Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: Vintage Compact Address Book

Hey y'all, it's time for another edition of Collecting 1950's. In this section I like to incorporate some history into the the little, seemingly obscure things that I collect. Today we're gonna talk about compacts, and I know you love that! But the compact I'm going to show you today is not a makeup compact,… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Vintage Compact Address Book

Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: Signs of the 50’s

Hello everyone and Welcome to another installment of “Collecting 1950’s” I’m Retro Dee and today we’ll be taking a look at what might seem more like home decor than a collection, but that depends strictly on how you look at it! Signs are a great way to display your love for the 1950's era. You… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Signs of the 50’s

Collecting 1950s, Mystery Series

Collecting 1950’s: The Case of the Missing Pennant

Hi folks! Welcome to a Special Edition of Collecting 1950's! I thought we'd start the New Year off with a little mystery... that's always fun. If you've ever read my Collecting 1950's segment, (and you should have! 🙂 ) you know that one of my vintage collections is pennants. I'm not a serious, die hard,… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: The Case of the Missing Pennant

Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: Handkerchiefs!

Hello everyone and Welcome to another installment of "Collecting 1950's" I'm Retro Dee and today we'll be taking a look at an item that was considered essential for both women AND men in the 1950's: the handkerchief! His and hers "F" monogrammed hankies The handkerchief, or "hanky", has been around forever, far before the 1950's.… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Handkerchiefs!

50's Fashion and Beauty, Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: Makeup Compacts!

Hello, everyone and Welcome to Collecting 1950's where we'll be having a look at some of the wonderful items that you can collect from The Best Era Ever! In this post we'll have a look at one of my favorite items: compacts! When we talk about compacts for a lady, we're talking about makeup. There… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Makeup Compacts!

Collecting 1950s

Collecting 1950’s: Vintage Board Games

Hi folks, it's Retro Dee and Collecting 1950's! Board games are always a fun way to spend a night in with the family. Even today, when video game systems, i-pads and smart phones have taken over the world, nothing is quite like the family fun interaction of a good ole fashioned board game. Many classics… Continue reading Collecting 1950’s: Vintage Board Games

This Time It's Personal

This Time It’s Personal: Life Before Buddy

Warning: Posts in this segment may contain language that is inappropriate and/or offensive to some readers. I used to be the World's biggest pack rat. "Used to be" is the operative phrase. Let's hope so, anyway. I was always sentimental, a collector by nature, and perhaps, what many minimalists might call a "hoarder". My friends… Continue reading This Time It’s Personal: Life Before Buddy