With space-age design elements like starbursts and swooshes, and the large backplates, some of the most popular mid-century modern door hardware was absolutely iconic, and easy to recognize.
The lie that followed famed Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman to the grave (1961) By Merton T. Akers – Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, New
Want some retro-style holiday decor? Find out how to make some vintage Christmas crafts from the ’60s: a burlap wreath, tabletop Christmas trees, a starburst decoration, papier mache ornaments and more.
From homemade ornaments to DIY candy crafts, this collection of retro Christmas trimmings and craft ideas will give you some new ideas for old-fashioned holiday fun!
You can make these super easy wax & tissue paper flowers for Christmas or any time of year! This vintage craft uses basic supplies, but creates a surprisingly beautiful result!
Are you ready for Halloween? A look back at some old-fashioned Halloween party tips from 1910, in the days when the holiday was more about gatherings than candy collection.
Here’s a peek into Judy Garland’s home – and life – during her first marriage to David Rose. Judy can be seen modeling some Valentine’s Day fashions, too!
Try your hand at these traditional patterns for Americana quilts – the pride of America’s past, and adaptable for many uses today.
Take a step back into the beauty of yesteryear, and see some pretty vintage & antique Christmas decorations that were both charming and affordable.
This invisible floating Christmas tree decoration from the ’60s – made with shiny and colorful ball ornaments – is so simple, but an absolute showstopper. See how to make your own here!
Before the Civil War, popular Elegant Victorian dresses were not just several feet wide and many layers think, but there were different dresses for dinner, evening, carriage rides and beyond.
Here are seven different ways to make an old-fashioned Christmas wreath craft, for a little festive DIY holiday decor, retro-style!
On these Christmas trees from the ’70s, cuddly creatures, lace, ribbons, flowers, Santas and toys, were all radiantly spotlighted with the gleam of shining ornaments. Take a look back here!
Here’s how to make salt dough – also called baker’s clay – to craft creative Christmas ornaments at home! It’s easy to stir up a batch, and makes getting into the holiday spirit extra fun.
Thanksgiving, now held each year on the fourth Thursday in November, has long been a controversial holiday, Here, look back at Thanksgiving history as it played out over more than three centuries.
What can you serve in the punch bowl? Some society ladies of Southern Mississippi offered these 21 fruity vintage punch recipes in the summer of 1969!
So this is Hollywood! (1922) If they hadn’t improved on the 1890 model bathing suit, Mack Sennet wouldn’t be where he is today. But if
If you love the good, butter-rich flavor of butterscotch pudding just as is… wait till you taste it in a flaky pie shell!
Old wedding superstitions and traditions are intended to bring the couple good luck – but worrying about all these myths & signs would stress anyone out!
The Titanic was one of the most luxurious, well-appointed cruise liners ever, with seemingly no expense spared… except when it came to passenger safety in the event of an emergency.
What were these cheesy cheese spread recipes all about? They were appetizers and snacks that creatively-shaped — into a wreath, a chicken (with a tail made out of Fritos corn chips) and a Christmas tree.
Actor Bob Crane murdered: The star of the TV series Hogan’s Heroes, was found beaten to death in an apartment in Scottsdale, Arizona in June 1978. The case is still unsolved.
Looking for some fun food to share this Christmas? Don’t be square! It’s easy to make Kellogg’s Rice Krispies wreath treats. Here’s a classic recipe.
Get classic holiday recipes from the sixties: Caramel crunch popcorn, Lemon European cake, and a festive Gumdrop nut wreath.
Here’s how tho make 3 holiday-themed appetizer recipes from the ’60s made with the help of tomato soup: Saucy cocktail meatballs, Cheese trees & Wreath rollups.
See some fun-to-eat centerpiece retro decorated Christmas cakes that the kids can help you bake! There’s a wreath, snowman, stocking, tree & Santa Claus.
Get inspired with these creative, crafty ideas for making some of your own homemade ’60s-style Christmas decor to match the style of your home!
Christmas toy cookies for kids of all ages 44 fabulous designs, from drums to choo-choo trains… fun to bake, even more fun to eat! Christmas
What’s new about these old-fashioned no-bake Thanksgiving pie recipes? They make a light and creamy and fluffy pumpkin pies, because they’re made with delicious non-dairy Cool Whip.
Today, many of the great desserts of old are being rediscovered and enjoyed – luxurious offerings like the Victorian classic Charlotte Russe.
Why take the stairs while you can ride up in comfort inside one of these metalwork ‘cage’ style antique elevators, made with beautiful ornamental iron? Just tell the bellhop what floor you want.
Vintage wedding dresses for brides of 1914 often had a court train and a high neck, while long gloves covered the arms. The decollete was so demure that there is nothing to shock the conventional.
In late 1968, you could prepare for the season of style before the summer of love, and choose from a profusion of glamorous ’60s belts to create a waist, high or low.
’60s dinner party with fondue — the fun party dish! Everyone will have a ball the moment the dunking begins. These exciting party foods show you’re really with it. Plenty — and then some — to feed a crowd. Here’s how!
Not were the most fashionable vintage hairstyles from 1906 very high, built up of a succession of curls and wavelets galore, but they also held ornaments, combs, feathers, flowers, bows and other stylish additions.
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.
Here are six full-color fashion layouts – with 44 different outfits – as published in The Delineator during the summer of 1922!
Three simple one-dish meals that are simply swell! 1. Hearty Hash Casserole Tastes like you’d spent hours preparing it – instead of minutes. Because it’s
Any way you carve it, the big bird will taste even better with these sensational Thanksgiving side dishes
Hats of the season Nothing strikingly new in the advance millinery models – The saucy tilt still apparent Feminine fashions are about as uncertain a proposition
New holiday pie idea Fruit cocktail’s so gay to fold into the filling, to ring in a wreath round the top of your pie! And
A guide for men who want to marry, from popping the question to the wedding reception – well, if you lived before the Civil War, that is.
While visions of sugar plums… Want to make even the youngest, most beautiful dreams come true? To see stars in a child’s eyes and hear
The yummiest, best-eating Christmas cookies ever (1966) Cookies for the jolly gentleman from the North Pole must be extra special — extra special at Christmas
Sweeping popularity of ribbons The ribbon girl has arrived in all her glory. It is some years since the ribbon epidemic has been assigned a
by Mrs Osborn, creator of fashions for the fashionable women of America A) Wedding dress with Valenciennes lace & embroidered roses A wedding gown of