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Prepping For Paint in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Prepping For Paint in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post four in the ‘Time Caspule Condo’ series and we are onto prepping for the paint! I can honestly say that I DON”T miss my old best friends the spackle and the caulking….though I had to get reacquainted with them in a BIG way when we bought our very own time…

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M793 Lamp Table with Drawer

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M793 Lamp Table with Drawer

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By Sara In AZ   Gosh, it’s been SO long since I posted about a Heywood Wakefield refinishing project…..it feels like a million years ago since I did a post on a H-W refinish job! I was looking back through our picture files on the computer the other day and…

Picking A Paint Color For Mom’s 1950’s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Picking A Paint Color For Mom’s 1950’s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Three in the ‘Tine Capsule Condo’ series and we are picking paint colors…..oh how we fretted over the paint colors! Looking back I feel like I mulled this decision over for a million years, but in reality we didn’t really have that much time. We went with what felt…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ   Hey everyone – check out these amazing Vintage Amerock Cabinet Hardware Store Displays from seller jaydee122580. Starburst Knobs….Squeeeee!!!! Vintage Mid Century Modern AMEROCK Hardware Store Salesmen Sample Display NICE!   I think “Modern Provincial” totally rocks! Vintage Mid Century Modern AMEROCK Hardware Store Salesmen Sample…

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind!

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind!

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Hey everyone, I was looking through the archives and stumbled across my Mom’s condo series – can you believe it’s been almost FIVE years since I posted about my Mom’s time capsule condo?! Crazy isn’t it! Mike and I had a blast re-habbing the condo for my Mom – and…

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…

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