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The A B C Book of Birds

The A B C Book of Birds
This turn of the century children's alphabet book contains illustrations and descriptions of 27 birds from all over the world including parrots, poultry and songbirds.
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Popular Songs Magazine: October 1935

Popular Songs Magazine: October 1935
Ginger Rogers graced the front cover of the October 1935 edition of Popular Songs Magazine. It advertised the lyrics to over 30 popular songs of the mid-1930s! On the inner cover was a full page il...
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Cheesecake Pinup Pics in Daisy Duke Short Shorts

We decided to make model June Ann look like a naughty 1950s greaser with the bright red vintage car. The only wardrobe of mine that she's wearing is my bra, which we stuffed for even more dramatic cleavage. Yes, I literally lent a model my bra on a photoshoot 🙂 I...

Snapshots of a pinup model wearing a 1960s Plaid Sheath Dress on a gold car (Rebekah Liegh)
I think pinup model Rebekah Liegh is perched on and in a 1957 Chevy, but I'm not sure? I do know that her cute sleeveless plaid vintage dress, from my collection, is from the 1960s.
Vintage 1960s Mustang – a forgotten fashion photoshoot
I was going through my old hard drive, and realized that I'd exported these 1960s styled photos of Ashley, but never posted them to this vintage blog! I dressed and styled her in a vintage light green psychedelic floral minidress and hat. Since we were going to shoot ot...
Pictures of Confederate Soldiers, Women, and Children
I believe that these are pictures of Confederate Soldiers from the Civil War. This album also included pictures of women, children, and non-uniformed men. I was told that all these people were from St. Louis, or relatives of people living in St. Louis. Such fascinating ...
Modeling an Edwardian Lace Dress
Here's ZiZi modeling an Edwardian Lace Dress. I've posted a few untouched close ups of the dress so you can see the intricate details in the lace. It was an amazing piece and required minimal styling to bring a turn of the century mood. I especially loved her poses with...
What to do when you’re disappointed with your vintage purchase

It happens to us all. Occasionally we buy a piece and are disappointed, or overlooked a flaw noted in the description, or don't agree with the seller that the item was in "great/good/awesome" condition. Maybe it even fits wrong. Anyway, we received the item, don't...

The A B C Book of Birds
This turn of the century children's alphabet book contains illustrations and descriptions of 27 birds from all over the world including parrots, poultry and songbirds.
Back to scanning vintage magazines and stuff or…?
This week I've been inspired to scan old magazines and post them after finding a hoard that I'd bought years ago and thought were lost in my several moves! Since I have that space with all my vintage in it, and room, I made a DIY magazine scanning set up....
Chicago World’s Fair – the 1893 Columbian Exposition
The World's Columbian Exposition was a world's fair held in Chicago in 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the New World in 1492. The centerpiece of the Fair, held in Jackson Park, was a large water pool representing Columbus' vo...

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