Print + Halloween = Vintage Costumes

Mid-Century Memories Manufactured Halloween costumes were big business by the 1950s. I remember my nose turning blue from the dye in a mask when I was 3 or 4 years old. After that, my mom made my costumes, but I remained fascinated with the colorful and mysterious...

Print + Halloween = Vintage Candy Ads

October 30th is National Candy Corn Day! Candy Corn is both universally loved and hated. You pretty much only eat it once a year, and just looking at it makes you salivate. The first time I see them in the stores every fall, I’m dying to buy a package. But, one...

Print + Halloween = Vintage Charm

I’m a sucker for vintage greeting cards, and the Halloween versions always make me smile. Besides the record of how our ancestors viewed the holiday, we get to see beautiful print work, popular clothing styles, original artwork, and…interesting...

What’s on Your Plate?

I laughed when I saw this image and wondered how many of us feel like this is all we do – JUGGLE!! I saw so many of you when I was in Chicago, both in person and through your GWP Day photos, that I’m kinda missing all of you this week. We’ve all...