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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…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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By MidModMichelle Alright y’all, we’re bringing it down out of the clouds from last week’s post, to a very modestly priced yet fab time capsule home. You can tell from the photos that this home needs some TLC, but what a brilliant diamond in the rough! And the price is…

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…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Mountain Brook, Alabama

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Mountain Brook, Alabama

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By MidModMichelle Ok kids, I hope you wore your fancy britches to this party because today’s home is all class and no sass. The listing agent dangled the “designed by a noted architect” carrot so naturally my curiosity was peaked. Clicking through the photos did not disappoint except for… well,…

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…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Long Beach, California

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Long Beach, California

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By MidModMichelle Well folks, today we have a little slice of heaven out in sunny Southern California for you to feast your eyes upon. Don’t shoot the messenger, but this property is already sold. I know right?! And I so wanted to put my future lottery winnings to good use……

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…

Mike and Sara Buy Another Mid Century House…..and It Is a Certified “Dream Home”…………..

Mike and Sara Buy Another Mid Century House…..and It Is a Certified “Dream Home”…………..

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By Sara In AZ ……….A Hallmark Dream Home that is! Ha! Bet I had y’all going there for a minute didn’t I!? Anyway, I was paging through my Mom’s new Hallmark ornament catalog the other day when I happened upon this little gem – behold…it’s a teeny-tiny little Split-Level MCM…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Sumter, South Carolina

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Sumter, South Carolina

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By MidModMichelle Hey y’all! This week’s time capsule home is really spectacular and we can thank reader Jenna R. for bringing it to our attention! One of my favorite things about mid-century architecture is all the interesting rooflines- flat, butterfly, folded plate, single slope, etc.- and this home does not…

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…

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