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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…

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…

7 Smart, Affordable Houses–Better Homes and Gardens Feb 1969 (Part 1)

7 Smart, Affordable Houses–Better Homes and Gardens Feb 1969 (Part 1)

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`by Andrea   I absolutely love browsing the building plans in vintage Better Homes and Gardens magazines – and the Feb 1969 edition has some fab homes!  This week, I’ve got the first four of the seven for you, and next week I’ll have the other three.  Let’s take a…

How To Make Your House Say Christmas–1967 Style

How To Make Your House Say Christmas–1967 Style

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by Andrea   Do all of you have your holiday decorations up yet?  I am still working on getting mine set up.  If you’re looking for some 60’s inspiration for your holiday decor, I’ve got some ideas (both good and possibly a little questionable?) from December 1967 Family Circle.  …

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