This kitchen from a vintage Caloric advertisement makes me very happy. And, I recently discovered that my wonderful graphic designer Suzy says her mom had one almost exactly like it! To be sure, this planked door-style is one of my all time favorites! It would be very nice in a classic western storybook ranch. Want to create one of your very own? Read on:
Some of my very favorite cabinets, from Omega. Finish choice: Autumn Birch:
You can get cabinet pulls just like this from Amerock, but in black:
Several wallpapers are from the usual sources – scroll over the images to ID them. Note, I included the first choice, which is clearly not bandana red, because I thought it had the same feel. And, be sure to scroll over that second one a couple of times – freaky optical illusion thing.
Arpa has good-looking yellow laminates. Yellow neon laminate, too, from Formica:
About as basic as you can get today for an electric stovetop. From GE:
About as basic as you can get today for a built-in double oven. From GE:
The floor is from Congoleum. Go look their Commercial section, under tiles, and also see their Commercial sheet. Lots of great choices:
This Retro Renovation classic post has been updated from the original first published May 19, 2008.