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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…

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! …

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