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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…

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Here is the second post I did in the ‘Time Capsule Condo” series. I debated if I should run this one again since it does not technically deal with the “rehab” of Mom’s  condo. In the end though, I thought it would be interesting to show (once again) how different the…

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind!

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind!

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Hey everyone, I was looking through the archives and stumbled across my Mom’s condo series – can you believe it’s been almost FIVE years since I posted about my Mom’s time capsule condo?! Crazy isn’t it! Mike and I had a blast re-habbing the condo for my Mom – and…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vintage 1950s/1960s Wallpaper in the Master Bathroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vintage 1950s/1960s Wallpaper in the Master Bathroom

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By Sara In AZ   And he said it couldn’t be done…uggghhhhhh….let me start way back at the beginning. Some of y’all might remember a series of posts I did about 2 years ago showing some of the vintage wallpapers I’ve collected over the years. HERE is a link to…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Vintage Look Blue Mosaic Tile Flooring in the Master Bathroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Vintage Look Blue Mosaic Tile Flooring in the Master Bathroom

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By Sara In AZ   Well hello everyone! I’ll just bet you all thought Mike and I fell down the rabbit hole of renovation-land never to return didn’t you!? Of course not! We are still busy toiling away over here at the retro ranch and I just had to share…

A Little Rehab Project–Kat’s Hood Vent Fan

A Little Rehab Project–Kat’s Hood Vent Fan

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by Andrea   Exciting times around these parts!  My oldest daughter, Kat, had just bough herself a little post-war, mid-century modest house.  Although the house still has tons of original charm, we’re doing some work to it to bring back even more original details.  I’ve got a little project to…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Put Some Plants in the Living Room!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Put Some Plants in the Living Room!

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By Sara In AZ OK, so we saw the family room planter last week…this week we are onto the living room planter! Here is a picture of the planter from the very, very first day we owned the house. You can see the previous owner had some silk plants in…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Out With the Old in With the New…It’s Planter Time!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Out With the Old in With the New…It’s Planter Time!

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By Sara In AZ I know, I know…..you are probably all wondering “What, out with the old???” Yeah, you really won’t hear me say that much around here, but in this instance well, we just had to let the “old” go…..you’ll see why in a sec. Here is a picture…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part Two

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part Two

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By Sara In AZ OK, so, like the title says – this is a ‘tale of two sputniks’ and this is the reason why……… We stumbled upon this vintage Sputnik in a local thrift/antique store by pure accident. Actually, it was Mike who spotted it as I had completely missed…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part One

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part One

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By Sara In AZ Many of you might remember the post I did a year and a half ago about the well priced  Lowe’s Sputnik I found/bought from our local Lowe’s. I was super pumped we’d finally found a Sputnik we could afford! Of course we knew we’d be moving…

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