This is a GREAT first stop for all other newbies out there. I have spent 48 hours straight reading not only the blogs, but the readers response as well. I have learned a TON!
http://www.retrorenovation.com/ I truly cant get enough of Pam’s tips!
Here is a great place to find some retro fabrics: http://www.tonicliving.com/index.asp
For home decor I LOVE LOVE LOVE: http://www.retroplanet.com/
And don’t forget your local CRAIGSLIST. I have found some GREAT home decor on there!