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Retro Planet’s Pride and Joy: VersaCAMM VS-540!

Sep 20, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

No, it’s not a retro machine. But, if you’ve noticed our new line of removable wall decals, this is how we make them. That’s right, the 400+ items launched in the last several weeks are not only designed in the US, they’re printed right in New Hampshire with US-made products. We’d like to introduce you

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Weekend DIY: Upcycling Cookie Sheets into Memo Boards

Aug 30, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  2 Comments

I love simple projects that make a great impact, especially in the kitchen or laundry room. If you have an old, shallow baking pan, you can easily make it a functional part of your home decor. From painting to lining with fabric, these metal pans can be quickly transformed into magnetic memo boards. I found

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How To: Painting Retro DIY Metal Word Signs

Mar 11, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  2 Comments

Retro Planet’s new line of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) typography signs are definitely unique. These original signs bear words like “kitchen,” “bath,” “cupcakes,” and “laundry”, and are great for do-it-yourselfers and creative people. You can paint a sign to match existing decor or just go wild with patterns and custom techniques. Crafty person that I am, I took

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Giant Superhero Wall Decals

Oct 03, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Superhero fans unite! These new wall decals featuring our favorite comic book characters are nothing short of spectacular. They’re colorful and big, and make great centerpieces and accents to that superhero themed kids room, office or man cave. The Batman measures 42″ wide by 33″ high, making it suitable to apply at floor level or

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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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Decorating with Harley-Davidson Signs

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Live to Ride? Place a few reproduction Harley-Davidson® metal signs together and commemorate the history of this timeless classic. Vintage signs create a colorful and meaningful decorative element to any wall. Show your patriotism and love of American-made products like the incomparable Harley-Davidson® motorcycle with these retro-inspired metal signs. Group them together and create a decorating statement with

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Wham! Bang! Pow! Retro Wall Decor for the Comic Book Fan

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Great for an office, playroom, gameroom or child’s bedroom, these vintage-style comic book signs – shown here with our retro Batman signage – add excitement to your décor. You can either paint an accent wall a vibrant color, or use faux panels (wood or brick) that you can find at your local home improvement store.

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