[identity profile] spikesgirl58.livejournal.com
Somehow I missed this while dating in the '70's


[identity profile] write-light.livejournal.com
r5136a
not the outfit, the font colors, the draped side table, the purple couch on moss green carpet, GAH!
[identity profile] cactuswren.livejournal.com
An interesting example of marketing tie-in, particularly since only in the last two minutes of the movie do we see Blandings' "dream house" completed, or even fully fit to inhabit.



Life, October 11, 1948.  Cary Grant, ever the good sport even in this preposterously awkward position, and the never less than poised Myrna Loy.
[identity profile] pikkewyntjie.livejournal.com
International Tuba Day

Emenee Golden Tuba Life Nov 1954

Lumpy Rug Day

Glamorene rug cleaner Life Mar 16 1953
(I'm guessing that's a textured rug. Otherwise, the filth probably made it lumpy.)

and Space Day

Bank of America 1955

(I wonder if BOA sucked less then.) 
[identity profile] write-light.livejournal.com
Alexander Smith Floor-Plan Rugs, 1940s

"Too", I like that.  Like my entire life is a show-room for impressing my friends.

AlexanderSmithRugs1a

THREE MORE!

Broadloom IS within your means! )

"Her budget's small . . . but her living room is the envy of her friends" )

Janice says the secret is... )

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[identity profile] write-light.livejournal.com
The carpet matches the drapes... AND her hair!

Alexander Smith Floor-Plan Rugs  (for brunettes, redheads and blondes)
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[identity profile] write-light.livejournal.com
Bigelow Carpets, 1970  (part of their zodiac series)

BigelowLeo

What's your sign?  SHAG CARPET, BABY. In avocado green!  I can't think of anything more 70's that those three things together.


To see four more in the Zodiac line, (NOT ENTRIES), click  
HERE! )

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[identity profile] write-light.livejournal.com

First of all, WOW- a huge archive of Saturday Evening Post ads, full size!

A sample - note the word "ad" is "in quotes" for some reason, perhaps its novelty.

Congoleum Rugs, 1934

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full size 1000x1281

[identity profile] write-light.livejournal.com

Flying on the RCA Laboratories building! With Atomic Fairies!rca_labs


SEE THE REST
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BELOW THE CUT! )
[identity profile] talonvaki.livejournal.com
Because Siamese come in pairs, right?
[identity profile] write-light.livejournal.com
Axminster? More like Ax Murderer.




You can *dream* on it. D:
[identity profile] neuralclone.livejournal.com
I found these ads in early '60s issues of Woman's Journal, and as they seemed to fit a theme I thought I'd post them together.

Three images beneath the cut )

I don't know quite what this implies about 60s attitudes towards domestic carpeting. %-)

(Mods, I think we need a tag for carpets and/or floor coverings!)

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