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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…

Painting the Doors At Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Painting the Doors At Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post eight in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we find Mom painting for the very first time in her whole life! I must say that she did a pretty darn good job…and those doors looked GREAT after she got done painting them! Whoooo-Hoooooo Mom!!! By Sara In AZ So, we are…

Updating The Electrical In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Updating The Electrical In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post seven in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are updating the electrical panel. It really, REALLY needed to be done and I am so glad we could afford to do it…..plus I think we just needed a break after all the flooring demo! By Sara In AZ I…

Removing the Flooring In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Removing the Flooring In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post six in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series…..the removal of the flooring. Ugh. This was seriously the most horrible thing we did at the condo I kid you not. All the dust wreaked havoc on us and we were sick for a good while after we finished up the flooring…

Vintage Wallpaper Hidden In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Vintage Wallpaper Hidden In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post five in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we uncover vintage wallpaper hidden behind the mirror in the bathroom…..I was SO completely excited to see all the different layers of wallpaper and how it evolved throughout the years. My absolute favorite wallpaper in her bathroom is still the original wallpaper – the Daisy ‘Pop-Art’ wallpaper…if only…

Prepping For Paint in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Prepping For Paint in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post four in the ‘Time Caspule Condo’ series and we are onto prepping for the paint! I can honestly say that I DON”T miss my old best friends the spackle and the caulking….though I had to get reacquainted with them in a BIG way when we bought our very own time…

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…

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