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DIY Upcycled Vintage Tablecloth Apron

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vintage tablecloth crafts DIY Upcycled Vintage Tablecloth ApronAs some of you all know by now, vintage tablecloths are one of my absolute favorite things to upcycle! I am head over heels in love with the prints from the beautiful florals to the fun novelty prints. There is just nothing like the hand of a vintage tablecloth whether it be a sweet drapey linen or a wonderfully thick cotton. I use cutter tablecloths to make all kinds of items for the blog and the shop, so I have quite a few scraps lying around. I’ve been wanting to find a way to use some of my favorite scraps. I love wearing my vintage aprons for shows, but needed one with more pockets, so I thought I’d make my own with some upcycled tablecloth pockets.

Here’s What You Need:

*Vintage Tablecloth Scraps- Four pieces cut at 10″ wide x 11″ tall

*Cotton Fabric for Main Apron- 42″ Wide x 14″ Tall

*1 Package of Double Fold Bias Tape

*42″ or so of Ric Rack Trim

*3/8 yard of coordinating fabric for band and ties- Cut 2 pieces at 3″x22″ and one piece at 3″x25″

*Scissors

*Coordinating Thread

*Straight Pins

*Iron

Instructions:

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The first thing you need to do is cut your fabric pieces. I gave measurements for mine in the material list above. I am a size 18. What you basically want to do is measure the front of your waist plus a couple of inches. The width of your apron will be 1.5-2 times the width of that measurement for you are going to gather the fabric at the waist. To figure out the pocket size, divide the width of the apron by four(the number of pockets.) Add 1/2 inch to each side for seam allowance.  Cut the waist band at 3″ by the width of your apron plus 1/2 inch seam allowance on each side. And also cut two pieces for your ties at 3″x22″.

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Next, take your four pockets and sew the first pocket to the second with a 1/2″ seam allowance. Then stitch the second to the third and the third to the fourth, so you have one long strip. Iron open the seam allowances.

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Now, fold over the top of each pocket by 1/4″ to the back side and press. Then fold over again by 1/2″ or so and press. Stitch down close to the open end. Now the top edge of your pockets should have a nice finish. Sew the ric rack trim to the top inside edge of the pocket.

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Next, lay the long pocket piece over the top of the main apron fabric piece which should also be face up. Line up the bottom of the pockets and sides to the bottom of the apron fabric and sides. Pin in place. Stitch the pocket down to the main fabric around the edges but leaving the top of the pocket open with a 1/4″ seam allowance.

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Now you need to add your bias tape. Sandwich the apron fabric edges between the fold of your bias tape. Pin in place. When you get to the corners, fold and mitre the corners with your fingers then pin in place. Stitch the bias tape all the way around the apron except for the top, stitching close to the open edge of the tape. You should now have an apron piece with pockets at the bottom and bias tape concealing the raw edges on both sides and the bottom. The top edge of your apron should be raw edges.

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Next you can go ahead and make your ties. Fold the tie pieces over in half with right sides facing. Clip one end of the halved tie at an angle. Stitch the folded tie closed with a half inch seam allowance starting at the square end leaving that end open, and ending at the tip of the angled edge. Push the tie right side out and press it flat. Repeat with the other tie. Set aside.

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Now you are ready to baste and gather your apron. Adjust your stitch length to a basting stitch. Stich a basting stitch at about an 1/8 inch away from the edge of your raw edge, then another basting stitch right below that one a little less than a half inch away from the top.

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Now, line up the edge of your apron about a half inch in from each side of the waist band and pin. To gather the fabric, pull the top and bottom basting threads gently making sure you pull only the basting strings on one side of your fabric. Distribute your gathers along the width of the fabric. Pull the basting strings from each side and adjust the gathers until your gathered apron fabric fits into the width of the waist band where pinned. Loop the basting threads around the end pins in figure eight motions. Then pin the rest of the gathered apron to the waist band. Make sure your waist band and apron fabric are right sides together. Stitch the apron to the waist band with a 1/2″ seam allowance. Clip all excess threads.

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Now you are ready to make the waist band. Fold over the top edge of the waist band to the back side by about a half inch and press down. Also press the sides of the waist band in by 1/2″ and press. Pin in place. Stitch the waist band down close to the bottom leaving the sides open.

