Dinette Sets

The classic in vinyl and chrome seemed to be ever-present and it’s no wonder- they were long-lasting, easy to clean, and very stylish.

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Jars for Juice Glasses

Not just jelly, but all kinds of small jars could become juice glasses at Mom’s discretion.

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Matching Canister Sets for the Kitchen

While we’re glad these haven’t gone out of style, we’re not seeing them quite as much these days. And certainly the ones we grew up with, like the brushed aluminum or the woodland owl designs, were a lot more fun than plain old ceramic.

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Oversized Plaid

Whether you grew up in the ’50s, the ’80s, or today, it seems like there’s always some oversized plaid around. We had some on our living room curtains, but the oversized plaid wallpaper was also extremely popular.

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Braided Rugs

These rugs recall Early American times, but braided rugs have been equally popular in 1900, 1950, and 1980. One reason for this? They are so durable!

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