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Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s- Part 1

Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s- Part 1

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all! Since Mike and I are still in a big time crunch, and I just have not had the time to write up any posts on the retro ranch, I thought I would show you all some scans I did of some vintage gift wrapping paper…

Thrifting Finds!

Thrifting Finds!

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By Sara In AZ Well, I haven’t been thrifting in probably over 2 months now…boo!…….since I’ve been SO busy at the ranch, but I wanted to show you all some finds from before my life went straight to crazy-town! I thought these little bluebird wall plaques were super adorable, they…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Repairing Our Vintage Swing Door

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Repairing Our Vintage Swing Door

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By Sara In AZ Last week we saw the restoration of the hutch in the bedroom off of the laundry….this week we have to restore the swing door between the kitchen and the dining room. We really liked this swinging door but the first time we tried to “swing” it…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Repairing and Restoring A Built-In Hutch

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Repairing and Restoring A Built-In Hutch

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By Sara In AZ Little by little things are coming together at the ranch! It’s SO nice to cross completed projects off of the list…..you have no idea! I don’t think I’ve posted any pictures of this bedroom yet – it’s a small bedroom off of the laundry room. These…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Check Out the Blueprints

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Check Out the Blueprints

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By Sara In AZ When Mike and I bought our retro ranch we went digging through the cupboards and various other cubbies when we came across the original 1966  blueprints for the house……..we were over the moon when we realized the family had kept the original blueprints after all these…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Cleaning and Polishing the Terrazzo Floors

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Cleaning and Polishing the Terrazzo Floors

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By Sara In AZ What was the very, very first thing I saw the first time we ever toured the ranch? It was this…….the beautiful terrazzo flooring in the entry. I was speechless to say the least…..and our agent (who had arrived before us to tour the home) said she…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Replacing The Water Main Shut-Off

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Replacing The Water Main Shut-Off

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By Sara In AZ I am sure many of you have just been desperate to see our main water shut-off….you’ve probably been thinking about it a lot and wondering when I’d feature it on the blog…..tee-hee…just kidding y’all! I debated if I should even post about this or not, but…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Kitchen Time Capsules

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Kitchen Time Capsules

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By Sara In AZ Whew, we are still going strong y’all! We had a few set backs due to some drywall repairs so that basically delayed a bunch of other stuff….including the flooring getting installed or us moving anything in……hopefully within the next few weeks all of that will be…

Polaroid Land Camera Pictures : Vintage Neon Signs

Polaroid Land Camera Pictures : Vintage Neon Signs

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By Sara In AZ I promised a while back that I would show more Polaroid Land Camera Pictures from our trips out and about. We took all the pictures with the Land Camera that was gifted to us from Ruth and Tom. This camera takes such interesting shots – though…

My Retro 50s/60s Vintage Wallpaper Border Collection

My Retro 50s/60s Vintage Wallpaper Border Collection

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By Sara In AZ Things are still crazy-nuts for us at the ranch, the flooring is going in this week and we are packing up a storm right now. I hope to have time in the very near future to start doing more posts on our retro ranch – hopefully…

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