As Christmas is approaching, I thought I would compile a list of vintage and retro inspired gifts! If you have a friend, spouse or relative who is a retro and fifties enthusiast, here you can find a list of ideas –  many of them are available on amazon and at reasonable prices!

 

Better Homes and Gardens Decorating Book

This is probably the bible of mid-century home decor. A classic book that was recently printed again and it is filled with gorgeous illustrations and full-color photos. Decorating tips and tricks that every vintage enthusiast would love!

This book features 400 pages and is available with hardcover, reproduced exactly as it looked and read in the 1950s.

Better Homes and Gardens Decorating Book

Set of 6 American Diner Style Milkshake Glasses

This set of 6 milkshake glasses looks adorable, and the best gift ever if you love American Diner style. I also found some milkshake recipes to start with!

Milkshake Soda Glass 12oz / 340ml - Set of 6

Set of 3 Vintage Style Canisters

I love their vintage look – look at their shape and font! the best to keep your coffee fresh.

Flying swallows wall decorations

I’d love to get them for myself: super cute pastel swallows to decorate your home. Wall plaques can be very expensive if you live in EU and love vintage style… so here is a cheaper but great alternative! They have a hole in the back so that they can be hung on the wall, and come in three different sizes.

Gil Elvgren: All His Glamorous Pin-ups book

Who doesn’t love pin-ups?! Gil Elvgren was the artist that best portrayed them, with a unique style and vividness. So this 271 pages Tashen book would be an awesome Christmas gift!

Vintage Style Cat Eye Sunglasses

Your friend will love a pair of cat eye sunglasses: both in summer or winter they will add a touch of glamour!

Mid Century Aqua Pattern Throw Pillow

I created this pattern simply because I love the color Aqua and it truly gives a touch of mid-century to your home!

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