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Vintage Bar Cart Roundup: Rustic, Retro, Regency

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

Vintage Bar Cart Roundup

If you’re looking for a vintage bar cart – or at least one that has a vintage feel – you’ve come to the right place.

I moved into my current place about seven months ago and ever since I’ve been looking for a vintage bar cart. My main requirements are that it has wheels, has ample storage for wine glasses and bottles, and has a vintage feel.

There are several varieties of vintage bar cart that are popular right now: the retro bar cart (bright colors, whimsical style, 1950s vibe), the industrial bar cart (masculine, utilitarian, lots of gray metal and wood), the hollywood regency bar cart (1930s style, lots of gold, slim lines, flourishing details), and the rustic bar cart (reclaimed wood, artisan crafted, solid and heavy).

Here are a few of my favorites that I’ve found:

Retro Bar Cart

This Port 68 Avalon turquoise retro vintage bar cart is positively adorable.

 

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I love this tile top vintage bar cart. It looks to be sold out at the moment but this site always has amazing deals, so I recommend checking it out anyway.

 

Teak Patio Bar Cart

This teak bar cart is so cute for summer cocktails on the patio.

 

Industrial Bar Cart

This wood and metal Crestview Collection industrial bar cart has a super cool steampunk feel. And I love the shape.

Another industrial bar cart, this one by Holly & Martin Zephs – I love the hanging wine glass storage .

 

Industrial Rustic Bar Cart Medium Brown Finish

I have one word for this industrial bar cart: hot.

 

Contemporary Arteriors Home Ponce Antique Brass Iron Two Tier Bar Cart

This antique brass iron bar cart pairs a simple, classic design with top quality materials and craftsmanship.

And here are a few more awesome industrial bar carts.

 

Hollywood Regency Bar Cart

I love the glitz and glamour of 1930s Hollywood regency decor and vintage bar carts are a classic staple of this style.

Beckett Bar Cart, Polished Nickel

Love this classy 1930s bar cart from Williams-Sonoma.

Colin Cowie Bar Cart on Wheels

This vintage bar cart is round! I love this one.

 

I love the brass in this gorgeous brass Hollywood regency vintage bar cart.

 

Another lovely antique brass vintage bar cart.

 

This beautiful vintage bar cart has SO much storage for wine glasses and bottles! The long top would be great for storing liquor bottles and cocktail shakers and for prepping drinks.

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These chrome bar carts aren’t gold but they still have a little of that Hollywood regency feel.

 


Are your guests ready for this Jonathan Adler bar cart? I’m not sure that they are.

 

society social the double vintage bar cart

This classy piece from Society Social has me salivating. And it’s styled so beautifully too! Too bad it seems to be sold out permanently (I’ve been checking back for months).

 

Rustic Bar Cart

rustic vintage bar cart

This rustic vintage bar cart from The New Traditionalists rings in at a cool $3,165. Oops. It’s a beauty though.
Leather and cedar bar cart, 'A Movable Drink' (Peru)

This leather and cedar rustic wine cart from Peru is built from mohena, a hardwood similar to mahogany.

 

Benzara Bar Cart - Metal Wood Wine Trolley 40inW, 31inH 51850

This rustic wine cart would be perfect for a wine lover.

 

Serving Cart Finish: Espresso

Love this outdoor bar cart for summer backyard parties.

This Italian antique bar cart has a very steampunk feel to it.

Flash Sale Sites Roundup: A Comprehensive Guide

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

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Flash Sale Websites

Are you looking for more websites like Gilt, Ideel, One Kings Lane and Groupon? Flash sale websites, group buying sites, private sales, sample sales – whatever you want to call them, hold on to your butts because I’m about to drop A LOT OF THEM ON YOU.

Fashion flash sale sites, travel flash sale sites, even pet flash sale sites – this post is a roundup of every single last collective buying website on the internet (or at least all the ones that I found).

In case you’re new to flash sale websites, the deal is that they’re all about THE DEAL. A new deal or deals is usually announced on a predefined schedule. Some sites have just one deal a day while others might have tens or even hundreds (I’m looking at you, Groupon). Some flash sale websites post new deals every day while others might post them weekly or even hourly.

Tips for Flash Sale Websites

Act fast.

If you see a good deal, snatch it up QUICKLY. Some sites will let you hold something in your cart for a set amount of time – usually 10 or 15 minutes – during which time no one else can buy it. A good idea is to add something to your cart the second you see it, THEN take a few minutes to research whether it’s actually a good deal. On sites like Gilt, One Kings Lane and Ideel, the best deals are gone literally minutes after the sale opens!

It’s also common for flash sale websites to offer a daily or even monthly shipping rate – that means that you pay a flat shipping fee, once and then you can place as many orders as you want during that period without paying for shipping again. This enables you to make a purchase quickly to secure a good deal, then continue shopping, without wasting repeat shipping charges on multiple orders.

Do your research.

I’m shocked how often I find a deal on a flash site only to google the item and find it CHEAPER somewhere else. There are legit good deals to be found but don’t assume that everything you see is one of them. There are three easy ways to research a flash sale deal to see if it’s really a deal:

Search by product name. This is obviously the easiest method, but sometimes flash sale websites don’t list the official product name, or they call the item something different than what it’s called on other sites.

Search by manufacturer/brand name. Some flash sale websites will post a brief blurb about the company that makes the product for sale. Sometimes you can search that company’s name to find the product for sale on other sites to do a price comparison.

Search by image. When all else fails, download the image (right-click on the picture and select “save image”) and then upload it to a reverse image search site like Tin Eye or Google Image Search. Often the image used on flash sale sites is a standard stock image from the manufacturer that’s used anywhere the product is sold.

But whatever you do, do it quickly! Make sure you put the item in your cart BEFORE doing this research.

Know when to hold ’em (and know when to fold ’em).

When it comes to local group buying sites like Groupon or Yelp Deals, you DEFINITELY want to research the business if you’re not familiar with it. The best way to do this is probably to read the business’s Yelp reviews.

Unfortunately, it’s often the case that the kind of businesses that offer group buying deals are businesses that are new, struggling, or poorly run, so while there are plenty of legitimately amazing deals out there, a quick glance at the company’s Yelp reviews could save you from a nightmare.

Luckily, local deals like massages, manicures, and sky diving lessons rarely sell out in minutes the way that items on other flash sale websites do, so you usually have time to do a thorough check on the company offering the deal.

However, if you do have a bad experience with one of these sites, I’ve had good success with both Groupon and Yelp’s customer service departments – a quick, polite email from me explaining the situation resulted in an immediate refund.

Also keep in mind that you may not want to use your deal right away – these businesses are often bombarded with customers in the days immediately following a promotion on a site like Groupon, so stock may be low and customer service could be lacking. Check the expiration date on the deal before you buy and consider waiting a few months to use the credit.

Sign up for reminders (or set them yourself).

The best deals are usually available for the sales that JUST started. Set a reminder on your calendar for 15 minutes before the sale starts to remind yourself to check when it goes live. The best deals go within MINUTES, literally! Flash sale websites usually have a set time when new deals are posted, such as 11 a.m. on weekdays.

Most of these sites will also let you sign up for email alerts; this is nice because you can skim the email to see if anything interests you before bothering to go to the site – sometimes they’ll even email you a teaser the day before so you can see whether tomorrow’s sales will be worth visiting. The downside is that if you sign up for more than a few of these newsletters, your inbox will quickly become a place of fear and loathing. You might consider setting a reminder on your calendar instead.

Master the art of search, filter and sort.

Most fashion flash sale sites will allow you to filter by size either at the top of the page or in the sidebar. Clothing items on these sites are often only available in a few sizes. Don’t waste your time sifting through deals that aren’t available in your size!

You can also usually sort by price – I like to sort low to high so that once I get to my cut off price, I know I can stop looking because everything after that is going to be out of my price range.

On sites like Groupon, you can often set preferences about what kind of deals you like and even specific neighborhoods if you live in a large city like Chicago or New York. If the site offers this feature, I recommend taking advantage of it.

Share the love.

Most of these sites have a referral program which gives you store credit on the site every time a friend buys something through your referral link. You can send these links via email or post them on Facebook or Twitter or even on a blog. Often your friend will get a discount (sometimes up to $25 off) on his or her first purchase through your link, and then you get a credit as well. It’s a win-win!

FASHION Flash Sale Sites

Fashion flash sale sites are the ones that started it all. Websites like Gilt, HauteLook and Ideel are popping up faster than we can keep track of them. Here’s a list of all the fashion flash sale sites I could find.

