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37 Retro Christmas Gifts for People That Can’t Stop Living in the Past

Living in the past can be both a bad thing, and a good thing. If someone you love adores everything old school and retro, you can make their Christmas better than ever this year by picking them up something from this complete collection of timeless products that they will adore.

Make their memories come to life with this huge compilation of retro gifts and presents.

Victrola Retro Desktop Jukebox

Straight from the world of Victrola comes this brilliantly exciting desktop jukebox. Full of all of the magic of the past, the diner style jukebox comes complete with LED lights, a CD player, an FM radio and even an aux input and Bluetooth connectivity. How awesome is that?


ION iCade Arcade Bluetooth Cabinet for iPad

With the ability to connect to your iPad via Bluetooth, this arcade cabinet will make retro gaming easier than ever before. With full sized, familiar controls, the gaming experience will be as immersive as it was in the 80’s, and with so many games available to play, you can’t go wrong.


Nostalgia Slush Drink Maker

Say hello to this Nostalgia slush drink maker. In a stunning Coke red color and with the ability to hold 32 ounces of liquid, you can make your favorite frozen drinks whenever you so desire. Great to look at and highly functional, it will be a great addition to any kitchen.


Crosley Sterling Portable Turntable

Introducing the Crosley portable turntable. Ideal for those that like to kick it old school, this turntable offers more than just the ability to play records. With dynamic full range stereo speakers, Bluetooth connectivity and even an aux input, it’s a modern take on a classic. With a range of colors, it would make a great gift.


Nostalgia Vintage Kettle Popcorn Maker

Do you know anyone that doesn’t like popcorn? Neither do we. With this Nostalgia popcorn maker, you can have fresh, warm and delicious popcorn whenever you desire. With a clear 360 degree viewing chamber, built-in stirring system, and so many more features, it really is incredible.


Juvale Bread Box for Kitchen Counter

For some reason, bread bins are not as popular as they once were. If you know someone that would love for their bread to stay fresh for much longer, invest in one of these bright, bold and roomy bread bins that they will appreciate. Made from stainless steel, it will last for many years.


Guess Who? Game Retro Series 1988 Edition

‘Guess Who?’ is a brilliant game that was definitely a family favorite back in the day. If you would like to revive some of the old-fashioned fun, pick up this brilliant 1988 edition of the fun Hasbro game. With everything included in the box, the guessing fun can begin instantly.


Crosley Princess Phone with Push Button Technology

Originally designed in 1959, this reproduction of a classic favorite will make a great gift this Christmas. The Crosley CR59 princess pink phone will make a great addition to any household and is fully functional as a working phone. Ideal for anyone that loves a little bit of vintage.

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TableCraft Coca-ColaHave A Coke Napkin Dispenser

How cool is this? Appearing as though it has just been taken from an old-school diner, this Coca Cola Tablecraft napkin dispenser is truly awesome. Full of nostalgia, the dispenser itself holds 100 folded napkins and will be a definite conversation starter at any and every party you host.


Suvevic Speed Cube

If you are trying to find an exciting gift for a friend or family member that will keep their brain ticking, this speed cube is the way to go. The rules are simple, but putting them into practice is not! How quickly can they solve the puzzle? Find out Christmas morning.


Slash Vintage Retro Alarm

Being on time is something that will never go out of fashion, so why should this old school alarm clock? With a silent tick and a loud alarm, this red alarm clock looks like it has been taken straight from the 80’s! Brilliant to look at and 100% fully functional.

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Panasonic Cassette Recorder

We’ll bet you haven’t seen one of these in a while? Straight from Panasonic comes this incredibly cool cassette recorder. With simple to use buttons, a built-in condenser mic and a dynamic speaker, the classic looking piece of kit is as useful as it is awesome! A great gift for anyone with a taste for the past.


