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New Appliances In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

New Appliances In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-seven in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are buying new appliances for the condo! Probably our easiest job yet!!! We really wanted to go with something retro and colorful, but time was not on our side to find something truly “vintage” and the Big Chill/Northstar appliances were…

Vintage 1961 Western Auto Christmas Catalog

Vintage 1961 Western Auto Christmas Catalog

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By Sara In AZ   I came across this sweet vintage Christmas catalog on eBay a month or so ago and just could not resist sharing it with all of you, especially with Christmas fast approaching! *Click on any picture to enlarge* Vintage 1961 Western Auto Christmas Catalog from seller…

New Old Stock 1960s Country Prints “Calico Kitchen” Linen Tablecloth by Robert Darr Wert

New Old Stock 1960s Country Prints “Calico Kitchen” Linen Tablecloth by Robert Darr Wert

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By Sara In AZ   I thought this Country Prints tablecloth (that I have for sale in my Etsy shop Museum of Kitsch) was so special it deserved a post all it’s own. I found this tablecloth a while back at an antique store kind of hidden behind some other…

Estate Sale Score! Vintage New Old Stock Nordic Ware Aluminum Bunny Rabbit and Lamb Cake Molds!

Estate Sale Score! Vintage New Old Stock Nordic Ware Aluminum Bunny Rabbit and Lamb Cake Molds!

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By Sara In AZ   Oh.My.Gosh!!! I about died when I walked into a recent estate sale and saw these old Nordic Ware lamb and bunny cake molds in their original wrappings….for $7 each! For years I have read/heard  Ruth talk about making lamb cakes for Easter. I’d have to…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Poodle Appliance Covers!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Poodle Appliance Covers!

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By Sara In AZ   What’s a girl to do when she wants to cover up those unsightly “modern” appliances?! Well, when I came across these vintage poodle appliance covers from seller karloffsidekick I knew exactly what I would do! 1950s POODLE DOG Broiler Cover & Table Runner ESTATE FRESH…

ALERT! NEW Paper Sleeves For Your Vintage 1950s 1960s Aluminum Christmas Tree Branches!!!!

ALERT! NEW Paper Sleeves For Your Vintage 1950s 1960s Aluminum Christmas Tree Branches!!!!

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By Sara In AZ   Is your Aluminum Tree tired, rundown, listless……well, instead of feeding it some Vitameatavegamin you might want to consider getting it some brand NEW paper branch sleeves!!! How many of you out there have an aluminum tree with either no branch sleeves……or branch sleeves that are…

Installing A New Old Stock Hall Mack Soap Holder in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Installing A New Old Stock Hall Mack Soap Holder in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Nineteen in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are still trying to wrap up the many projects dealing with the bathtub area. Luckily, installing the chrome soap holder did not take nearly as long as dealing with those valves! Also, interesting to note – I just looked at the…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : I Finally Got the Bullet Planter of My Dreams!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : I Finally Got the Bullet Planter of My Dreams!

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By Sara In AZ   I guess this post isn’t that much of a “rehab” post…. it’s probably more of a decorating post when all is said and done! Some of you might remember this picture  from a post I did last year on my Dining Room. I had a…

Retro Craft Time – Super Easy Apron Lady Magnet Labels for Vintage Kitchen Cabinets

Retro Craft Time – Super Easy Apron Lady Magnet Labels for Vintage Kitchen Cabinets

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By RetroRuth Hey guys! This week we are going to craft (or throw together) some really simple magnet labels that you can use inside or outside of your vintage metal kitchen cabinets! I recently did a huge purge and reorganizing of our kitchen cabinets, including our dishes and our pantry.…

Installing A New Bathroom Light in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Installing A New Bathroom Light in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Fourteen in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are installing a new light in the bathroom!  The bathroom REALLY needed a better light as it only had a fixture with one lone bulb….and who knows what happened to the glass cover!  The new light was just the right equation of ‘brightness’ and ‘retro’…