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Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M793 Lamp Table with Drawer

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M793 Lamp Table with Drawer

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By Sara In AZ   Gosh, it’s been SO long since I posted about a Heywood Wakefield refinishing project…..it feels like a million years ago since I did a post on a H-W refinish job! I was looking back through our picture files on the computer the other day and…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Madison, Wisconsin

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Madison, Wisconsin

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By RetroRuth This week we are looking at a lovely lake home! This house is located at 3110 Waucheeta Tr, Madison, WI. Some listings had this home in Dunn and some in Madison, so not exactly sure where this home is located. And I’m not sure if it is still…

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens February 1955 (part 2)

To Make An Old Kitchen Young–Better Homes and Gardens February 1955 (part 2)

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by Andrea   Did you enjoy the 50’s kitchen eye candy last Wednesday?  I’ve got some more fantastic kitchen inspiration from the same spread, let’s take a look! (Click on any of the pictures for a larger view)   I don’t normally think of a more country-style kitchen as a…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

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By Sara In AZ OK, we’ve finally chosen a wood floor – something we think will look nice with all of the light and dark wood in our house….and something that we think will also look nice against the terrazzo! We went with the Bruce ‘Natural Choice’ oak floor in…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Getting Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Getting Hardwood Floors The Hard Way

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I had to pick out 2 different flooring materials for our ranch – we knew one was going to be vinyl and that was a relatively easy choice once we narrowed it down. The flooring for the rest of the house though….ugggghhhhhhhh. Before we…

Holy Bananas – My MOST Epic Thrift Store Find EVER……..A Mid Century Brown – Saltman Slat Bench With Drawer!!!

Holy Bananas – My MOST Epic Thrift Store Find EVER……..A Mid Century Brown – Saltman Slat Bench With Drawer!!!

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By Sara In AZ It was one of those days….a day at the thrift store I will never forget! I never really *expect* to find anything in the furniture aisles at the thrift stores – though I’ve been lucky and found a few pieces of Heywood Wakefield in the past.…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Can These Kitchen Cabinets Be Saved?

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Can These Kitchen Cabinets Be Saved?

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By Sara In AZ Ok, I’m just going to lay it on the line right here and now – both Mike and I went into this home purchase thinking we’d gut the kitchen in our retro ranch and install our vintage pink and aqua metal kitchen cabinets. We have 2…

Mid-Century Rooms With Paneling from West Coast Lumber

Mid-Century Rooms With Paneling from West Coast Lumber

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By RetroRuth You know, normally when I pick up a vintage cookbook, I’m pretty much only looking at the recipes. The illustrations and the pictures are fun, but they usually are secondary. But this is not a normal cookbook. This is Interesting Recipes From The West Coast. When I picked…

Vintage Screen Door Makeover at Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

Vintage Screen Door Makeover at Mom’s 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara In AZ But first…….I had to show y’all this window cling that we used on the little window diamonds in the front door.  Mom did not want anyone peering in through the little diamond windows, so we knew we needed something to cover the them. We weren’t sure…

Tiki SCORE!!!! Mid Century Witco World Map Globe Picture

Tiki SCORE!!!! Mid Century Witco World Map Globe Picture

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I have really not had any time at all lately to browse antique stores. On a recent Sunday we happened to have a free hour, so I thought maybe we could squeeze in a look-see at a store we have not been to in…

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