Remodeling, decor and home improvement for mid century and vintage homes
We help you remodel and decorate your home in mid-century and vintage style.
Renovate your kitchen
or your bathroom
tour a time capsule
... and share in a like-minded community passionate about their old houses.
readers and their kitchens
12 authentic mid century kitchen remodeling products — still made today
Decorating a 1960s kitchen — 21 photos with even more ideas from 1962 kitchens
How to design a mid century kitchen — instructions straight from 1949
Kitchen Help Category
kitchen remodel and design tips
Here is a potpourri of tips and ideas to design a midcentury kitchen.
Very importantly: Always remember to
Be Safe / Renovate Safe
Interior brick veneer made from real bricks — from BrickWeb and Old Mill B...
Melissa DIY refinishes and reupholsters her 1950s dinette and Cosco high chair: ...
Joan Rivers, June Havoc and Sally Adams talk 1969 kitchen design trends on ̶...
6 ideas from Karen’s retro kitchen remodel — including pink terrazzo...
Video: Make pendant lights out of thrifty vintage finds. Put A Bulb In It!...
Cleminson wall pockets, plaques and other pottery — great kitchen collecti...
My vintage Burke tulip table and chairs: Out with the new, in with the old...
1950s tablecloths from Vermont Country Store...
Retro decorating ideas for Sara’s country kitchen...
In praise of kitchen tables – plus a new photo gallery...
George creates a built-in oven enclosure with brick veneer...
Soffits: Midcentury kitchens need them...
How to organize spices...
Can I use stainless steel snap-on edging to make a curve? Not easily. Use butche...
Recreate Don & Betty Draper’s 50s Mad Men kitchen...
Flashback kitchen design: This 50s Youngstown kitchen earns its stripes...
1953 Formica pink kitchen – today’s kitchen flashback design...
Retro Kitchen “Flashback Design Tips”...
Retro kitchen Flashback design tips – my first!...
1961 version — Reissued!
BE SAFE / RENOVATE SAFE!
Get informed and be aware about the environmental & safety hazards in old homes, materials and products. #1 RULE: Consult with your own properly licensed professionals. More info:
See our Be Safe/Renovate page
EPA asbestos website
EPA lead website
U.S.F.A. – fire safety
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