Mid-century show focus

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Mid century toy box

These are totally sold out and it’s too late for Christmas, but if all those new Christmas toys are taking over the house, this might be a good New Years gift! 🙂 Update: For some reason the link to the toybox is gone, but Kiersten (see comments) is at Etsy and always has these and other pieces available! Woo hoo! Send me your pics if you decide to buy one, so I can drool!

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A couple good reads for Mid-Century fans

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