Woodstock Candy 1962

Are you shopping for someone in your life that has fond memories of the year 1962? Wonderful, then check this out. This whopping collection of retro candy was all around in that very same year, allowing them to reminisce through the power of their taste buds! They will be forever thankful.


Schylling Home Run Pinball Toy

Your eyes will be moving around faster than watching a game of tennis when you have a go at this Schylling Home Run pinball game. A wonderful way to have fun without the help of technology, this game is ideal for anyone that likes to remember the past, or simply just baseball fans.


Mixed Tape Cassette Phone Case

Back in the day, the very best way to tell someone how much you loved them was through the use of a mix tape. Show someone how much you love them this year by grabbing them one of these stylish phone cases that have been designed to look just like a classic cassette.


Pac-Man Connect and Play

Created as a celebration of 35 years of Pac Man, this connect and play pack can bring classic arcade fun to any living room. Simply connect the controller up to your TV unit and let the fun begin! With 12 classic and iconic games available, the fun will never end.


Polaroid Originals Camer

When was the last time you saw an original Polaroid camera? This refurbished Polaroid 600 is the rare way to get the original Polaroid enjoyment. Whether you have been searching for one for yourself, or your retro loving friend, your search is now over. A great find in time for Christmas.


Coronado Vintage Blue AM/FM Portable Radio

How awesome does this look? Perfect for just about anyone that likes things a little bit vintage, this retro blue AM/FM radio is fully portable and will brighten any room it is placed in. With old school dials and a leatherette carry handle, it will make someone very happy this holiday season.

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View Master Boxed Set

With 3 reels included, this View Master boxed set is ready to blow the little one in your life’s mind. With the View Master to their eyes, they will be able to go on a journey all around the world thanks to the awesome 3D images they will see; who needs the internet to have fun?


Tamagotchi Mini

Before you get them something that breathes, why not see if they can keep this mini Tamagotchi alive first? A real blast from the past, this 20th anniversary edition of the classic game will ensure that they can keep feeding, cleaning and exercising their electronic pet. They will adore it.


The Fantastic Fifties Cookbook

Do you remember food tasting a whole lot nicer in the 50’s? Or is there someone in your life that never got to try a particular recipe from the time period? Either way, this cookbook is full to the brim with 1000 classic recipes from those golden years.


Nostalgia Breakfast Station

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, period. If you often cook for the whole family, this Nostalgia breakfast station is the ideal way for you to serve up a feast for everyone! With a coffee maker, toaster, non stick griddle and more, it will be easier than ever before.


DIGITNOW Cassette Player

Do you know someone that has a huge collection of cassettes? If they no longer listen to them, grab this brilliant piece of kit now. With the ability to convert cassettes to Mp3, you will be enabling them to listen to their favorite tunes on their iPod or Mp3 player in no time at all.


TimeShock Game-Retro Timed Fun Board Game

If someone in your life loves to challenge themselves against the clock, this retro game will be right up their alley. TimeShock is the brilliantly fun game that involves players placing all of the pieces into their correct slots, all against the clock! Suitable for up to 5 players, it really is awesome.


THUMBS UP Retro Games Controller

Technology has brought gaming to a whole new level, but will it ever be better than old school arcade games? This Christmas, treat the arcade king that you know and love to this desktop gaming unit that will allow them to play their favorite classic games wherever they have access to a monitor.


Pyle Bluetooth Radio Sound System

Vintage doesn’t necessarily mean outdated – sometimes vintage stuff is the best stuff. If you are shopping for a radio, why bother buying a new one when this unbelievably cool and classic design is available now. With USB connectivity, AM/FM and more, it will make a great addition to any home.

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Trouble Game: Retro Series 1986 Edition

Reintroducing the 1986 edition of Hasbro’s Trouble. If you have ever played this game you will know just how fun it is, if you haven’t, you really need to! With the dice included, players simply need to get their pegs around the board before the others; a great family game ready for Christmas.


