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Parrot Placemats

Parrot Placemats

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By Julia This summer I was bitten by the tiki bug. I’m obsessed. Our house lacked a distinct location for a tiki lounge, but I improvised. Our three-season porch seemed like the best option since we were accustomed to relaxing out there, enjoying a cocktail and unwinding after a tough…

The Happy House

The Happy House

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By Julia After moving into our home, my husband and I got curious about what was original and what had been updated. We speculated on several questionable things on the interior of the home (why is that light switch on the bottom of the wall by the floor?) and were…

Amazing Phoenix Arizona 1950s Time Capsule Ranch -Thursday Retro Rewind

Amazing Phoenix Arizona 1950s Time Capsule Ranch -Thursday Retro Rewind

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This amazing million dollar Phoenix, AZ house is just WAY to amazeballs not to re-post!*sigh* the is one of the dreamiest houses I’ve ever seen in these parts…..I just hope that eight years after my original post, this house has survived intact!   By Sara In AZ I have to say…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Norman, Oklahoma

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Norman, Oklahoma

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By Eartha Kitsch   I was looking through real estate listings from all over the country and this lovely traditional home caught my eye. The curb appeal reminds me of a Better Homes And Gardens cover story home from the sixties. This house was screaming out to me to get…

The Terrific Tulip Table

The Terrific Tulip Table

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By Julia One of my favorite pieces of mid-century furniture is the tulip table. My love for Eero Saarinen’s classic design runs deep, and I always envisioned one of my own. When I got a house of my own, it was a delightfully blank canvas full of infinite possibilities, but…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Mid Century Landscaping

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Mid Century Landscaping

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By Sara In AZ     So, I’ll bet y’all are wondering…..landscaping in January?! What the? Yes, when fall and winter hit the desert southwest  that is the time to FINALLY get some outdoor projects done! Mike and I have been busily working away to make the outdoor areas of…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Mellow Yellow Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Mellow Yellow Edition

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by Andrea   Continuing with the colourful picks, this week it’s all about yellow!  Let’s take a look at some bright and cheerful yellow finds from Etsy.   Truly Beautiful Vintage mid-centrury Homecrest Patio set I am totally in love with this patio set – with the bright and sunshiny…

The Iconic 1950s Woodard Sculptura Patio Collection is Available Once Again!!!

The Iconic 1950s Woodard Sculptura Patio Collection is Available Once Again!!!

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By Sara In AZ Is it just me, or is really cool patio furniture HARD to find?! I’ve been hunting around Craigslist, and the web in general,  looking for a patio set that would look right at home here at the retro ranch to no avail! I’ve been looking for…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – An Update On One Of Our Favorites!

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – An Update On One Of Our Favorites!

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  By Eartha Kitsch   A recurring pattern on our “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” posts  is that before it’s done, someone will say, “I hope that the new owners treasure this house!” Unfortunately, we very seldom ever know what happens to these time capsule homes once our virtual tours…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dallas, TX

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Dallas, TX

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  By Eartha Kitsch This week’s time capsule home is a fun one. It has gone pending since I wrote this post but I really wanted you all to see it anyway! I’m really quite fond of the Asian influences and since the home was built in the sixties, it…

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