This includes things like DIY, decorating, flooring, curtains, household electricity & gas, heating and interior design.
“The wonder flame that cools as well as heats!” These illustrated ads for American Gas Association date from 1941-47.
“Walls go gay!” These double-page spread ads for Congoleum-Nairn linoleum and congoleum floor and wall coverings are from 1948-49.
“Comfort-Conditioned Homes!” These ads for Fiberglas insulation, screening, and panelling by Owns-Corning date from 1957-60.
Build This Patio Appliance Centre These are my favourite DIY and home improvement projects from various 1969-1975 editions of Popular Mechanic magazine.
“Four approaches to beauty and comfort.” These very 1970’s interior design delights are from a 1977 Ebony magazine article which featured four different apartments.