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Ginger’s Mind-Blowing Mid-Century Pink Bathroom

Ginger’s Mind-Blowing Mid-Century Pink Bathroom

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Ahhh…I love it!!  I just got this amazing picture of a mid-century pink bathroom from Ginger, who was super sweet to send it.  And thanks to fantastic reader Alex, Ginger’s sister, who prompted her to send in the pink pic.  Ahem.  Sorry, got carried away with alliteration.  Anyway, check this…

Mid-Century Menu – The Best And Worst of 2009

Mid-Century Menu – The Best And Worst of 2009

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Ah!  So many choices!  With over 40 Mid-Century Menus to choose from, Tom and I had a tough time deciding what was the best and worst of this year.  We couldn’t really come up with an overall best or an overall worst, so we came up with a couple of categories …

A Total OMG Moment – The Blog Is Nominated for A Homie!!!!

A Total OMG Moment – The Blog Is Nominated for A Homie!!!!

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Woah!!! Woah!!! Stop the presses!  I know that everyone has been voting like crazy to get Retro Renovation into the top nominees for Apartment Therapy’s Homies (their home blog awards), but I was totally blown away and ever so pleased to see No Pattern Required listed! Thank you so much,…

Messing With The Theme

Messing With The Theme

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Hey, everyone!  Just wanted to let you know I am going to be switching around themes today in the ever present quest of finding the greatest mid-century theme ever.  So be patient if you come on the site and everything is all screwy!  Thanks for understanding!…

Tuesday’s Retro Guest – MSN’s Mid-Century Architecture Article

Tuesday’s Retro Guest – MSN’s Mid-Century Architecture Article

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Thanks to Sara for the heads up on this great article!  I love the pictures of the houses. Awesome! I came across this  article on MSN about Mid-Century architecture a few weeks ago and just had to share it with all my MCM loving friends here. It is basically a 15 picture…

Vintage Bathroom Tile On Ebay – Pink, Blue and Peach

Vintage Bathroom Tile On Ebay – Pink, Blue and Peach

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Hi all! I have been thinking a lot about vintage bathrooms and vintage tile lately, so I did a quick check around Ebay to find any vintage colored bathroom tile listings to help out those still looking.  Here they are!…

Vintage Ranch Home-To Die For Bathrooms!

Vintage Ranch Home-To Die For Bathrooms!

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Thanks to Jan (aka Sable) for finding this great time capsule eye candy for us. You are the best, Jan! Jan writes: I don’t know who owns this home (it’s for sale, BTW), but God love ’em, they kept things practically original!   Other than that, I’m not going to comment on…

Vintage Crafty Saturdays – Making Pin-Up Cupcake Toppers

Vintage Crafty Saturdays – Making Pin-Up Cupcake Toppers

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I hope everyone had a great Christmas!  Tom and I had a great time visiting our parents, and I might even have a great line on some salvaged vintage goodies.  So all in all, a pretty great Christmas. Exciting, huh?  I will keep you all posted on what gets scrounged…

Merry Mid-Century Christmas!!!!

Merry Mid-Century Christmas!!!!

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Merry Christmas, everyone!  I hope you are all having a great day.  Today I thought you would all like to check out some Mid-Century Christmas awesomeness, so I am posting the links from the Christmas Contest we hosted in October.  The winner of the contest was Kelly, who’s entry was…

Great Classic Movies With Great Clothing!

Great Classic Movies With Great Clothing!

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Thanks again to Jan for this great post!!!  I just love the clothes in this post! I am swooning! The movie Niagara starred our favorite MCM blonde, Marilyn Monroe here striking a pose against the backdrop of the falls.  Love, love her blue suit and her strappy white heels! The…

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