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Stunning SAGA

Stunning SAGA

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By Julia When we last visited the SAGA saga, we hit the jackpot on a bedroom set. I have to be honest, my husband is quite a bit more tech-savvy than I am. He figured out how to use some of the tools Craigslist offers to comb all listings within…

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…

Magnificent Magazine Racks

Magnificent Magazine Racks

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By Julia When scouring Craigslist for furniture, I occasionally stumble upon other fantastic finds. Once such find was a trio of magazine racks located right here in my town. The seller had used them to display some art at an outdoor market and no longer needed them. I don’t read…

A Pair of Chairs

A Pair of Chairs

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By Julia When my husband and I first moved into our house, it was a blank canvas. We did not have much furniture and the task of finding seating for our living room seemed rather daunting. Since we were looking for items with a retro vibe, I scoured our local…

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…

Going Antiquing

Going Antiquing

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By Julia I found a sofa on Craigslist that looked mid-century fabulous. My husband and I went to go see it, and it turns out the sellers actually had a whole warehouse full of goodies! Quality Vintage Collectibles is located in Grandville, MI. Their hours are mostly by appointment only,…

Classic Board Games: Sorry Edition

Classic Board Games: Sorry Edition

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By Julia My favorite board game, hands down, is Sorry. My brother introduced it to me and taught me how to play when I was a kid. It was a perfect game for my little kid understanding, but it has continued to be my one true board game love. If…

The SAGA continues

The SAGA continues

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By Julia When we last visited the SAGA saga, we had just agreed upon a Broyhill pattern with which to outfit our home. I was undaunted by the rarity of the Saga line, the only thing that mattered was that I was smitten. I took to Craigslist to see what…

The Terrific Tulip Table

The Terrific Tulip Table

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By Julia One of my favorite pieces of mid-century furniture is the tulip table. My love for Eero Saarinen’s classic design runs deep, and I always envisioned one of my own. When I got a house of my own, it was a delightfully blank canvas full of infinite possibilities, but…

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M793 Lamp Table with Drawer – Thursday Retro Rewind

Refinishing Our Heywood Wakefield M793 Lamp Table with Drawer – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Continuing on with re-posting my Heywood Wakefield refinishing series…….I am refinishing a Heywood Wakefield Lamp Table w/drawer this week! This lamp table with the drawer had been one of the things on my “holy grail” list. I saw it pop up on eBay and the seller was actually pretty close – about…

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