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Holy Bananas – My MOST Epic Thrift Store Find EVER……..A Mid Century Brown – Saltman Slat Bench With Drawer!!!

Holy Bananas – My MOST Epic Thrift Store Find EVER……..A Mid Century Brown – Saltman Slat Bench With Drawer!!!

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By Sara In AZ It was one of those days….a day at the thrift store I will never forget! I never really *expect* to find anything in the furniture aisles at the thrift stores – though I’ve been lucky and found a few pieces of Heywood Wakefield in the past.…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay – Decorating Your Walls Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay – Decorating Your Walls Edition

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by Andrea All about the walls this week!  Decorate that empty spot with some awesome wall decor from eBay.  Let’s take a look!   Great 60s Mid Century Mod Embroidered Crewel Owl Picture Retro VTG Oh my goodness, I love this owl!  So adorable, and I love handmade stuff –…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Long Journey with a Set of Vintage EJS Pendant Lights – Part 2

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Long Journey with a Set of Vintage EJS Pendant Lights – Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Soooooooo, continuing on from Tuesday’s post…we’ve had these fabulous pendants in storage for the past few years and now we’d like to see them shine once again. But something was always bothering me about the lights – you can see below what it was. I was…

My Collection Obsession – Vintage Glassware

My Collection Obsession – Vintage Glassware

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by Andrea Ruth’s post on Monday highlighting her and Tom’s collections reminded me that I’ve acquired some more great glassware pieces this summer that I wanted to share.  Let’s take a look!   I think this piece has become the pride and joy of my Pyrex collection.  Not only is…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Long Journey with a Set of Vintage EJS Pendant Lights – Part 1

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Long Journey with a Set of Vintage EJS Pendant Lights – Part 1

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By Sara In AZ Hmmmmmm, ok – where do I even begin with this post……I guess I will start way, WAY back at the beginning. A few years ago, December 2011, to be exact, I happened to be hunting for metal cabinets on Craigslist. I was looking for St. Charles,…

Displays Around My Vintage Kitchen – Frosted Glasses, Harlequin Dishes and Ice Cream Madness!

Displays Around My Vintage Kitchen – Frosted Glasses, Harlequin Dishes and Ice Cream Madness!

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By RetroRuth I recently rearranged some display areas in our kitchen! A few weeks ago Tom commented, quite accurately, that there were things in bags laying around our kitchen that we had bought months ago. So, to make it seem less like we are hoarding and more like we are…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Hagerstown, MD

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Hagerstown, MD

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is a modest little beauty that offers a whole lot of period sweetness. Most of the home’s fifties style is still intact! From the listing: All brick ranch style home with unique features. Offers wood floors, sunken living room with fireplace, garage…

Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay – Thanksgiving Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay – Thanksgiving Edition

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by Andrea I know that the American readers might be thinking it’s a little early for Thanksgiving – but Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away for us Canadians.  I’ve got some really cute n’ kitschy thanksgiving finds from eBay!   Mid Century Modern George Briard Coffee Pot,Stove Top, Thanksgiving…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a Vintage Atomic Starburst Light in the Powder Room Bathroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a Vintage Atomic Starburst Light in the Powder Room Bathroom

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By Sara In AZ To be perfectly frank with y’all we already had a 100% perfectly fine bathroom light already in the powder room bathroom. We are pretty sure it is the original light and it is a vintage MOE light – as the tag is still on the back.…

Plastics Revolution – Better Homes and Gardens April 1969

Plastics Revolution – Better Homes and Gardens April 1969

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By Andrea The late 60’s were definitely a time for innovation in consumer products and usage of new materials – such as plastic.  Let’s take a look and see what all they were making out of plastic back then! (Click on any of the images for a larger view)  …

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