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Bathroom Inspiration – Vintage Bathroom Ads From The 1950’s

Bathroom Inspiration – Vintage Bathroom Ads From The 1950’s

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By RetroRuth The love that I have for vintage bathrooms is really endless. I even love vintage public bathrooms, you know the ones with the missing tile on the floor and the gunk on the mirrors? Still love them. In my opinion, colored bathrooms and kitchens is the greatest thing…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Omaha, Nebraska

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Omaha, Nebraska

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is a little blue heaven of a rancher.  This property had me with curb appeal alone but thankfully, the inside doesn’t disappoint as it has most of its traditional details still intact! Just like we see with many one-owner vintage homes, it…

Retro Shopping Roundup – Fantasy Furniture Edition

Retro Shopping Roundup – Fantasy Furniture Edition

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by Andrea Some days, I really think I need multiple houses to fill with furniture.  Let’s pretend for a moment that I have a lovely, empty, MCM ranch to fill – here’s some selections that I would make from Etsy!   A mid century modern daybed in style of George…

There’s An Extra Room In Your House – Better Homes and Gardens – August 1950

There’s An Extra Room In Your House – Better Homes and Gardens – August 1950

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by Andrea I think part of the charm for most mid-century homes for me is that, for the most part, they are not giant behemoths, and have a small, cute charm about them.  However, sometimes I am sure we’ve all found that we could use a little extra space.  BH&G…

Drexel Perspective Furniture, 1952

Drexel Perspective Furniture, 1952

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By RetroRuth Oh man, I loooove me some Drexel furniture! Recently I bought a bunch of vintage House & Garden magazines, which included some tremendously gorgeous ads and spreads. Case and point:  This HUGE ad I found for the Drexel Perspective line in the March 1952 issue. It even included…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Nashville, Tennessee

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Nashville, Tennessee

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is near to my heart because it’s in my very own town of Nashville, Tennessee. When I saw this house online, I knew that I would love it in person and immediately want to live there. That’s one of the reasons that…

Vintage Snappy Saturdays – Russel Wright American Modern

Vintage Snappy Saturdays – Russel Wright American Modern

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By RetroRuth From Home & Garden Magazine, March 1952…

Retro Shopping Roundup – Pyrex Edition

Retro Shopping Roundup – Pyrex Edition

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by Andrea If there’s one vintage/retro item I can’t seem to collect enough of, it’s gotta be Pyrex!  Here’s some more unusual items to accent your collections with from Etsy! Vintage Pyrex Poster – Gray I totally adore these posters from Pocono Modern – I have the black background one…

Lampshade Rehab – A Quick and Easy How To

Lampshade Rehab – A Quick and Easy How To

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By Andrea So, I was pretty pleased to come across this sweet mid-century lamp at a garage sale a couple of weeks ago.   When I snatched it up, I was originally intending to clean up the shade.  However, upon closer inspection, I discovered that there was a crack in…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Randomness

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Randomness

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By Sara In AZ Oh gosh y’all….my life has gone straight to crazy-town and had permanently stayed there ever since we bought the ranch! It’s all good though – the house was just what we were searching for….it’s just that I wish I had more time to blog and share…

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