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Weekend DIY: Teacup Upcycling

Jul 27, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Upcycling is a great way to introduce vintage wares into modern designs. Whether working with broken pieces, or simply displaying grandma’s collection differently, this method of recycling items is quite popular. At Manolo for the Home, you’ll find ways to repurpose old teacups. Our favorite is this teacup clock, but there’s some other great designs,

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Filed under: DIY & Upcycling Tagged with: crafts, design, wall decor

Dear Lowe’s – I’ll Take that Bathroom You Destroyed

Jul 04, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  6 Comments

Just two months ago I called Lowe’s out for labeling a retro-dorable front door the ugliest. And now the company’s gone and destroyed an equally fabulous retro-style pink bathroom. Check out this commercial, party of the company’s “Never Stop Improving” campaign, whereas a wife takes a sledgehammer to all that is retro: Thanks to Pam

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Filed under: Retro Design Tagged with: design, renovation