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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…

Meet the Marvelous Susan Halla – Maven of ‘Make It Mid*Century’

Meet the Marvelous Susan Halla – Maven of ‘Make It Mid*Century’

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By Sara In AZ Make It Mid*Century….have y’all heard of this fabulous new company yet?! If you haven’t, well then grab a cup of coffee and sit down for a spell…we have a fun interview with Susan Halla, the Owner/Founder of Make It Mid*Century, but first let’s check out some…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : eBay Score–Vintage Ruth Richmond Weiser Gold Flake Door Knobs

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : eBay Score–Vintage Ruth Richmond Weiser Gold Flake Door Knobs

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By Sara In AZ You know how it is when you are just sitting there on any old regular day, not really a whole lot happening…maybe you are just running errands or something…and then you get a text or e-mail that just blows up your day!? Yeah, that was me…

Jacki and Dave Retro Renovate Their Forever Home – The Retro Kitchen Reveal!

Jacki and Dave Retro Renovate Their Forever Home – The Retro Kitchen Reveal!

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By Sara In AZ Are you ready?! This is the day y’all have been waiting for…the full reveal of all Jacki and Dave’s hard work…the final post on their epic basement kitchen installation! From Jacki…. Here are some good finished photos.  The whole house is full of these Nutone intercoms. …

Jacki and Dave Retro Renovate Their Forever Home – Installing a Gerrity Princess Faucet, Lighting, Countertops and a Pony Wall!

Jacki and Dave Retro Renovate Their Forever Home – Installing a Gerrity Princess Faucet, Lighting, Countertops and a Pony Wall!

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By Sara In AZ   Ok everyone, we are in the final stretch now! Next week you will see the full reveal of Jacki and Dave’s retro kitchen installation and you definitely will not want to miss it!!! This week has some fun reveals though…the Gerrity Princess Faucet…swoon! Let’s see…

Jacki and Dave Retro Renovate Their Forever Home–Installing the Cooktop and Wall Ovens

Jacki and Dave Retro Renovate Their Forever Home–Installing the Cooktop and Wall Ovens

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By Sara In AZ   This week we are continuing on with the mid century kitchen installation in Jacki and Dave’s basement. They are now dealing with the repair and restoration of the custom 6 burner cooktop and the installation of 2 wall ovens. This is how the custom 6…

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…

Jacki and Dave Retro Renovate Their Forever Home – The eBay Kitchen That Captured Their Hearts!

Jacki and Dave Retro Renovate Their Forever Home – The eBay Kitchen That Captured Their Hearts!

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  By Sara In AZ   Jacki and Dave – you are definitely my retro renovating heroes!!! This fabulous mid century kitchen, in the following pictures,  caught the eye of Jackie and Dave years before they found their “forever” home. They decided to bite the bullet and buy all this…

Jacki and Dave Retro Renovate Their Forever Home – Pink Bathroom Paradise

Jacki and Dave Retro Renovate Their Forever Home – Pink Bathroom Paradise

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By Sara In AZ   Perhaps the names ‘Jacki and Dave’ seem familiar to everyone that reads the blog regularly? You might remember a few years ago I did a series of posts detailing their lovely 1960s era ranch right here in Phoenix…and that culminated in a “Won’t You Be…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vent Fans with New Old Stock Chrome Covers in the Bathrooms!

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Installing Vent Fans with New Old Stock Chrome Covers in the Bathrooms!

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By Sara In AZ   Ok, wow! This is a very long, drawn out project…..this project started way before we even moved into the retro ranch! SO K-Razy!!! Here is the story. None of the bathrooms here at the ranch have a vent fan…not one single one. All of the…

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