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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…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Mid Century Teak Light Gets a New Lease on Life Here at the Ranch!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Mid Century Teak Light Gets a New Lease on Life Here at the Ranch!

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By Sara In AZ When we first bought the ranch the light hanging above the planter was this cute little copper tone fixture. I thought it was neat but I didn’t really give it much more thought than that back then since there were SO many other things going on…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Evolution of the Hallway

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Evolution of the Hallway

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By Sara In AZ I know y’all must be thinking, “Hallway, what the?” What a mundane thing to post about, right? Well, I was just looking through all of my retro ranch pictures and noticed that I had a nice series of pictures showing the ‘before’ and ‘after’……and everything in…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vintage MOE Wall Sconces in the Hallway

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vintage MOE Wall Sconces in the Hallway

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By Sara In AZ When we bought the retro ranch the hallway still retained the original vintage MOE wall sconces. I thought the sconces were super adorable but maybe not quite the ‘retro modern’ look I was aiming for. So, we decided to try a different look in the hallway…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a George Kovacs Cirque “Retro-ish” Ceiling Fan in The Office

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a George Kovacs Cirque “Retro-ish” Ceiling Fan in The Office

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By Sara In AZ There, I finally said it – ceiling fan. Yeah, you read that right – ceiling fan.  If there ever were two words in the retro decorating world that struck more passion… you either love ‘em or you hate’ ‘em…… “ceiling fan” is probably pretty high up…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: Kitchen Light Quandary

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: Kitchen Light Quandary

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By Sara In AZ Soooooooo, there’s a nasty little secret over here at the ranch that I haven’t let anyone in on yet…..we have a ceiling fan in the kitchen. Eeps!!!! While this is Arizona and we do love our fans here I do NOT want a ceiling fan in…

Let’s Shop the Flea Market!

Let’s Shop the Flea Market!

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By Sara In AZ Whew, it certainly was a LONG hot summer around here….couple that with tons and tons of  rehabbing on our new/old house and staying ‘inside’ is pretty much what we did all summer long here in Arizona! It’s finally cooling down and now that the rehabbing has settled…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Ceiling Light Shades

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Ceiling Light Shades

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By Sara In AZ Y’all might remember I did a post a while back on some of my recent ‘thrift finds’. This ceiling shade had been one of my recent finds and I stated how excited I was to use it at the ranch. This glass shade was also another…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dallas, TX

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dallas, TX

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  By Eartha Kitsch This week’s time capsule home is a fun one. It has gone pending since I wrote this post but I really wanted you all to see it anyway! I’m really quite fond of the Asian influences and since the home was built in the sixties, it…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Seattle, WA

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Seattle, WA

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  By Eartha Kitsch   I’ve got a gorgeous property for you this week. If you’re like me and love houses that seem to blend harmoniously with the nature around them, then this house will be tops on your list.  It has so much beautiful woodwork and huge windows with…

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