Lets start with 1966 Aust. Better Homes & Gardens. Take away the carnations and you could be looking at a Modern lounge!
Here's a page from 1959 Aust Home Journal
Don't you just love the Horse on the
And I would repaint my china cabinet Red, if I had one.
This is from a doorstop of a Book from the mid fifties called Newnes Better Home Making- oh what a treasure trove for so many things but the decor sections are STUNNING!
On a different Colour ideal here is a room displayed in the Aust Women's Weekly 1969.
Part of me is revolted by this room and the other half of me loves it.
This is a from a book from the 50's attached to a Sunday news paper. The Australian Home Decorator and Painter. It's chock full of goodness with perfect colour charts and furniture tips. I will use this as soon as I'm able to repaint
I'm a Sydney girl with a passion for craft and the past. This has led to a large collection of old knitting patterns, an even larger collection of old magazines, not to mention collections of craft books, vintage fabrics, and sheet music for the 20's to the 60's. I use alot of this stuff on a regular basis and want to share it!
You can find me ravelry as http://www.ravelry.com/people/mrsjuzziegreen