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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: Installing New/Old Kitchen Lighting……and A Wild Fan!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: Installing New/Old Kitchen Lighting……and A Wild Fan!

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By Sara In AZ Some of y’all may remember a post I did almost 2 years ago (EEPS…how can it be almost TWO years already!?) about our kitchen light quandary…here is a link if you haven’t seen it already. Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch: Kitchen Light Quandary…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Brooches Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Brooches Edition

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by Andrea Nothing quite completes a ladies’ retro look like a brooch.   They are also often quite reasonably priced, too, so it’s easy to build a collection.  Here’s some of my favourite choices currently on eBay,   UNIQUE~(1950’s) ARTISAN-MADE (MID-CENTURY) SPIDER BROOCH~(Unknown maker)~NR I love the insect brooches that were…

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 : Replacing The Water Main Shut-Off

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Replacing The Water Main Shut-Off

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By Sara In AZ I am sure many of you have just been desperate to see our main water shut-off….you’ve probably been thinking about it a lot and wondering when I’d feature it on the blog…..tee-hee…just kidding y’all! I debated if I should even post about this or not, but…

“New” Vintage Copper Gelatin Molds Added To My Collection!

“New” Vintage Copper Gelatin Molds Added To My Collection!

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By RetroRuth I hit the mother of all gelatin mold jackpots recently at my local Salvation Army. There were literally 5 or 6 plastic tubs FULL of molds to choose from. Since I own quite a few already (*ahem* 30! *cough cough*) I only went for the best of the…

Mid Century House For Sale

Mid Century House For Sale

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By Sara In AZ __________________________________________________________ Soooo, Mike and I have been on the Mid-Century house hunt for a while now. During that time we have gone through a ton of houses. Most are remodeled to within an inch of their Mid-Century lives, and a very few are left alone. I came…

Our New – Old – Thrift Store Mirror!

Our New – Old – Thrift Store Mirror!

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By Sara In AZ __________________________________________________________________ Mom and I were out last week hitting up all the thrift stores and we came across this old mirror. At first I was unsure if I wanted to get it because I am such a cheap-o sometimes and the mirror was $35 bucks. But,…

This Week’s Mid-Century Craigslist Finds – Yellow Formica Table, 1960’s GE Fridge, A Pink Toilet & More

This Week’s Mid-Century Craigslist Finds – Yellow Formica Table, 1960’s GE Fridge, A Pink Toilet & More

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As always, some pretty sweet finds on Craigslist this week. These are all from Michigan, but feel free to add any vintage finds to the comments section, or email me finds at nopatternrequired at hotmail.com for possible posting! The first is this great 1960’s GE fridge, complete with all the…