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January 3, 2010

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? – Amazing Vintage Bathroom With Pearlescent Tile

Wow.  Not a lot to choose from this week. There were a few houses with original bathrooms, and a few with original kitchens, but only one house this week with both.  And does it ever have it all!  I even like the color.

This house in Midland, MI is about a 1000 square feet and is selling for $94,900.  And it has the most amazing bathroom I have ever seen.

Cute light!

Love that little table, so cute.

Shiny pinch pleats!

Look…at..that…tile!  Pearlescent Peach tile!  It looks like mother of a pearl.  I love it.

I just can’t get over that bathroom.  Here it is again.

Wow. Wow!

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10 Responses to Won’t You Be My Neighbor? – Amazing Vintage Bathroom With Pearlescent Tile

  1. Leah Reply

    January 3, 2010 at 11:28 am

    That is some wild tile! I wouldn’t mind that dining room furniture..

  2. 50s Pam Reply

    January 3, 2010 at 12:20 pm

    lovely house all around. is the tile ceramic – or plastic?

    • RetroRuth Reply

      January 3, 2010 at 4:13 pm

      Not sure, Pam. It doesn’t say in the ad!

  3. Jenny in Phoenix Reply

    January 3, 2010 at 1:05 pm

    Dig the floor in the rec room! I have always wanted a floor like that. But that pearly tile….never seen it!

  4. Sara in AZ Reply

    January 3, 2010 at 2:51 pm

    Cool house – and WOW! is that ever cheap!!!

  5. jan Reply

    January 3, 2010 at 3:01 pm

    I could make that house beautiful!! i wish I could get my hands on it.

  6. Annie B. Reply

    January 4, 2010 at 11:51 am

    I’m also wondering about that fabulous tile….the size of the tile square makes me think it might be plastic. The pearlescent business is great!

  7. Kelly Reply

    January 6, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    Wow! I bet the bathrooms in Heaven are like that. I also love the kitchen cabinets and that wood four seasons room.

  8. Kirk Reply

    January 27, 2010 at 6:30 pm

    I’m a certified interior designer and I’m all but certain the tile is plastic. I just finished remodeling a 1952 bathroom that had the same tile – pink, not peach. Unfortunately, the tile was so discolored and so many pieces were missing that we could not keep it. We did keep the original burgundy tub, sink and toilet. The original sheme was pink, black and burgundy – pretty edgy for 1952!

  9. RetroRuth Reply

    January 28, 2010 at 6:10 pm

    Wow, Kirk, sounds awesome! Do you have any pictures to send? Would love to see them.

    Yep, Kelly. Bathrooms in Heaven. 🙂 Maybe I should make that a feature on the blog…

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