Blog Archives: retro
1960’s Retro Elegance in Leawood South is My Home of the Week
For this Pick of the Week, Sarah shares a suburban Leawood home full of elegance, personality, and mid-century flair. Read about the one feature that made her love it, and see photos of the elegant exterior, the retro wallpaper, and stylish fixtures.
Retro Outdoor Thermometers
We love to mix in little hints of retro decor wherever we can. In this article, Sarah shares some of her favorite retro-inspired outdoor thermometers.
Time Capsule Mid-Century Ranch is Sarah’s Pick of the Week
This well-preserved, Mid-Century brick ranch is my pick of the week. In this post, I share photos and highlights of this very special retro home, built in 1960. Check it out!
Creative Color for the Kitchen, a Brookside Neighborhood Video, and a Native Plant Sale
A few new discoveries to share – creative color options for kitchen appliances, a cool Brookside neighborhood video, and a native plant sale this weekend in Kansas City.
Rare Original “Time Capsule” Mid-Century Modern Alert
This retro mid-century modern “time-capsule” home just hit the market in Prairie Village. Check out the original features and huge yard. Sarah loves it!
Design Watch: Vintage Aluminum Folding Lawn Chairs
Vintage aluminum folding lawn chairs are lightweight, convenient, and fun. Learn why I love them, view photos, and find out where to buy them.
Home Design Watch: Vintage Retro Vera Neumann Print Fabrics
One can hardly go a day without seeing a vintage Vera print somewhere. As the story goes, an unknown designer by the name of Vera Neumann started hand printing her designs on…
Patio Homes and 12 Things You Can Learn from 1970’s (Slideshow)
Congratulations to one of my favorite bloggers, Pam Kueber with Retro Renovation Blog for being the featured retro home expert in this story on MSN Real Estate. I was most…
Retro-Inspired Activity this Weekend – Synchronized Swimming Show in Prairie Village
I doubt it will look like this, but when I think of synchronized swimming I think of Esther Williams and those beautiful ladies with their cute little caps and 1940’s…