Displaying posts labeled "Vintage"

What! More retro!

Posted on Wed, 20 Jun 2007 by midcenturyjo

Time for more inspiration or desperation from Windows Beautiful. Your complete guide to window treatments. How to plan, measure, and buy or make them. Decorating and energy ideas. Volume VII, Kirsch Company, 1980, Sturgis, Michigan. Check out that red pool room. Yeah baby!

Images scanned from “Windows Beautiful. Your complete guide to window treatments. How to plan, measure, and buy or make them. Decorating and energy ideas. Volume VII”, Kirsch Company, 1980, Sturgis, Michigan

Oh no more retro!

Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2007 by midcenturyjo

Yes time for more fabulous/revolting (never!) pictures from the 70s. This time our source is Windows Beautiful. Your complete guide to window treatments. How to plan, measure, and buy or make them. Decorating and energy ideas. Volume VII, Kirsch Company, 1980, Sturgis, Michigan. Oh almost the 80s, the next big trend! Check out the ikat room. Yum! Enjoy. (Don’t forget to click on the pictures to revel in their supersized retro glory.)

Images scanned from “Windows Beautiful. Your complete guide to window treatments.How to plan, measure. and buy or make them. Decorating and energy ideas. Volume VII”, Kirsch Company, 1980, Sturgis, Michigan

Retro kids’ rooms

Posted on Fri, 15 Jun 2007 by midcenturyjo

“Children love exuberant, often vividly-bold colors and color combinations, so plan a room with a more dazzlingcolor scheme than you might give yourself…..” Words of wisdom from “Practical Decorating Ideas”, Ure Smith – Sydney, 1973. If you can find it buy it! More photos are definitely coming from this retro treasure.

Scanned images from “Practical Decorating Ideas”, Ure Smith – Sydney, 1973.