Every home has room for a Christmas tree, even if it’s only the tabletop variety. See the festive joy a small tree Christmas tree can bring to your home!
Get crafty and decorate L’eggs eggs for the holidays – they come in gold, silver, red, blue, green, so you can give brighter Christmas presents.
Here are some crafty Christmas tree ornaments you can sew yourself, using scraps of fabric! There are four different designs using an inexpensive patchwork design.
Ideal for displaying plants in any room, the Aladdin Folarium gives plants a healthy indoor environment.
Fold-away dining corner A family-centered dining nook tucks away into warm wood paneling Here is an idea that will provide additional living space in your
Remember when Christmas was homemade ornaments and handmade gifts? Maybe this is the year for Christmas past. All it takes is a batch of dough
Over, under and all around, a sunny mood pervades this lemon-and-lime kitchen in suburban Cincinnati. But this kitchen has more than good looks.
The tilting water pitcher was something often found on the dining table during the Victorian era. Mounted on a swing pivot, it simplified the task of pouring ice water into cups or glasses, as there was no lifting required.
The Biltmore (1900) Whoever has enjoyed the privilege of viewing the beautiful chains of the Blue Ridge — the Great Smoky Mountains spreading for fifty
Shortly before her clothing line debuted – and back when her son, Anderson Cooper, was 8 years old – the multi-talented heiress Gloria Vanderbilt came out with her own print magazine: Gloria Vanderbilt Designs for Your Home.
Our practical dream house: Practical in the sense of low maintenance. Dreamy in the way it realizes the family’s hopes. What a house costs to
Design-A-Wall units: Modular shelves, bookcases, cabinets and room dividers. What a wonderful world of beauty and utility is yours with new Design-A-Wall units! Handsome, without
Few families today are without automobiles, so the lack of a garage affects the resale value of any home. A garage not in good taste architecturally almost as seriously affects that value.
Move out of doors in style during the summer . . . yet provide year-round storage for your boat, motor and outdoor equipment. All this in one simple operation with the “Anchors Away” boat shelter and convertible patio.
Make a ‘Finger-tip’ buffet server Display, serve, store, “roll away” with this serving center of fine wood This built-in buffet will save you steps, help
Here’s a collection of stencils patterns from 1910, inspired by Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Persian and other classical designs.
Make a ‘Lazy Susan’ wardrobe Four-season wardrobe selection at the touch of a finger Separate your wardrobe by season . . . by formal and
A leader among art stove makers In the matter of ornamentation, our “Art Tile stove” is the leader among “Art stoves.” Its mantle of embossed
Wild bedtime! Lion and elephant quilted comforters Our comical quilts can turn a youngster’s bedtime from hassle to heyday! Materials needed Lion and elephant comforters
Paint: Stylized product labels from the Victorian era
Household in the pink Having run the gamut in clothes, pink has moved in on home furnishings, and is seeping into every room of the
More color in the bathroom From the Sheboygan Press – April 29, 1957 Pink and yellow bathroom fixture sales increased sharply last year, reports the
Kitchen appliances from the ’50s! The Liberator electric range includes the new automatic surface unit that you “set and forget,” until food is done. Remember, this is the first step toward modern electrical living.
The harmony of color (1893) From Sherwin-Williams Paint We often hear the remark “There goes a well-dressed lady,” but we do not always think of
Clorox makes linens more than white… it makes them sanitary, too! Whiter! Even a child can see that… and Clorox also protects health! Yes, you’ll
Today, when space-saving is so often a must that a piece of furniture is given houseroom almost grudgingly if it serves only one purpose, hassocks needn’t be merely be footrests. Here’s how to make your own!
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