A room like this midcentury dining room, where you could eat in casual connection with the outdoors, underlined the biggest advantages of the relaxed suburban 1950s lifestyle.
For their desert vacation house, one couple decided they wanted to see nature everywhere… so they chose this canopy bed with wrought iron trees as posts.
Mid century modern kitchens were super trendy back in the 1950s! Women years ago loved their pink home decor.
Looking at these mid-century bathroom color schemes of the ’50s, you’ll see that the look of white, stark home decor was quickly disappearing. In its wake was a trend toward colorful designs. Take a look!
Red, pink, gold & beyond – See the top vintage nail polish brands and colors from the 20th century, with shades & styles from decades ago – see how manicures have changed over the years!
Here, see some of the colors – like pink and blue – and styles of the most popular vintage 1950s saucepans and kitchenware from the middle of the 20th century.
While not exclusively the domain of the fifties, the popularity of vintage pink bathrooms – including pink toilets, sinks and bathtubs, and other home decor – reached its peak during the middle of the 20th century. Take a look!
You couldn’t tell a ’50s housewife that pastel pink washers & dryers weren’t practical. They didn’t have to be practical – they were pretty.
On TV, the I Dream of Jeannie bottle was magical – from the pretty painted outside to the plush, jeweled interior. Find out about the wizardry that made it work!
From the 1950s: Sweet Virginia Dare Pink Wine adds the extra sparkle and elegance that makes the difference between just another evening and a good party.
This beautiful pink royal rose chiffon cake is a light-textured and elegant old-fashioned dessert. Get the recipe from the ’50s here!
Here’s a retro recipe for a pink raspberry-angel food dessert that’s super easy to make with marshmallows and gelatin, and requires no baking.
Why is this called a Pink Magic cake? Because in addition to the yellow cake, this retro treat has wedges of a berry delicious Jell-O and ice cream mixture.
If you want to try some fruity-flavored Pastel Clouds cupcakes – tasty treats that taste like lemon or lime, strawberry or raspberry, orange or grape – make them easily by combining cake mix with gelatin.
Pink is a morning, noon and night color — it can be beguiling or sophisticated. Look for pink accessories as a complement to or to contrast with your favorite summer dress.
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
Why were pink & yellow kitchens popular inn the ’50s? Because it wasn’t enough for homeowners to decorate the kitchen with just one color – they had to combine them, for a pastel buttermint effect.
We love “spring pink” desserts May is the month for the sweetest-flavored strawberries, for juicy-tender rhubarb and sun-ripened raspberries. Start with our Dresden-pink strawberry torte…
Lacy pink glamour on a thrifty Valentine cake. Snowdrift beauty on a Washington’s Birthday pie. Tempting white fluffiness on a homemade sundae to serve on Lincoln’s Birthday – or any “special” day.