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Refinishing the Vintage Blonde Interior Doors to Heywood Wakefield ‘Wheat’ in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Refinishing the Vintage Blonde Interior Doors to Heywood Wakefield ‘Wheat’ in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirty-one in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are trying to decide what to do with Mom’s poorly painted interior doors. It certainly was a dilemma for the ages….did I want to take on yet another refinishing project?! No, I really didn’t, but I felt Like I HAD to…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Indianapolis, Indiana

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Indianapolis, Indiana

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By MidModMichelle Hey y’all! I hope you’re having a fabulous weekend. Today’s mid-century marvel is brought to us by reader K Andersen. Thanks for the heads up K! This home is glorious, even though it has some updating, which you’d expect with a million dollar home. It still has plenty…

Vintage Screen Door Makeover at Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Vintage Screen Door Makeover at Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo  – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirty in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are turning our attention to Mom’s screen door! I was thrilled that the screen door in Mom’s Condo was the original wood door with a wrought iron accent at the bottom, but boy – the poor door was in desperate…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Norwich, Connecticut

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Norwich, Connecticut

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By MidModMichelle UPDATE 1/9/17: Thanks to a tip from reader David in Marietta, we found the link he suggested and added more photos of the home! Scroll all the way through to see them! This poor thing needs some major TLC but it could be sooooo cool with a good…

Vintage Atomic Star Knobs are Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo Kitchen – Thursday Retro Rewind

Vintage Atomic Star Knobs are Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo Kitchen – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-nine in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we have stumbled across some vintage knobs in a salvage shop that were just way TOO cool to pass up….so we decided, at the very last minute,  to change out all of the knobs in the kitchen from retro chrome to…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Missoula, Montana + Extras!

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Missoula, Montana + Extras!

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By MidModMichelle HAPPY NEW YEAR Y’ALL!! Here’s hoping your new year is filled with happiness and light! Today’s featured home is really cool- don’t let its classic ranch exterior fool you into thinking it’s average. It has a few updates but still has plenty of amazing original features to ogle.…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Goshen, Indiana

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Goshen, Indiana

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By MidModMichelle Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Season’s Greetings my fellow mid-century enthusiasts! I hope this week’s home embodies the spirit of your holidays- happy, cozy, warm and colorful! This sprawling 1956 ranch is soooo fun and playful that I’m just totally enamored with it. I’m not even worried about…

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

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

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Post Twenty-eight in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are having two new windows installed in the condo! We really all debated about changing out these windows for a good long time, in the end I think we made the right choice…keeping some of the original steel casement windows and changing…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Manistee, Michigan

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Manistee, Michigan

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By MidModMichelle Well hello there! Sunday has rolled around again and it’s time to check out another time capsule home. Today’s home sits on a gorgeous lakefront property in Michigan- love those Great Lakes! Built in 1972 (admittedly a little outside of the standard mid-century period), this is a neat…

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…

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