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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…

Mid Century Modern Architecture Thrills and Chills Around the Phoenix Area

Mid Century Modern Architecture Thrills and Chills Around the Phoenix Area

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By Sara In AZ There have been a few mid century architectural related things I’ve noticed around the Phoenix area that I’ve been meaning to post about recently, so I thought I’d just do a post on them all at once. The ‘thrills’ and ‘chills’ is to denote that, unfortunately,…

We’re Going on A Field Trip : A Tour of Jacki and Dave’s Fabulous Mid Century Ranch – Part 2

We’re Going on A Field Trip : A Tour of Jacki and Dave’s Fabulous Mid Century Ranch – Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Today we are continuing on with our field trip tour of  Jacki and Dave’s mid century fabulous house – be sure to break out the smelling salts now!   One of 4 bedrooms in the house.  I love this room mainly because the bedspread on the…

We’re Going on A Field Trip : A Tour of Jacki and Dave’s Fabulous Mid Century Ranch – Part 1

We’re Going on A Field Trip : A Tour of Jacki and Dave’s Fabulous Mid Century Ranch – Part 1

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By Sara In AZ NPR reader Jacki and her husband Dave moved back to the Phoenix area a few years ago and found a fantastic mid century ranch house to call their very own. Of course it needed some restoration and rehabbing – what old house doesn’t?! But Jacki and Dave stayed…

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