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To finish off your apron, you need to add your ties. Insert your ties on each side opening of your waist band. Pin in place. Stitch the sides closed. Clip excess threads. Now it is ready to wear!

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retro apron DIY Upcycled Vintage Tablecloth ApronI absolutely LOVE my apron! I am a larger gal and this one is made perfectly for my size! It is so much fun to wear and I can’t wait to use it at my next show or market! Upcycling vintage linens is seriously my favorite thing to do! I love to use my vintage scraps, but you can change it up and use any fabric you have on hand. You can play around with the proportions as well to fit your body. I think this would make a great gift for the holidays as well! Everyone loves aprons, right! So next time you find you need a new apron, give this one a try. It’s fast and simple! I’ll be back next week with another fun DIY. Until then…

Happy Crafting!

Favorite Vintage Finds of the Week- July 28th

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a fabulous weekend! The weather was a little rainy this weekend for us, but for some reason it had me thinking of outdoor fun. When I was little, my cousins and I would play outside all summer. I thought today I would share some of my favorite vintage summer finds for outdoor fun with you all from Etsy’s wonderful world of vintage shops. Here are just a few of my favorites this week:

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Retro Wooden BackYard Croquet Equipment Ensemble – Vintage OutDoor Sports 16 Piece Set – Repurpose Gameroom Decor from Devine Orders

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Vintage Paddle Ball Paddles, Franklin Paddle Ball Paddle, Sportcraft Paddle Ball Paddle from Paper Wood Vintage

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Vintage MV Flyer Junior Roller Skates from Jets Desiderium

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Outdoor Fun Games Everyone Can Play Vintage Childrens Book Illustrated Einson Freeman Co 1935 from Vickie’s Vintage Books

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Woven Metal Basket 1950s Hand Painted Vintage Sweetheart Basket from Coconut Road

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Vintage, hand painted, mid century BBQ set – 6 piece barbecue set with stand from Second Sparrow Vintage

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Vintage 1950′s Metal 7up Cooler from Eagle Wing Vintage

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SALE FREE SHIP vintage slat wood folding chairs pair / yellow outdoor furniture from 86 Home

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Vintage Outdoor Entertaining Booklet, 1960′s How To Entertain Pamphlets, Summer Barbecue Recipes from Thirsty Owl Vintage

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Grab this sleek set of 8 vintage butterscotch bakelite corn cob holders in time for prime barbeque season from Two Swans Swimming

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1950s Freezheat Vacuum Thermos Flask Atomic Blue Black Picnic Party BBQ Hot Cold Drinks Retro Geometric Pattern from Time’s Turned Back

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Vintage Plate Mates Paper Plate Holders/Fun Scan Colors/Kiddo Dinnerware/Camping Outdoor Picnic/Mid Mod Dining/Retro Party Plastic from Euro Fair

Aren’t they all wonderful! I just love the fish paper plate holders! The outdoor entertaining book is too fun as well! Heck I just adore them all! I hope you all enjoy browsing through these awesome Etsy vintage stores as much as I did! I’ll be back next week with more vintage goodies. Until then…

Happy Shopping!

DIY Vintage Scrappy Patchwork Fabric Coasters

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diy fabric coasters scrappy DIY Vintage Scrappy Patchwork Fabric CoastersI have been on a bit of a patchwork kick lately. I love being able to take scraps that have been sitting around and find another purpose for them. I am such a vintage fabric lover, and I hate to waste any of my vintage fabrics, so I always keep my vintage scraps. I felt like doing a bit of patchwork the other day, so I thought I would make some patchy fabric coasters with some of my favorite vintage feedsack and sheet scraps. Fabric coasters are really easy and fast to whip up! They are a great weeknight sewing project!

Here’s What You Need:

*Vintage Fabric Scraps

*Fusible Fleece

*Rotary Cutter and Ruler

*Self Healing Matt

*Sewing Machine and Thread

*Iron

Instructions:

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210 DIY Vintage Scrappy Patchwork Fabric CoastersThe first thing you need to do is cut your squares. Cut eight 2.5″ squares for each coaster. I used two coordinating fabrics for my coasters, so I had four of both of my fabrics for each coaster. Also cut a 4×4″ square of your fusible fleece for each coaster.

