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New VCT Flooring In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

New VCT Flooring In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirteen in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are finally getting flooring!!!  It was such a blast choosing the flooring for Mom’s condo – she wasn’t afraid of a little color! We, unfortunately, had some hiccups with the VCT installation so I DEFINITELY recommend hiring someone who knows his trade and get…

Removing the Flooring In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Removing the Flooring In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post six in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series…..the removal of the flooring. Ugh. This was seriously the most horrible thing we did at the condo I kid you not. All the dust wreaked havoc on us and we were sick for a good while after we finished up the flooring…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Evolution of the Hallway

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Evolution of the Hallway

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By Sara In AZ I know y’all must be thinking, “Hallway, what the?” What a mundane thing to post about, right? Well, I was just looking through all of my retro ranch pictures and noticed that I had a nice series of pictures showing the ‘before’ and ‘after’……and everything in…

Awesome Products For The Home–Circa 1956

Awesome Products For The Home–Circa 1956

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by Andrea   There’s nothing that makes me wish I could time travel more than when I see the fantastic ads in old magazines – all of the ads here are from the March 1956 issue of American Home.   I would gladly settle for either one of these bathrooms…

How To Make Your House Say Christmas–1967 Style

How To Make Your House Say Christmas–1967 Style

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by Andrea   Do all of you have your holiday decorations up yet?  I am still working on getting mine set up.  If you’re looking for some 60’s inspiration for your holiday decor, I’ve got some ideas (both good and possibly a little questionable?) from December 1967 Family Circle.  …

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…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

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By Sara In AZ OK, we’ve finally chosen a wood floor – something we think will look nice with all of the light and dark wood in our house….and something that we think will also look nice against the terrazzo! We went with the Bruce ‘Natural Choice’ oak floor in…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Getting Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Getting Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I had to pick out 2 different flooring materials for our ranch – we knew one was going to be vinyl and that was a relatively easy choice once we narrowed it down. The flooring for the rest of the house though….ugggghhhhhhhh. Before we…

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…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Vinyl Flooring Is Installed

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Vinyl Flooring Is Installed

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By Sara In AZ So, did anyone guess ‘Desert Sand’ as our final choice? If you did you were right! I loved that it had just the very slightest hint of pink……I mean ‘Hello’ how can you go wrong with pink?! However, it would not be an understatement to say…

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