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Most of us love Mid-Century Lamps – Mid-Century had some great styles, but it was practical too!
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Taken from the “Better Homes and Gardens Decorating Book” Copyright 1956, we thought we’d turn Mid-Century Photo Friday into a learning experience. As usual you can leave a link to your Mid-Century Photo Friday in the comments.

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