Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Vintage City



If I could have been a teenager in any decade, it would have been the 1960s. I just love this decade's laid-back vibe. The one town that instantly takes me to this time is Santa Cruz, California. As soon as you drive into this beach city, you see old VW bugs and buses scattered all around town. Here are a few "retro" photos I took this weekend.












I couldn't leave town without a scoop of my favorite ice cream!

40 comments:

  1. Nice photos, Marcie!:D

    You are now making me crave for an ice cream!:D

    http://allthingsmarie.blogspot.com/
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  2. Every one of these photos does have a fabulous, vintage-y quality about it -- they're all so pretty! And of course I love the last one!
    xo Josie
    http://winksmilestyle.blogspot.com

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  3. Hi - ohhh I love this vintage style! Great pictures. The thing is if you ask people if they liked being a teenager in the 60s they would probably say they'd prefer another decade! Funny how things go. Lou x

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  4. Amazing pictures! Thanks for sharing :)

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  5. oh wow! did you really take them, this weekend? :)) it looks like 60's shots for sure... realxing summer fun!

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  6. i think the very same, i would give my right arm to be a teen in the 60's! BLISS!

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  7. Can't believe these are photos you took last weekend! They really are vintagey. What is that ice cream... maple walnut or something? Yum!

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  8. nice photos!!! i love! have a great day lady!

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  9. Such a cool photos..I love the vibe too:) Hope you are having a fun morning,sweetie:)
    Kisses

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  10. So cool, feel the same way about the sixties!

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  11. amazing photos! I love vintage and that ice cream looks yum!
    x

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  12. Great photos! Is that Butter Pecan ice cream? ; )

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  13. These images are great! Yes, that would definitely have been one of my lives if I could have picked one, especially in Cali!

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  14. Yep, totally divine and probably such a fun time to be young, free and adventurous!

    Loving the pics. Feel lighter and happier! :)

    x Charlotta

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  15. Oh I'm with you! I'd love to have been a teen then. These pix are fabulous! Love Santa Cruz...it's almost like you're stepping back in time.

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  16. Love the photos and I agree with the 60s :)

    xx
    Nikki

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  17. I wish I could go back in time to the 1960s too! I would love to see what everything was like then. These photos are great! I haven't been to Santa Cruz in a long time. Looking forward to going though!

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  18. Mmmm ... looks like butter pecan!
    oxox
    Denalee

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  19. I love Santa Cruz for the exact same reasons! You take the best pictures, Marcie. Looks like you guys had a fun weekend.

    xo
    Valerie

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  20. It really is like a time warp!

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  21. totally love the 60s...love Mad Men too!!

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  22. yes, these images are really great - they do give you that california beach valley feel with lots of vintage... Ice cream - it really looks good..

    XOXO
    Kiki

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  23. the ice cream shot is superb!

    i think i need to take a road trip to santa cruz thanks to your post! this is fabulous!

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  24. I agree with you...I would have loved to be a teenager during the 1960's! Great photos!

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  25. great pictures and I now desperately want an ice cream cone!!!

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  26. Fabulous shots! Sometimes I dress in 1960's style now! I love it too. :)

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  27. Why don't I get the camera out of the box!
    Great photo's!
    Thank you for saying you liked the post today~ and I am so happy it made you so happy to have your friends in your life! That makes me feel good!
    Have a pretty night,
    Kristin

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  28. those are so typical images of california... relaxed and cool style... love them!

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  29. If I could be a teenager in any era it would have been the 50's or the 60's but more on the Rock'n'Roll scene! The pictures are lovely!

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  30. Always love to see you wonderful pictures! You and your hubby seem get out and have alot of fun together!
    My parents are old hippies, so I get to visit the 60's about every weekend, he he!

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  31. Excellent pictures. Were heading up to that area in next week. Now I'm even more excited.

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  32. These photos are gorgeous! And that ice cream looks fantastic. Yum.

    Rachael

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  33. Love the first photo...........Amazing!
    Stopping by to cheer myself up, and you did it girl.
    Every time it gets me a little down, I just visit my girls, and I'm all better!

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  34. Ooh, delightful photos! I love the aesthetic of the wrap-around headband, but I'm not sure I could pull it off.

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  35. Love your photos!
    I agree with Melissa about the headband. I so wish I could pull that look off.

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  36. ADORABLE! I want to visit this town asap! Love your pics! Thanks for visiting my little blog :)

    http://lindsaylovesitall.blogspot.com

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  37. Awww, my friends and I used to cut classes in high school, and we´d always head to Capitola. Love to see your photos of my old stomping grounds!

    Have another lovely weekend!

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