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New Vintage MOE Dining Room Light Installed in Mom’s Time Capsule Condo! – Thursday Retro Rewind

New Vintage MOE Dining Room Light Installed in Mom’s Time Capsule Condo! – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirty-four in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are installing a more period appropriate light in the dining room. We found this dining room light at a thrift store and bought it on a whim….I’m SO glad we did as it worked out perfectly in Mom’s dining area! By Sara In…

A Vintage ‘New Old Stock’ Nulco Light Is Installed At Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

A Vintage ‘New Old Stock’ Nulco Light Is Installed At Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirty-three in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are tackling an easy project this week….changing out the outdoor light! All I had to do was shop on eBay, buy, and install……whew, I think I needed a break from all the “intense” projects so I was thrilled we could have…

Atomic Starburst Stencils In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo…A Tutorial – Thursday Retro Rewind

Atomic Starburst Stencils In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo…A Tutorial – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirty-two in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are having some fun decorating with starburst stencils! This was a super fun and easy project to do – it just takes some time and patience to make the stencils, but once you get going you will be so happy with…

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

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

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Post Thirty-one in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are trying to decide what to do with Mom’s poorly painted interior doors. It certainly was a dilemma for the ages….did I want to take on yet another refinishing project?! No, I really didn’t, but I felt Like I HAD to…

Vintage Screen Door Makeover at Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Vintage Screen Door Makeover at Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo  – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Thirty in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are turning our attention to Mom’s screen door! I was thrilled that the screen door in Mom’s Condo was the original wood door with a wrought iron accent at the bottom, but boy – the poor door was in desperate…

Vintage Atomic Star Knobs are Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo Kitchen – Thursday Retro Rewind

Vintage Atomic Star Knobs are Installed in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo Kitchen – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-nine in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we have stumbled across some vintage knobs in a salvage shop that were just way TOO cool to pass up….so we decided, at the very last minute,  to change out all of the knobs in the kitchen from retro chrome to…

New Casement Windows In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

New Casement Windows In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-eight in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are having two new windows installed in the condo! We really all debated about changing out these windows for a good long time, in the end I think we made the right choice…keeping some of the original steel casement windows and changing…

New Appliances In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

New Appliances In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-seven in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are buying new appliances for the condo! Probably our easiest job yet!!! We really wanted to go with something retro and colorful, but time was not on our side to find something truly “vintage” and the Big Chill/Northstar appliances were…

A Vintage Air King Vent Fan Gets A Special ‘Spa Day’ at Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

A Vintage Air King Vent Fan Gets A Special ‘Spa Day’ at Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-six in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are trying to figure out what to do with Mom’s vent fan cover. It had at LEAST 10,000 coats of paint on it…ok, well maybe just 9,000! 🙂  Anyway, we finally figured out what to do with the vent fan…

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…

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