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Retro Chalet : Living A Vintage Life

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Antiques, Vintage , Collecting, Hobbies. Etsy, Decorating, Decor. Home, Living, Design, Recycling, Repurposing brought to you by the editor of Melmac Central. I have the RetroChalet Etsy shop, and live a vintage life. I love finding creative ways to repurpose, recycle and incorporate vintage ideas and decor into my daily life. Let's live vintage style together!

Antiques, Vintage , Collecting, Hobbies. Etsy, Decorating, Decor. Home, Living, Design, Recycling, Repurposing brought to you by the editor of Melmac Central. I have the RetroChalet Etsy shop, and live a vintage life. I love finding creative ways to repurpose, recycle and incorporate vintage ideas and decor into my daily life. Let's live vintage style together!

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United States

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Antiques, Vintage , Collecting, Hobbies. Etsy, Decorating, Decor. Home, Living, Design, Recycling, Repurposing brought to you by the editor of Melmac Central. I have the RetroChalet Etsy shop, and live a vintage life. I love finding creative ways to repurpose, recycle and incorporate vintage ideas and decor into my daily life. Let's live vintage style together!

Twitter:

@retrochalet

Language:

English

Contact:

4109089241


Episodes

Etsy Algorithm SEO Shop Tips and Happy 2022

1/9/2022
Living a Vintage Life today and always! Season Two is here, I'll recap what we've done in Season One looking back at the first season's 11 episodes. I'll tell you my New Years Vintage Resolutions and then talk about Etsy Shop SEO and Algorithm. CALLING ETSY SELLERS! Do you know an Etsy shop who would like to be considered for an on air interview? Connect with me on all major platforms under RETROCHALET Instagram TikTok Etsy Thanks for living and Happy 2022

Duration:00:23:39

VIntage Christmas Gifts, KangaRoos Shoes, PIxies and Elves, Kindness Matters

12/18/2021
In this episode I discuss with special guest Ed the thrifter, the top five vintage Christmas gifts you can get for the vintage lover! Which is your favorite pick? You will have to listen to the episode to find out mine! I also discuss vintage shoes, and my secret crush on my vintage KangaRoos shoes. I also give a special shout out to Aussies who are tuning in to the podcast :) Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas and safe and happy Holiday...

Duration:00:36:58

Maine Country Cabin Primitives Top Ten Decorating Ideas

12/15/2021
For this episode I went off grid to the backwoods of Maine. What’s more of a Northern Exposure than exploring the top ten vintage decorating items for collecting or use in your cabin or country home? I obtained these ideas from my own cabin in eas from my time in Danforth, Maine, and have posted a lot of great photos on my TikTok and Instagram. I hope you will enjoy them. Top Ten Primitives / Cabin Décor, and I’ve added them to a special list on Etsy so now you can go and look! Click on my...

Duration:00:41:03

Avant Garde Decorating, Collecting Old Records

10/13/2021
Avant Garde Decorating So just what is Avant Garde Decorating and how do you do it? We'll discuss that in this simple easy to understand terms, and point you to a place to look for some items for your home. Shout out to our sponsor of this episode SilverMagnoliasShop on Etsy. Nothing wrong with a little bling and color in your life! Check out their fun cellphone cases, wall clocks, home decor, pot holders, Christmas ornaments and even water bottles. A coffee cup for me would do just fine...

Duration:00:30:07

Turner Art Prints, Trending Farm House Decor Weddings, Old Wood Blocks

9/16/2021
In this episode I discuss Turner Art Prints and the Turner Mfg Company, what to look for, their value and how to find them, not to be confused with modern Turner prints, these particular ones I talk about were made from the 1940s, although the company spans thirty years into the 1970s. See one here : Click here to Go to Etsy See video of them here: Cindy Fahnestock-Schafer (@retrochalet) TikTok | Watch Cindy Fahnestock-Schafer's Newest TikTok Videos See Instagram of them here:...

