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Amazing Phoenix Arizona 1950s Time Capsule Ranch

Amazing Phoenix Arizona 1950s Time Capsule Ranch

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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…

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…

Jacki and Dave Retro Renovate Their Forever Home–Wallpaper and Cabinettes

Jacki and Dave Retro Renovate Their Forever Home–Wallpaper and Cabinettes

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  By Sara In AZ   This week Jacki and Dave are starting the epic renovation of the basement space of their new/old forever home to make way for their mid century kitchen purchased from eBay. This picture shows the view of what will become the kitchen area – currently…

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…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Our Living Room!

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Our Living Room!

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By Sara In AZ   This is another side of our Living Room! Image from my Instagram Page Museum of Kitsch…

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…

Some Cleaning Tips For Vintage Pyrex

Some Cleaning Tips For Vintage Pyrex

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by Andrea   With the popularity of vintage Pyrex growing as a collectible, I am sure a lot of us have come across pieces that looked like they’ve seen better days.  I’ve got a couple of dos and don’ts for you to help you rescue some of the pieces that…

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 3

Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home–Part 3

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by Andrea   I’ve got another instalment in our series covering some of the fantastic houses in Sunset Ideas For Remodelling Your Home – let’s take a look at today’s.   This one is called “Sleeping Loft For Teen-Age Daughters”, and it is fantastic!  I think you would be hard…

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 2)

Sewing Sara’s Curtains–A Pinch Pleat Drape How-To (Part 2)

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by Andrea   Last week, we did some mathin’, and I showed you how to calculate the yardage needed.  Now, let’s get down to sewing!  One important thing to mention first – if you’re planning on washing your finished curtains at all, now is the time to wash your fabric! …

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