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Installing The New Kohler Bathroom Faucet In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Installing The New Kohler Bathroom Faucet In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-one  in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are installing the bathroom faucet! EEeeeEEeeee!!!! It FINALLY feels like we are wrapping up this one little room we have been working so hard on! We had a little hiccup along the way when we were installing the faucet, but good…

Installing A New Old Stock Hall Mack Soap Holder in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Installing A New Old Stock Hall Mack Soap Holder in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Nineteen in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are still trying to wrap up the many projects dealing with the bathtub area. Luckily, installing the chrome soap holder did not take nearly as long as dealing with those valves! Also, interesting to note – I just looked at the…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Doorknob Weirdness

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Doorknob Weirdness

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By Sara In AZ So I guess this post is not so much a ‘rehab’ post……more of a ‘what do you make of this’ type post. We knew when we bought our ranch pretty much everything was original right on down to the door hardware. We hadn’t given the knobs…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Atomic Chrome Hardware For the Master Bathroom Cabinets

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : New Atomic Chrome Hardware For the Master Bathroom Cabinets

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By Sara In AZ Y’all might remember  a post I did a few weeks back about ‘Sprucing Up the Powder Room Vanity’. In that post we  installed some vintage starburst hardware at an angle because I could not get the hardware to fit on the door as you would normally…

Our “New” Vintage Formica Kitchen Table

Our “New” Vintage Formica Kitchen Table

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By RetroRuth I am happy to announce that our long search to find a vintage dinette table for our kitchen is almost over. Tom and I have been looking for a classic looking chrome-edged Formica-topped table for a few years now.  Even though we see these tables literally everywhere, it…

Time Capsule Home With Geneva Cabinets and Original Details At Recent Estate Sale

Time Capsule Home With Geneva Cabinets and Original Details At Recent Estate Sale

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By RetroRuth I have to say, this time I was much better at reading my notes to myself about upcoming estate sales!!! This great sale was right around the corner from me, and this time I made sure we didn’t miss it.  On Saturday morning, I grabbed my camera and…

Installing The New Kohler Bathroom Faucet In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

Installing The New Kohler Bathroom Faucet In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara In AZ I sincerely wish that I knew what the original bathroom faucet looked like in Mom’s condo. I’m super sure that it was tons better than this off the shelf model from the big box stores.   This faucet was just all wrong for the 1950s look…

Installing A New Old Stock Hall Mack Soap Holder in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

Installing A New Old Stock Hall Mack Soap Holder in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara In AZ Bad me! I should have taken a picture of the original chrome soap holder in the shower. Bad, bad me! I promise it was not much to see though. It was practically falling off of the wall anyway, so when the inspector was “inspecting” he just…

Pink Formica Table – Need An Opinion!

Pink Formica Table – Need An Opinion!

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Hello all!  I am busily cleaning away for the photographer from the Midland paper who is coming tomorrow to take pictures of the kitchen.  Oh, what was that?  You thought that was already done?  Well, so did I, until the photographer forgot to show up last Saturday! D’oh!  Oh well,…