la marquise du sud (la_sherazade) wrote in charmingclutter,
la marquise du sud


It's a quiet Sunday afternoon, and I took the opportunity to disassemble and scan a vintage wallpaper catalog that I found on Ebay last spring. It dates from 1943. Here are some of my favorites: (if anyone would like copies, I have high resolultion scans--just ask)

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Squee! I have one of those enamel-top tables! (Well, three of them, actually...)

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Sometimes I fantasize that I will decorate a room as the "nursery" and fill it with vintage nursery rhyme images... if only nursery rhymes weren't so odd and sometimes disturbing!

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I want to frame this one and put it in my kitchen. It's so sunny!

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Some of the brightly colored ones are billed as having "fiesta" colors!

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Très shabby chic, no?

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I just love the coffee cup in this one! It seems pretty modern for the time, and maybe kind of daring?

x-posted to my journal and to oldhouses, charmingclutter, retro_homes, and vintagecolor.

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