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41 DIY Vintage Scrappy Patchwork Fabric CoastersLay out your fabric squares. Stitch the top two squares with right sides together at the side seam with a 1/4″ seam allowance. Do the same for the bottom two squares. Press open seams.

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71 DIY Vintage Scrappy Patchwork Fabric CoastersNow stitch the top sewn pieces and the bottom sewn pieces right sides together. Make sure the bottom of the top squares matches up with the top of the bottom squares. Stitch with a 1/4″ seam allowance. Press open seam. You should now have a piece that is four patchwork squares sewn together with two on top and two on the bottom.

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101 DIY Vintage Scrappy Patchwork Fabric CoastersRepeat for the back side of the coaster. Once you have two pieces for the front and back of your coaster, lay them right sides together. Stitch all the way around the coaster with a 1/4″ seam allowance leaving a space open for turning.

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161 DIY Vintage Scrappy Patchwork Fabric CoastersTurn the coaster right side out. Push the corners out with a stick or your scissors. Iron the coaster flat tucking in the seam allowance where the opening is in towards the inside. Top stitch all the way around the coaster. Clip excess threads. Repeat with as many coasters as you’d like to make…

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feed sack patchwork coasters DIY Vintage Scrappy Patchwork Fabric CoastersI have made fabric coasters for gifts for family and friends before, but have never made patchwork ones. I have to say, I love them! I may just have to make a bunch more! These coasters are a fast and easy project, and they make fantastic gifts! I love to use vintage fabrics, but of course you can use any kind of fabric that suits your fancy! You can easily change-up the look or style. Make them all the same, or make a bunch of them in your favorite prints. Smaller prints work best. Give them a go some time, you’ll love them I bet! I’ll be back soon with another fun DIY. Until then…

Happy Crafting!

The Wonderful World of Pinterest- July 2014

I swear this month has just flown by! It’s going to be fall before you know. I have not been pinning a whole lot over the past month since it has been a little crazy and my sister is home for the summer, so I have been trying to squeeze in as much time with her as I can before she goes back to school. I have added some pins to a few of my favorite boards and added a fun new vintage summery board dedicated to swimsuits. Check out what I’ve been pinning this month:

From my board Words to Live By:

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From my board Pets and Animals:

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From my board My Style:

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From my board For the Home:

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From my board Gluten Free Goodies:

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From my board DIY Ideas I Love:

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From my board Vintage Paint by Number Love:

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And from my new board Bathing Beauties:

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33 The Wonderful World of Pinterest  July 2014I just adore Pinterest! Don’t you! It’s an endless supply of beauty and inspiration! What have you all been pinning lately? You can see the sources of all these pins and see many many more by following along with my boards on PinterestHere. I’ll be back next month with more pinspiration. Until then…

Happy Pinning!

Favorite Vintage Finds of the Week- July 21st

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a lovely weekend! We’ve had some really beautiful days here in the past week with a cold front moving through. This summer has been so hot here in NC, it makes me wish we had a pool in our neighborhood. I practically lived in the pool when I was little. Every summer I got to pick out a couple new swimsuits. It was one of my favorite things about summertime. So, this week I thought I’d share some drool worthy vintage swim suits with you all inspired by summer days by the water. There were so many amazing suits in Etsy’s wonderful vintage shops, I had to create a special pin board dedicated just for vintage swimwear. Here are just a few of my absolute favorites:

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1950s Kittiwake Cotton Bathing Suit from Noble Savage Vintage

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50s // Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini // Pin Up Swimsuit with Cover Up 60s from Vintage Love by Gigi

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vintage 1950s swimsuit | 50s bathing suit | 1950s bombshell bathing suit | Harbor Views Swimsuit from Adored Vintage

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Vintage 1950s 1960s Blue White Pink Green Plaid Bikini Top and Shorts. Swimsuit. Bathing Suit. Beach from Sweet Pickin’s Shop

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SALE 50s 60s swimsuit . vintage polka dot bathing suit from Blue Fennel

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Vintage Bikini / 60s Blue Bikini / 1960s Swimsuit from Coldfish

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Vintage Swimsuit / 1960s Swimsuit / One Piece Swimsuit from Coldfish

