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Tuesday’s Retro Guest – Jan’s Ranch Painting Ideas – Spring Is Right Around The Corner!

Tuesday’s Retro Guest – Jan’s Ranch Painting Ideas – Spring Is Right Around The Corner!

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It’s time for another Tuesday’s Retro Guest Post!  I love this, and this one is no exception.  Our retro guest poster this week is Jan, and she has some great painting ideas for your brick ranch! Okay, so we’re barely into Fall, but, it’s never too early to make a…

Houses in My Mid-Century Neighborhood – Part 2

Houses in My Mid-Century Neighborhood – Part 2

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Ok, so I took my camera with me when I went for a run a few days ago, and I got some more house pictures for all of you!  These aren’t technically in my neighborhood – they are a few streets over, but I love them and thought I would…

Style Trends Book – Wide-Lot Ranch

Style Trends Book – Wide-Lot Ranch

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Another great 1940’s  houseplan from the Style Trends Book. The element that really sets this ranch apart are the large windows on both sides of the living room. I love our “wall of glass” windows in our living room, but I can’t imagine having them on both sides. How would that…

Popular Science Show Place Home – Entryway Divider

Popular Science Show Place Home – Entryway Divider

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Welcome guests into your home the 1950’s way with this great entryway divider! Another great idea from the Make Your Home a Show Place issue of Popular Science!  Stay tuned for more great ideas, such the best garden shed EVER, telephone corners and even furniture!…

Vintage Photo – Some Fabulous Curtains

Vintage Photo – Some Fabulous Curtains

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My grandfather was a photographer for the Associated Press, and he was good at his job. Consequently, because he was good at it and he loved it, he was called upon to photograph tons of occasions other than newspaper news. Much of the time he would photograph weddings, birthdays and church…

Popular Science’s DIY 1950s Home

Popular Science’s DIY 1950s Home

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On Valentine’s Day, Hubby and I drove 2 hours up North to go to a restaurant we discovered while we were first dating.  Most people would think that was too far for dinner, but I always look forward to long drives with my husband. We spend those trips talking, and…