Vintage Giggles: If they took Selfies in the 50’s….

We imagine it would involve a thick coat of bold lipstick, a hair ribbon, a wooden spoon and little bit of technical difficulty, confirmed with a look of confusion. Not pictured would be the ruffled apron worn over the wide circle skirt, with a perfectly symmetrical bow tied in the back.

Ready to go spiff up yet? After having a glance at this website, we are certain you’ll soon be digging for your kitten heel shoes.

Meanwhile, sounds from the small speakers of the Transistor Radio would fill the room with songs like Elvis’s “I’m All Shook Up” as it sits atop the chrome rimmed kitchen table.

Other top Billboard Hits of 1957 included Pat Boone’s “Love Letters in the Sand,” “Bye Bye Love” by the Everly Brothers and Jerry Lee Lewis’s “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On.”   Grab your dancin’ shoes and get your jig on with this playlist.

While you’re shaking it up, stir it up with a little cake batter in your Pyrex bowl.   The candy colored porcelain and chrome oven is already preheating. Whip up some of these classic cake recipes in a jiffy for yourself with the recipes we found here.

The sights and sounds of the times are what we aspire to capture when we pull prints and colors together to form our collections.   The music, the moments, the colors and the culture are what you’ll find in our threads.

Check out our Pinterest board, Moments that Shape Us for more classic memories.

As one of our nine collections, Tealed With a Kiss is the epitome of a 1950’s kitchen. It’s feminine, it’s floral and it’s covered with sugar. Available in a hooded towel, burp cloth and two styles of baby quilts, it’s perfect for the little sweetie pie in your life.

“Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for people; it does for me.”     -Audrey Hepburn

xo,

Rebecca