Woah. This may be the bestest thing ever on the blog yet: Readers Rebecca and Keith not only did an amazing job remodeling their 1960s kitchen in appropriate mid century style — but this creative pair has marked the event by designing a back to the future advertisement — worthy of Mad Men — as [...]
Lots of stories and oodles of photos showing real reader home projects.
What do you do when life hands you perfectly functional 1980s kitchen cabinets — in a 1952 house? Susan turned to the thrifty remodeler’s #1 weapon: Paint. Specifically, she used Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformations to give her 1980s melamine kitchen cabinets a new, retro-modern vibe. Amazing how modern those 1980s kitchen cabinets look when painted out. And, [...]
Do you love the sleek look of vintage steel kitchen cabinets — but don’t want to undertake the rocky journey to find a set to fit your kitchen, then restore the cabinets, etc.? Well, that was reader Ann’s dilemma. She recently purchased a 1965 condo apartment. The original kitchen was failing. She loved the look [...]
“…Finding replacement parts and coming up with ways to solve problems was way more exciting to me than just getting a new kitchen.” — Chris Wow, here is a wonderful renovation: After purchasing a condo apartment in a building designed by Mies van der Rohe, reader Chris — an architecture graduate — completed a kitchen [...]
Kate finalizes design ideas for her master bathroom remodel — a vintage pink bathroom, from scratch!
It’s been a while since there’s been an update on my retro modern master bath remodel – for good reason — much vintage hunting, thinking and planning has been going on. The more I thought — the more the realization that I was leaning towards a retro pink bathroom with a touch of modern instead [...]