Posts tagged "vintage summer"
Hooray for the Red, White and Blue!

Hooray for the Red, White and Blue!

‘Hooray for the Red, White and Blue!’ By Maggie Bonanomi There is nothing like a row of red geraniums in clay flowerpots to let you know summer is finally here — along with some great red, white and blue! It’s a perfect time to look for patriotic and flag related items as well as all...
Diana Parrino Fine Art & Design

Diana Parrino Fine Art & Design

Diana Parrino – Fine Art & Design by Calli Green VKC: What is the process of designing your pieces? Diana Parrino: The concept of each design must be fairly adaptable; all pieces are completely unique. Because I work largely with scraps from discarded materials, the initial design is driven by what is available. As each...
The ‘Fric & Frac’ of Sidewalk Dining

The ‘Fric & Frac’ of Sidewalk Dining

The ‘Fric & Frac’ of Sidewalk Dining Neighborhood gathering spot gets intimate with the outside By Rhiannon Ross A middle-aged man in blue jeans and a white ball cap stands next to a parking sign, dragging on the last of a cigarette. Near his feet, a plastic bucket filled nearly to the brim with water,...
The Cream of the Crop

The Cream of the Crop

The Cream of the Crop By: Calli Green This summer, we’re topping menswear looks off with vintage button-ups that are the cream of the crop. Photos: SILAS COOK Garments: RE-RUNS KC Models: TANNER CHRISMAN, LOGAN NICHOLS, ETHAN RUS, VINCENT SUNG; VOICES&, AUGUSTIN KINNEY Hair: ASHLEY HAZELWOOD Concept/Styling: CALLI GREEN Assistance: HANNAH PULIS, GABRIELLE STUART, ALYSSA SCHOEN,...
The Cherry Pit Collective

The Cherry Pit Collective

The Cherry Pit Collective A creative community in the heart of Kansas City by MELISSA COWAN We can do that together” is the philosophy of the Cherry Pit Collective, a communal studio space for artists, makers and creatives to not only work, but also collaborate and share ideas. Director Kelsey Pike and Associate Director Adri...
DIY Map Projects

DIY Map Projects

DIY Map Projects We’re jumping on the map décor bandwagon, and loving it!  
DIY Garden Storage

DIY Garden Storage

DIY Garden Storage From the kitchen to the garden Difficulty EASY Time MILD Cost MILD Lost drawers can come from furniture, bathroom, kitchens, etc. But just because they don’t have a home anymore doesn’t mean they have to go to the dump. We lined this drawer that came out of a kitchen with some vintage wallpaper samples we found at...
Vintage Swimwear

Vintage Swimwear

Beach Party By Calli Green It’s pretty safe to assume we’re fond of the vintage-inspired swimsuit trend. Whether it’s inspired or the real deal, we’re cool with whatever suit you decide to don this summer. Just don’t forget the sunscreen, and we’ll see you by the water! Photos/Hair/Makeup Vixen Pinup Photography Models Amber Ross, Shannon...
Vintage Brookside Home

Vintage Brookside Home

  Vintage Brookside, KC Home Words: Samantha Collins Photos: William and Jill DiMartino Johnny Starke was born about 20 years too late and it shows. Instead of pining over the new and modern, he would rather dig through dusty, stained movie posters or records at a second-hand store. With his slicked-back dark hair and scruff,...
DIY Embroidery Hoop Projects

DIY Embroidery Hoop Projects

DIY Embroidery Hoop Projects Our creative people take on unique embroidery hoop projects Some people might say we have an embroidery hoop obsession. Whenever we pass these stitching circles at estate sales (frequently for less than $1), we snatch them up like they possess magic powers. In our hearts, they kind of do: Their vast...
DIY Fan Blade Dragonfly

DIY Fan Blade Dragonfly

Dustin’s DIY – Scrap Dragonfly This is one bug you’re gonna love having in your garden!                       By Dustin Bates When you’re perusing endless aisles of scrap materials from houses, you can easily get overwhelmed very quickly. But, with a little imagination, those odds and...
Vintage Typewriter Guide

Vintage Typewriter Guide

Typewriters A buyer’s guide to manual communication                       By Michael and James Fry, Brown Button Estate Sales As the use of digital devices, and time spent in “the cloud” continues to increase, ironically so does a subculture intrigued by vintage objects from bygone eras. The function...