Jane is a daily deal site that focuses on fashion for women and children. There is a LOT of chevron going on. Prices are also insanely low on this site – we’re talking crazy, crazy cheap clothes and accessories. Dresses for $23.99, necklaces for $6.99, ultra hip iPhone cases for $9 – it’s bonkers. Get in there.

MYHABIT is a flash sale site owned by Amazon. This flash sale site has truly high quality, designer clothing, accessories and home goods for women, men, and children. I think this one has some of the highest quality items and the best deals, though it’s definitely not the cheapest.

Zulily is a flash sale site for women and children. You’ll find deals on women’s clothing and accessories, including plus size clothing, plus children’s clothes, toys, and books. I’ve bought stuff from them several times and had great experiences.

Belle & Clive is a flash sale site that ships worldwide, unlike many of the options on this list. They have designer (and not-so-designer) shoes, clothes, and accessories for men, women, and children.

Beyond the Rack is another mid-range to higher-end fashion flash sale site with a home decor section. They also have an entire section called “My Curvy Closet” which is a mini plus size fashion flash sale site within the website.

Everybody knows Gilt. Gilt is the one that started it all. Stuff on this site can be HELLA expensive, but if you find a deal, SNATCH THAT UP. Because they do have really nice stuff.

HauteLook is one of my favorite fashion flash sale sites. It’s worth signing up for their emails. Also, they’re partnered now with Nordstrom Rack and I’m not sure what that means exactly but I love Nordstrom Rack so I’m on board.

Ideel (formerly Ideeli) is probably the site on this page (other than Groupon) that I have purchased from the most. They have a great selection. They also do a thing where you pay shipping once and then it covers anything you buy for the next 30 days. Their shipping can be kind of slow but they warn you what delivery estimates will be before you buy.

Rue La La was one of the early arrivals on the fashion flash sale site scene. Beautiful site and they. have. it. all.

PLNDR is a super hip urban / streetwear fashion flash sale site. Sales usually last 48-72 hours and are pretty much guaranteed to be awesome. Almost a little TOO awesome.

What’s cool about Shop It To Me is that in addition to having great deals on awesome brands, it’s also personalized – you tell them up front what designers and sizes you’re looking for and then the site is tailored to your preferences. You’ll get email alerts about new sale items at stores like Anthropologie and J. Crew, which is great because you know the best sale stuff goes quickly. You can also choose which days you receive sale alert emails so that you’re not being bombarded 24/7 with notifications.

End of Retail is certainly not the prettiest site on this list and the deals tend to be much lower quality – you’re not going to see any Gucci here, is all I’m saying. BUT it’s like Groupon in that if you can wade through the garbage, there will occasionally be a diamond in the rough and it will be a REALLY cheap diamond. Well, cubic zirconia.

You’ll also get $5 off your first purchase, which makes it even MORE crazy cheap.

Also, End of Retail has a separate men’s flash sale site and a beauty products flash sale site.

New deals are posted every day at 11 a.m. EST.

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Jack Threads is a men’s fashion flash sale site with discounts more than 50% off retail. Site is member’s only – you must create a free account to view the deals. Right now they’re offering $5 off your first purchase when you create a new account.

HOME Flash Sale Sites

Dot & Bo is my absolute favorite of these sites for home goods. I actually look forward to their emails. I’ve bought a few things from them and have been really pleased.

In addition to their fashion flash sale site, Belle & Clive also offers home decor daily deals.

Joss & Main is a little less edgy, a little more suburban, but it’s, like, NICE suburban. They have some really nice stuff sometimes. Like that weird antler chandelier thing on the homepage. I’d buy that.

You’ve probably read about Fab.com since it’s been written up in Fast Company, the New York Times, and basically everywhere ever. It’s the flash sale site to end them all – the coolest, the hippest, the most ridiculous. They have a million mini stores within their big store and if you sign up for their mailing list, YOU WILL BE OVERWHELMED because they have so many freaking deals. But it’s great!

If this is your first purchase on Fab.com and you use this link, you’ll get $25 off your purchase of $75 or more. That’s, like, 33% off. Deals upon deals!

In addition to their fashion flash sale site, Gilt also offers home decor daily deals.

We already covered Rue La La as a fashion flash sale site but they have a home goods site as well.

