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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…

Refinishing the Vintage Blonde Interior Doors to Heywood Wakefield ‘Wheat’ in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

Refinishing the Vintage Blonde Interior Doors to Heywood Wakefield ‘Wheat’ in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara in AZ As soon as I saw the interior doors at Mom’s condo I knew I was in trouble. This was how the doors were left……..slathered with A LOT of junky latex paint that was completely peeling off and chipping in bunch of areas. It was SO not…

Awesome Escutcheons!!!

Awesome Escutcheons!!!

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Sara In AZ _________________________________________ Ahhhhhhhh, the starburst escutcheon, practically the Holy Grail for any MCM house. Just check out how completely AWESOME Uncle Atom’s front door looks with that yummy escutcheon. Just so y’all know Uncle Atom went the extra mile on his front door and made it extra special…

Art Deco Bakelite Knobs on Ebay

Art Deco Bakelite Knobs on Ebay

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Thanks to reader Sara in AZ, who spotted these AMAZING drawer pulls/doorknobs on Ebay.  I know they aren’t techinically 50’s, but I love bakelite, and these things are just amazing.  The auction ends soon, so go check them out!…