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New Grout AND A New Toilet in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

New Grout AND A New Toilet in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Sixteen in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are still in the bathroom….cleaning the grout this time! This bathroom is the ONLY bathroom in the condo so we knew we had to get it “right”! Looking back at my pictures I’ll just bet that Mom was terrified when we first started…

Bathroom Craziness In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Bathroom Craziness In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Fifteen in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are working on the tub spout! Yes, this post is ALL about the tub spout! I am sure you are all stunned that I managed to do an ENTIRE post on a tub spout, but just you wait and see….it is a pretty…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: Hanging Retro Graham and Brown “Housewives” Wallpaper!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: Hanging Retro Graham and Brown “Housewives” Wallpaper!

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By Sara In AZ   OK, yes – we’ve done it again……we have hung MORE wallpaper! You might remember a post I wrote a few months back on hanging some vintage wallpaper in our bathroom. I won’t lie – it was daunting hanging vintage wallpaper, but once we got the…

Installing A New Bathroom Light in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Installing A New Bathroom Light in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Fourteen in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are installing a new light in the bathroom!  The bathroom REALLY needed a better light as it only had a fixture with one lone bulb….and who knows what happened to the glass cover!  The new light was just the right equation of ‘brightness’ and ‘retro’…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: Installing New/Old Kitchen Lighting……and A Wild Fan!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: Installing New/Old Kitchen Lighting……and A Wild Fan!

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By Sara In AZ Some of y’all may remember a post I did almost 2 years ago (EEPS…how can it be almost TWO years already!?) about our kitchen light quandary…here is a link if you haven’t seen it already. Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: Kitchen Light Quandary…

New VCT Flooring In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

New VCT Flooring In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirteen in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are finally getting flooring!!!  It was such a blast choosing the flooring for Mom’s condo – she wasn’t afraid of a little color! We, unfortunately, had some hiccups with the VCT installation so I DEFINITELY recommend hiring someone who knows his trade and get…

Kitchen Clean Up Duty in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Kitchen Clean Up Duty in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twelve in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are working in the kitchen! I am still amazed at how well Mom’s cabinets turned out after the cleaning and conditioning……they STILL look good after all of this time too!  By Sara In AZ So y’all, we need to do some…

Living With The Renovation Mess In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Living With The Renovation Mess In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Eleven in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are getting messy! By Sara In AZ I have to warn y’all……………the following pictures are not pretty! Rather, they show the complete disaster that we had the condo in during the renovation. I think there were times Mom was really worried…

New Heat Pump Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

New Heat Pump Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Ten in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are getting some “un-fun” renovations done. I know these are things everyone that owns a house (new or old) deals with…..we just REALLY needed to get that almost 60 year old heating and air conditioning unit out of there and start off fresh!  By…

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…

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