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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…

New Old Stock 1960s Country Prints “Calico Kitchen” Linen Tablecloth by Robert Darr Wert

New Old Stock 1960s Country Prints “Calico Kitchen” Linen Tablecloth by Robert Darr Wert

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By Sara In AZ   I thought this Country Prints tablecloth (that I have for sale in my Etsy shop Museum of Kitsch) was so special it deserved a post all it’s own. I found this tablecloth a while back at an antique store kind of hidden behind some other…

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…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Poodle Appliance Covers!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Vintage Poodle Appliance Covers!

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By Sara In AZ   What’s a girl to do when she wants to cover up those unsightly “modern” appliances?! Well, when I came across these vintage poodle appliance covers from seller karloffsidekick I knew exactly what I would do! 1950s POODLE DOG Broiler Cover & Table Runner ESTATE FRESH…

New Knick-Knack Shelves in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

New Knick-Knack Shelves in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty-four in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we have moved into the family room…..to the built-in to be exact! Making the wood shelves was a fun and easy project for us to complete and I love that Mom has this sweet little built-in in the family room…it really…

ALERT! NEW Paper Sleeves For Your Vintage 1950s 1960s Aluminum Christmas Tree Branches!!!!

ALERT! NEW Paper Sleeves For Your Vintage 1950s 1960s Aluminum Christmas Tree Branches!!!!

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By Sara In AZ   Is your Aluminum Tree tired, rundown, listless……well, instead of feeding it some Vitameatavegamin you might want to consider getting it some brand NEW paper branch sleeves!!! How many of you out there have an aluminum tree with either no branch sleeves……or branch sleeves that are…

Installing A New Old Stock Hall Mack Soap Holder in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Installing A New Old Stock Hall Mack Soap Holder in Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Nineteen in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are still trying to wrap up the many projects dealing with the bathtub area. Luckily, installing the chrome soap holder did not take nearly as long as dealing with those valves! Also, interesting to note – I just looked at the…

Changing Out The Shower Water Valve Stems In Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Eeks!!!! Thursday Retro Rewind

Changing Out The Shower Water Valve Stems In Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Eeks!!!! Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Eighteen in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are once again in the bathroom, this time dealing with the ancient leaking valves in Mom’s tub/shower. This was seriously one of the MOST unnerving projects we did at the condo….would it work out??? Maybe it won’t work out? For weeks…

A NuTone Commodore Medicine Cabinet Is Installed in Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

A NuTone Commodore Medicine Cabinet Is Installed in Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Seventeen in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are still in the bathroom! Wow, ALL this work in one tiny little room! We decided to install a retro style mirrored medicine cabinet in place of the plain mirror….a few years down the road I can say we definitely made…

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

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

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Post Fifteen in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we are working on the tub spout! Yes, this post is ALL about the tub spout! I am sure you are all stunned that I managed to do an ENTIRE post on a tub spout, but just you wait and see….it is a pretty…

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