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Reader Sara’s Refinished Heywood Wakefield Table – Thursday Retro Rewind

Reader Sara’s Refinished Heywood Wakefield Table – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Since Mom’s Time Capsule Condo Series wrapped up last Thursday I thought I’d keep going with the “Retro Rewind” on Thursday’s and re-post some of my other favorite posts from the past. I know we’ve gained so many new readers since my first posts were done on refinishing my Heywood…

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…

Refinishing the Vintage Blonde Interior Doors to Heywood Wakefield ‘Wheat’ in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Refinishing the Vintage Blonde Interior Doors to Heywood Wakefield ‘Wheat’ in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirty-one in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are trying to decide what to do with Mom’s poorly painted interior doors. It certainly was a dilemma for the ages….did I want to take on yet another refinishing project?! No, I really didn’t, but I felt Like I HAD to…

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…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Searching For A New (Vintage Looking) Family Room Sofa

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Searching For A New (Vintage Looking) Family Room Sofa

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I have been on the hunt for a new vintage look sofa/loveseat for a few months now. We’ve had our current sofa and loveseat for eons and honestly the scale of it is just WAY to big for our family room…..plus we’d like something a bit…

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M321 Straight Bookcases

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M321 Straight Bookcases

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By Sara In AZ Some of you might remember when I posted about finding and refinishing our Heywood Wakefield corner bookcase – I had wanted one for a LONG time and lo and behold one popped up for sale about a mile down the road! Well, I always thought it…

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield C3971 Corner Bookcase

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield C3971 Corner Bookcase

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By Sara In AZ It’s kind of funny how things work out sometimes isn’t it? I have wanted a Heywood Wakefield Corner Bookcase for as long as I can remember…..the price was never right though, or the ones that were available on eBay were too much to ship. It just…

Refinishing and Restoring A Vintage 1940s Heywood Wakefield Extension Dining Room Table

Refinishing and Restoring A Vintage 1940s Heywood Wakefield Extension Dining Room Table

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By Sara In AZ Sooooooo, last week I showed everyone the Heywood Wakefield dining room table that I picked up at the thrift store for $15………… …………..Mom knew it would fit in perfectly in her time capsule condo kitchen. She already had a kitchen table, but it kind of overwhelmed…

Recent Thrift Store Finds!

Recent Thrift Store Finds!

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By Sara In AZ It’s been awhile since I have posted pictures of my recent  thrift store finds….let’s see what I’ve found! I found these cool Georges Briard glasses! I got this silly little garlic shaker…..not totally sure how ‘vintage’ it is, but it is pretty cute regardless! I bought…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay — Vintage Photo Edition!

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay — Vintage Photo Edition!

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By Sara In AZ I don’t know about you but I am just crazy for old photographs, especially ones from the 1940s through the 1960s. People took  a lot fewer pictures back then compared with our digital age ‘click and delete’ attitude towards pictures today…..and what they had for a…

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