After our story about Lucky Lou Shoes yesterday, bang pow wham, I got the idea to ask owner Linda Lou if she wanted to contribute a pair for a giveaway. Heck to the yeah, it’s great publicity for the Lous… and I was feelin’ like the blog could use some dog days of summer giveaway bling. So here we have the win-win-win: Win a pair of Lucky Lou Shoes! Read on for the how-to-enter details:Heck yeah there is more →
Today — tiki for your tootsies — because what goes better with a vintage Hawaiian dress than cute shoes with a tiki carved into the heel? Pam and I discovered Lucky Lou Shoes while shopping the tiki bazaar during our trip to The Hukilau. I didn’t have room left in my suitcase for a pair of these (too many mugs!) but Pam bought herself a pretty pair.Heck yeah there is more →
In the 1950s and 1960s, Pomona Tile was super chic. Reader Mike is a fan — and today we share some of the photos from his wonderful collecton View-Master reels showcasing Pomona Tile in residential and commercial kitchens, bathrooms and decor — 60 scans from 10 reels, including reels illustrating the Pomona Tile ‘Distinguished Designer” series that featured designs by Paul McCobb, Millard Sheets, Dorothy Liebes, Saul Bass and Paul Laszlo. Fabulous vintage tile — captured in fabulous vintage media, yum.Heck yeah there is more →
This is the best news report EVER. Thanks to Donna for the tip. Hey, it’s summer, do you own a set of authentic 1958-reproduction Featherstone Flamingos? Heck yeah there is more →
Much fun always popping up on our Facebook page. Recently, reader Laura Dee shared this delight:
I just remembered that I drew this in my Architectural Design class. I called it,”That 70s Kitchen”. My teacher questioned my taste level, but I still got an A. lol.
When it comes to vintage kitchens — Julia Child’s kitchen is one of the most famous. And it wasn’t a fancy schmancy designer confection — it was a real kitchen. A cook’s kitchen. One of its most memorable features: Julia Child’s very practical — and very affordable — use of pegboard to keep her pots, pans and utensils close at hand. Quick! Grab the wisk! Can’t burn the beurre blanc!Heck yeah there is more →