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March 14, 2012

Vintage Colored Bathroom Fixtures On Craigslist – Pink, Blue and Peach Wonderful!

By RetroRuth

Today we are turning to Craigslist for our vintage inspiration: Colored bathroom fixtures!  You all know how difficult it is to find a vintage bathroom in good condition, so I know a lot of people who have just decided to skip the search and recreate their own vintage bathroom. Well, here are some fixtures for sale that could make your colored bathroom dreams a reality!

First up, we have two complete colored bathrooms for sale in Detroit

blue toilet and sinkpink sink and toiletblue tubpink tub

Ugh…just a warning…if you feel bad for displaced vintage bathrooms or destroyed time capsules, you should probably avert your eyes now.

Here is a complete 1951 green and yellow bathroom suite in Chicago.

Ming Green bathroomMing sinkMing toiletMing tub

Wow. What a shame.

Moving on, a very cute peach sink and metal cabinet with a marble top in Indiana. What a find!

Metal sink cabient

A peach bathroom, complete with metal sink legs, in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Peach bathroom

A pink Crane Sink from Indiana.

Pink crane sink

Another pink Crane Sink, with matching toilet from Detroit.

Pink CraneCrane sink

Has anyone ever seen a bathroom like this??? A pink and turquoise bathroom set from Detroit, for only $25!!

Unusual pink toilet and sinkUnusual pink sink

An American Standard toilet and sink combo, again with original legs, from Indianapolis.

American Standard SinkAmerican Standard toilet

An avocado 1970’s bathroom from Grand Rapids, MI.

avocado sinkavocado toilet

A yellow bathroom set from Rhode Island. And yes, let’s all look sadly at the tilework.

Yellow sinkYellow toilet

And last, but totally not least, a peach bathroom from Seattle.

Peach bathroom allPeach bathroom sink

Thanks heaps and heaps to Jan (aka SableMable) who started searching on Craigslist today at exactly the same time I did, and contributed the links for over half of this post!!!

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7 Responses to Vintage Colored Bathroom Fixtures On Craigslist – Pink, Blue and Peach Wonderful!

  1. sablemable Reply

    March 14, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    If I only had 5 additional bathrooms in my house, LOL! Love the mint green set and the pink set from Detroit the best.

    LOL, great minds in sync, Ruuuuuuuuuuuth!

  2. Sara In AZ Reply

    March 14, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    Great finds Ruth and Jan! ALL of those fixtures are just beautiful, I love that ming green bathroom the best though. So sad to see that bathroom gutted, it looks SO perfect. 🙁

  3. Nancy Reply

    March 14, 2012 at 8:27 pm

    Why would anyone want to destroy that gorgeous green and yellow bathroom?????? I should have heeded the spoiler alert. Now I will be upset for days!

  4. Fiona - Straight Talking Mama Reply

    March 15, 2012 at 4:32 am

    If only I live in the US :o(

    • sablemable Reply

      March 15, 2012 at 10:20 am

      Come on over, Fiona!

  5. Toni Reply

    March 15, 2012 at 12:18 pm

    The green and yellow bathroom is quite lovely. I don’t get why anyone would replace it. I could see wanting an under the sink cabinet, but a basket under it would work for extra toilet paper and soap. It’s not “dated” looking. It’s clean. It’s kept up well. I have two bathrooms from the 80’s that look way worse.

  6. joyce w Reply

    March 16, 2012 at 12:02 am

    Oh these just make me cry. I wish I had more bathrooms but three is really enough when cleaning time comes. My hubby, the plumber, is always telling me about removing the same type of items from homes (he hates to see them go also) – and of course I want them all. I did get a nice pink/peach set for my downstairs bathroom for our MCM bassement and a mint green sink in my craft room. Maybe I should start selling what he takes out – more $$$ for more MCM goodies!

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