Duration:00:27:23

Halloween Collectibles Special Spooky Episode

8/28/2021
Just as we ramp up for Halloween, join Ed & I talking about Halloween collectibles. From paper mache to post cards, learn how to spot old vs new and some items to look for. ED FOUND A RARE HALLOWEEN COLLECTIBLE! Listen in to find out what! Spooky/Creepy Music courtesy of Daniel Simon via SoundBible.com here: Creepy Background Sounds | Effects | Sound Bites | Sound Clips from SoundBible.com This show is sponsored by RetroChalet.etsy.com SPONSOR THIS SHOW! KEEP US TALKING! Buy A Featured...

Duration:00:34:22

Collecting Fire King and Pyrex and Plastic Bag Rugs

8/27/2021
In this episode we get into the wonders of old borosilicate glassware , bakeware and fired on ware such as Pyrex, Fire King . Why has this stood the test of time in the collectibles market? Instagram Pictures of vintage Pyrex: We also talk about plastic rag rugs, which are actually made from plastic bags, hence the name Plastic Bag Rugs. These are a great way to repurpose plastic bread bags and make a great focal point in the vintage home. I found a vintage one at an antique mall, and...

Duration:00:31:14

How to Make Money with Art for Artists, On Etsy, Special Episode

8/24/2021
So many artists, so little time, what to do to get your art sold and noticed? You can now hear what worked for me in this special episode. If you are an artist, photographer, painter, jewelry maker, assemblage or mixed media artist, I'll share my story. I found a home for my art on Etsy, at little start up cost and it paid off. I will tell you my story, and give you some advice. As discussed in this podcast, I have great published FREE articles to help you open up shop, find them here by...

Duration:00:27:36

Repurposing Glass Jars, Collecting Antiques & Why We Collect, Flea Market Tips, DeCluttering Special Episode

8/13/2021
UPCYCLING GLASS JARS Today's episode is a special one, as I talk about repurposing into daily life, and how important it is to live a greener life. Upset that my local community stopped recycling glass jars, bottles, and the like , I discuss how to reuse glass jars. Hear my tips for reuse of these common household items. COLLECTING I then move on to a special collecting episode. Miss Pat and Ed and myself delve into the world of collections. I've always wondered why people collect and...

Duration:00:38:50

Texasware Texas Ware Melamine, Taylor Smith Taylor, Mystery Architectural Window Cluster Decorating

8/10/2021
This is my third episode and I'm so glad you're here. Find all photos of this episode on the RetroChalet Instagram! In this episode: RetroChalet Melmac Central Ed's collection here. some I found at Etsy here Use this link to get there.See Miss Pat's old mystery window!If anyone has ever seen a window like this, share your story with us. Please visit my Etsy shop and send me a convo or find me via all social media channels at @RetroChalet on Tik Tok or Instagram. You can connect with...

Duration:00:31:36

Stamp Collecting, Floral Platters Unique Decorating Ideas

7/21/2021
Finally, a real Episode One with guests! Come with me as I talk to Ed, our thrifting expert about Vintage Stamp Collecting. Once a hobby I may thought of as boring, can prove to be a rewarding learning experience for kids and parents alike! Then we go to Miss Pat, our design guru who tells us what to do with vintage ceramic floral platters - and you won't believe what she says. Sponsors: Melmac Central : The Free Site on Melamine Dinnerware Retro Chalet Etsy Shop : Get your vintage...

Duration:00:28:19

Melmac Dinnerware, Old Jewelry Boxes and Antique Knobs Repurposed into Home Decor

7/10/2021
Melmac Attack! Retro Chalet's Living a Vintage Life episode 1 is a raw uncut podcast which encompasses vintage and living retro in your daily life! This episode talks about the history and world of retro Melmac dinnerware dating back to the Melmac trade name by America Cyanamid. Brought to you by Editor of Melmac Central . It also talks about the value of melmac dinnerware, allure of vintage wooden jewelry boxes and ideas for repurposing old hardware valves and knobs into your home! I also...

Duration:00:39:38