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Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 1)

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 1)

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by Andrea Those of you who read Sara’s post from yesterday will know that Sara decided to recruit my help in making some pinch pleats for her kitchen and breakfast nook windows – pinch pleats are actually easier to make than you might think, especially if you use a pinch…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : My Kitchen Curtain Dilemma!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : My Kitchen Curtain Dilemma!

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By Sara In AZ   The kitchen curtains…..uggghhhhh……this was a thorn in my side for a good long while. We have 2 windows in the kitchen area – one over the sink and one in the breakfast nook. The breakfast nook is partially open to the family room area so…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1955 Pink Ford La Tosca

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1955 Pink Ford La Tosca

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By Sara In AZ I don’t think I’ve ever wished SO much for a concept car to be REAL! That roof…..those rocket fins…..amazeballs!!!   1955 Ford La Tosca Concept Car from seller lovevictor86  …

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing The Original Vintage Window Shutters

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing The Original Vintage Window Shutters

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By Sara In AZ Two bedrooms in our ranch have the original wooden window shutters on the interior side. Mike and I both liked the shutters and wanted to keep them. We were also super happy that we would not have to figure out curtains or other window treatments to…

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 4

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 4

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By Sara In AZ   We are continuing on today with the fourth, and final part,  in my series of posts from the vintage Formica catalog I received from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain. *Click on any picture to enlarge it* Oh my…these rooms……love them to bits and pieces…and a…

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 3

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 3

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By Sara In AZ We are continuing on today with part 3 in my series of posts from the vintage Formica catalog I bought from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain. *Click on any picture to enlarge it* There will always be a special place in my heart for scalloped wood!…

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 2

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 2

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By Sara In AZ We are continuing on today with part 2 in my series of posts from the vintage Formica catalog I received from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain. *Click on any picture to enlarge it* So cool! I totally adore that horseshoe shaped eating area! Pink counters….wheeeeeeee!!! I…

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 1

Vintage 1950s/1960s Formica Laminate Catalog : Part 1

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By Sara In AZ I am super-duper excited to share this fabulous vintage Formica catalog I bought from my friend Redwin at Sweet Lorain – The Vintage Department Store.  Redwin always has the most interesting items up for sale….and he knows how much I love old catalogs…..when he landed this old…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Barware Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Barware Edition

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by Andrea   It may be too late for online Christmas shopping, but it’s not too late to get some swanky new/old barware for your New Year’s party!  Here’s a few picks from eBay.   Mid Century Modern Glass & Chrome Cocktail Shaker With Recipes Sports Graphics I absolutely love…

Vintage 1960s Holiday House Trailer

Vintage 1960s Holiday House Trailer

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By Sara In AZ Thanks to a tip from reader Susan we have some more vintage trailer ‘eye candy’ to show you today! Goods Home Design has a nice little post about a retro Holiday House Trailer on wheels that has been renovated and rehabbed to pure pink perfection. I just…

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