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Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Mom

Dec 12, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

We’ve made shopping for Mom this Christmas really easy by sharing our top 10 gift suggestions in a quick 2-minute video. Moms are important to all of us and you want to be sure to get her something she’s going to love and actually use! So take a look at our suggestions and then be

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Top 10 Unique Christmas Gift Ideas

Nov 14, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

We’ve created a video for people that prefer to stand out from the crowd—or at least like to give gifts that stand out amongst boring, traditional Christmas gifts. (No fruitcake to be found here.) We’ve assembled 10 great unique gift items for gift-giving this Christmas. Be sure to have a look at our video for

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10 Great Gifts for Dad

May 14, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Father’s Day this year is June 15th. Chances are, your dad is way beyond the traditional tie. Enter: unique retro decor and FUNctional goodies. If you’re on the hunt for a Father’s Day gift he’ll love, use and remember, here are ten great vintage-inspired gifts. 1. A sign for his man cave. Dad’s marked his territory,

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Vintage Cars: Cruisin’ Gifts & Party Favors

Mar 25, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

The car of my dreams? I’ll take a ’56 Ford Thunderbird. In pink, please. These Classic Cruisers car cartons make great party favors and centerpieces. For those who appreciate the autos from yesteryear, they’re perfect for birthday parties, reunions and anniversaries. And with volume discounts, you really can’t go wrong. Classic Cruisers are “foldable” paperboard

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Jan 24, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

In days past we scribbled our name on generic Valentine cards to pass out to our classmates. Occasionally, there would be a special one that landed in our heart-shaped envelope we’d made out of construction paper. Now that we’re older, we look for other ways to show our adoration for our spouses, significant others and

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It’s …Kitschmas Time!

Dec 09, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Kitsch. It’s been around (officially, at least), since the 1800s.  And, while most people couldn’t define it even if they were on JEOPARDY!, you all know it when you see it. The hula girl on your buddy’s dashboard. The Kit-Cat Klock with the swinging tail and shifting eyeballs in your grandma’s kitchen. The screaming-yellow corded phone with the

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Weekend DIY: Crown Royal Bride

Apr 12, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Produced in Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Crown Royal has been a popular whisky since the 1940s. In 1939, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visited the country and Seagram president Samuel Bronfman introduced Crown Royal as a tribute to the monarch and his wife. Until 1964, the whisky was only available in Canada. With annual

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