Entries Tagged as 'Design Through the Decades'

Seven Vintage Ovens From 1959 To 1978

October 7th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Original oven from a 1959 home.

original vintage old oven 1959 Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Original oven from a 1960 Sun City, Arizona home.

original vintage old oven 1960 Sun City Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Original oven from a 1964 home.  Pink!

original vintage old oven 1964 Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Original oven from a 1969 home.  Green!

original vintage old oven 1969 Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Original double oven from a 1970 Sun City, Arizona home.

original vintage old oven 1970 Sun City Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Original double oven and refrigerator from a 1970s home.  I snapped this photo while on a home tour.

original vintage old double oven 1970s Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Original oven/range and dishwasher from a 1978 home.  Harvest gold!

original vintage old range oven 1978 harvest gold Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · 1960s · 1970s

The 44-Year-Old Virgin Carpet

August 7th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Built in 1970.  Original carpet!  And wood paneling.

1970 44-year-old original vintage carpet orange red wood paneling Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

The carpet is 44 years old!  So is the dirt and bacteria.

1970 44-year-old original vintage carpet orange red wood paneling Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

The colors of the 1970s.

1970 44-year-old original vintage carpet orange red wood paneling Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo brick

The bedroom carpet is looking a little worse for wear.

1970 44-year-old original vintage soiled worn carpet blue bedroom Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Carpet · Family Room · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Wood Paneling · 1970s

Cork & Mirrors

May 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment

From a house built in 1970.  Yes, there was a time when mirrors and cork tiles in a checkerboard pattern were trendy.  These guys dared to be different.

vintage old outdated ugly mirrors cork tiles checkerboard pattern on wall 1970 décor Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Ugly Décor · 1970s

The Dark Ages

May 8th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Why was everything so dark in the 1970s?

old outdated vintage dark wood paneling 1970s orange carpet wagon wheel light Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Carpet · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Lighting · Wood Paneling · 1970s

Vintage 1970 Avocado Green Oven

May 8th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Built to last forever.  1970 avocado green oven.

vintage original 1970 avocado green oven kitchen cabinets Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

And check out those snazzy kitchen cabinets.

vintage original 1970 avocado green oven kitchen cabinets Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Cabinets · 1970s

Vintage 1956 Wallpaper

March 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Built to last.  Forever.  Wallpaper in a 1956 Phoenix home.

green pink fern fronds leaves vintage original 1956 1950s wallpaper bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

58 years old.

green pink fern fronds leaves vintage original 1956 1950s wallpaper bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Is it now protected from removal due to historical status?

green pink fern fronds leaves vintage original 1956 1950s wallpaper bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper · 1950s

Floating Fireplace

January 16th, 2014 · 6 Comments

The fireplace is hanging in the air!  At a 1976 Coolidge, Arizona home.

floating suspended hung by chains vintage original fireplace 1976 Coolidge Arizona home house for sale photo

Groovy.

floating suspended hung by chains vintage original fireplace 1976 Coolidge Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Fireplace · Other Arizona Cities · 1970s

1971 Wall Mural

November 12th, 2013 · 2 Comments

A log cabin in the desert.  1971 Sun City, Arizona home with vintage original wall mural.  Classic.

vintage original wall mural 1971 bedroom desert scene log cabin Sun City Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities · 1970s · Bedspread

Retro Splendor

August 3rd, 2013 · 7 Comments

This Sun City West, Arizona house is so old school retro, it’s cool looking.  Green carpet (looks brand new).  Orange chairs.  Patterned sofas.  Groovy.

retro green shag carpet orange yellow chair sofa couch Sun City West Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Carpet · Other Arizona Cities · Ugly Couches/Chairs · 1970s · Grandma's House

Vintage Ovens & Counter

June 7th, 2013 · 9 Comments

Original vintage oven from a 1960 Phoenix home.

original vintage pink paint wall oven kitchen 1960 Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Let’s go back to 1950.  Here’s an original vintage blue wall oven from a 1950 Lancaster, Pennsylvania home.

original vintage blue paint wall oven kitchen 1950 Lancaster Pennsylvania home house for sale photo

Original vintage bathroom counter top in a 1950 Houston, Texas home.

original vintage Formica laminate bathroom vanity counter top 1950 Houston Texas home house for sale photo

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Other US Cities · 1950s · Not Ugly