Touch of Modern is a flash sale site dedicated to extraordinary design, whether it’s a sleek black Rolex, a piece of modern art, or an alarm clock made out of a concrete block. This site has stuff that’s great for gifts or just for showing off. Sort of like Fab.com on steroids.

TRAVEL Flash Sale Sites

LivingSocial is well known for their Groupon-like local daily deals, but they also have a travel section with flash sales on boutique hotels and the like.

In addition to their successful fashion and home decor flash sale websites, Rue La La also has a travel deals site.

JetSetter is a travel flash sale site by Gilt.

FOOD & WINE Flash Sale Sites

Wine flash sale sites are definitely the new kid in town and are TAKING OVER. There are so many of them now! There are also a few sites where you can get daily deals on food and even cigars. I’ll be adding more to this list soon!

Invino’s flash sales feature a select number of hand-selected wines and last 24 to 72 hours. Wines are typically 40-70% off retail and are guaranteed to be at least 10% less than the lowest price online.

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PETS Flash Sale Sites

Coupaw is another large pet flash sale site, but this one caters to both dogs and cats (but separately – don’t worry).

As the name suggests, DoggyLoot is all dogs, all the time. When you sign up you tell them if your dog is small, medium or large, and then I assume they personalize your sales for that. I’m not sure what you should do if you have more than one dog of varying sizes. This one has a LOT of sales and it’s solid, practical stuff more so than cutesy chevron doggie sweaters or whatever. Not that there’s anything wrong with a dog in a cute sweater.

LeLePets is a members-only daily deal site the features design inspired pet products at up to 70% off. New sales launch daily, Monday-Friday, at 12PM EST, and last for 72 hours. LeLePets donates 1% of its annual net sales to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).

MISC Flash Sale Sites

E-books, gadgets, craft supplies, t-shirts – this is where all the miscellaneous flash sale websites are listed.

Woot is the one that started it all. Also check out their sister sites: Shirt WootKids WootSellout WootHome WootSport WootTech WootTools WootAccessories Woot, and Wine Woot.

BookBub is a flash sale site dedicated to bestselling eBook daily deals. Sales alerts are personalized to your interests and the site works with all major devices: KindleNookAndroidiPadSonyReader and Kobo.

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Blitsy is a flash sale site for craft supplies.

Best Pie Carrier Ever: Carry Your Pie in Style

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

I have found the best pie carrier ever.

Are you a cake person or a pie person? There IS a right answer.

Pies seem like a great thing to bring to holiday parties but when you travel by train like I do, carrying a pie in your hands is a lot more trouble than it’s worth. This amazingly adorable handcrafted, reusable pine box from PieBox is the answer to your pie-carrying needs.

Best pie carrier ever! PieBox Handcrafted, Raw Pine Pie Carrier Made in Chicago

And it’s made right here in Chicago!

Brighten Your Kitchen: Pink and Purple!

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

This is a series on adding color to your kitchen. We’ve covered yellow and turquoise – today is all about pink and purple. Pretty!

I actually own several of these things: the immersion blender, the kitchen gloves, the silicone egg poachers and the santoku knife. I like them all a lot.

Pink Kitchen, Purple Kitchen

 

