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Zootsuitmama was my shopname, but I closed it a while back. Now I have entered a magic timemachine and live in a time warp of vintage and retro ... Join me.

Monday, February 16, 2015

Blankets!! My new collection obsession!

green pattern
green blanket

Hey all!!! I have 2 new blankets from the thrifts. I am so excited to have a new focus for collecting. Blankets can add such a stunning touch to a blah bed, and can be used in alot of ways. Right now we are having snow and cold. Last week it was in the 70's. So we need warm blankets. I saw the gold and roses one and nabbed it at Salvation Army this weekend. It matches the guest room decor.
Gold lamp


Brown and gold roses
Gold chair
Also... these finds...New chair pads 99 cents a peice add color to my chairs. I like them because they are fruit patterned.

 



Cute oranges and cherries juice glasses
Great way to cheer up a kitchen in this cold weather until Spring comes!! It makes me happy to see my cute bright colored kitchen in the morning when I  have my coffee!! Well stay warm and show me your bright colored kitchenwares!!

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Happy Sunday

Baby in Living room
Hello all! Happy Sunday! I have had a basement disaster that involved raw sewage spewing on everything. Been cleaning and sorting. Thought I would take a break and see my doggies.I salvaged two panels of barkcloth, but they didn't do well in washer. Baby was upset so she took a nap. LOL
Baby resting on bed...she loves chenille

Ziggy on guard
Sixties bedspread mint condition 

tag on bedspread
Forties barkcloth drapes
Not much at the thrifts, but did find a great mint condition sixties bedspread for 3.98! Maybe I will use it when I redecorate for Spring!

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Return of Zmama!! Update on kitchen

I know...it's been ages. But - I plan to start blogging again. I hope some of you are still out there that used to visit me! I didn't have home internet for a long time and now I do. Didn't like trying to blog on my phone....I am an old fogie I guess. Here is my latest formica table, (One of way too many). Couldn't pass it up for $10.00!  I haven't really posted a good picture of my little Fridgiaire fridge either. Lovin' it...
Black Yellow and White formica pattern
Sonic menu board and stuff on table
Metal cabinet with my latest toaster...finally found a cord!
I change this all the time...Valentines day theme

Aprons and mixer...aluminum coffee pot
Window over sink, with barkcloth and potholders
Window
I love Lucy clock and my little fridge...works perfectly
Took and old lampshade and added Mom and Dad's wedding pix. I change this frequently too by clipping things on with clothespins

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Greetings from Missouri!!

Hello! Just a sneak peek of the "patio area" starting to come together. Hope the weather where you are is as great as here! Almost 90 degrees and sunny. Time to think about outdoor living before the mosquitos take over, LOL!!
Stringing up a variety of birds fruit and trailers on my Christmas lights
Chenille bedspreads on gliders..hope t o actually buy some outdoor cushions this year!
more chenille...along with the ugly grill, etc...!

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Thrift find from my friend

Pink atomic lamp
Just a quicky check in to show off my new lamp. My friend came up from  the Ozarks and brought this awesome pink beauty but the shade is my fav part!! Started a new job last Monday, and while I hate starting over, I think it will be much better than the last two with more opportunity to grow. Til later when things settle down, happy thrifting!

Friday, April 4, 2014

No place hops like Zootsuitmama's!

With booth
before                                                                                                                                                                                 

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Spring redo again!

Once again I am changing! Painted one of my metal cabinets to hold my huge TV, I know, not a flatscreen...it was free! 
Soooo...had to rearrange. I am off work again for a while, so have the time.
Changed colors for Spring to pinks, greens and gold to match drapes
and took my red couch to the bedroom before the hounds from hell ruin it!
Brought my bamboo out! Well, it's nice here 70 + degrees. Hope everyone is enjoying Spring so far. I have the itch to plant!! Talk soon...zoot



Monday, March 31, 2014

My booth...fun!!

Found this awesome the at the thrifts! Always wanted one...using my Oriental table but the white and gold formica came with it!


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