Thanks to Betsy for sending along this wonderful 1962 time capsule house, she writes: Check out this beautiful plaid kitchen! But oh, the fireplace…. I love this kitchen not only because it is bold and uses my favorite color, orange, but also because it shows how you can combine wallpaper patterns effectively. Yes: You can […]
As much as America is into midcentury modern and retro interiors, I think that the U.K. is, even more so. Remember all those British cookers — 40″ ranges in all kinds of retro colors and styles? Gorgeous. And now, I’ve spotted another range of vintage wallpaper designs — the Retrospectives Collection — recently introduced by […]
I bumped into this 1958 kitchen over on our Forum, which helps readers buy and sell vintage steel kitchen cabinets and other salvage items to remodel their homes in authentic period style. Reader Nicole recently bought this single-owner, Seattle house. Alas, there is water damage to the cabinets. She is replacing them with a like […]
Come on people now, smile on each other, everybody get together, try and love one another. Right now.
Yikes. Satanic 1970s wallpaper. This is among the strangest things I’ve ever seen. I’m not sure I could keep this in my house, it’s so creepy. But yay on reader Suzanne who will be keeping this … invaluable … original piece of her house. Also see her fab foyer and the school bus yellow vintage Malm Preway […]
Jon and Trixi — we’ve seen portions of their project under way – have finished remodeling their kitchen, and are mostly done with the bathrooms. And in a twist that I am sure the folks at Rust-Oleum were not anticipating, the epicenter of their “Retro Renovation story” is that they freshened up their kitchen cabinets by […]
Thanks to reader Terri, who sent in this great story about the “Ashtray House” — a 1960s modern in New Orleans, designed by Albert Ledner, an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright. Most notable about this house: The exterior is decorated with 1,200 gold ashtrays. You can see their profile pretty well, above. What a great […]