Cuisinart CPB-300PK SmartPower 15-Piece Compact Portable Blending/Chopping System, Pink – $130 $70
Cuisinart ICE-45PK Mix It In Soft Serve 1-1/2-Quart Ice Cream Maker, Pink$185 $77
Cuisinart DLC-2APK Mini-Prep Plus Food Processor, Pink$75 $40
Cuisinart CSB-76PK SmartStick 200-Watt Immersion Hand Blender, Pink$65 $35
Cuisinart DCC-1100PK 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker, Pink – $130 $64
Casabella Premium Water Stop Pink Kitchen Gloves, Medium$7
Fusionbrands Poachpod Egg Poachers, Silicone, Pink – $10
KitchenAid KSM150PSPK Komen Foundation Artisan Series 5-Quart Mixer, Pink – $350
Pure Komachi 2 Series Hollow-Ground Santoku Knife, Pink – $13 $10
DeLonghi Kmix Drip 10-Cup Coffee Maker – $210 $150
Cuisinart DCC-1200MP Brew Central Programmable 12-Cup Coffee Maker, Metallic Pink – $165 $90
Cuisinart FP-12MP Elite Collection 12-Cup Food Processor, Metallic Pink – $465 $236
Cuisinart DLC-2AM Mini-Prep Plus Food Processor, Magenta$75 $40
Fusionbrands Poachpod Egg Poachers, Silicone, Purple $15
True Metallic Purple Truetap Double Hinged Corkscrew – $6
Brita Grand 80-Ounce Water Filtration Pitcher, Purple – $32
Artisan Series 5-Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer, Boysenberry – $350
Cuisinart DCC-1200MPUR Brew Central Programmable 12-Cup Coffee Maker, Metallic Purple – $165 $90
Kuhn Rikon Nonstick Paring Knife Colori 4-Inch Blade, New Purple – $10
Bar10der Ten-in-One Ultimate Bartending Tool, Purple – $60 $49
Rachael Ray Porcelain Non-Stick Skillet$23
Cuisinart HM-50DP Power Advantage 5-Speed Hand Mixer, Dark Purple – $90 $50
Cuisinart DLC-2ADP Mini-Prep Plus Food Processor, Dark Purple – $75 $40
Rachael Ray Large Oval Baker, Purple$65 $47
Fiesta 5-Ounce Miniature Disk Pitcher, Plum – $20 $17
Le Creuset Enameled Cast-Iron 2-1/4-Quart Covered Saucier Pan, Cassis – $225 $180
Le Creuset Large Multi Bowl, Cassis $40
Rachael Ray Serveware 12 Cup Egg Tray, Purple$17
Rachael Ray Tools 2-Piece Lazy Spoon & Ladle Set, Purple$20

Brighten Your Kitchen: Aqua!

Monday, December 31st, 2012

This is a brief series on adding some color to your kitchen. Today is aqua, turquoise, whatever you want to call it – this color. Aqua kitchen! Delightful.

I actually own several of these things: the pasta strainer, the ice cream maker, the stockpot and the silicone egg poachers. Super recommend on all of the above.

 

Aqua Kitchen Tools and Appliances

 

Calypso Basics 5 Quart Powder Coated Colander, Turquoise – $25 $22
Appolia French Ceramic 4 qt. Square Baking Dish, Turquoise$70 $54
Infinity Instruments Retro Wall Clock in Turquoise – $60 $30
KitchenAid KSM150PSIC Artisan Series 5-Quart Mixer, Ice$349
Calypso Basics, 2 Quart Teapot, Turquoise$21
Cuisinart ICE-21TQ Frozen Yogurt-Ice Cream & Sorbet Maker, Turquoise – $110 $60
Le Creuset 8 qt. Cast Iron Stockpot, Caribbean$80 $55
Calypso Basics Utensil Set of 4, Turquoise$8
Le Creuset 5-Piece Cast Iron Cookware Set, Caribbean$450 $350
Le Creuset Balloon Whisk, Caribbean$25
KitchenAid Teakettle 2-Quart Porcelain Enamel on Steel Curling Kettle, Turquoise$30
Omada M1220TC Trendy Grater with Removable Blade, Turquoise$45 $20
Le Creuset Basting Brush, Caribbean$11
Calypso Basics Measuring Cup Set$15
Le Creuset Stoneware Small 18-Ounce Oval Serving Bowl, Caribbean$28 $20
Fusionbrands Poachpod Egg Poachers – Silicone – Blue$15

Brighten Your Kitchen: Yellow!

Friday, December 28th, 2012

I’m such a sucker for colorful kitchen tools and appliances. Like, for real.

This is going to be a brief series on colorizing your kitchen. Today is yellow! I love a yellow kitchen – it feels so sunny and retro.

I have the immersion stick blender linked below and I loooove it. Recommend.

 

Yellow Kitchen Tools and Appliances

 

KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Stand Mixer in Majestic Yellow$368
Corkcicle Color Wine Chiller in Yellow$25
Cuisinart DLC-2A Mini Prep Plus Food Processor in Light Yellow$75 $41
Brita Grand 80-Ounce Water Filtration Pitcher in Yellow$34
Le Creuset Basting Brush in Dijon$11
Calypso Basics Utensil Set of 4 in Lemon – $13
Cuisinart HM-50 Power Advantage 5-Speed Hand Mixer in Light Yellow$90 $51
Copco 1-1/2-Quart Enamel on Steel Camden Tea Kettle in Yellow$20
2 1/4 qt. Saucier in Dijon$180
LEONARDO 035268 LD Yellow Joy Tumbler, Set of 6$80 $43
DeLonghi Kmix Drip Coffee Maker in Yellow$210 $150
Bodum Bean Ice French Press 1.5 Litre Iced Coffeemaker, 51-Oz., 12 Cup –  $50
Cuisinart CSB-76 SmartStick 200-Watt Immersion Hand Blender in Dark Yellow$65 $35
Norpro Grip-EZ 5 Quart Melamine Batter Bowl, Yellow$18
Rachael Ray Tools 3-Piece Spoonula Set, Yellow$15
Kalorik TO 32851 Y Yellow 2 Slice Toaster$40 $27

