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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…

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…

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…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vintage MOE Wall Sconces in the Hallway

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vintage MOE Wall Sconces in the Hallway

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By Sara In AZ When we bought the retro ranch the hallway still retained the original vintage MOE wall sconces. I thought the sconces were super adorable but maybe not quite the ‘retro modern’ look I was aiming for. So, we decided to try a different look in the hallway…

What’s New In Repro Patterns–Spring 2015–McCall’s and Simplicity

What’s New In Repro Patterns–Spring 2015–McCall’s and Simplicity

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  by Andrea I know it’s hard to believe, especially for those of us who live in the colder parts of the world, but spring really is just around the corner.  And, there’s no better time to get a jump on your spring sewing!  Here’s some of the latest repro…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a George Kovacs Cirque “Retro-ish” Ceiling Fan in The Office

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a George Kovacs Cirque “Retro-ish” Ceiling Fan in The Office

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By Sara In AZ There, I finally said it – ceiling fan. Yeah, you read that right – ceiling fan.  If there ever were two words in the retro decorating world that struck more passion… you either love ‘em or you hate’ ‘em…… “ceiling fan” is probably pretty high up…

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