Wednesday, February 10, 2016

MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON

Courtesy of our friend Suzee, a marvelous early postcard from her collection of Ziegfeld Girls--this one featuring a very young Barbara Stanwyck. 

Click on the photo.

If you love retro design juke boxes http://heffrons.com/retro/jukebox/index.html 

Wendy found this really interesting blog called THINGS YOUR GRANDMOTHER KNEW some time ago. We spent a lot of time there today and picked out some links you might enjoy:

Making your Christmas tree last longer—putting sugar in the water—believe it or not this works with cut roses as well bit.ly/20WtHAA 

Vintage red and green gelatin “Christmas squares” http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/2010/12/vintage-red-green-gelatine-christmas.html 

Baby boomers create their retirement dream house — a colorful retro remodel — 25 photos http://retrorenovation.com/2012/10/22/baby-boomers-create-their-retirement-dream-house-colorful-retro-remodel-25-photos/ 

Click on the link and scroll down the page to see three antique Christmas trees from the Taft Museum http://ullam.typepad.com/ullabenulla/2007/12/taft-museum-tre.html 

Vintage bottle brush trees; scroll down the page to see the larger image http://www.vintagetoys.com/toys/classified/667?imgdisplay=1 

Some wonderful putz house "coconut" restorations from Will; tips on applying coconut--keep scrolling down the page when you get there http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1029 

The lovely Yvonne DeCarlo  http://www.everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2016/02/yvonne-decarlo-new-from-european.html 

Marx toy heaven—service station, Fort Apache—love those playsets! http://childrensrecordsandmore.blogspot.com/2010/11/marx-3-level-service-station.html

2 comments:

  1. Many famous actresses got their start this way. Great shot of Stanwyck.

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  2. Wonderful putz house "renovations"

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