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Won’t You Be My Neighbor Special Edition – A Happy Ending For My Time Capsule Home!

Won’t You Be My Neighbor Special Edition – A Happy Ending For My Time Capsule Home!

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By RetroRuth If you have been following along with my recent posts, you will have seen that we are moving out of our glorious mid-century home. If you want the whole photo walkthrough and the backstory, you can see the traditional WYBMN post here. For a more detailed walkthrough of…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Won’t You Buy My House, Part II

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Won’t You Buy My House, Part II

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By RetroRuth Well, I know I already posted about my house, but I couldn’t resist doing the official Won’t You Be My Neighbor post on my house. Plus, I really like the pictures. Our house is located at 906 Holyrood Street in Midland, Michigan. It is three bedrooms and three…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor Special Edition – Won’t You Buy My House

Won’t You Be My Neighbor Special Edition – Won’t You Buy My House

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By RetroRuth Well, the day I’ve been preparing for so crazily has finally arrived. Today our beloved mid-century home has been listed for sale. I will probably do another, more standard time capsule house post with our listing on Sunday. But for this post I wanted to do something special.…

New Retro Bedspread – Peach Chenille!

New Retro Bedspread  – Peach Chenille!

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By RetroRuth I know, I know. Long time, no post, right?  Well, it’s been kind of crazy here with the new baby, but I have been managing to get some home things done between caring for all the needs of two small (and two not-so-small) humans. The first thing I…

Retro Craft Time – Super Easy Apron Lady Magnet Labels for Vintage Kitchen Cabinets

Retro Craft Time – Super Easy Apron Lady Magnet Labels for Vintage Kitchen Cabinets

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By RetroRuth Hey guys! This week we are going to craft (or throw together) some really simple magnet labels that you can use inside or outside of your vintage metal kitchen cabinets! I recently did a huge purge and reorganizing of our kitchen cabinets, including our dishes and our pantry.…

Installing Our “New” MIB Vintage Lights Over the Fireplace in the Living Room

Installing Our “New” MIB Vintage Lights Over the Fireplace in the Living Room

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By RetroRuth We recently found and put in one of the last pieces of our living room. Lighting! This story starts very similarly to many of our stories (other lights, shadowbox) with an email from Sara In AZ, the undisputed queen of eBay. Somehow, miraculously and after over three years…

Retro Pink Pastel Summer Party And Some Summer Dreaming

Retro Pink Pastel Summer Party And Some Summer Dreaming

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By RetroRuth Well, it’s here. The horrible time in Michigan between the fun winter holidays and the time when the snow finally melts. Notice that I didn’t say when spring is here, because in Michigan sometimes spring still means snow. So, to cheer myself up I am posting these pictures…

Vintage And Retro Christmas Decorations Around Our House for 2013!

Vintage And Retro Christmas Decorations Around Our House for 2013!

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By RetroRuth Hope everyone is having a great week so far! Sara in AZ’s Sputnik light at Lowe’s post has thrown things a little off this week, but the awesomeness it contained was totally worth it. If you haven’t checked it out yet, you really should. Anyway, so today instead…

American Girl Haul – Emily The 1940’s Doll and Retro Red Dinette Table To Be Retired In December!

American Girl Haul – Emily The 1940’s Doll and Retro Red Dinette Table To Be Retired In December!

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By RetroRuth So, it turns out that I am not just a sucker for full-sized retro wares, but pint-sized ones as well! A few months ago I received an American Girl catalog in the mail and screaming across the front cover was the news that one of the original American…

Fun “New” Vintage Towels For Our Kitchen

Fun “New” Vintage Towels For Our Kitchen

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By RetroRuth I hope everyone had a great Fourth of July! I spent some of the nice, long weekend organizing my laundry room/overflow pantry which includes my vintage linen collection. I was running out of room in my linen storage, so I had to make a decision. I don’t know…

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