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Kool Kitsch for Sale on eBay–Kitschy Crafting Edition

Kool Kitsch for Sale on eBay–Kitschy Crafting Edition

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by Andrea One thing they definitely don’t make like they used to is craft kits, the best ones always seem to be mid-century!  Sara recently stumbled upon an eBay seller, rankens-toys, who has a whole bunch of awesome NOS craft kits.  When she sent me the link, I knew I…

The Retro Ranch – A Hip Mid Century Vintage Store in Phoenix Arizona!

The Retro Ranch – A Hip Mid Century Vintage Store in Phoenix Arizona!

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By Sara In AZ Ok wait, did I have everyone fooled for a second into thinking I turned our ‘retro ranch’ into a vintage shop?! Although it sure does feel like I could turn our ranch into an antique store some days…..no, unfortunately my ‘ranch’ is not currently operating as…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Most Outrageous Band in the 1950s

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The Most Outrageous Band in the 1950s

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By Sara In AZ More than anything, I LOVE how The Rebels are SO un-rebellious looking! The Rebels 1950s B&W 8×10 Promo Photo from seller papercars  …

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Fred Press Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Fred Press Edition

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by Andrea Let’s spruce up our barware and servingware this week, with some great Fred Press pieces from eBay – let’s have a look!   vintage Fred Press mid-century Serv Wood cheese board ceramic tile & wood How elegant would this cheeseboard be for serving at your next get-together?  It’s…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Mid Century Teak Light Gets a New Lease on Life Here at the Ranch!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Mid Century Teak Light Gets a New Lease on Life Here at the Ranch!

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By Sara In AZ When we first bought the ranch the light hanging above the planter was this cute little copper tone fixture. I thought it was neat but I didn’t really give it much more thought than that back then since there were SO many other things going on…

Getting The New Mad Men Look

Getting The New Mad Men Look

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by Andrea Mad Men has long been my favourite show (pretty much since it came on air), so although I am super sad that we are getting into the final portion of the final season, I am excited to see what’s going to happen.  And to start analyzing what the…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Viva Las Vegas–It’s the Fabulous 1950s Flamingo Baby!

Vintage Snappy Saturday : Viva Las Vegas–It’s the Fabulous 1950s Flamingo Baby!

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By Sara In AZ Las Vegas + 1950s = EPIC!   Chrysler Imperials In Front of Flamingo Club from seller lovevictor86  …

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup–Marimekko Prints Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup–Marimekko Prints Edition

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by Andrea   I do love me some Marimekko prints!  So gorgeous, and a great way to make a statement with one piece inyour home.  Let’s take a look at some of my favourite Marimekko fabrics from Etsy.   Marimekko Kaivo Tablecloth, vintage After the Unikko Poppy print, I think…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Evolution of the Hallway

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Evolution of the Hallway

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By Sara In AZ I know y’all must be thinking, “Hallway, what the?” What a mundane thing to post about, right? Well, I was just looking through all of my retro ranch pictures and noticed that I had a nice series of pictures showing the ‘before’ and ‘after’……and everything in…

7 Smart, Affordable Houses–Better Homes and Gardens Feb 1969 (Part 2)

7 Smart, Affordable Houses–Better Homes and Gardens Feb 1969 (Part 2)

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by Andrea   I hope you enjoyed the first part of this house series that I posted last Wednesday.  Now, I’ve got the remainder of the seven smart houses – let’s take a look!     Talk about different!  I love the varying roof lines on this one.  And the…

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