Vera Neumann designs reissued

Great news! F Schumacher, whom I have a trade account with, just released their latest line of fabrics and low and behold, Vera!  As a Big fan, I am totally stoked! I immediately ordered samples and they just started showing up.  I will be placing an order and welcome the opportunity to hook you up.  It is only available to purchase to trade account holders like me.  Here’s the deal.  2 yard min or a cut charge, I do pay additional shipping charges.  If you want me to order something for you, I can have your order shipped direct to you, payment required before I order.  All fees will be passed through to you and will include my markup.  I will provide you with a quote. If you want to split a minimum cut with me, I will consider that as well. I am definitely ordering lemons for my kitchen.  Still deciding on what else.  Last...Schumacher is crazy expensive.  It is not something you want to hoard without a plan. This line is priced $60-100+ a yard.  I am selling the Frank Lloyd Wright linens at $40 per 1/4 yard which is 9” by 52” width.  That is retail.  If you want to make pillows, you may want to only make the front panel with this and use a cheaper solid backer. Just a thought. Anyway, if you are a serious shopper and want me to price out your order and discuss any requirements, email me!  I will probably move quickly once the rest of the samples arrive.  Pics?  Yes please!!!

Samples I received so far. The two on the right are wallpapers. 

Samples I received so far. The two on the right are wallpapers. 

I can’t sell the husband on a contrasting wallpaper wall, but I am going to use this fabric for a valence.

I can’t sell the husband on a contrasting wallpaper wall, but I am going to use this fabric for a valence.

What’s here so far?  

Thin linen.  

Thin linen.  

Thin linen. 

Thin linen. 

Soft cotton

Soft cotton

Soft cotton.   

Soft cotton.   

Chunkier linen, very large patten.  

Chunkier linen, very large patten.  

Wallpapers.  I only ordered this and the lemons.  My husband hates wallpaper. 🤨 

Wallpapers.  I only ordered this and the lemons.  My husband hates wallpaper. 🤨 

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Grapefruit and lemons. Lightweight linen. I am thinking about using a solid while backer for my valence. 

Chunkier weight linen. 

Chunkier weight linen. 

This is gorgeous.  Cotton chintz with a sheen. The full repeat though makes it perfect as curtain panels or maybe a bedspread. You’ll want that to get the full effect!

This is gorgeous.  Cotton chintz with a sheen. The full repeat though makes it perfect as curtain panels or maybe a bedspread. You’ll want that to get the full effect!

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Everything is here!  Please reach out if you have questions or want to get in on my order!  Malissa

Fly First Class with some mid mod themed American Airlines swag

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So who knew that if you fly first class and especially first class international that airlines actually procure fabulous little swag bags for you?  I mean, I have not flown in years but still have never held a first class seat!  I discovered a fabulous cache of beautiful little premerger American Airlines swag but what makes this special and of interest to us MCM fans?  These bags were designed and badged by Eames Office and feature the awesome DOTS pattern.  They came in a few variations and are quite small.  They were made to distribute tiny sample sizes of toiletries and comfort items for flyers.  I became obsessed and started to grab low priced pieces.  As they started showing up at my home, I found a massive case of NIP SEALED packs that had all the goodies inside.  So I procured this box for my fans!  *****UPDATE***** These bags are available for purchase ON MY WEBSITE! Click on the LINK to head to the page! Grey bags are ready to ship, red bags will be here next week. If you order a red bag your order will not ship until complete. THANKS!

I have 60 of these on the way! New in cellophane with tags and all the goodies inside! Reserve yours now! *these were probably from 2013ish. They were the last swag prior to the AA MERGER.

I have 60 of these on the way! New in cellophane with tags and all the goodies inside! Reserve yours now! *these were probably from 2013ish. They were the last swag prior to the AA MERGER.

The inside is lined in contrasting small scaled dots pattern.

The inside is lined in contrasting small scaled dots pattern.

zipper detail.

zipper detail.

Sizing. Width is 3”

Sizing. Width is 3”

NEW PROJECT: Greek Godess kitschy rain lamp. 

i picked this up a few months back. My husband started working on cleaning it today so we can test it.  

These swanky lights are filled with mineral oil which is pumped up top and follows the fishing line strings down into the bottom. They are tedious to clean but we are hoping this one will fire up.

These swanky lights are filled with mineral oil which is pumped up top and follows the fishing line strings down into the bottom. They are tedious to clean but we are hoping this one will fire up.

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In order to get the goddesses and foliage out, you need to be very careful and work it out between the fishing line strands.  They are pretty tight and actually strum like a guitar!  

Dawn detergent is the best for cleaning as it helps break down the oil residue. This is a dirty job. The original oil was dried up so at least that was not a mess.

Dawn detergent is the best for cleaning as it helps break down the oil residue. This is a dirty job. The original oil was dried up so at least that was not a mess.

Even the plastic foliage needed to soak in hot soapy water for a while.

Even the plastic foliage needed to soak in hot soapy water for a while.

Will update more as we move along!  She is going to be awesome after this cleaning and a little love.  Really hoping the motor works.  They can be replaced if needed. ✌️

LAYAWAY?  If you are eying a large item in my inventory but are waiting for a tax refund, reach out!  I will gladly pull an item from the market with a deposit.  Message me to discuss!  I am stocked with some awesome restorations! Before you shop for sub par New or reproduction furniture, have a look at vintage items ready for this century.  New fabrics and structure.  You can’t get this stuff off the shelf at any old vintage shop! 

