Author Archives: CoriLu

About CoriLu

I am a graphic designer for advertising and marketing, painter, artist and collector of anything vintage. I am also very passionate about travel, historic preservation, and just about anything sparkly.

Swingin’ 1960s

Before we moved from the swingin’ sixties pad, we did a little photoshoot to match my lovely, olive green 1965 living room and I feel the need to share it. Cocktails and all!

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My Beautiful, Vintage-Inspired Tea Party

Way in the back of our yard, there’s a lovely spot that’s shaded by a big, old apple tree. It’s a mossy little nook between a vintage, children’s playhouse and the tall, back fence. The apple tree, although very tall, droops … Continue reading

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Our 1928 Cottage

As I mentioned in my last blog, we decided to move! Now that we’re mostly settled in the new house (minus my huge pile of crafting and vintage shop stuff to sort downstairs, of course) I want to catch you all … Continue reading

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It’s mod, mod world {party}! – Party at my swingin’ 1960s pad

After months of looking at houses in the current, fairly impossible, Seattle housing market, we decided to put away our dreams of owning for a bit and we signed the lease on a lovely, 1928 house. My guy and I … Continue reading

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The Vista ’63 – The Epitome of a Mid-Century Modern Home

In 1962, Seattle held the World’s Fair which was dubbed Century 21. My mom, and nearly 10 million other people, attended the fair over the six months it was open. Being that it was 1962, the fair was wonderfully futuristic, … Continue reading

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Vintage Easter Bonnet Inspiration – There’s still time!

I love, love, love owning vintage… well basically everything, but sometimes I love to get a little crafty and whip up something vintage inspired. Would you like to make a quick and easy Easter hat? There’s still time! Hit up … Continue reading

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Your Perfect Vintage Easter Bonnet

It’s almost Easter time and I’ve been thinking about what I’d like to wear for whatever celebrating I do this year. This year, Easter lands just a week or so before our big move from the swingin’ 1960s pad in the … Continue reading

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The Magical Teatro Zinzanni’s “Hot Spot”

I WENT TO TEATRO ZINZANNI AGAIN! Ahem. I apologize, I’ll calm down now. I just get waaaaaayyy too excited about going to this magical place! As you may remember, last year I got the chance to attend Teatro Zinzanni for their … Continue reading

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Happy {Pin Up} Valentine’s Day!

After many, many months of waiting with baited breath, some of my pin up pictures are finally here. I know that I said I’d share them long ago, but Valentine’s Day just seemed to me as possibly the best time … Continue reading

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Are you baking with love this Valentine’s Day?

I sure am! Although, I’m not really sure what I’ll be making, I’ll be making something for both for a Galentine’s tea and something for my guy on Valentine’s Day proper. Do you have any amazing Valentine’s Day recipes to share? … Continue reading

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