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1950s Blue Rouched Minster Swimwear Swim Suit from Up Staged Vintage

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Kaleidoscope Swimsuit / Vintage 1960s Bathing Suit / 60s Swimsuit from Paper Luna Vintage

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Vintage 1960s bikini swimsuit, green high waist shorts, white polka dot cotton bathing suit swim dress skirt from Roselein Rarities

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Vintage 60s Bikini // 1960s Bathing Suit in Psychadelic Floral Print // 1960s Bikini Size 7/8 13/14 Medium Large from Finds All Kinds

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Aren’t they all amazing! In a perfect world I would have them all and the body to go with them! To see even more of my favorite vintage swimwear, check out my pin board Bathing Beauties on Pinterest Here. Also be sure to check out all these fantastic Etsy vintage shops! They are filled with all kinds of wonderful style finds! I’ll be back next week with more vintage fun. Until then…

Happy Shopping!

Easy DIY Floral Summer Sandals

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Here’s What You Need:

*Sandals

*Chiffon or Other Fabric Flowers( I bought mine Here)

*Felt

*Scissors

*Fabritac Glue

Instructions:

The first thing you need to do is decide what kind of look you want for your sandals. I knew I wanted to do three flowers that were about 2″ each for my t-strap sandals and one larger flower with a few smaller flowers for my thong sandals. For the t straps, I bought a 1/2 yard strip of chiffon flowers that were 2.5″ wide. They come on a netting and you can cut them apart from each other. For the thongs, I bought a half yard of 1.5″ chiffon flowers and two 2.5″ fabric flowers. My shoe size is a 10. You may need less if your shoe size is smaller.

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18 DSC 0089 Easy DIY Floral Summer SandalsOnce you have all your supplies gathered, cut your flowers apart on your netting strips. Decide how many flowers fit best on your shoes. Grab your felt and cut circles of felt a little smaller than the width of each of your flowers for your thong style sandals. For the t-straps, cut a strip that is a little smaller than the width of your flowers by a little longer than the length of your t strap piece.

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12 photo 3 Easy DIY Floral Summer SandalsOpen your fabritac. For the thongs, run a little glue onto the top of your left strap on the left shoe and right strap on the right shoe, and then a little glue onto the other strap. For the t-strap run a bead of glue down the t-strap piece. For your thong sandals, press your large flower onto the left strap on the left shoe so it sits right before the middle of the thong part that sits between your toes. Press a couple of the smaller flowers next to the large flower on the left strap of the left sandal and right strap of the right sandal. Then press another smaller flower onto the other strap next to the larger flower so it sits right before the split. For the t-straps, trim up your middle flower and then press your three flowers onto the t-strap piece starting with the one over the end where your toes go.

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15 photo 1 2 Easy DIY Floral Summer SandalsNow you need to glue the felt pieces onto the back sides of your flowers. Run glue onto the felt circles for your thong sandals. Press each circle onto the back side of each of the flowers it corresponds with. You will be sandwiching the strap in between the felt circle and the flower. Be sure to press them together very well. Repeat with all the other flowers on your thongs. For the t-straps, run glue onto the felt strips. Press the glue side of the strips onto the back side of the flowers sandwiching the strap in between. Make sure to press the strip firmly in place paying careful attention to the area where the toes sit.

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09 DSC 0033 4 Easy DIY Floral Summer SandalsI absolutely LOVE my sandals now! This revamp was so fast and simple! The best part is that it cost me less than ten dollars to embellish both pairs! I love how versatile this project can be too! You can easily change-up the look to suit your style and taste, just by the flowers you use. I hope you all will give this one a try sometime with your own plain sandals. You’ll love it too! I’ll be back next week with another fun DIY. Until then…

Happy Crafting!

