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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Doorknob Weirdness

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Doorknob Weirdness

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By Sara In AZ So I guess this post is not so much a ‘rehab’ post……more of a ‘what do you make of this’ type post. We knew when we bought our ranch pretty much everything was original right on down to the door hardware. We hadn’t given the knobs…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Ceiling Light Shades

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Ceiling Light Shades

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By Sara In AZ Y’all might remember I did a post a while back on some of my recent ‘thrift finds’. This ceiling shade had been one of my recent finds and I stated how excited I was to use it at the ranch. This glass shade was also another…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

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By Sara In AZ OK, we’ve finally chosen a wood floor – something we think will look nice with all of the light and dark wood in our house….and something that we think will also look nice against the terrazzo! We went with the Bruce ‘Natural Choice’ oak floor in…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Getting Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Getting Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I had to pick out 2 different flooring materials for our ranch – we knew one was going to be vinyl and that was a relatively easy choice once we narrowed it down. The flooring for the rest of the house though….ugggghhhhhhhh. Before we…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Vinyl Flooring Is Installed

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Vinyl Flooring Is Installed

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By Sara In AZ So, did anyone guess ‘Desert Sand’ as our final choice? If you did you were right! I loved that it had just the very slightest hint of pink……I mean ‘Hello’ how can you go wrong with pink?! However, it would not be an understatement to say…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Choosing our Vinyl Flooring

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Choosing our Vinyl Flooring

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By Sara In AZ Have you all been wondering what kind of flooring we chose for the ranch? I must say it was challenging at times to find what we really wanted…..the vinyl came relatively easy…..all the other flooring not so much. We’ll get to the ‘other flooring’ soon, in…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Atomic Chrome Hardware For the Master Bathroom Cabinets

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Atomic Chrome Hardware For the Master Bathroom Cabinets

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By Sara In AZ Y’all might remember  a post I did a few weeks back about ‘Sprucing Up the Powder Room Vanity’. In that post we  installed some vintage starburst hardware at an angle because I could not get the hardware to fit on the door as you would normally…

Holy Bananas – My MOST Epic Thrift Store Find EVER……..A Mid Century Brown – Saltman Slat Bench With Drawer!!!

Holy Bananas – My MOST Epic Thrift Store Find EVER……..A Mid Century Brown – Saltman Slat Bench With Drawer!!!

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By Sara In AZ It was one of those days….a day at the thrift store I will never forget! I never really *expect* to find anything in the furniture aisles at the thrift stores – though I’ve been lucky and found a few pieces of Heywood Wakefield in the past.…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Long Journey with a Set of Vintage EJS Pendant Lights – Part 2

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Long Journey with a Set of Vintage EJS Pendant Lights – Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Soooooooo, continuing on from Tuesday’s post…we’ve had these fabulous pendants in storage for the past few years and now we’d like to see them shine once again. But something was always bothering me about the lights – you can see below what it was. I was…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Long Journey with a Set of Vintage EJS Pendant Lights – Part 1

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Long Journey with a Set of Vintage EJS Pendant Lights – Part 1

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By Sara In AZ Hmmmmmm, ok – where do I even begin with this post……I guess I will start way, WAY back at the beginning. A few years ago, December 2011, to be exact, I happened to be hunting for metal cabinets on Craigslist. I was looking for St. Charles,…

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