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Refinishing and Restoring A Vintage 1940s Heywood Wakefield Extension Dining Room Table – Thursday Retro Rewind

Refinishing and Restoring A Vintage 1940s Heywood Wakefield Extension Dining Room Table – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Continuing on with re-posting my Heywood Wakefield refinishing series…….we are refinishing a Heywood Wakefield Extension Dining Room Table this week! Whooooo-weeeee, this table was in BAD shape…….and I really do mean bad! I spotted it at the thrift store for $15 and really was debating purchasing it as we did not need a dining…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : I Finally Got the Bullet Planter of My Dreams!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : I Finally Got the Bullet Planter of My Dreams!

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By Sara In AZ   I guess this post isn’t that much of a “rehab” post…. it’s probably more of a decorating post when all is said and done! Some of you might remember this picture  from a post I did last year on my Dining Room. I had a…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : I Think the Dining Room is Finally Finished!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : I Think the Dining Room is Finally Finished!

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By Sara In AZ I think I can say we *possibly* have the very first “completed” room here at the ranch – the dining room! I decided to go with a Asian-ish theme in the dining room. I’ve had that shadowbox with the Asian flair for ages now and I…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part Two

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part Two

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By Sara In AZ OK, so, like the title says – this is a ‘tale of two sputniks’ and this is the reason why……… We stumbled upon this vintage Sputnik in a local thrift/antique store by pure accident. Actually, it was Mike who spotted it as I had completely missed…

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

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

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By Sara In AZ Here is the dining room window……I know…..it’s a theme right…..PVC for window coverings! Uggghhhh! I seriously could not get them down fast enough! The drapery rod had more brackets and more figuring out in terms of ‘where do we want things’. We put a million pieces…

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 3)

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 3)

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by Andrea   If you’ve been following along with this series (Part 1 and Part 2, if you missed them), know that we’re just about to put the pleats in our curtains!  Let’s get started.   At the end which we didn’t sew over, you’ll have some free strings.  You’re…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – An Update On One Of Our Favorites!

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – An Update On One Of Our Favorites!

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  By Eartha Kitsch   A recurring pattern on our “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” posts  is that before it’s done, someone will say, “I hope that the new owners treasure this house!” Unfortunately, we very seldom ever know what happens to these time capsule homes once our virtual tours…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dallas, TX

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dallas, TX

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  By Eartha Kitsch This week’s time capsule home is a fun one. It has gone pending since I wrote this post but I really wanted you all to see it anyway! I’m really quite fond of the Asian influences and since the home was built in the sixties, it…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Madison, TN

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Madison, TN

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home has everything. Well, at least MY everything: knotty pine, fun wallpaper, beautiful colors and decor touches. It’s a lot of vintage traditional but it has a wild side too. When I first saw this house, I put the photos on slideshow in…

We’re Going on A Field Trip : A Tour of Jacki and Dave’s Fabulous Mid Century Ranch – Part 1

We’re Going on A Field Trip : A Tour of Jacki and Dave’s Fabulous Mid Century Ranch – Part 1

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By Sara In AZ NPR reader Jacki and her husband Dave moved back to the Phoenix area a few years ago and found a fantastic mid century ranch house to call their very own. Of course it needed some restoration and rehabbing – what old house doesn’t?! But Jacki and Dave stayed…

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