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Time To Say Goodbye to Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo…The Final Wrap Up – Thursday Retro Rewind

Time To Say Goodbye to Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo…The Final Wrap Up – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirty-five in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we have come to the end of the road….again.   It is hard to believe I originally posted this series 5 years ago, back in 2012……where o where does the time go?! I wanted to let all of you know that Mom…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – The Appliance Display of Your Dreams

Vintage Snappy Saturday – The Appliance Display of Your Dreams

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By Sara In AZ I HAD to include two pictures in this week’s ‘Snappy Saturday’ as these slide images were just too FAB to not pair together! Both images are from the same seller and I know – the first pic does look like it is a picture of a…

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…

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…

A Vintage Air King Vent Fan Gets A Special ‘Spa Day’ at Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

A Vintage Air King Vent Fan Gets A Special ‘Spa Day’ at Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-six in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are trying to figure out what to do with Mom’s vent fan cover. It had at LEAST 10,000 coats of paint on it…ok, well maybe just 9,000! 🙂  Anyway, we finally figured out what to do with the vent fan…

A New Retro Sink and Dishmaster Faucet Are Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

A New Retro Sink and Dishmaster Faucet Are Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-five in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are moving into the kitchen and installing a new sink and faucet for Mom! We weren’t sure what kind of sink to get Mom initially, but when I saw Kohler offered a small sink in a color called “Sunlight Yellow” I…

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Here is the second post I did in the ‘Time Capsule Condo” series. I debated if I should run this one again since it does not technically deal with the “rehab” of Mom’s  condo. In the end though, I thought it would be interesting to show (once again) how different the…

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind!

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind!

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Hey everyone, I was looking through the archives and stumbled across my Mom’s condo series – can you believe it’s been almost FIVE years since I posted about my Mom’s time capsule condo?! Crazy isn’t it! Mike and I had a blast re-habbing the condo for my Mom – and…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Mesa, AZ

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Mesa, AZ

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By RetroRuth Today we have the snazziest 1970s house I have ever seen. This home is located at 1222 W Mountain View Dr. in Mesa, AZ.  It was built in 1973 and has had the same owner since 1979.  The asking price is $349,900 and the listing agent is Shirley…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor–Santa Ana, CA

Won’t You Be My Neighbor–Santa Ana, CA

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By RetroRuth Today we have a very fancy home brought to our attention by reader Brandon!   This home is located at 2402 North Park Blvd in Santa Ana, California.  It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and is approximately 2300 sq. ft.  It was built in 1950 and the…

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