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Refinishing the Vintage Blonde Interior Doors to Heywood Wakefield ‘Wheat’ in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Refinishing the Vintage Blonde Interior Doors to Heywood Wakefield ‘Wheat’ in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirty-one in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are trying to decide what to do with Mom’s poorly painted interior doors. It certainly was a dilemma for the ages….did I want to take on yet another refinishing project?! No, I really didn’t, but I felt Like I HAD to…

Vintage Screen Door Makeover at Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Vintage Screen Door Makeover at Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo  – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirty in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are turning our attention to Mom’s screen door! I was thrilled that the screen door in Mom’s Condo was the original wood door with a wrought iron accent at the bottom, but boy – the poor door was in desperate…

Vintage Atomic Star Knobs are Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo Kitchen – Thursday Retro Rewind

Vintage Atomic Star Knobs are Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo Kitchen – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-nine in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we have stumbled across some vintage knobs in a salvage shop that were just way TOO cool to pass up….so we decided, at the very last minute,  to change out all of the knobs in the kitchen from retro chrome to…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Happy New Year!

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Happy New Year!

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By Sara In AZ   Have a safe and fabulous New Year….and try not to get any drinks poured on your head!       Image Vintage Kodachrome Slide..Ring in the New Year..1962 from seller iloveyoumorephotos…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Wishing You The Most Fabulous Holidays Ever!

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Wishing You The Most Fabulous Holidays Ever!

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By Sara In AZ From everyone here at No Pattern Required, we wish you all the most joyous holiday season….and I hope you all receive every little gift your heart desires!     Image Vintage Photo..Cleanin’ Up on Christmas..1960’s Original Photo from seller iloveyoumorephotos…

New Casement Windows In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

New Casement Windows In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-eight in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are having two new windows installed in the condo! We really all debated about changing out these windows for a good long time, in the end I think we made the right choice…keeping some of the original steel casement windows and changing…

New Appliances In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

New Appliances In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-seven in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are buying new appliances for the condo! Probably our easiest job yet!!! We really wanted to go with something retro and colorful, but time was not on our side to find something truly “vintage” and the Big Chill/Northstar appliances were…

A Vintage Air King Vent Fan Gets A Special ‘Spa Day’ at Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

A Vintage Air King Vent Fan Gets A Special ‘Spa Day’ at Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-six in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are trying to figure out what to do with Mom’s vent fan cover. It had at LEAST 10,000 coats of paint on it…ok, well maybe just 9,000! 🙂  Anyway, we finally figured out what to do with the vent fan…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Happy Thanksgiving From Plymouth Rock!

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Happy Thanksgiving From Plymouth Rock!

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By Sara In AZ Well, I’m not really at Plymouth Rock…but Esther is….and both of us want to wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving Day! Caption from the back of the photograph: MODERN PILGRIM’S PROGRESS, is Esther Williams, complete with turkey for her Thanksgiving dinner, symbolically atop Plymouth Rock. If the…

New Knick-Knack Shelves in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

New Knick-Knack Shelves in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-four in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we have moved into the family room…..to the built-in to be exact! Making the wood shelves was a fun and easy project for us to complete and I love that Mom has this sweet little built-in in the family room…it really…

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