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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Put Some Plants in the Living Room!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Put Some Plants in the Living Room!

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By Sara In AZ OK, so we saw the family room planter last week…this week we are onto the living room planter! Here is a picture of the planter from the very, very first day we owned the house. You can see the previous owner had some silk plants in…

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Think Pink! Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Think Pink! Edition

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by Andrea   In keeping with my colour roundups of the past few weeks, this week I’ve got one of the most popular colours of the mid-century – pink!  Let’s take a look at some awesome pink items from Etsy.   Mid Century Pink Flamingo Planter Figurine Pair – Maddux…

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…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Vintage Carlo of Hollywood (?) Pictures at the Ranch

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Vintage Carlo of Hollywood (?) Pictures at the Ranch

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By Sara In AZ Sooooo, I found some of these wild retro pictures on eBay a long while back and I just had to post about them in an effort to see if anyone else out there had ever seen anything like them too! The tiki-ish theme subject matter was…

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…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–All About The Repros Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–All About The Repros Edition

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By Andrea Have you looked at the awesome mid-century style items being put out by the talented craftspeople selling on Etsy lately?  If not, you really should check it out – gorgeous pieces to be had!  Here’s some of my current favourite picks.   Mid Century / Danish Modern Atomic…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Hang Some Kitschy Peter Pepper Products Owl Plaques on The Wall!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Hang Some Kitschy Peter Pepper Products Owl Plaques on The Wall!

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By Sara In AZ I picked up these vintage Peter Pepper Products owl wall plaques (try saying that 10 times FAST!) at an estate sale probably close to 15 years ago……$15 for the set of 3. I REALLY love the owl plaques and knew we’d want to hang them up…

Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay–Talkin’ Tables Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale On eBay–Talkin’ Tables Edition

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by Andrea   We’ve got a bit of a switcheroo this week, and I’ve got Kool Kitsch for you on Wednesday instead of Friday – and it’s chock full of awesome tables to add a retro touch to your home – let’s take a look!   Mod Mid Century End…

Product Review–Howard Restor-A-Finish

Product Review–Howard Restor-A-Finish

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by Andrea I am sure many of you out there have heard of Howard Restor-A-Finish before, but for those who haven’t, my post today will show you why I like this product so much!   I recently picked up this solid wood sideboard at a thrift – I’ve been on…

Time For New Window Fashions–Better Homes and Gardens March 1959

Time For New Window Fashions–Better Homes and Gardens March 1959

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by Andrea   We’re taking one more peek at the March 1959 issue of Better Homes and Gardens this week to check out some mid-century ideas for your windows.  Let’s have a look!                   What do you think, readers?  I must admit…

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