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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…

10 Red, White & Blue Vintage Rooms for 4th of July!

10 Red, White & Blue Vintage Rooms for 4th of July!

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By RetroRuth Are you guys ready for some patriotic rooms? Here are ten great red, white & blue rooms from The Practical Encyclopedia of Good Decorating and Home Improvement from 1970 to help you celebrate Independence Day! Have a Happy 4th!…

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…

A Patriotic Gallery of Mid-Century Decorating

A Patriotic Gallery of Mid-Century Decorating

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Or Some Red, White and Blue Rooms for July 4th By RetroRuth I hope everyone is having a fabulous, firework-filled Fourth of July! Since it is a holiday, I thought we could celebrate in true mid-century style and drool over some crazy-fabulous red… …white… …and blue rooms! These images come…

Small Ideas For Vintage Fabric

Small Ideas For Vintage Fabric

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Or Andrea’s Fun-Filled Mini-Projects! By Andrea I am a total sucker for vintage fabric. I have a hard time passing it up when I come across it. However, as nice as it would be to find yards and yards of vintage fabric, the fact is that often, the pieces of…

Inspiration For A 1950’s Teenage Bedroom

Inspiration For A 1950’s Teenage Bedroom

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By RetroRuth So, things are a flurry of spring cleaning here at our house, even though you wouldn’t know it is spring by looking out the window here in good ‘ole Michigan. We still have snow on the ground! However, we are still working on some spring home improvement projects…

Tiki Dreams – Inspiration For Our Tiki Redo

Tiki Dreams – Inspiration For Our Tiki Redo

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By RetroRuth I am SO EXCITED! Tom and I have finally saved enough money to start work on some of our redecoration and small renovation projects. And if I am careful, I might even have some money leftover to buy some furniture.  Cross your fingers on that one. One of…

Tuesday’s Retro Guest – Jan’s BH&G Fabulous 60’s Decorating Ideas

Tuesday’s Retro Guest – Jan’s BH&G Fabulous 60’s Decorating Ideas

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Thanks, Jan!  These Better Homes and Gardens books are always such fun.  They sometimes go over the top, but I always love looking at them! This week’s post is about the furnishings and decor of 1967.  Although the late Sixties are not one of my favorite times of Mid-Century Modern,…

Vintage Crafty Saturday – Vintage Pinch-Pleat Curtains In The Craft Room

Vintage Crafty Saturday – Vintage Pinch-Pleat Curtains In The Craft Room

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I should extend that title to “Make Me Realize I Have Yet Another Project To Finish”. So, the new craft room has been coming along pretty well.  I am mostly just arranging furniture now and starting to move some of the big tables and things into place.  I have to…

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