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

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

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By RetroRuth Welcome back to Part II of our photo tour of the All-Electric House in Kansas. Thank you so, so, much to reader Heather, who took all these pictures to share with you guys. It was above and beyond, and we truly appreciate it! From the Johnson County Museum…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Our Philco Predicta TV!

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Our Philco Predicta TV!

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By Sara In AZ   This is another side of our Living Room……that shows our vintage Philco Predicta Siesta model TV! Image from my Instagram Page Museum of Kitsch…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Make Some Insanely HUGE Retro Atomic Barkcloth Curtains for the Living Room – Part 2

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Make Some Insanely HUGE Retro Atomic Barkcloth Curtains for the Living Room – Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Last week we were left with this as the final picture in Part 1 of the curtain making extravaganza….. …..two big heaps of barkcloth fabric. I bought the fabric on close-out from Full Swing Textiles. This is a fabulous barkcloth fabric…..very heavy and thick…how I wish…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Make Some Insanely HUGE Retro Atomic Barkcloth Curtains for the Living Room – Part 1

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Make Some Insanely HUGE Retro Atomic Barkcloth Curtains for the Living Room – Part 1

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By Sara In AZ OK, so…sheets in the front window. I know, I know – it’s really not the statement I wanted to make to the neighborhood but what’s a girl to do when atomic barkcloth is SO hard to find in mass quantity?! So the window has been like…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Put Some Plants in the Living Room!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Put Some Plants in the Living Room!

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By Sara In AZ OK, so we saw the family room planter last week…this week we are onto the living room planter! Here is a picture of the planter from the very, very first day we owned the house. You can see the previous owner had some silk plants in…

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Think Pink! Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Think Pink! Edition

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by Andrea   In keeping with my colour roundups of the past few weeks, this week I’ve got one of the most popular colours of the mid-century – pink!  Let’s take a look at some awesome pink items from Etsy.   Mid Century Pink Flamingo Planter Figurine Pair – Maddux…

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…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Vintage Carlo of Hollywood (?) Pictures at the Ranch

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Hanging Vintage Carlo of Hollywood (?) Pictures at the Ranch

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By Sara In AZ Sooooo, I found some of these wild retro pictures on eBay a long while back and I just had to post about them in an effort to see if anyone else out there had ever seen anything like them too! The tiki-ish theme subject matter was…

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…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–All About The Repros Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–All About The Repros Edition

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By Andrea Have you looked at the awesome mid-century style items being put out by the talented craftspeople selling on Etsy lately?  If not, you really should check it out – gorgeous pieces to be had!  Here’s some of my current favourite picks.   Mid Century / Danish Modern Atomic…

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