I “won” a new treasure from eBay – a Sherwin-Williams Home Decorator brochure from the early 60′s. What’s surprising is what hasn’t changed in the last 50 years. Some of these decorating ideas are great! And as a friend of mine pointed out, they did all the styling and staging by hand for the photos – no Photoshopping back then!
But I wanted to share one amazing aspect of this brochure: how humble the houses were! They are ranches, of course. They are adorable, colorful, and probably very suitable for the families living there.
And this is the reason why we got vinyl siding; my husband didn’t want to be this guy: