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A New Retro Sink and Dishmaster Faucet Are Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

A New Retro Sink and Dishmaster Faucet Are Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-five in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are moving into the kitchen and installing a new sink and faucet for Mom! We weren’t sure what kind of sink to get Mom initially, but when I saw Kohler offered a small sink in a color called “Sunlight Yellow” I…

Retro Bathroom Shower Reveal In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Retro Bathroom Shower Reveal In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-three in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are all finished up with Mom’s bathroom!!! This week we have the final reveal of the Shower area in the bathroom. Wow, when I think back to the time we dedicated to this one little bathroom it pretty much blows me…

Holiday Turquoise Retro Bathroom Reveal in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

Holiday Turquoise Retro Bathroom Reveal in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-two in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are FINALLY finishing up Mom’s bathroom!!! This week we have the final reveal of the Holiday Turquoise paint on the cabinets and the reveal of the bathroom vanity area in general. Oh gosh, it took a really, really, really long time to…

Installing The New Kohler Bathroom Faucet In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Installing The New Kohler Bathroom Faucet In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-one  in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are installing the bathroom faucet! EEeeeEEeeee!!!! It FINALLY feels like we are wrapping up this one little room we have been working so hard on! We had a little hiccup along the way when we were installing the faucet, but good…

New Grout AND A New Toilet in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

New Grout AND A New Toilet in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Sixteen in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are still in the bathroom….cleaning the grout this time! This bathroom is the ONLY bathroom in the condo so we knew we had to get it “right”! Looking back at my pictures I’ll just bet that Mom was terrified when we first started…

Shopping in 1959

Shopping in 1959

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by Andrea I think one of my favourite things about browsing old magazines is the ads.  Here’s some of my faves from the March 1959 edition of Better Homes and Gardens   Yes, I am guessing I might just live better in an awesome house made of West Coast lumber!…

A New Retro Sink and Dishmaster Faucet Are Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

A New Retro Sink and Dishmaster Faucet Are Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara In AZ It was one of those dilemmas, do we or don’t we???? Replace the kitchen sink and faucet that is. Neither the kitchen sink, nor the faucet were original. They were just readily available items from the local big box store and hastily installed by the last…

Retro Bathroom Shower Reveal In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

Retro Bathroom Shower Reveal In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara In AZ Soooooo, last week we saw the sink and vanity area final reveal in all of it’s Holiday Turquoise glory. Going from this……………………………………… To this………………ahhhhhhhhhhh, yes! Now, we all get to see the final reveal of the other side of the bathroom – the shower and tub…

Holiday Turquoise Retro Bathroom Reveal in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo!!!

Holiday Turquoise Retro Bathroom Reveal in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo!!!

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By Sara In AZ Month and months and months have gone by on our little renovation project and it’s FINALLY time to see the bathroom in all it’s renovated retro glory! We will see all the final pictures of the vanity and sink area this Thursday and then next Thursday…

Installing The New Kohler Bathroom Faucet In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

Installing The New Kohler Bathroom Faucet In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara In AZ I sincerely wish that I knew what the original bathroom faucet looked like in Mom’s condo. I’m super sure that it was tons better than this off the shelf model from the big box stores.   This faucet was just all wrong for the 1950s look…

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