My mother's spice rack

Over at RetroRenovation, my Mother’s spice rack showed up:

Pam calls this Kromex (brand) “pink aluminum”. Very cool!

I spent the day surfing around and finding neat blogs, etc. I signed up for Technorati Profile, and added the code in my sidebar, so grab that if it’s easy for you.

It’s amazing how lost you can get in the internet these days. What are you favorite 50’s design or houseblogs?

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