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Vintage Snappy Saturday – Our Office

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Our Office

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By Sara In AZ   This is part of our office at the Retro Ranch!     Image from my Instagram Page Museum of Kitsch…

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…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Poodles Invade the Hall Bathroom!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Poodles Invade the Hall Bathroom!

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By Sara In AZ   Decorating….the FUN part!!! But first, I don’t know if y’all remember the original toilet that we had in place – it was this newer American Standard toilet. I wish I knew what happened to the original toilet?! Anyway, I just really thought the space would…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing A Vintage New Old Stock Miami Carey Turnette!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing A Vintage New Old Stock Miami Carey Turnette!

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By Sara In AZ   What is a “Turnette” you ask!? Why it’s the ever popular chrome rotating toothbrush holder! I managed to come across one being auctioned  on eBay a long while back and I was quite intrigued by it since it was NOS! I was thrilled when I…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing A Vintage Hall Mack Towel Ring in the Hall Bathroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing A Vintage Hall Mack Towel Ring in the Hall Bathroom

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By Sara In AZ   Whew, ok y’all….it’s been a while since I posted any updates on our retro ranch! We just wrapped up the restoration/renovation of our hallway bathroom so over the next weeks (every Tuesday) I will be showing our progress with a new post each week. You…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – My Favorite Corner In The Retro Ranch!

Vintage Snappy Saturday – My Favorite Corner In The Retro Ranch!

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By Sara In AZ This week we are changing things up a bit and I am showing y’all a snapshot of one area in our formal living room. I love how this area came together in the end! The 1950s green vinyl chair was picked up for free off the…

Shopping for Antiques in Tucson!

Shopping for Antiques in Tucson!

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By Sara In AZ   Mike and I decided to make a quick day trip to Tucson recently and, of course, we had to stop in at a few antique shops along the way. Let me tell you – the vintage/mid century stuff is getting harder and harder to find!…

Time To Say Goodbye to Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo…The Final Wrap Up – Thursday Retro Rewind

Time To Say Goodbye to Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo…The Final Wrap Up – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirty-five in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we have come to the end of the road….again.   It is hard to believe I originally posted this series 5 years ago, back in 2012……where o where does the time go?! I wanted to let all of you know that Mom…

New Vintage MOE Dining Room Light Installed in Mom’s Time Capsule Condo! – Thursday Retro Rewind

New Vintage MOE Dining Room Light Installed in Mom’s Time Capsule Condo! – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirty-four in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are installing a more period appropriate light in the dining room. We found this dining room light at a thrift store and bought it on a whim….I’m SO glad we did as it worked out perfectly in Mom’s dining area! By Sara In…

Atomic Starburst Stencils In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo…A Tutorial – Thursday Retro Rewind

Atomic Starburst Stencils In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo…A Tutorial – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirty-two in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are having some fun decorating with starburst stencils! This was a super fun and easy project to do – it just takes some time and patience to make the stencils, but once you get going you will be so happy with…

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