Happy New Year – Top 10 Mid-Century Style Posts of 2012

Some of our best posts are older posts, but these are the top 10 visited posts in 2012! Most of them have great information and it’s fun to see how varied our posts are that people follow. We try to cover all the Mid-Century world and this shows we’re achieving that!

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The top visited posts in 2012!

Route 66 Around the Web – a round-up of Route 66 information and how to best get around on “the Mother Road”

Witco Tiki and Cool – Witco art is a staple in any tiki decorating scheme. Find out more here.

Banana Republic adds Mad Men Line – although we rarely cover Fashion here, the news that Banana Republic was playing homage to “Mad Men” was big news!

Mid-Century Photo Friday: Women’s Day 50’s Interior – always loving retro eye candy, this post is straight out of Women’s Day 1958.

Save the Fuller House in Fort Worth Texas – one of our preservation posts. The architecturally important Fuller House was scheduled to be torn down.

Styles of Plain 1950’s Blond Brick Ranch Homes – a short older post, we might have to look into expanding this post in the future.

17242_100162776683105_100000681482711_1417_2200399_nMid-Century Travel Trailers, the next big thing? – a great resource for anyone thinking about restoring or buying a retro travel trailer.

50’s Preservation has it’s challenges – more of a link to a Denver post article about Arapahoe Acres and the challenges they face as a 1950’s historic neighborhood.

Cool 50’s site and a 1950’s landscaping guide – another short older post with links to landscaping sites.

The Mad Men Effect on Interior design – Have you integrated styles from “Mad Men” into your decorating?

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