Brick tile flooring: Is it appropriate for a mid-century home? And… do we like it? Marie writes:Heck yeah there is more →
Oops — the contractor broke the original glass shade on a midcentury pendant light fixture. Where to find a replacement? Maria writes: Heck yeah there is more →
Rubber flooring — especially the marbleized ‘jaspe’ design — is another historically-appropriate option for a midcentury home. Above: Just a few of the standard colors from Musson Rubber, which has been making flooring since 1945. The company is based, appropriately enough, in Akron, Ohio — in midcentury America, the Rubber Capitol of the World. Props to Make It Midcentury, which recently featured this tip in their newsletter: Heck yeah there is more →
This week I have been fixated on the color combination: Coral + chartreuse + teal + black. The Retro Decorating Gods approved, because I went poking around the Goodwill, feeling very lucky, turned a corner, and sure enough, there it was: A vintage Turner art print, in my fixation colors, perfect for my Mahalo Lounge, for $5.99. TGIF, everyone!
Kitchenaid mixers already come in more colors than the rainbow and now, the company is adding a new one — Bird of Paradise — a luscious lipstick coral. Jumping on the popular Color of the Year bandwagon, Kitchenaid’s inaugural pick is a lovely one indeed. Thanks to reader Catalina for this tip! Heck yeah there is more →