Monthly Archives: June 2011

The “new” Modern

Okay…On to the Master Suite! This is what we had: Again, not our furniture… We had blue, extremely faded, carpet…White walls…Nasty drapes… I was not getting any new furniture for this room so I had to make it work with … Continue reading

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Changing Decades….

Is it possible to be completely in love with a place? If so, sign me up… I am sure I am driving my friends and family nuts, but I am completely and utterly in love with my house. Maybe it’s … Continue reading

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One man’s Trash…

Is definitely another mans treasure…. When we bought this house, the current owner was removed from it against her will, so to speak. I call her Miss Jean. She was in her mid 80’s and had been suffering from Alzheimer’s. The … Continue reading

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Of Pink Potty’s And Pin-Up Girls…

When we first went to the Utility Department to register for our water bill, the clerk behind the desk asked as where we were moving. She was quite familiar with the neighborhood and  once we told her she told us the … Continue reading

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It’s so ugly…It’s beautiful!

When I first laid eyes on this monstrosity I wasnt sure if I should gasp in horror, or look on it in wonder. The craftsmanship was undeniable. It was beautiful. But, it felt out of place. I had never seen … Continue reading

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The Dining Room

One of the very first rooms we tackled was the dining room. This home, which we are told was built by the architect of the entire neighborhood, boasted several built ins. And one of them are here in the dining … Continue reading

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Pink…It’s my new obsession

Pink. It’s everywhere! In April of this year (2011) I purchased my very first home. A 1959 Ranch. Sometimes called a Mid Century Modern Ranch…Sometimes an Atomic Ranch…Sometimes just a Post War Ranch. I simply call it home. She was … Continue reading

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