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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : I Think the Dining Room is Finally Finished!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : I Think the Dining Room is Finally Finished!

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By Sara In AZ I think I can say we *possibly* have the very first “completed” room here at the ranch – the dining room! I decided to go with a Asian-ish theme in the dining room. I’ve had that shadowbox with the Asian flair for ages now and I…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging up Some Kitsch in the Laundry Bathroom

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging up Some Kitsch in the Laundry Bathroom

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By Sara In AZ I am sure that by now you all know me well enough to know that I HAVE to hang a little kitsch on the walls here and there……. and the laundry bathroom is no exception! I mean really – who wants to look at blank walls…

Christmas Kitsch For Sale at Cracker Barrel

Christmas Kitsch For Sale at Cracker Barrel

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I swung into our local Cracker Barrel for dinner recently and, of course, before we left we just had to check out all the new Christmas stuff that was available for sale. Imagine my surprise when I saw they actually had some cute retro-ish…

My Retro 50s/60s Vintage Wallpaper Border Collection

My Retro 50s/60s Vintage Wallpaper Border Collection

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By Sara In AZ Things are still crazy-nuts for us at the ranch, the flooring is going in this week and we are packing up a storm right now. I hope to have time in the very near future to start doing more posts on our retro ranch – hopefully…

My Retro 50s/60s Vintage Wallpaper Collection Part 2

My Retro 50s/60s Vintage Wallpaper Collection Part 2

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By Sara In AZ As promised on Tuesday, we continuing on with pictures of my wallpaper collection……………………. Oh my gosh, bunnies and bears…..cuteness overload! The markings along the side. Isn’t this farmhouse theme wallpaper fun, I love those cows! I bought this vintage Disney wallpaper for one main reason (maybe…

My Retro 50s/60s Vintage Wallpaper Collection Part 1

My Retro 50s/60s Vintage Wallpaper Collection Part 1

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By Sara In AZ Since we are crazy nuts busy painting our little hearts out at the retro ranch right now and I have no house pictures (yet) to show y’all I thought I would show you all my vintage wallpaper collection. I tried to scan some of the papers…

Eternawall by Bestwall – The Vintage Way to Decorate Your Walls

Eternawall by Bestwall  – The Vintage Way to Decorate Your Walls

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How have I never heard of ‘Eternawall’ before?! This stuff looks FAB and I wish I could get my hands on some right about now to install at the retro ranch! Apparently it’s vinyl coated wallboard (that takes the place of regular basic drywall) and you could get it in…

Merry Retro, Vintage Christmas Everyone!

Merry Retro, Vintage Christmas Everyone!

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all, I sincerely hope that everyone had a wonderful day yesterday….that the company of friends and family was shared and hopefully many smiles too! I hope all of the fun of Christmas decorating hasn’t worn off on everyone yet, as I ‘d like to show…

The Practical Encyclopedia of Good Decorating and Home Improvement: Guide To Building A Beverage Center

The Practical Encyclopedia of Good Decorating and Home Improvement: Guide To Building A Beverage Center

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By Sara In AZ I came across some decorating  books at the thrift the other day called The Practical Encyclopedia of Good Decorating and Home Improvement. They were published in 1970/1971 as far as I can tell. There were probably as many as 20 of these decorating books for sale…