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Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Won’t You Buy My House, Part II

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Won’t You Buy My House, Part II

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By RetroRuth Well, I know I already posted about my house, but I couldn’t resist doing the official Won’t You Be My Neighbor post on my house. Plus, I really like the pictures. Our house is located at 906 Holyrood Street in Midland, Michigan. It is three bedrooms and three…

The Handyman’s Book

The Handyman’s Book

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By Julia As the weather turns warmer, I’m reminded of all the home improvement projects I have to do. Of course, each project inevitably takes longer than planned and involves additional trips to the hardware store for that one forgotten item. If we’re not sure exactly how to approach a…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Fort Worth, Texas

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Fort Worth, Texas

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By Eartha Kitsch   Hey y’all! I’m going to be filling in for a couple of weeks and am looking forward to showcasing some fun vintage listings for you. This week’s offering is a beautiful Eastern-inspired, modern home that I find super interesting. After a little research, I found that…

Finding the Perfect Vintage Basement Bar

Finding the Perfect Vintage Basement Bar

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By Julia When my husband and I moved into our little mid-century house, it came with a delightful knotty pine rumpus room in the basement. It was perfect, except for one small detail: it bore the scars of a previously installed dry bar, long since removed. So, we began the…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Hamilton, Ohio

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Hamilton, Ohio

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week we have an absolute beauty of a house straight out of 1959! It’s in wonderful condition on a lovely lot and has so many incredible, original touches.   This home is located at 35 Mayflower Terrace in Hamilton, Ohio. It has 4 bedrooms,…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Hagerstown, MD

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Hagerstown, MD

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is a modest little beauty that offers a whole lot of period sweetness. Most of the home’s fifties style is still intact! From the listing: All brick ranch style home with unique features. Offers wood floors, sunken living room with fireplace, garage…

Plastics Revolution – Better Homes and Gardens April 1969

Plastics Revolution – Better Homes and Gardens April 1969

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By Andrea The late 60’s were definitely a time for innovation in consumer products and usage of new materials – such as plastic.  Let’s take a look and see what all they were making out of plastic back then! (Click on any of the images for a larger view)  …

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Here a House, There a House

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Here a House, There a House

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  By Eartha Kitsch   Not all houses can be complete time capsules but sometimes, I see rooms that I think should be put out there for the world to see. In this week’s post, we’re going to be looking at some awesome rooms that I’ve set aside from houses…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Omaha, Nebraska

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Omaha, Nebraska

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is a little blue heaven of a rancher.  This property had me with curb appeal alone but thankfully, the inside doesn’t disappoint as it has most of its traditional details still intact! Just like we see with many one-owner vintage homes, it…

There’s An Extra Room In Your House – Better Homes and Gardens – August 1950

There’s An Extra Room In Your House – Better Homes and Gardens – August 1950

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by Andrea I think part of the charm for most mid-century homes for me is that, for the most part, they are not giant behemoths, and have a small, cute charm about them.  However, sometimes I am sure we’ve all found that we could use a little extra space.  BH&G…

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