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Painting ‘Eartha Kitsch Blue’ at Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Painting ‘Eartha Kitsch Blue’ at Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post nine in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are finally getting some color on those white walls! The color really turned out beautifully and many, many thanks (again) to one Miss Eartha Kitsch for all of her invaluable help in this process!   By Sara in AZ Oh…

Painting the Doors At Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Painting the Doors At Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post eight in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we find Mom painting for the very first time in her whole life! I must say that she did a pretty darn good job…and those doors looked GREAT after she got done painting them! Whoooo-Hoooooo Mom!!! By Sara In AZ So, we are…

Prepping For Paint in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Prepping For Paint in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post four in the ‘Time Caspule Condo’ series and we are onto prepping for the paint! I can honestly say that I DON”T miss my old best friends the spackle and the caulking….though I had to get reacquainted with them in a BIG way when we bought our very own time…

Picking A Paint Color For Mom’s 1950’s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Picking A Paint Color For Mom’s 1950’s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Three in the ‘Tine Capsule Condo’ series and we are picking paint colors…..oh how we fretted over the paint colors! Looking back I feel like I mulled this decision over for a million years, but in reality we didn’t really have that much time. We went with what felt…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Paint For The Master Bathroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Paint For The Master Bathroom

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By Sara In AZ Here is what the master bathroom looked like way, way back when we first bought the ranch. I really like blue and gray paint colors, as we have used them elsewhere in the house, but I thought this bathroom could benefit from a warmer color on…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing Vintage 1960s Bathroom Cabinets

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing Vintage 1960s Bathroom Cabinets

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By Sara In AZ So, this is the hall bathroom…well, the hall bathroom like a year ago! Unfortunately the dreadful “large size” floor tiles are still there as we have not fully nailed down what mosaic tile we want to install in there yet. But I digress – this is…

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens February 1955 (Part 3)

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens February 1955 (Part 3)

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by Andrea   I hope you’ve enjoyed the 1950’s style kitchen reno ideas I have been featuring the past two Wednesdays.  Here’s the final instalment, and it’s got some more great ideas – let’s take a peek!   Accessories really do make all the difference!  This kitchen would be very…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Madison, TN

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Madison, TN

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home has everything. Well, at least MY everything: knotty pine, fun wallpaper, beautiful colors and decor touches. It’s a lot of vintage traditional but it has a wild side too. When I first saw this house, I put the photos on slideshow in…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Gladewater, Texas

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Gladewater, Texas

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is spectacular! The finishes are just beautiful and include some mind-blowing wallpaper that has absolutely made my week.  Here is a little tease for you, straight from the real estate listing: There are surprises around every corner, even though some rooms have…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Paint City

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Paint City

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By Sara In AZ Wow, it’s been quite a journey trying to figure out what paint colors we wanted for the retro ranch! To be quite honest, I started out on a totally different path…thinking we’d go WAY more bold…but in the end it just did not feel right, so…

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