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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Curtains in the Kitchen

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Curtains in the Kitchen

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By Sara In AZ So….whooooo!!!! We are finally hanging the pink atomic curtains Andrea made for me! We had a minor snafu with the original pleater tape shrinking a tad so Andrea was nice enough to basically tackle the entire project for a second time! Go Andrea!!! Grrrrrrrr for shrinking…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Kitschy Curtains Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Kitschy Curtains Edition

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by Andrea   Retro curtains can definitely give the perfect finishing touch to your room.  Here’s some awesome vintage picks from eBay!   Vtg.Mid-Century 50’s 2- Fiberglass Pleat Drapes/Curtains/Panels Pine Branches I love the pine branch pattern on these ones!  Unusual and so pretty!   Mid Century Fiberglass Pleated Drapes/Curtains…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : My Kitchen Curtain Dilemma!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : My Kitchen Curtain Dilemma!

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By Sara In AZ   The kitchen curtains…..uggghhhhh……this was a thorn in my side for a good long while. We have 2 windows in the kitchen area – one over the sink and one in the breakfast nook. The breakfast nook is partially open to the family room area so…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing The Original Vintage Window Shutters

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Rehabbing The Original Vintage Window Shutters

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By Sara In AZ Two bedrooms in our ranch have the original wooden window shutters on the interior side. Mike and I both liked the shutters and wanted to keep them. We were also super happy that we would not have to figure out curtains or other window treatments to…

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Barkcloth Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Barkcloth Edition

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by Andrea No other type of fabric so totally brings the mid-century look as barkcloth, I think.  Here’s some great barkcloth finds for your home from eBay!   VINTAGE 50’s Rough BARKCLOTH FABRIC REMNANT-Floral 46 x 43″ This fabric is totally a classic 1950’s barkcloth, and this piece is just…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Gladewater, Texas

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Gladewater, Texas

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is spectacular! The finishes are just beautiful and include some mind-blowing wallpaper that has absolutely made my week.  Here is a little tease for you, straight from the real estate listing: There are surprises around every corner, even though some rooms have…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dream Rambler in Fairfax, VA

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dream Rambler in Fairfax, VA

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is a special treat!  I know one of the family members who owns this beautiful home and I can tell you that it has been lovingly cared for throughout the years. Not only is the inside fantastic but the outside has tons of…

Vintage Flea Market Finds!

Vintage Flea Market Finds!

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By Sara In AZ Soooooooo, there was a Flea Market a few weeks back and of course we HAD to go check it out! Even thought we don’t really “need” anything it’s always fun to go walk around and you just never know what you are gonna find. And what…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Modern Magnificence in Canton, OH

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Modern Magnificence in Canton, OH

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  By Eartha Kitsch This week’s home is fantastic. California redwood details along with beautiful terrazzo and beamed ceilings. I can’t think of a single thing that I don’t like about this house. It’s sleek and cozy at the same time and right down to the interior design, it’s gorgeous.…

Tutorial Time! Making Hidden-Tab Style Curtains and Working With Vintage Fabric – Part 2

Tutorial Time!  Making Hidden-Tab Style Curtains and Working With Vintage Fabric – Part 2

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by Andrea Last week, we covered some things to look for when purchasing your fabric for your curtains and measuring and cutting out.  Now it’s time to get sewing! First things first, we’re going to take the panel that we cut in half lengthwise and sew it to the other…

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