Thriller Vinyl

If there is a record collector in your life, they will not be fully happy until they add this to their collection. The world’s biggest selling album of all time is here and ready to be played on their turntable! The 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s Thriller will not let their ears down.


The Candery Cotton Candy Machine

Cotton candy will never go out of fashion; unfortunately cotton candy machines did. Bring them back to life thanks to this brilliantly cool machine from The Candery. With the ability to make more than just cotton candy in a matter of minutes, the colorful and sweet machine will make a terrific holiday gift.


Retro Series Clue 1986 Edition Game

As part of Hasbro’s retro series, this 1986 edition of Clue will turn everybody in the family into professional detectives (or murderers). With clues and riddles to solve, every player must try to find out who the killer is, and how exactly they committed their crime.


Nostalgia Snow Cone Maker

Snow cones – no matter what time of year it is they are still enjoyable. Bring some of the ice indoors this winter and use this classic snow cone maker from Nostalgia to whip up some frozen treats. With sharp blades and a 360 degree viewing window, you will be making treats for everyone!


Mattel Games Magic 8 Ball

Is there somebody that you know and appreciate that simply cannot make up their mind. Whether it is life threatening decisions or simply what to have for dinner, do they ponder every little detail in their head? Make their life a whole lot simpler by investing in one of these Magic 8 Balls now.


Old School Gaming Controller Case For Iphone

Wow, how cool is this? Perfect for gamers and lovers of the past everywhere, this phone case will turn a modern piece of technology into a timeless gem. Designed to look exactly like an old school gaming controller, the phone case provides protection yet is still slim and easy to hold.


Jack Daniel’s-Weathered Logo Tin Sign

Weathered and rustic looking, this sign will spruce up just about any wall on which it is placed. Perfect as a Christmas gift for any whiskey lover, the steel sign has been designed to look like an aged oak Jack Daniels barrel and has pre cut holes ready for hanging.


Tee Luv Pepsi T-Shirt

This holiday season, make the retro lover in your life happy with their appearance thanks to this officially licensed old school Pepsi Cola t shirt. Covered in color and decorated with the classic Pepsi logo, it will become a real head turner wherever they may go. Available in a wide range of sizes.

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Retro Recipes from the ’50s and ’60s

During the 50’s and 60’s, many a recipe was made up. With inspiration from around the world and the introduction of new ingredients, so many awesome and exciting flavors entered the scene. If you know of someone that loves this culinary era, grab them this cookbook in time for Christmas.


Ms Pac-Man Classic Tiny Arcade Game

How awesome was it to play Ms Pac-Man in the arcade during its prime years? Whether you are shopping for yourself or another retro lover, this exciting and miniature version of this great and classic arcade game will bring a ton of retro fun into the mix.


5 Diy Retro Ideas (Bring on the Nostalgia!)

Diy Cassette Tape Succulent Planter

Who knew cassette tapes could be so useful when it comes to DIY arts and crafts? This simple and fun tutorial will show you how you can turn a few old cassette tapes into a truly remarkable succulent planter. Ideal as a handmade gift, it will come straight from the heart.

Diy 50’s Bowtie Headband

There are some things that we do not miss from the 50’s, and some things that we do; the fashion definitely being one of the things that we do. With that in mind, you should have a read of the following article as it will guide you through the processes needed to create a 50’s bowtie headband.

Diy Retro Cake Carrier Idea

Some people just love to bake; if there is a person in your life that creates delicious treats and also has a taste for all things retro, why not consider making them one of these. Simple to create, this old school cake carrier will be right up their street.

Diy Retro On Air Sign

There is no retro themed room in the world that is complete without an ‘on air’ sign. If the idea of owning one of these fills someone that you love with joy, save yourself some money and make them one from scratch. Simply follow the link to find out exactly how it is done.

Diy Retro Gun Holder

How sweet is this? If you head over to the following page, you will discover a free printable that will help you create a retro inspired gum holder. Just download it, have a flick through the included instructions, and this DIY craft will be created in no time at all.

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