Hey Denver! 1940s Hairstyles: A How-to Class of Techniques, Tips, and Ideas

Thursday, May 18, 2017 0 Permalink

Hey Denver! Join me for this hands-on workshop! Saturday June 3rd! 1940s Hairstyles: A How-to Class of Techniques, Tips, and Ideas This class will cover many techniques and options to acheive the silhouettes, curls and waves of this beautiful decade. If you need help with your Victory Rolls, we can help you there too. Any questions you have about your favorite ...

Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones – the disclaimer

This series of articles, Vintage Makeup for Darker Skin Tones, blossomed from a blog reader request I received last year. It came from a vintage lover who was having a lot of trouble finding vintage and historic printed material with makeup colors and advice for her dark skin tone. I have written these articles with different ...

I miss you guys…

Friday, December 28, 2012 5 No tags Permalink

Please be patient. I am doing a complete overhaul of my financial reality for my new accountant and very much looking forward to moving on with my life and writing a bunch of new material after I am done. When I am done, my life will become infinitely more available for what I want to ...

Shop your local small business for the holidays

Monday, November 19, 2012 4 No tags Permalink

Hi everyone!Normally during the holidays I make suggestions for gift ideas along with links on where to find the items or resources for help. This year I would like everyone to try something a little different. This Saturday is Small Business Saturday. You may have seen the commercials on television recently. It is a nationwide program ...

Recovering from a lot of Guiness

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 0 No tags Permalink

Sorry I have been so absent. I have actually not been around because I was on vacation. I spent a wonderful time in Ireland and am home now and trying to work off the food and get everything going again. Thank goodness Guiness is so low in calorie content right?I found this adorable vintage Ireland ...


Monday, July 2, 2012 0 No tags Permalink

I'm just curious, how many of you follow twitter? Comment for me if you have any opinion, whether you do or don't follow or pay attention to anything on twitter. I'm in a personal debate in my head on whether or not I should get involved with it. Thanks!

Recovering from Vegas

Monday, April 9, 2012 1 No tags Permalink

I am recovering from Viva, but I have the remnants of these bands that I saw running through my head and it puts a smile on my face. Don't forget to pause the music player embedded in the blog at the bottom right to hear these great artists. Happy Monday!!! Above image from Vintage Everyday

And the winner is!

Sunday, December 18, 2011 4 Permalink

Jael Hicks is the lucky winner of the Shabby Apple contest! Send me an email to lauren@hrstbooks.com with your measurements, bust, waist, hip, and your address, so I can forward it onto them and they can send you your new dress!