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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vintage 1950s/1960s Wallpaper in the Master Bathroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vintage 1950s/1960s Wallpaper in the Master Bathroom

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By Sara In AZ   And he said it couldn’t be done…uggghhhhhh….let me start way back at the beginning. Some of y’all might remember a series of posts I did about 2 years ago showing some of the vintage wallpapers I’ve collected over the years. HERE is a link to…

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

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

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By Sara In AZ   Well hello everyone! I’ll just bet you all thought Mike and I fell down the rabbit hole of renovation-land never to return didn’t you!? Of course not! We are still busy toiling away over here at the retro ranch and I just had to share…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Make Some Insanely HUGE Retro Atomic Barkcloth Curtains for the Living Room – Part 2

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Make Some Insanely HUGE Retro Atomic Barkcloth Curtains for the Living Room – Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Last week we were left with this as the final picture in Part 1 of the curtain making extravaganza….. …..two big heaps of barkcloth fabric. I bought the fabric on close-out from Full Swing Textiles. This is a fabulous barkcloth fabric…..very heavy and thick…how I wish…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Make Some Insanely HUGE Retro Atomic Barkcloth Curtains for the Living Room – Part 1

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Make Some Insanely HUGE Retro Atomic Barkcloth Curtains for the Living Room – Part 1

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By Sara In AZ OK, so…sheets in the front window. I know, I know – it’s really not the statement I wanted to make to the neighborhood but what’s a girl to do when atomic barkcloth is SO hard to find in mass quantity?! So the window has been like…

Some Cleaning Tips For Vintage Pyrex

Some Cleaning Tips For Vintage Pyrex

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by Andrea   With the popularity of vintage Pyrex growing as a collectible, I am sure a lot of us have come across pieces that looked like they’ve seen better days.  I’ve got a couple of dos and don’ts for you to help you rescue some of the pieces that…

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 : Let’s Put Some Plants in the Living Room!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Put Some Plants in the Living Room!

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By Sara In AZ OK, so we saw the family room planter last week…this week we are onto the living room planter! Here is a picture of the planter from the very, very first day we owned the house. You can see the previous owner had some silk plants in…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Out With the Old in With the New…It’s Planter Time!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Out With the Old in With the New…It’s Planter Time!

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By Sara In AZ I know, I know…..you are probably all wondering “What, out with the old???” Yeah, you really won’t hear me say that much around here, but in this instance well, we just had to let the “old” go…..you’ll see why in a sec. Here is a picture…

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: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part One

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

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By Sara In AZ Many of you might remember the post I did a year and a half ago about the well priced  Lowe’s Sputnik I found/bought from our local Lowe’s. I was super pumped we’d finally found a Sputnik we could afford! Of course we knew we’d be moving…

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