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

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

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By Sara In AZ Oh my gosh, can you all believe I started writing about Mom’s condo renovation beginning last November?!? It has been 8 solid months of posting updates each and every Thursday on the renovation happenings over at Mom’s. It sure doesn’t seem like 8 months though. Where…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all check out the cool stuff for sale on eBay this week! First up, this cool Vintage Gravel Art Picture from seller trishworld1973. Oh my gosh, I LOVE this set of Mid Century Wall Plaque Seals from seller snoutchip. Check out these Vintage Sears Harmony…

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

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

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By Sara in AZ As soon as I saw the interior doors at Mom’s condo I knew I was in trouble. This was how the doors were left……..slathered with A LOT of junky latex paint that was completely peeling off and chipping in bunch of areas. It was SO not…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ What cool kitsch is up for sale on eBay this week? Well why don’t you come take a shopping trip with me and we’ll find out! First up this lovely set of Vintage Pink Kitchen Canisters from seller ellen-kjo. I SUPER LOVE this Vintage Ballerina Chalkware offered…

Thank You Craigslist For Metal Cabinets, Heywood Wakefield and Retro 50s Couches!

Thank You Craigslist For Metal Cabinets, Heywood Wakefield and Retro 50s Couches!

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By Sara In AZ I was just thinking the other day how completely awesome Craigslist really is. I have found some totally cool stuff on there and wanted to show y’all my finds. I have to say, you just never know what  is going to show up on Craigslist.  …

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield Encore Night Stands

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield Encore Night Stands

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By Sara In AZ ________________________________ I guess I must have some weird obsession with sanding and staining Heywood Wakefield because it looks like I gave myself another big project with these babies! Remember when I refinished the Corner Table HERE and my Dining Room Table HERE, well I guess I just can’t…

Our New Heywood Wakefield Bed

Our New Heywood Wakefield Bed

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By Sara In AZ _________________________________________________________ Mike and I have wanted a Heywood Wakefield bed for a super long time. We have also wanted a king size bed for a super long time. As many of you know, they did not really make many Heywood beds to fit a king size mattress back…

More Antique Store Fun!

More Antique Store Fun!

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By Sara In AZ ___________________________________________________ We are continuing on with sight seeing all the antique stores in America! 🙂 Here is a whole booth filled with MCM goodies! A National Tileboard Corp. sample board. This was a pressed wood made to look like tile. This was $75. Ooooohhhhh! Heywood Wakefield!…

A Panther Painting, A Pink Washer & An Atomic Fruit Bowl Lamp

A Panther Painting, A Pink Washer & An Atomic Fruit Bowl Lamp

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By RetroRuth Whoa, check out this stuff!  These are some fun sightings from our antiquing trip to Bay City last weekend. Lots of stuff I wanted but, alas, either too expensive or not quite right. Sometimes things are obviously MCM. Sometimes they are mid-century colonial. Sometimes they are just kitschy…

Texas Flea Market!

Texas Flea Market!

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By Sara In AZ ____________________________________________________________ I just LOVE the Texas flea market/antique sales! Every year, twice a year – in the spring and fall, there is a HUGE flea market about an hour east of Austin. The sales are in the Texas Hill Country and if you go in the spring you will…

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