, Dies at 86.

From The Guardian UK: The 10 best Eames designs – in pictures.

Let’s Lounge!

We bought this vintage “Lounge” sign at a flea market a few months ago and just got around to hanging it up. According to the seller they found it at an estate sale. It originally hung in a “Man Cave” built in the late 50s/early 60s. Now it’s hanging above the bar/entertainment center in our…

Monday Link Roundup

I’ve been really busy so I didn’t do much reading this week but I still managed to come across some interesting links worth sharing. From Apartment Therapy – Tracy & Marty’s “Retro Metro” House Boat From Denver Westword – Ten hilariously unnecessary items from the 1950s From Mid2Mod – Kemper Nomland, Jr. From Playscapes –…

Cathrineholm Fan

I recently discovered a great new blog devoted to Cathrineholm and the company’s best known designer, Grete Prytz Kittelsen called Cathrineholm Fan.