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Tag Archives: retro

#22 orange

O-R-A-N-G-E screams 1970s . . . laminate kitchen benchtops, plastic kitchen-ware and nylon mesh sheer curtains. You could accuse the colour orange of being garish and dominating but never drab … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · 18 Comments

#21 vintage birthday cards

These I could not resist! I bought this set of nine “Mia” Age Birthday Cards from Etsy. I am unsure of their age . . . 1940s, 50s or 60s? … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

#12 brooches

A Brood of Brooches Born in Indonesia, Persia, Australia, Canada . . . made with wood, plastic, leather, pewter, shell, brass, Persian turquoise, wool . . . gifts from grandmothers, … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

#10 1970s party invitations

Preteen Party, Party, Party! ~ 70s style. The invites are from 1974 to 1978 (we were between 9 & 13 years old) What did we get up to? Ten Pin … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · 4 Comments

#8 glass salt shakers

. . . the preservative qualities of salt made it a peculiarly fitting symbol of an enduring compact, sealing it with an obligation to fidelity. The word salt thus acquired … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · 4 Comments

#5 baby cards

What’s pink and blue and sparkly and decorated with bunnies, kittens and mini plastic combs? My Baby cards circa 1965 . . . kept safe all these years by my … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · 7 Comments
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