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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Choosing our Vinyl Flooring

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Choosing our Vinyl Flooring

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By Sara In AZ Have you all been wondering what kind of flooring we chose for the ranch? I must say it was challenging at times to find what we really wanted…..the vinyl came relatively easy…..all the other flooring not so much. We’ll get to the ‘other flooring’ soon, in…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Atomic Chrome Hardware For the Master Bathroom Cabinets

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Atomic Chrome Hardware For the Master Bathroom Cabinets

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By Sara In AZ Y’all might remember  a post I did a few weeks back about ‘Sprucing Up the Powder Room Vanity’. In that post we  installed some vintage starburst hardware at an angle because I could not get the hardware to fit on the door as you would normally…

We’re Going on A Field Trip : A Tour of Jacki and Dave’s Fabulous Mid Century Ranch – Part 2

We’re Going on A Field Trip : A Tour of Jacki and Dave’s Fabulous Mid Century Ranch – Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Today we are continuing on with our field trip tour of  Jacki and Dave’s mid century fabulous house – be sure to break out the smelling salts now!   One of 4 bedrooms in the house.  I love this room mainly because the bedspread on the…

We’re Going on A Field Trip : A Tour of Jacki and Dave’s Fabulous Mid Century Ranch – Part 1

We’re Going on A Field Trip : A Tour of Jacki and Dave’s Fabulous Mid Century Ranch – Part 1

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By Sara In AZ NPR reader Jacki and her husband Dave moved back to the Phoenix area a few years ago and found a fantastic mid century ranch house to call their very own. Of course it needed some restoration and rehabbing – what old house doesn’t?! But Jacki and Dave stayed…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Sprucing Up The Powder Room Bathroom Cabinet

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Sprucing Up The Powder Room Bathroom Cabinet

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By Sara In AZ Yes, our retro ranch is still a “work in progress”…even though we are FINALLY living in our dream house there is still tons and tons and tons of projects to do. But yay! for finally being moved in!!! Our house has 2 regular  bathrooms and a…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Can These Kitchen Cabinets Be Saved?

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Can These Kitchen Cabinets Be Saved?

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By Sara In AZ Ok, I’m just going to lay it on the line right here and now – both Mike and I went into this home purchase thinking we’d gut the kitchen in our retro ranch and install our vintage pink and aqua metal kitchen cabinets. We have 2…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Jazzing Up The Master Bedroom Built-In

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Jazzing Up The Master Bedroom Built-In

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Sara In AZ I think I told you all once before that our retro ranch has no shortage of built-ins…..every bedroom has one and there is also a giant one in the hallway and one in the family room. I already showed you all the built-in hutch we restored in…

New Vintage MOE Dining Room Light in Mom’s Time Capsule Condo!

New Vintage MOE Dining Room Light in Mom’s Time Capsule Condo!

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By Sara In AZ Sooooooo, I bet that y’all thought you would never hear about Mom’s time capsule condo ever again…..well then, have I got a surprise for you! A while back Mom and I were shopping the thrift stores when we came upon this vintage MOE hanging light. I…

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M321 Straight Bookcases

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M321 Straight Bookcases

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By Sara In AZ Some of you might remember when I posted about finding and refinishing our Heywood Wakefield corner bookcase – I had wanted one for a LONG time and lo and behold one popped up for sale about a mile down the road! Well, I always thought it…

Let’s Play Good Reno-Bad Reno with BH&G Improvement Ideas – 1974

Let’s Play Good Reno-Bad Reno with BH&G Improvement Ideas – 1974

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by Andrea We’re taking a trip back to the spring/summer of 1974 with Better Homes and Gardens Improvement Ideas today.   This magazine is basically all about ways to renovate – some ideas good, some ideas, definitely not!  First off, let’s take a look at the good, shall we?  …

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