Beer of Yesteryear: Building Your Own Retro Bar

Monday, December 17th, 2012

We’ve been talking for awhile about turning our basement into a Mad Men-esque retro bar complete with classy barware and vintage decor. Ever since I saw those gorgeous vintage bar stools on One Kings Lane awhile back, I’ve had my eye out for pieces that would work in this vintage-style bar of my dreams.

Here’s a fun little round up of starting points for building a retro bar and bringing a little Mad Men into your real life (minus the sexism).

 

Vintage / Retro Bar
Retro Barware
vintage retro bar items

No retro rec room or mid-century modern mancave is complete without at least one kitschy vintage tin sign. I’m partial to this twilight lounge sign or this cute red arrow that says “ice cold beer sold here.” You’ll also want some sort of retro wall clock or neon sign. The RCA wall clock pictured above is a cute one. (p.s. I found a 10% off promo code for Retro Planet – use code RPAB10TY.)

To continue the red, black and chrome theme, you might pick up a retro chrome dinette set like this one or this sweet red and white vintage-style bar. I also like this more understated black and silver one. You’ll need a couple of old-fashioned bar stools like these red and chrome ones or these black and chrome bar stools that have a back. (p.s. I found a promo code for 15% off those barstools + free shipping – use code BARSTOOL15 on orders over $349 – ends 12/31/12.)

Once you have your classy bar set up, you’ll need some classy retro barware to go with it. I love this vintage-y glass carafe for water or wine, this gorgeous, vintage gold and glass cocktail set and this beautiful green and yellow bohemian decanter and glasses.

For wine, you’ll also want a beautiful antique-style wine opener / uncorking machine and a classic decanter, and for cocktails you’ll need a vintage ice bucket like this one. If beer is more your scene, these vintage-looking pilsner glasses are where it’s at. I also love this beautifully textured whiskey decanter and glass set and these simple, classic martini glasses. And don’t forget the cocktail shaker – I love this classy one (here’s a less expensive version).

For a more casual, family-friendly look, you could get a retro glass straw dispenser and this adorable “tap is terrific” water bottle. You should also get these adorable retro milk bottles and these old-fashioned milk glasses (or maybe I just should). These 50s-reminiscent Collins glasses would work equally well for a Tom Collins or a Shirley Temple.

Another nice touch would be a vintage style lamp for mood lighting. And if you really want to get crazy, you could add this amazing retro microwave (where was this when I was looking for one last year?).

And of course, what retro bar is complete without some retro cocktails to go with it? This vintage cocktail recipe book is a nice starting point as is this one. This cocktail book is actually from 1947 so you know the drinks are authentic. If you’d like retro recipes to serve with your cocktails, The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook looks like a good bet (there’s a recipe for pineapple upside-down cake!).

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vintage tin beer sign, retro chrome dinette set, RCA wall clock, tin twilight lounge sign
vintage style lamp, red and white bar, black and chrome bar stool with back
vintage cocktail recipe book, red and chrome bar stool, retro microwave
black and silver retro bar, vintage glass carafe, glass “tap is terrific water” bottle, retro glass straw dispenser
green and yellow bohemian decanter and glasses, vintage gold and glass cocktail set
vintage chrome ice bucket

Vintage Bar Stools

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

I like this red wooden saddle bar stool from Hayneedle.

Retro mod bar stool from Hayneedle

These cream and aqua vintage bar stools from One Kings Lane are gorgeous.

Vintage Bar Stools

Twist Swivel Stool from Cost Plus World Market

Twist Swivel Stool

High Back Bar Stool from Retro Planet

High Back Bar Stool

 

And if vintage bar stools aren’t enough for you, check out Beer of Yesteryear: Building Your Own Retro Bar.