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Vintage Snappy Saturday – I’m Wishing For Wishing Wells

Vintage Snappy Saturday – I’m Wishing For Wishing Wells

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By Sara In AZ   I SO wish we could go back to a time where people actually built wishing wells in their front yards!   Image MAN POSED ON LADDER BY WISHING WELL from seller kathysfind4you…

Painting the Doors At Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Painting the Doors At Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post eight in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we find Mom painting for the very first time in her whole life! I must say that she did a pretty darn good job…and those doors looked GREAT after she got done painting them! Whoooo-Hoooooo Mom!!! By Sara In AZ So, we are…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Getting Ready For Halloween Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Getting Ready For Halloween Edition

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by Andrea It’s finally October – and that means I can start getting ready and decorating for my favourite holiday, Halloween!  Here’s some awesome finds from Etsy:   Vintage Halloween Banner This is actually repro, not vintage; but honestly it looks to be such a good repro, you’d never know…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing “New” Retro Vintage Post Path Lights

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing “New” Retro Vintage Post Path Lights

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By Sara In AZ Some of y’all might remember this picture I posted a few months back…..we went to a flea market and found those post lights at the rear of the picture for $5 each. We brought them home and I cleaned them up and gave them a fresh…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging A “New” Old MOE Front Porch Light

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging A “New” Old MOE Front Porch Light

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By Sara In AZ I am pretty sure that we had the MOST ramshackle front porch light I have ever seen on a house here at the ranch! The poor thing had definitely seen better days as all of the glass was broken out and if you even ventured to…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–All About The Repros Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–All About The Repros Edition

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By Andrea Have you looked at the awesome mid-century style items being put out by the talented craftspeople selling on Etsy lately?  If not, you really should check it out – gorgeous pieces to be had!  Here’s some of my current favourite picks.   Mid Century / Danish Modern Atomic…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a Vintage NuTone Starburst Doorbell

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a Vintage NuTone Starburst Doorbell

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By Sara In AZ Ok, so we had a perfectly good doorbell here at the ranch. Yes, it was original and there was no problem with it at all but………………. …………it wasn’t this epic NuTone starburst doorbell!!!!! Squee!!!!! RetroRuth and her Mr. gave Mike and I this doorbell as a gift…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The 1950s Came Knocking and They Just Delivered Your Dream House AND Car!

Vintage Snappy Saturday : The 1950s Came Knocking and They Just Delivered Your Dream House AND Car!

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By Sara In AZ House, car…….my dream everything!   1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible Color Photograph from seller lovevictor86…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Sprucing Up Your Outdoors Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Sprucing Up Your Outdoors Edition

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by Andrea Spring has finally sprung in a lot of North America, and it’s got me thinking about the outdoors.  Here’s some great finds from eBay sure to bring a mid-century touch to your yard!   Vintage Mid Century Patio Furniture surf line brown jordan era Oh, do I ever…

What Do You See Outside Your Window?–Better Homes and Gardens March 1959

What Do You See Outside Your Window?–Better Homes and Gardens March 1959

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by Andrea   Although gardening season is still a little ways off for some of us (me included), it’s definitely not too early to start thinking about sprucing up your outdoors.  I find mid-century outdoors ideas can be harder to come by, but Better Homes and Gardens here has a…

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