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Halloween 2020 – 21 in a series – Saturday Evening Post (1912)

September 24th, 2020 No comments

Halloween 2020 - 21 in a series - Saturday Evening Post (1912)

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Halloween 2020 – 20 in a series – Comfort Magazine 1934

September 23rd, 2020 No comments

Halloween 2020 - 20 in a series - Comfort Magazine 1934

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Vintage Cherries Botanical Print (1933) Pillows, Clocks, Aprons and More from Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale]

September 22nd, 2020 No comments

Halloween 2020 – 19 in a series – Penny Farthing

September 22nd, 2020 No comments

Halloween 2020 - 19 in a series - Penny Farthing

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Halloween 2020 – 18 in a series – Halloween Greetings

September 21st, 2020 No comments

Halloween 2020 - 18 in a series - Halloween Greetings

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Halloween 2020 – 17 in a series – Don’t be scared on Halloween…

September 20th, 2020 No comments

Halloween 2020 - 17 in a series - Don't be scared on Halloween...

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People Are Transforming Vintage TVs Into Cozy Beds for Their Feline Friends via My Modern Met

September 19th, 2020 No comments
People Are Transforming Vintage TVs Into Cozy Beds for Their Feline Friends via My Modern Met

Cats enjoy sleeping in enclosed spaces—it’s why they love to snuggle in a good box. But while cozy, the cardboard containers are lacking in style. If you’re looking for something that’s more quirky than the conventional shipping package, tune into this quirky trend in feline bedding. People are upcycling retro television sets—think from the 1960s–and removing their components to replace them with all the cushy comforts of a cat bed. The result is a comfy spot for a feline to nap in that doubles as a playful piece of home decor.

This is one kitty creation that’s easy to DIY, and you can find directions online via the Instructables website. There, user davee930 shares how he made a TV cat bed. The first step is to find the television you’ll want to use. Scour your favorite places to find vintage furniture (like Craigslist or Facebook Marketplace), or visit a local antique shop. Once you have a television set, you can then disassemble it—making sure that you discharge its electricity first. (One simple tool will help you do that.) After the TV is hollow, you can decorate it with paint, wallpaper, or a patterned fabric to fit your style.

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New Design: Vintage Garden Seed Catalog Cover Tees and More from Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale]

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Etna Erupts, August 12, 2011 via Instagram

September 19th, 2020 No comments

Etna Erupts, August 12, 2011

Etna Erupts, August 12, 2011 via Instagram

The view from my window at the family home in Mascalucia, Sicily. Imagine this outside your window each morning.

 

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