XO Malissa  

Hans Wegner in the house, holiday shop in the retail space.

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I have been slacking on holiday updates and I apologize! To make it up to you, I am keeping my 20% off sale in my retail space going for now.  Head to Fleetwood Antique Mall and shop the MadModWorldVintage pop up 10-6 WED-SUN. Everything on sale EXCEPT the Broyhill dining set which is already hundred under my online price and half of retail in my markets.  I got this cheap and I am selling it cheap! If you need a handsome walnut set, you can pair this with any of the Broyhill Premier lines. The Saga credenza is sold. Do not miss out on this amazing set! All new upholstery too! You haul it priced. The mall staff will help load.  

Also no additional mark down on my NEW stocking stuffer deals from Primitives by Kathy.  Priced $6 ea or 2 for $10, I have box signs, trinket trays and other Smalls with motivational sayings for all your giftees! Office gifts, bus drivers and more.  Priced under wholesale! They will be out all season so grab them while they last. 

New and ready to gift! $6 ea, 2 for $10, mix and match.

New and ready to gift! $6 ea, 2 for $10, mix and match.

Kitschy Christmas items, blow mold candle sticks, flocked deer, bottle brush and ceramic trees and pop corn decorations! Everything you need to celebrate a retro Christmas! 💕🙌🏻 

Kitschy Christmas items, blow mold candle sticks, flocked deer, bottle brush and ceramic trees and pop corn decorations! Everything you need to celebrate a retro Christmas! 💕🙌🏻 

Now that the holiday season is swinging, come visit and shop small for your gifts and decor!  Open WED-SUN 10-6.  On Route 222 near Moselem Springs just south of Kutztown.  

New RESTORATIONS:  I just ordered fabric for the following restorations.  I will be proceeding with the work as my budget allows. My AS IS pricing is no longer active ONCE THE WORK STARTS.  I will run the numbers after I talk to the upholsterer, but I did score the fabric for an amazing price!  I work hard to get fabric cheap and keep my expenses low.  

This piece just needs covers for the existing cushions.  I think the work will be pretty reasonable. I picked this awesome palm print perfect for a Florida room or tiki lounge, just as this piece needs to be!  Estimated completed price $600-800.

This piece just needs covers for the existing cushions.  I think the work will be pretty reasonable. I picked this awesome palm print perfect for a Florida room or tiki lounge, just as this piece needs to be!  Estimated completed price $600-800.

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I just picked this fabulous pair up last weekend. France and Son Danish teak arm chairs with a beautiful profile.  Design by Sigvard Bernadotte and sold by John Stuart Inc. All metal tags are present.  These will be getting a full rebuild. New strapping, foam and upholstery. I am buying both of the above colors and deciding when they get here.  If you love them, you can choose.  💕 These are high end Danish, collectible and sexy as hell.  Off the cuff, finished price will probably be $1500+/- for the pair.  One choice is more cream, the other is oatmeal.  I think they will both compliment the warm teak wood beautifully! 

Another view. Those swoopy arms though!  The wood is excellent and look at the joinery on the arms! Just need to ditch the upholstery and rebuild the structures.   

Another view. Those swoopy arms though!  The wood is excellent and look at the joinery on the arms! Just need to ditch the upholstery and rebuild the structures.   

The main event! So you remember I came home with the Ry Mobler Wall unit and Murphy bed in September.  I quickly proved it was indeed a Hans Wegner design. 🤘🏼💕 Then decided we would keep it for my lucky son.  We finally got around to swapping his room out!  Step one: Trent disassembled his IKEA bed. 

step 2 lots of Danish Oil to bring the old dry teak back to life.

step 2 lots of Danish Oil to bring the old dry teak back to life.

Step 3 lots of heavy lifting.  We disassembled the bed from the cabinet which made it a lot better to get up our flight of stairs in the foyer.  It’s a bilevel so tight for turns. 

Step 3 lots of heavy lifting.  We disassembled the bed from the cabinet which made it a lot better to get up our flight of stairs in the foyer.  It’s a bilevel so tight for turns. 

We made Trent help! He did a fine job taking apart his old bed too.

We made Trent help! He did a fine job taking apart his old bed too.

looks like a great place to sleep and study!

looks like a great place to sleep and study!

It’s not home until your Pooh bears move in! 

It’s not home until your Pooh bears move in! 

This definitely is part of my retirement plan. 😜👌 It will surely be worth more in 20-30 years! 😂 Thanks Hans, she’s a beauty!!!!!

This definitely is part of my retirement plan. 😜👌 It will surely be worth more in 20-30 years! 😂 Thanks Hans, she’s a beauty!!!!!

***i am cranking out orders right now and will be deliving a dining set to the Boston area this Sunday.  If you need something I can fit and want a New England meet, reach out.  I might be able to save you shipping and make your vintage dreams come true!   

Thanks for reading and wil check in again soon! Back to work!   I did pass my HR BLOCK class and waiting to see if I can get hired for some tax season hours!  My unemployment is almost kicked. 😟

Malissa✌️ 

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A few restorations I put on sale this week.  They are too beautiful be in my storage.  All pack flat.  Message on Etsy for shipping quote.