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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vent Fans with New Old Stock Chrome Covers in the Bathrooms!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vent Fans with New Old Stock Chrome Covers in the Bathrooms!

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By Sara In AZ   Ok, wow! This is a very long, drawn out project…..this project started way before we even moved into the retro ranch! SO K-Razy!!! Here is the story. None of the bathrooms here at the ranch have a vent fan…not one single one. All of the…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Front Door Restoration

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Front Door Restoration

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By Sara In AZ   So, we have this front door. A solid wood front door. It’s a secret I’ve been hiding….but we’ll just bust that little secret wide open right here and now! It is the original front door from the 1960s…the decorative flower like designs match the built-in…

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…

Painting The Bathroom Cabinets Holiday Turquoise in Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Painting The Bathroom Cabinets Holiday Turquoise in Mom’s 50s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post Twenty in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and I am finally able to get some paint on Mom’s tired old bathroom cabinets! It took a bit of time to complete this project between sanding down the base cabinet and the doors…but the prep work was worth it in the end…

Alicia and Chris Retro Renovate a Powder Room Bathroom!

Alicia and Chris Retro Renovate a Powder Room Bathroom!

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By Sara In AZ   I don’t know about y’all, but I love to see a great renovation….especially when that renovation is mindful to the period of the house! Well, I have a fabulous renovation for you all to feast your eyes upon today….so buckle up and let’s take a…

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…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Mom Cooking In The Country Kitchen

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Mom Cooking In The Country Kitchen

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By Sara In AZ I can only imagine how awesome that meal is gonna taste…….and behind her – A TRUE “Farm Sink” with drainboards!   Image Mom’s Cooking in the Kitchen 1952 from iloveyoumorephotos…

Vintage Wallpaper Hidden In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

Vintage Wallpaper Hidden In Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Post five in the ‘Time Capsule Condo’ series and we uncover vintage wallpaper hidden behind the mirror in the bathroom…..I was SO completely excited to see all the different layers of wallpaper and how it evolved throughout the years. My absolute favorite wallpaper in her bathroom is still the original wallpaper – the Daisy ‘Pop-Art’ wallpaper…if only…

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Here is the second post I did in the ‘Time Capsule Condo” series. I debated if I should run this one again since it does not technically deal with the “rehab” of Mom’s  condo. In the end though, I thought it would be interesting to show (once again) how different the…

Mega Cool Mid Century Modern House For Sale!

Mega Cool Mid Century Modern House For Sale!

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By Sara In AZ Thanks to a hot tip from reader Jacki I am able to show y’all this way, way cool mid century house…..I mean seriously it is amazing! If I lived in Idaho I’d seriously be all over this place! The house is located at 1204 Vissing Circle…

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