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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a NOS Bush Brothers Starburst Star Line Soap Dish and Toothbrush Holder (and a Towel Ring too!) – Part 2

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a NOS Bush Brothers Starburst Star Line Soap Dish and Toothbrush Holder (and a Towel Ring too!) – Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Ok, it’s finally installation time!!! YAY!!! Here is the wall to the left of the sink – we knew we wanted the towel ring installed here for sure. We are trying to determine the correct placement for the towel ring…..seriously, you can’t imagine how much you…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a NOS Bush Brothers Starburst Star Line Soap Dish and Toothbrush Holder – Part 1

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing a NOS Bush Brothers Starburst Star Line Soap Dish and Toothbrush Holder – Part 1

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By Sara In AZ Ok, I have a confession to make…..I’ve been hoarding starburst bathroom fixtures! Whew, it feels SO good to just finally get that out there! hee! Seriously though, I have loved the Star Line vintage starburst bathroom accessories since probably the day I was born….I’m pretty sure…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging up Some Kitsch in the Laundry Bathroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging up Some Kitsch in the Laundry Bathroom

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By Sara In AZ I am sure that by now you all know me well enough to know that I HAVE to hang a little kitsch on the walls here and there……. and the laundry bathroom is no exception! I mean really – who wants to look at blank walls…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Vintage-y Mosaic Tile Flooring in the Laundry Bathroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Vintage-y Mosaic Tile Flooring in the Laundry Bathroom

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By Sara In AZ We always knew we’d be replacing the flooring in all of the bathrooms here at the ranch – it was just a matter of when. We both thought the bathroom off of the laundry would the best bathroom to start our bathroom re-flooring extravaganza…….as it was…

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 1)

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 1)

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by Andrea Those of you who read Sara’s post from yesterday will know that Sara decided to recruit my help in making some pinch pleats for her kitchen and breakfast nook windows – pinch pleats are actually easier to make than you might think, especially if you use a pinch…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : My Kitchen Curtain Dilemma!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : My Kitchen Curtain Dilemma!

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By Sara In AZ   The kitchen curtains…..uggghhhhh……this was a thorn in my side for a good long while. We have 2 windows in the kitchen area – one over the sink and one in the breakfast nook. The breakfast nook is partially open to the family room area so…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Mid Century Teak Light Gets a New Lease on Life Here at the Ranch!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Our Mid Century Teak Light Gets a New Lease on Life Here at the Ranch!

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By Sara In AZ When we first bought the ranch the light hanging above the planter was this cute little copper tone fixture. I thought it was neat but I didn’t really give it much more thought than that back then since there were SO many other things going on…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Searching For A New (Vintage Looking) Family Room Sofa

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Searching For A New (Vintage Looking) Family Room Sofa

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I have been on the hunt for a new vintage look sofa/loveseat for a few months now. We’ve had our current sofa and loveseat for eons and honestly the scale of it is just WAY to big for our family room…..plus we’d like something a bit…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Evolution of the Hallway

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : The Evolution of the Hallway

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By Sara In AZ I know y’all must be thinking, “Hallway, what the?” What a mundane thing to post about, right? Well, I was just looking through all of my retro ranch pictures and noticed that I had a nice series of pictures showing the ‘before’ and ‘after’……and everything in…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vintage MOE Wall Sconces in the Hallway

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vintage MOE Wall Sconces in the Hallway

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By Sara In AZ When we bought the retro ranch the hallway still retained the original vintage MOE wall sconces. I thought the sconces were super adorable but maybe not quite the ‘retro modern’ look I was aiming for. So, we decided to try a different look in the hallway…

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