Favorite Vintage Finds of the Week- July 14th

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend! We took Beau on a day trip to the beach and had a blast! One of my favorite things about summer is that all my favorite stores put out all their summer melamine collections. I have loved plastics since I was little, vintage plastics being my favorite of course! So, this week I thought I would share a little collection of vintage melamine finds with you all from some of Etsy’s wonderful vintage shops. There are so many awesome vintage plastic finds on Etsy, it was so hard to narrow down my favorites this week! Here are the ones I absolutely adore:

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Pastel Melamine Plates and Cups from Charlie’s Nest

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Melamine Thermos from Nest Party

 

 

 

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Vintage Salt and Pepper Shaker Serving Dishes Collectible Melamine from Vintage and Victorian

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Noritake Melamine Mother Duck and her Three Ducklings Childrens Cup from My Vintage Childhood XO

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Jewelry makeup box with telescope mirror pedestal footed melamine Japan from Chance Vintage

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1950′s Melmac-Style Retro Speckled Melamine Dishes from Bridgete’s Collection

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Two Large Michel Delacroix Paris France French City Scenes Vintage Melamine Trays 12 x 9 1/2 inch from The Glass Underground

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Ingrid of Chicago Red Melamine Plastic Wine Cooler Tote from Elsa Bronte

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Turquoise Flowered Melamine Saucers – 6 inches – Set of Five from Bunny’s Luck

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Vintage Fondue Forks / Melamine Handle Fondue Forks / 1960s Flower Child Fondue Forks in Original Box from Alegria Collection

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Shabby chic kitchen canister set (4) handpainted floral hard plastic melamine Japanese 1980s from The Best Nest Co.

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Aren’t they all just fabulous! I want them all of course! I have a set of Melmac melamine, and I love the way the tea cups feel in my hands. I also really love the speckled melamine. My hubby can’t stand plastic dishes, so I don’t get to let my collection grow too much. For now, I will just be swooning over them on Etsy. I hope you all enjoy browsing through these awesome Etsy vintage shops as much as I did! I’ll be back next week with more vintage fun. Until then…

Happy Shopping!

Favorite Vintage Finds of the Week- July 7th

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend! Summer is now in full swing and it has me thinking about the beach, an incidentally, old beach movies. One of my all time favorite beach movie’s is Gidget with Sandra Dee. My mom rented the original of the Gidget movies for me when I was little, and that started my love affair with classic beach movies. So, I thought this week I’d curate a collection of vintage finds inspired by the original Gidget movie. Check em’ out:

Here’s a little clip from the original Gidget movie:

And here are my vintage finds inspired by the movie:

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Ivory Pearl Oval Cat Eye Sunglasses / 1950s Cateye Glasses / Green Lenses from Sunny Spex

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1950s vintage dress – 50s yellow sequined party dress: Last Sunset dress from Bright Eyed Clothing Co.

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Pair of Vintage Sterling Surfing / Silver Surfer Rhodium Plated Dangle Earrings c.1950′s Surfboard / California Surf Jewelry from Mid Mod Dave

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Vintage Diver’s Mask from Beach Lane Vintage

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1950s Candy Stripe Swimsuit / Bathing Suit – Size XS / S Petite – by Tweka fom Interbellum

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Vintage 1950s 60s White Bathing Swim Cap Made in Spain by Capella from Lush Vintage Clothing

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1960s Vintage Swimsuit – MOD 60s Navy Blue and White Maillot – The Hourglass from Sweet Bee Finds

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1960s Mexican shirt / vintage beach cover up / Mexican blanket jacket S-M from Milk Teeths

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Vintage Gold tone Beach Ball pierced Earrings from The Little Junk Sister

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Hawaiian Luau Cards c1940sand2014 from Old Material Girl

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Think Summer Lets Go Surfin Beach Boy Style Figure from Day Jah View

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Vintage paperback Book Gidget by Frederick Kohner 60s Beach Surfer book Collectible Memorabilia Movie Tie-In  from Bone Structure

Aren’t they just fantastic! I am head over heels in love with vintage swimsuits! All of them! Haven’t ever seen a mid-century suit I haven’t just adored! I hope you all enjoy browsing through these amazing Etsy vintage shops as much as I did. And, if you haven’t ever seen Gidget, rent it this summer and let me know what you think. It’s awesome! I’ll be back next week with more fun vintage finds. Until then…

Happy Shopping!

