Entries Tagged as 'Design Through the Decades'

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 · 7 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

Mid-Century Modern Denver Home

May 12th, 2013 · 12 Comments

Time to celebrate the beauty of home design & architecture from the 1950s.  Today we’d like to share a beautiful vintage 1955 home in Denver, Colorado.

beautiful mid-century modern architecture vintage 1955 Denver Colorado home house exterior

Timeless and classic.

beautiful mid-century modern architecture vintage 1955 Denver Colorado home house interior design

Floor to ceiling windows.

beautiful mid-century modern architecture vintage 1955 Denver Colorado home house interior design

Fireplaces were often the center of attention in 1950s home design.

beautiful mid-century modern architecture vintage 1955 Denver Colorado home house interior design fireplace

The wood walls and ceiling look brand new.  Obviously, the owner took great care of this home.

beautiful mid-century modern architecture vintage 1955 Denver Colorado home house interior design

Kudos for the owner for maintaining the style and condition of the home.  We appreciate it.

beautiful mid-century modern architecture vintage 1955 Denver Colorado home house interior design

[Note: this home sold recently.  We hope the new owner enjoys it for many decades.]

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Tags: Fireplace · Other US Cities · 1950s · Not Ugly

1970s Vintage Bathroom Lighting

December 23rd, 2012 · 4 Comments

Hanging lamps in the bathroom of a 1976 Campbellsville, Kentucky home.

1976 vintage original hanging lamp lighting retro bathroom Campbellsville Kentucky home house for sale

Hanging light globes in the bathroom of a 1978 Martin, Tennessee home.

1978 vintage original hanging lamp globes lighting retro bathroom Martin Tennessee home house for sale

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Tags: Bathroom · Lighting · Other US Cities · 1970s

Vintage Harvest Gold Appliances

December 20th, 2012 · 6 Comments

1976 Phoenix home with vintage harvest gold refrigerator and stove/oven.

vintage original 1976 harvest gold appliances refrigerator stove oven Phoenix Arizona home house

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · 1970s

Far Out Furniture

December 5th, 2012 · 11 Comments

Blast from the past furniture at an Apache Junction, Arizona home built in 1979.  Swivel chair!

old vintage 1970s retro furniture chairs Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale photo

What about these chairs?!

old vintage 1970s retro furniture chairs Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale photo

Retro coolness.

old vintage 1970s retro furniture chairs Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale photo

Groovy.

old vintage 1970s retro furniture chairs Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale photo

Check out the stand for the drinking glasses.

old vintage 1970s retro furniture chairs Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Lighting · Other Arizona Cities · 1970s · Not Ugly

Fabulous Fifties

November 15th, 2012 · 18 Comments

Recently seen at a Phoenix home built in 1952.  Wow.  Looks brand new.

cool blue paint retro vintage 1950s furniture décor mid-century modern Phoenix Arizona home house

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Lighting · 1950s · Not Ugly