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Won’t You Be My Neighbor – An Update On One Of Our Favorites!

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – An Update On One Of Our Favorites!

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  By Eartha Kitsch   A recurring pattern on our “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” posts  is that before it’s done, someone will say, “I hope that the new owners treasure this house!” Unfortunately, we very seldom ever know what happens to these time capsule homes once our virtual tours…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

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By Sara In AZ OK, we’ve finally chosen a wood floor – something we think will look nice with all of the light and dark wood in our house….and something that we think will also look nice against the terrazzo! We went with the Bruce ‘Natural Choice’ oak floor in…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Getting Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Getting Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I had to pick out 2 different flooring materials for our ranch – we knew one was going to be vinyl and that was a relatively easy choice once we narrowed it down. The flooring for the rest of the house though….ugggghhhhhhhh. Before we…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Vinyl Flooring Is Installed

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Vinyl Flooring Is Installed

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By Sara In AZ So, did anyone guess ‘Desert Sand’ as our final choice? If you did you were right! I loved that it had just the very slightest hint of pink……I mean ‘Hello’ how can you go wrong with pink?! However, it would not be an understatement to say…

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…

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