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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a Vintage Atomic Starburst Light in the Powder Room Bathroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a Vintage Atomic Starburst Light in the Powder Room Bathroom

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By Sara In AZ To be perfectly frank with y’all we already had a 100% perfectly fine bathroom light already in the powder room bathroom. We are pretty sure it is the original light and it is a vintage MOE light – as the tag is still on the back.…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Sprucing Up The Powder Room Bathroom Cabinet

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Sprucing Up The Powder Room Bathroom Cabinet

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By Sara In AZ Yes, our retro ranch is still a “work in progress”…even though we are FINALLY living in our dream house there is still tons and tons and tons of projects to do. But yay! for finally being moved in!!! Our house has 2 regular  bathrooms and a…

Vintage MOE Outdoor Light – Restored and Ready To Use!

Vintage MOE Outdoor Light – Restored and Ready To Use!

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By Sara In AZ I came across this vintage MOE light a few months back…even before we had seen our retro ranch…..it was such a great deal I could not pass it up though, so I snatched it up in hopes we could use it one day soon. Of course…

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…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Can These Kitchen Cabinets Be Saved?

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Can These Kitchen Cabinets Be Saved?

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By Sara In AZ Ok, I’m just going to lay it on the line right here and now – both Mike and I went into this home purchase thinking we’d gut the kitchen in our retro ranch and install our vintage pink and aqua metal kitchen cabinets. We have 2…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Paint City

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Paint City

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By Sara In AZ Wow, it’s been quite a journey trying to figure out what paint colors we wanted for the retro ranch! To be quite honest, I started out on a totally different path…thinking we’d go WAY more bold…but in the end it just did not feel right, so…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Jazzing Up The Master Bedroom Built-In

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Jazzing Up The Master Bedroom Built-In

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Sara In AZ I think I told you all once before that our retro ranch has no shortage of built-ins…..every bedroom has one and there is also a giant one in the hallway and one in the family room. I already showed you all the built-in hutch we restored in…

Chair Upholstery: A How To! Part 4 – Finishing Your Chair Up

Chair Upholstery: A How To!  Part 4 – Finishing Your Chair Up

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By Andrea So exciting!  I finally get to reveal my finished chair for you this week!  If you’ve missed parts one, two or three,  you can find them at their respective links. Here is my lovely dog, Diablo – with a previw of the finished chair!  Read on to see…

Chair Upholstery: A How-To! Part 2: Cutting Your Fabric

Chair Upholstery: A How-To!  Part 2: Cutting Your Fabric

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by Andrea Last week, we covered the removal of the old upholstery from your chair, which we’re going to use for pattern pieces.  You’re probably now left with a pile of pieces that look something like this:   Never fear, we’re going to sort these out and get our new…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Repairing Our Vintage Swing Door

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Repairing Our Vintage Swing Door

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By Sara In AZ Last week we saw the restoration of the hutch in the bedroom off of the laundry….this week we have to restore the swing door between the kitchen and the dining room. We really liked this swinging door but the first time we tried to “swing” it…

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