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Painting The Bathroom Cabinets Holiday Turquoise in Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Painting The Bathroom Cabinets Holiday Turquoise in Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and I am finally able to get some paint on Mom’s tired old bathroom cabinets! It took a bit of time to complete this project between sanding down the base cabinet and the doors…but the prep work was worth it in the end…

Alicia and Chris Retro Renovate a Powder Room Bathroom!

Alicia and Chris Retro Renovate a Powder Room Bathroom!

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By Sara In AZ   I don’t know about y’all, but I love to see a great renovation….especially when that renovation is mindful to the period of the house! Well, I have a fabulous renovation for you all to feast your eyes upon today….so buckle up and let’s take a…

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…

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 3

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 3

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by Andrea   I’ve got another instalment in our series covering some of the fantastic houses in Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home – let’s take a look at today’s.   This one is called “Sleeping Loft For Teen-Age Daughters”, and it is fantastic!  I think you would be hard…

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 2)

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 2)

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by Andrea   Last week, we did some mathin’, and I showed you how to calculate the yardage needed.  Now, let’s get down to sewing!  One important thing to mention first – if you’re planning on washing your finished curtains at all, now is the time to wash your fabric! …

The Retro Ranch – A Hip Mid Century Vintage Store in Phoenix Arizona!

The Retro Ranch – A Hip Mid Century Vintage Store in Phoenix Arizona!

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By Sara In AZ Ok wait, did I have everyone fooled for a second into thinking I turned our ‘retro ranch’ into a vintage shop?! Although it sure does feel like I could turn our ranch into an antique store some days…..no, unfortunately my ‘ranch’ is not currently operating as…

7 Smart, Affordable Houses–Better Homes and Gardens Feb 1969 (Part 2)

7 Smart, Affordable Houses–Better Homes and Gardens Feb 1969 (Part 2)

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by Andrea   I hope you enjoyed the first part of this house series that I posted last Wednesday.  Now, I’ve got the remainder of the seven smart houses – let’s take a look!     Talk about different!  I love the varying roof lines on this one.  And the…

Book Review–Style Your Modern Vintage Home

Book Review–Style Your Modern Vintage Home

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by Andrea   I recently came across an excellent book recently – Style Your Modern Vintage Home by Kate Beavis.  As you can see, I’ve got a library copy here, but I enjoyed this book so much, I plan to purchase it and add it to my home library (It’s…

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens February 1955 (part 2)

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens February 1955 (part 2)

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by Andrea   Did you enjoy the 50’s kitchen eye candy last Wednesday?  I’ve got some more fantastic kitchen inspiration from the same spread, let’s take a look! (Click on any of the pictures for a larger view)   I don’t normally think of a more country-style kitchen as a…

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens, February 1955 (Part 1)

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens, February 1955 (Part 1)

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by Andrea   The idea of ripping everything out of your kitchen and renoing it is definitely not a new one.  This spread from the February 1955 issue of Better Homes and Gardens has tons of ideas for kitchen renos – 1955 style.  I thought this could be great inspiration…

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