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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vent Fans with New Old Stock Chrome Covers in the Bathrooms!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vent Fans with New Old Stock Chrome Covers in the Bathrooms!

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By Sara In AZ   Ok, wow! This is a very long, drawn out project…..this project started way before we even moved into the retro ranch! SO K-Razy!!! Here is the story. None of the bathrooms here at the ranch have a vent fan…not one single one. All of the…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Front Door Restoration

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Front Door Restoration

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By Sara In AZ   So, we have this front door. A solid wood front door. It’s a secret I’ve been hiding….but we’ll just bust that little secret wide open right here and now! It is the original front door from the 1960s…the decorative flower like designs match the built-in…

Retro Craft Time – Vintage Craft Master Mosette Poodle Gravel Art

Retro Craft Time – Vintage Craft Master Mosette Poodle Gravel Art

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By Sara In AZ   We are keeping the “crafty” theme going again this week but instead of making pillows we are moving onto gravel art! I bought this vintage New Old Stock  poodle gravel art kit on eBay a few years ago and I figured  since we just completed…

Retro Craft Time – Let’s Make a Throw Pillow!

Retro Craft Time – Let’s Make a Throw Pillow!

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By Sara In AZ   OK, sooooooo……I found this teeny-tiny scrap of fabric at the thrift store a while back and I could not leave it behind…..but what to do with it….what to do? I loved the atomic design so I thought – why not make a pillow! I washed…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Vintage Poodle Wallpaper Border!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Vintage Poodle Wallpaper Border!

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By Sara In AZ   OK, are you ready…the very last installment in our hall bathroom renovation! So of course being a vintage wallpaper lover I have been obsessing for years and years and years over poodle wallpaper. Ages ago, before we found the retro ranch, I always told myself…

Refinishing a 1950s Heywood Wakefield M926 Vanity Desk

Refinishing a 1950s Heywood Wakefield M926 Vanity Desk

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By Sara In AZ   Do you ever sit around and dream about those “holy grail” items you’d love to own more than anything in the world, but they are usually priced so high you are pretty sure that your “holy grail” item will always remain a dream? For some…

Refinishing a 1950s Heywood Wakefield M905 G Cocktail Coffee Table with Drawer

Refinishing a 1950s Heywood Wakefield M905 G Cocktail Coffee Table with Drawer

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By Sara In AZ   Continuing on with my Heywood Wakefield refinishing series we are refinishing a Heywood Wakefield cocktail/coffee table with a drawer this week! Like last week, with the step end tables with the drawers, I had really been wanting one of these coffee type tables with a…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing New Vintage Look Mosaic Tile Flooring in the Hall Bathroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing New Vintage Look Mosaic Tile Flooring in the Hall Bathroom

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By Sara In AZ   I can’t believe we FINALLY made it to the flooring part of this renovation!!! Whoooooo-weeeeeeeeee!!!! There was nothing I was looking forward to more during this rehab than changing out the flooring in this bathroom! As I said before, the sellers of our house pulled…

Refinishing a 1950s Heywood Wakefield M794 G Step End Table with Drawer

Refinishing a 1950s Heywood Wakefield M794 G Step End Table with Drawer

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By Sara In AZ   Continuing on with my Heywood Wakefield refinishing series, we actually have a few brand new refinishing  posts coming up! Yes, that is right – some of our H-W you have never seen before! Soooooo, recently-ish I realized I completely forgot to post about some Heywood…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vintage New Old Stock Moen Boutique Bathroom Faucets

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vintage New Old Stock Moen Boutique Bathroom Faucets

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By Sara In AZ   Let’s all get in the time machine and travel back to mid-2014…we had just bought the retro ranch months earlier and as we were rehabbing the house I was starting to ponder what kind of faucets we should install in all of the bathrooms. This…

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