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Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ   Let’s check out my latest thrift finds! I could not pass up this little individual casserole dish…..love those stars! And yes, I had to get the Mickey coffee cup too! I guess this week was the week of dishware finds huh?! I HAD to get…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging a Vintage MOE Pull-Down Retractable Light in the Kitchen

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging a Vintage MOE Pull-Down Retractable Light in the Kitchen

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By Sara In AZ This is a post I meant to do a while back and then somehow it was shoved off to the side…bad me! Anyway, I am getting to it now so all is forgiven right?! This was the light that was in our kitchen breakfast nook area…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Orange Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Orange Edition

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by Andrea Fall has definitely arrived up here in Alberta, Canada, and it’s got me thinking one of my favourite fall colours – orange!  Let’s take a look at some of my favourite orange mid-century picks from Etsy.   Set of 3 Vintage 1970s Bowls – Ovenproof Schott Mainz Jena-Glas…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : I Think the Dining Room is Finally Finished!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : I Think the Dining Room is Finally Finished!

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By Sara In AZ I think I can say we *possibly* have the very first “completed” room here at the ranch – the dining room! I decided to go with a Asian-ish theme in the dining room. I’ve had that shadowbox with the Asian flair for ages now and I…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing “New” Retro Vintage Post Path Lights

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing “New” Retro Vintage Post Path Lights

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By Sara In AZ Some of y’all might remember this picture I posted a few months back…..we went to a flea market and found those post lights at the rear of the picture for $5 each. We brought them home and I cleaned them up and gave them a fresh…

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Green With Envy Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Green With Envy Edition

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by Andrea   In this week’s instalment of my colourful Kool Kitsch series, I’ve got some great green finds – let’s have a look!   MId century green ceramic tiki tumbler / hawaiian decor retro barware Who doesn’t love tiki?  This fantastic ceramic tumbler would be great to add a…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part Two

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part Two

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By Sara In AZ OK, so, like the title says – this is a ‘tale of two sputniks’ and this is the reason why……… We stumbled upon this vintage Sputnik in a local thrift/antique store by pure accident. Actually, it was Mike who spotted it as I had completely missed…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part One

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part One

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By Sara In AZ Many of you might remember the post I did a year and a half ago about the well priced  Lowe’s Sputnik I found/bought from our local Lowe’s. I was super pumped we’d finally found a Sputnik we could afford! Of course we knew we’d be moving…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Atomic Lampshades!

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Atomic Lampshades!

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by Andrea It can be so hard to find a vintage lamp that either still has it’s shade, or still has it’s shade in good condition.  However, while browsing eBay, i came across seller d1paint, who make gorgeous reproduction fibreglass lampshades – here’s some of my favourite ones!   Mid…

Finally! Some Vintage Finds!

Finally!  Some Vintage Finds!

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by Andrea   The garage sale season has been off to a super slow start around here – largely due to uncooperative weather.  I finally found some sales this past weekend though, with some awesome finds that I just had to share!   I instantly fell in love with these…

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