This is a major find: Many readers are hunting decorative vintage doorknob backplates, formally known as escutcheons. Now, it seems that Liz’s Antique Hardware has scored some major inventory, and is featuring it all on ebay. Heck yeah there is more →
Today we meet Rachel, Brian, and their pug Chloe… and look at their recent project to renovate their lovely 1920s yellow bathroom. The bathroom also features an unusually configured shower that stumps even my experts. Rachel writes:
Hi Pam, I’ve been a reader for quite a while, and LOVE your site! Heck yeah there is more →
Whether you are mad for Mad Men or simply love to mix the old with the new, finding retro style holiday decorations has never been easier. Case in point: The cover of this season’s Sundance holiday catalog (above). They give their vintage reproduction light-up snowman a “10 on the retro-hip coolness scale.” This holiday season I am seeing more products than ever to bring a little of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s into your home. From sweet and nostalgic to sleek and atomic, mid-century is really hot – and guaranteed to put a big smile on the worst Scrooge in the family. Ready to deck your halls? Here are some of my top finds for retro-style holiday decorations this season. Readers – send me your finds to add to our list! Picks so far: Heck yeah there is more →
Gettin’ ready for the big eatin’ festivities…and the gift decisions to follow? This sweetheart of a print by Jenn Ski has both bases covered. It comes matted and ready for 11″ x 14″ framing. Perfect for a few kitchens I’ve seen recently on Retro Renovation. Jenn Ski holds a special place in my heart, because she was the first person to link to my blog, two years ago. See Jenn’s etsy store here.