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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…

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 3

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 3

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by Andrea   I’ve got another instalment in our series covering some of the fantastic houses in Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home – let’s take a look at today’s.   This one is called “Sleeping Loft For Teen-Age Daughters”, and it is fantastic!  I think you would be hard…

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 2

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 2

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By Andrea   I’ve got another gorgeous home for you from  Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home – let’s take a look!   Yay, they’ve given us a before picture this time!  (I am not sure why this book is so lacking in before pictures)  Super cute older home.  …

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 1

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 1

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by Andrea   I know a lot of you are reading my title and saying “Acck!  Remodelling??”  Keep reading!  This is ideas for remodelling, mid-century style.  Over the next few weeks I’ll be bringing you some of my favourite houses from this book.     Let’s take a look!  …

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing Vintage 1960s Bathroom Cabinets

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing Vintage 1960s Bathroom Cabinets

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By Sara In AZ So, this is the hall bathroom…well, the hall bathroom like a year ago! Unfortunately the dreadful “large size” floor tiles are still there as we have not fully nailed down what mosaic tile we want to install in there yet. But I digress – this is…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Vintage-y Mosaic Tile Flooring in the Laundry Bathroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Vintage-y Mosaic Tile Flooring in the Laundry Bathroom

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By Sara In AZ We always knew we’d be replacing the flooring in all of the bathrooms here at the ranch – it was just a matter of when. We both thought the bathroom off of the laundry would the best bathroom to start our bathroom re-flooring extravaganza…….as it was…

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 2)

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 2)

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by Andrea   Last week, we did some mathin’, and I showed you how to calculate the yardage needed.  Now, let’s get down to sewing!  One important thing to mention first – if you’re planning on washing your finished curtains at all, now is the time to wash your fabric! …

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 : The Evolution of the Hallway

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Evolution of the Hallway

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By Sara In AZ I know y’all must be thinking, “Hallway, what the?” What a mundane thing to post about, right? Well, I was just looking through all of my retro ranch pictures and noticed that I had a nice series of pictures showing the ‘before’ and ‘after’……and everything in…

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