Ashcraft Exotic Furniture by Heywood Wakefield
The year was 1954 and if you had picked up a copy of McCall's Magazine, you would have found this advertisement from Heywood Wakefield for their Ashcraft line of furniture. Perfect for anyone who wanted to transform their home into a exotic paradise, mid century style. Let's start in the Living Room. What a beautiful MCM pattern for the cushions! Then we move to the bedroom set, subtle, but a nice dresser and mirror set with bedside table. The Dining Room set has a fantastic china cabinet…
Mokihana TIKI Bar Kauai Hawaii
Back of postcard reads: KOKEE LODGE, KOKEE "The Mokihana Bar, located in Kokee Lodge at the top of Waimea Canyon, on the garden island of Kauai. Good drinks served in a relaxing atmosphere." Color photo by Tom Wash Boy, this looks inviting, doesn't it?
Kitschy Living: Photo
Just a blog about the things i love, all things kitsch! If it's tacky, ugly, campy, cutesy, quirky or wonderful, you'll find it here. You'll also find some vintage and retro things as well. What is Kitsch? Kitsch is pleasingly distasteful. It's melodramatic, overdone, gaudy and tacky or sentimental and folksy. It's so bad that it's cool. Kitsch is either cutsey fun or hideous ugliness, depending on the viewer's opinion. Enjoy the kitsch!