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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Curtains in the Kitchen

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Curtains in the Kitchen

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By Sara In AZ So….whooooo!!!! We are finally hanging the pink atomic curtains Andrea made for me! We had a minor snafu with the original pleater tape shrinking a tad so Andrea was nice enough to basically tackle the entire project for a second time! Go Andrea!!! Grrrrrrrr for shrinking…

Jacki and Dave are Selling Some FAB Vintage Appliances – a Revco Refrigerator/Freezer and a GE Liberator Stove!

Jacki and Dave are Selling Some FAB Vintage Appliances – a Revco Refrigerator/Freezer and a GE Liberator Stove!

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By Sara In AZ Since Jacki and Dave are moving cross county they need to sell off a few of their prize vintage appliances before the moving truck arrives. I promised Jacki I’d get the word out for her here on NPR – so if you are interested in either…

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 2

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 2

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By Andrea   I’ve got another gorgeous home for you from  Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home – let’s take a look!   Yay, they’ve given us a before picture this time!  (I am not sure why this book is so lacking in before pictures)  Super cute older home.  …

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 1

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 1

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by Andrea   I know a lot of you are reading my title and saying “Acck!  Remodelling??”  Keep reading!  This is ideas for remodelling, mid-century style.  Over the next few weeks I’ll be bringing you some of my favourite houses from this book.     Let’s take a look!  …

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Vintage Carlo of Hollywood (?) Pictures at the Ranch

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Vintage Carlo of Hollywood (?) Pictures at the Ranch

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By Sara In AZ Sooooo, I found some of these wild retro pictures on eBay a long while back and I just had to post about them in an effort to see if anyone else out there had ever seen anything like them too! The tiki-ish theme subject matter was…

Sunset Ideas For Building Barbecues–Part 2`

Sunset Ideas For Building Barbecues–Part 2`

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by Andrea   Last week, I brought you some great mid-century ideas for building a barbecue in your back yard.  This week I’ve got even more, so let’s take a look!   These are all from Sunset Ideas For Building Barbecues   This brick cooking wall is great for both…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Paint For The Master Bathroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Paint For The Master Bathroom

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By Sara In AZ Here is what the master bathroom looked like way, way back when we first bought the ranch. I really like blue and gray paint colors, as we have used them elsewhere in the house, but I thought this bathroom could benefit from a warmer color on…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Atomic Lampshades!

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Atomic Lampshades!

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by Andrea It can be so hard to find a vintage lamp that either still has it’s shade, or still has it’s shade in good condition.  However, while browsing eBay, i came across seller d1paint, who make gorgeous reproduction fibreglass lampshades – here’s some of my favourite ones!   Mid…

Sunset Ideas For Building Barbecues–Part 1

Sunset Ideas For Building Barbecues–Part 1

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by Andrea One of my favourite things about the mid-century time period is the popularity of the DIY ethic, and all of the great books that were produced reflecting this.  Now that summer’s here, I am sure a lot of us are starting to think barbecue – this sunset book…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing Vintage 1960s Bathroom Cabinets

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing Vintage 1960s Bathroom Cabinets

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By Sara In AZ So, this is the hall bathroom…well, the hall bathroom like a year ago! Unfortunately the dreadful “large size” floor tiles are still there as we have not fully nailed down what mosaic tile we want to install in there yet. But I digress – this is…

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