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Dorothy Needs Our Help – Her Pink 1955 Geneva Kitchen and Her Tragedy

Dorothy Needs Our Help – Her Pink 1955 Geneva Kitchen and Her Tragedy

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By RetroRuth Oh my gosh, people.  We are dealing with a true vintage emergency here!   Dorothy writes: I have a 1955 pink Geneva kitchen with the original thermador oven and range. We are renovating the counters and the floor, but a contractor threw out one of the 12X 24 drawers for…

The Wonders of Geneva Ren-O-Vite – Vintage Geneva Cabinet Care Tag

The Wonders of Geneva Ren-O-Vite – Vintage Geneva Cabinet Care Tag

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By RetroRuth Hello, All!  Today I have a fun little thing for you.  I received this card/tag in the mail from the previous owners of our house. (Thanks, Diane!)  It contains the original instructions to care for the white Geneva cabinets in our laundry room. I know what you mean, Cute Housewife. …

Pam’s Awesome Steel Cabinet Post at Retro Renovation

Pam’s Awesome Steel Cabinet Post at Retro Renovation

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I know that redirecting your traffic is a big no-no in blogger world, but for those of you who haven’t read it yet, go over to Retro Renovation and check out Pam’s fantastic and ultra-detailed post on vintage metal kitchen cabinets, you will be glad you did!!! By the way, in…

Metal Kitchen Cabinet Mania – It’s A Sickness

Metal Kitchen Cabinet Mania – It’s A Sickness

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I know.  Because I’ve got it. So, I found myself excited for spring the other day.  Not because I am sick of snow and not because I am looking forward to gardening. I was thinking I was looking forward to spring because then I could start running outside again.  And…

Installation & Cleaning Directions for Geneva Cabinets

Installation & Cleaning Directions for Geneva Cabinets

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So, I was digging through all of pamphlets and instructional manuals the former owner of our house had left behind for us and looking for the directions on how to operate the record player in the basement.  Seriously. I remember using a record player when I was little, but the model…

Turquoise Geneva Cabinets on Denver Craigslist

Turquoise Geneva Cabinets on Denver Craigslist

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I put this link up in Twitter yesterday, but it is so cool that it deserves another mention. Sable sent me this great ad from Craigslist in Denver for an entire turquoise Geneva kitchen WITH built-in appliances. Ack. Look at this kitchen-aid dishwasher!  The thing is, I have a Kichen-Aid…

Colonial-Style ’50’s Home for Sale – Original Kitchen Cabinets and Bathroom

Colonial-Style ’50’s Home for Sale – Original Kitchen Cabinets and Bathroom

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Wow, check out this beauty that just went up for sale in town. Built in 1950, this colonial-style home has had a lot of it’s woodwork painted and some of its features replaced, but there is some great stuff still there for someone who wants a restoration challenge.  Or, someone…

The Easiest Post Ever – My Vintage Kitchen

The Easiest Post Ever – My Vintage Kitchen

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So, hubby and I have just purchased a 1956 brick ranch home in Michigan, and afterwards found out that we were some of the luckiest people on the planet. When we first walked into the house, we were shocked at how vintage and fun everything looked. There were marble accent’s…