Favorite Vintage Finds of the Week- June 30th

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I am looking forward to the upcoming holiday weekend for Independence Day! Do you guys have any fun fourth of July plans? We will definitely be grilling out and shooting off some fire works. I am excited! So, this week I thought I would share some of my favorite patriotic vintage finds with you all. There are so many amazing red, white, and blue vintage goodies in Etsy’s wonderful vintage shops! Here are just a few of my favorites:

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Stars and Bars… from Big Brother Vintage

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4th of july American flag eagle vintage silk scarf / shawl sash belt head scarf with bald eagle and presidents’ signatures / Red white blue from Classic Rock Couture

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Vintage 1960′s The President’s White House Metal 10″ Clock Face Lyndon B. Johnson from Joe Blake

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vintage 4th of July Barware Set. Red White Blue Glasses Ice Bucket and Caddy from My Knick Knack Store

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patriotic dress – vintage 1930s dress / sailor dress uniform / 30s sundress from Pickled Vintage

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SALE Rare 1941 Philippe TRIFARI Enameled Rhinestone Patriotic Pair BIRD Figural Fur Dress Clips Pins from The Deal Huntress

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vintage 60s straw hat / 1960s veiled hat / red white and blue summer hat / velvet trim bow hat / Fourth of July hat from Arche Type Vintage

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5 1/2 – Groovy vintage 60′s red navy blue white geometrical patriotic mod go go leather vinyl shoes high heels from Wildsville

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sz s red white and blue patriotic swim suit vintage 1960s/ 70s one piece from Fearless Vintage

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Vintage 1960s Flower Swim Cap Red Blue White Playtex from Rebecca’s Vintage Salon

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SALE – Vintage Red, White, & Blue Enamel Flower Brooch Lot – 2 Retro 1960s Mod Patriotic Floral Costume Jewelry Pins from Maejean Vintage

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Mod 60′s Woven Basket Handbag Red White and Blue from De La Nouvelle Vague

Aren’t they all just fantastic! I am head over heels in love with that swim cap! I hope you all enjoy browsing through these fabulous Etsy vintage shops as much as I did! I’ll be back next week with more cool vintage finds. Until then…

Happy Shopping!

Favorite Vintage Finds of the Week- June 23rd

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend! This week’s finds are inspired by retro happy hour. We recently fixed up a mid century side board that has a little bar space. I thought it would be fun to curate a little collection of vintage bar ware to share with you all. There are so many really cool vintage bar ware items on Etsy! It was hard to narrow down the collection this week. Here are just a few of my favorites:

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Vintage 1950s Atomic Shot Glasses Holder and Set of 6 Striped Shot Glasses from Jumble Sailor

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Vintage ice bucket, red and white ice bucket, Vintage Italian ice bucket with lid, 1980s Biesse ice bucket from Brava Vintage

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Mid Century Drinks by Numbers Vintage 1950s Glass Barware Cocktail Set Ice Bucket Pitcher Highball Glass from Vintage Creekside

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Snack time. FAB midcentury vtg cocktail napkin set of 8, collectible textile. Very good vintage condition from Fuzz and Fu

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Wood cutting board, bar board folk art Nevco Cocktails vintage folk art retro from Quarry Designs Too

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Vintage Collection of Cocktail Stirrers Black and Blue. 1960s from Kinsale Girl

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Vintage Barware – Vintage Corkscrew – Vintage Bottle Opener – Bar Set – Man and Woman Bar – Bar Set – Vintage Bar Set – Man with Top Hat from Sweet Petunia Vintage

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Drunken Bird Frosted Retro Vintage Highball Glasses from Provoquerla Curiosite

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Vintage Bar Seltzer Sparkling Water Bottle Pop Beverage Co. JF Giering Bottling Silver Knight from Industrial Artifact

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Vintage Cocktail Shaker – Recipes – Metal Pour Spout – Graphics from Bee Jay Kay

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Vintage Japanese Decanter / Bar / Man Cave / Restaurant Decor / Decor / Hand Painted / Liquor / Vintage Bar / Bartender / Bar Decor from Perfect Home Antiques

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Pink Elephants |1950s Cocktail Recipe | Book and Shaker | Blue Stainless Steel from Collectique

I love them all! Vintage bar ware is so awesome! I love the prints on the glass ware and the napkins! I hope you all enjoy perusing through these fantastic Etsy vintage shops as much as I did! I will be back next week with some fun summer finds. Until then….

Happy Shopping!