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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…

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…

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Here is the second post I did in the ‘Time Capsule Condo” series. I debated if I should run this one again since it does not technically deal with the “rehab” of Mom’s  condo. In the end though, I thought it would be interesting to show (once again) how different the…

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind!

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind!

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Hey everyone, I was looking through the archives and stumbled across my Mom’s condo series – can you believe it’s been almost FIVE years since I posted about my Mom’s time capsule condo?! Crazy isn’t it! Mike and I had a blast re-habbing the condo for my Mom – and…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Seattle, WA

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Seattle, WA

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  By Eartha Kitsch   I’ve got a gorgeous property for you this week. If you’re like me and love houses that seem to blend harmoniously with the nature around them, then this house will be tops on your list.  It has so much beautiful woodwork and huge windows with…

Holiday Shopping At Sears – 1959 Edition

Holiday Shopping At Sears – 1959 Edition

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By Eartha Kitsch I don’t know if you’re like me but when I go out shopping for holiday gifts and ensembles, I am often left feeling kind of well, “Meh”.  I have a hard time finding much razzle-dazzle and excitement in many of the newer goods of today. Call me…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Sweeping Ranch in Memphis, TN

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Sweeping Ranch in Memphis, TN

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By Eartha Kitsch We’re back to Memphis this week and right back to Bonnie Drive, the street that gave us the mysterious “Woodsy Rancher” home. This week’s home is a real Southern charmer and just like the last home, is close to good ole Graceland – only 1.5 miles away. …

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!

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By Sara In AZ Sooooo, before we get started on all the renovation projects I thought I would show y’all some of the other condos that were up for sale (in the same complex)  the same time as my Mom’s unit.  I thought I would show you all, sadly, some…

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara In AZ My Mom recently had to downsize to a smaller home. We searched around a while and found this little enclave of old condos that would fit the bill perfectly for her. There were a few different condos in this development that were up for sale at…

The Motel Safari on Route 66

The Motel Safari on Route 66

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By Sara In AZ ___________________________________ A few years ago I had the pleasure of staying at the Motel Safari In Tucumcari New Mexico.   It was one of those nights when you pull off the road, dead tired, after driving all day and you are not sure where to stay.  Motel Safari was one of the…

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