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Sleepy SAGA

Sleepy SAGA

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By Julia On this installment of the SAGA saga, my husband’s technology savvy was back in action. He was using some of the tools offered by Craigslist to set up a feed that alerted him whenever SAGA popped up. We found some wonderful Broyhill pieces, and some of them actually…

Going Antiquing

Going Antiquing

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By Julia In between Craigslist adventures, I enjoy perusing antique shops. Sometimes I have a specific item in mind, sometimes I just wander around in case I find a deal. Usually, though, I’m just looking for inspiration from the simple vignettes the sellers have arranged in the store. For this…

Pretty in Pink

Pretty in Pink

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By Julia Nothing says “mid-century” to me like atomic starbursts and pink. So when I found a set of pink wastebaskets and a pink laundry hamper with starbursts when I was combing Craigslist, they really spoke to me. My husband thought I was nuts. To complicate things, these starburst-y treasures…

The SAGA Jackpot

The SAGA Jackpot

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By Julia When we last visited the SAGA saga, I had just found the perfect china hutch for my dining room. Once bitten by the Saga bug, I was hooked and needed to collect them all. I would peruse Craigslist just to see if there was anything at all lurking…

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…

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…

The 1955 All-Electric House From The Johnson County Museum In Shawnee, Kansas – Part I

The 1955 All-Electric House From The Johnson County Museum In Shawnee, Kansas – Part I

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By RetroRuth If you have never been to the All-Electric House in Kansas, here is your chance for a great photo tour! Tom and I visited this gem a few years ago. At the time, this home was located next to the Johnson County Museum and you were given guided…

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield Encore Night Stands – Thursday Retro Rewind

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield Encore Night Stands – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Continuing on with re-posting my Heywood Wakefield refinishing series…….we are refinishing a set of Heywood Wakefield Encore Night Stands this week! I scored these pieces of H-W at an antique store in Texas! These night stands were actually for sale with an entire bedroom set…a headboard and a high and low dresser.…

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…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Atomic Lampshades!

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Atomic Lampshades!

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by Andrea It can be so hard to find a vintage lamp that either still has it’s shade, or still has it’s shade in good condition.  However, while browsing eBay, i came across seller d1paint, who make gorgeous reproduction fibreglass lampshades – here’s some of my favourite ones!   Mid…

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