Every now and then you come across an ad, Christmas or otherwise, that leaves you wondering what the....and so it is with this ad from 1956 - yes indeed you too can make your lamps into Christmas trees...this leaves you speechless... Has anybody ever seen one of these in "real life"? Click on the photo.
UPDATED: PAUL SAYS: A DANGEROUS CHRISTMAS DECORATION AND A FOOTNOTE TO HIS ARTICLE ON THE SUBJECT OF DANGEROUS CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS--YOU CAN READ IT HERE http://www.familychristmasonline.com/trees/ornaments/dangerous/dangerous_decorations.htm
Friend Paul Race has been prepping for the 2013 Open Railroads (National Garden Railroad Convention)--you can read about it here http://familygardentrains.com/newbost/13_prep_for_conv/prepping_for_2013_open_rr.htm
and see his latest "trashbashing" efforts here--just keep scrolling down the page http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=210&start=40
Two peak roof cottage putz pattern from Howard Lamey of littleglitterhouses.com; just click on the link to get it http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=388
The 1937 Catalog, Whitehead Steel Cabinets http://retrorenovation.com/2013/05/23/whitehead-kitchen-cabinets-1940-20-page-vintage-catalog/