Hello fellow vintage fanatics--to the right an awesome cover from Calling All Girls, 1960--from the publishers of Parents Magazine.
This one has all the bells and whistles--very "innocent" and charming but we don't think it would fly as such today.
Boy we sure know some talented people! The creativity is on speed dial over at CardboardChristmas.com:
--From Brian B, a repro of the 10th Avenue Angel putz; click on the link and keep scrolling down the page http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=384
--"Parades" staged by Howard and article too--Paul Race--"Building the Flag City Storefronts"; awesome; click on the link. Keep scrolling down the page http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=385
--In honor of Memorial Day, a great putz from the archives, and Howard Lamey http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=387
More Sears houses, 1921 http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/05/4-even-more-sears-kit-houses.html
And check out these super late 60's, early 70's vintage lamps a friend picked up for her daughter's "retro" room; click on the photo.