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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Randomness

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Randomness

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By Sara In AZ Oh gosh y’all….my life has gone straight to crazy-town and had permanently stayed there ever since we bought the ranch! It’s all good though – the house was just what we were searching for….it’s just that I wish I had more time to blog and share…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Can These Kitchen Cabinets Be Saved?

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Can These Kitchen Cabinets Be Saved?

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By Sara In AZ Ok, I’m just going to lay it on the line right here and now – both Mike and I went into this home purchase thinking we’d gut the kitchen in our retro ranch and install our vintage pink and aqua metal kitchen cabinets. We have 2…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Paint City

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Paint City

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By Sara In AZ Wow, it’s been quite a journey trying to figure out what paint colors we wanted for the retro ranch! To be quite honest, I started out on a totally different path…thinking we’d go WAY more bold…but in the end it just did not feel right, so…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Jazzing Up The Master Bedroom Built-In

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Jazzing Up The Master Bedroom Built-In

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Sara In AZ I think I told you all once before that our retro ranch has no shortage of built-ins…..every bedroom has one and there is also a giant one in the hallway and one in the family room. I already showed you all the built-in hutch we restored in…

Craigslist Score : Vintage Atomic 50s/60s Illinois Moulding Shadowbox

Craigslist Score : Vintage Atomic 50s/60s Illinois Moulding Shadowbox

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By Sara In AZ You all know how it is……you are simply cruising around Craigslist without a care in the world….not even looking for anything in particular….not even wanting to buy anything really….and then SHAZAAM – you find something really, really amazeballs and you just have to have it! Well that…

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…

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