Kitschmasland

Autor: Travis Smith
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764323560
File Size: 39,79 MB
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Welcome to Kitschmasland in a fun and nostalgic look at our infatuation with Christmas holiday decor from the 1950s and through the 1970s. This beautiful new book covers the gamut of decorations some whimsical, some beautiful and a treasure trove of campy kitsch that the author calls "Kitschmas!" Join a magical tour of retro homes decked out for the holidays, and enjoy a variety of festive holiday decorations from our not-too-distant past. Featuring vintage Christmas ornaments, trees, ceramics, and more, over 400 color photos and vintage magazine images are used to illustrate this whimsical journey through some of our favorite decades. This book is a delight for Kitschmas fans, decorators, and the thousands of people devoted to mid-century decor and design.

Kitschmasland

Autor: Travis Smith
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764329784
File Size: 23,14 MB
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Welcome to Kitschmasland in a fun and nostalgic look at our infatuation with Christmas holiday decor from the 1950s and through the 1970s. This beautiful revised book covers the gamut of decorations some whimsical, some beautiful and a treasure trove of campy kitsch that the author calls "Kitschmas!" Join a magical tour of retro homes decked out for the holidays, and enjoy a variety of festive holiday decorations from our not-too-distant past. Featuring vintage Christmas ornaments, trees, ceramics, and more, over 400 color photos and vintage magazine images are used to illustrate this whimsical journey through some of our favorite decades. This book is a delight for Kitschmas fans, decorators, and the thousands of people devoted to mid-century decor and design.

Christmas Wishes

Autor: Tim Hollis
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811705072
File Size: 16,67 MB
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A nostalgic look at Christmas in the mid-twentieth century.

Merry Kitschmas

Autor: Michael Conway
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN:
File Size: 58,89 MB
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Rejoice in the gaudiest gifts of the season with Merry Kitschmas, a glorious inspirational guide for Santa's hapless and hopeless little helpers. Sure to awaken fond memories of a tackier, spanglier time, the dazzling decorating ideas in these pages put the ho ho ho (or the oh, oh, oh) back into the holidays. Send tastebuds tripping on a sentimental journey with the delicious Yes You Can! straight-from-the-can-to-the-table Kitschmas feast. Dee-licious! Save a tree, and set the house aglow with a glittering aluminum White Trash Christmas Tree. And finally bring those nagging carolers that Frigging Figgy Pudding they've been yapping on about for decades. Merry Kitschmas provides a sleighful of holiday inspiration for anyone itching to craft with fruitcake, frolic in a tree skirt, and wow the neighbors with a spectacular lawn lighting fantasia. So, don you now your gay apparel -- it's beginning to look a lot like Kitschmas!

Timeless Halloween Collectibles 1920 To 1949

Autor: Claire M. Lavin
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764321467
File Size: 27,67 MB
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The definitive reference guide for vintage Halloween collectors and designers looking for the best in Halloween graphics. 100s of pieces from the Golden Years of Halloween production, 1920 through 1949, with stock numbers, initial release year, and objects proper name, in over 350 photographs include some never-before-seen items. A value guide accompanies each entry.

Vintage Christmas Ceramic Collectibles

Autor: Walter Dworkin
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 0873498747
File Size: 13,89 MB
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The nostalgia of the Christmas season seems to touch everyone - especially collectors! Author Walter Dworkin, a collector for 20 years, has compiled this one-of-a-kind reference of the unique ceramic creations from Christmases past, focusing on items from the 1950s and 60's, the "Made in Japan" era of Christmas ceramics. &break;&break;Over 800 listings include market values, descriptions, trademarks, signatures, and histories for the most popular Christmas ceramics from the period. Readers will find delightful Christmas lady planters and other holiday planters, festive candle holders, holiday bells, salt and pepper shakers,&break;Spaghetti Art Santas, angels and other favorite Yuletide figurines, giftwares and much more, in over 1,000 vibrant color photos! Manufacturer profiles for Christmas ceramic companies large and small are included as well. More than just a cut-and-dried reference guide, this book brings to life the wonderful Christmases of yesteryear.

Season S Gleamings

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ISBN: 9780971793538
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"Season's Gleamings" is the first book to celebrate the glittery, shimmering aluminum Christmas tree, born in 1959. More than 45 stunning color photographs reveal their beauty and range.

Plastic Novelties And Toys Of The 40s 50s And 60s

Autor: Jean Rossi
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764314407
File Size: 76,85 MB
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Once sold inexpensively in five and dime stores, novelties and toys made of colorful, durable polystyrene plastic are eagerly sought by collectors today. Showcased are holiday related and other items made by the major manufacturers, including E. Rosen, Irwin, and Knickerbocker. Features chubby Santas, bunnies, roosters, Valentine hearts and figures, Halloween pumpkins, witches, and many more. Collector tips and current values included.

Halloween Favorites In Plastic

Autor: Charlene Pinkerton
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764305092
File Size: 69,48 MB
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Halloween plastics are one of the fastest growing areas for collectors. Items from the 1940s and the 1950s are quickly gaining value, now matching the prices brought in by papier-mâché, metal, celluloid, and bisque items. This book gives an overall historic perspective of the Halloween collectibles field, 372 colour pictures from many collections, has a price guide, and shows you how to judge plastics quality and tell old from new. Plastics collectors have needed a guide like this since many Halloween collectibles made in Hong Kong and China tend to be confusing.

A Very Vintage Christmas

Autor: Bob Richter
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 149302213X
File Size: 72,33 MB
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A Very Vintage Christmas embodies the nostalgia and sentimentality associated with the holiday season. Vintage ornaments, lights, decorations, cards and wrapping all conjure up happy memories of Christmases past and serve as tangible mementos of holidays shared with family and friends. In fact, finding these objects, decorating with them and sharing them with others brings an instant feeling of comfort and joy. Coupled with beautiful photographs, tips on collecting, and secret shopping haunts, A Very Vintage Christmas offers a 360-degree look at holiday décor in America and gives suggestions on how to make vintage finds work for today’s audience. While each chapter of A Very Vintage Christmas is unique, there is a common thread that runs through them all: the love of beautiful holiday decorations, and the interest in their history, value, and preservation. The book helps the everyday collector and enthusiast to build their own collection and offers tips on how to make the most of what they’ve got.