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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part Two

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part Two

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By Sara In AZ OK, so, like the title says – this is a ‘tale of two sputniks’ and this is the reason why……… We stumbled upon this vintage Sputnik in a local thrift/antique store by pure accident. Actually, it was Mike who spotted it as I had completely missed…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part One

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: A Tale of Two Sputnik Lights – Part One

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By Sara In AZ Many of you might remember the post I did a year and a half ago about the well priced  Lowe’s Sputnik I found/bought from our local Lowe’s. I was super pumped we’d finally found a Sputnik we could afford! Of course we knew we’d be moving…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Curtains in the Dining Room

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Curtains in the Dining Room

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By Sara In AZ Here is the dining room window……I know…..it’s a theme right…..PVC for window coverings! Uggghhhh! I seriously could not get them down fast enough! The drapery rod had more brackets and more figuring out in terms of ‘where do we want things’. We put a million pieces…

Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ Let’s check out my latest thrift finds! My first thrifting find still has me stumped…..can ANYONE tell me what this is actually for??? I thought maybe something to do with a gas station (regular fuel) but I honestly have no idea. Help! I mean seriously…..could you…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Curtains in the Master Bedroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Curtains in the Master Bedroom

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By Sara In AZ So, last week we installed the kitchen window hardware and curtains…this week we are onto the master bedroom! Here is a peek at the finished result, but let’s take a look at the process. You can see we had the exact same fancy set-up in here…

Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ   Let’s check out my latest thrift finds! I just could not pass up this lamp base….even though I SO don’t need another lamp! I loved the wire detail at the top….now, on to find a shade that will work! This fabric was pristine – it…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Curtains in the Kitchen

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Curtains in the Kitchen

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By Sara In AZ So….whooooo!!!! We are finally hanging the pink atomic curtains Andrea made for me! We had a minor snafu with the original pleater tape shrinking a tad so Andrea was nice enough to basically tackle the entire project for a second time! Go Andrea!!! Grrrrrrrr for shrinking…

Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ   Let’s check out my latest thrift finds! There is something about a beautiful vintage tablecloth that I just cannot pass up…so lovely! I adore that hydrangea print as well! I thought this ballerina fabric was so sweet, of course it came home with me too!…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Vintage Carlo of Hollywood (?) Pictures at the Ranch

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Vintage Carlo of Hollywood (?) Pictures at the Ranch

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By Sara In AZ Sooooo, I found some of these wild retro pictures on eBay a long while back and I just had to post about them in an effort to see if anyone else out there had ever seen anything like them too! The tiki-ish theme subject matter was…

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Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ   Let’s check out my latest thrift finds! It was a fabric filled week this week I tell you! This chartreuse-y green fabric was lot like barkcloth – a very thick, heavy fabric. I liked the streaky design too! This purple fabric definitely reminded me of vintage…

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