Entries Tagged as '1950s'

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

Vintage Ovens & Counter

June 7th, 2013 · 8 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

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

Retro 1952 Bathroom In Mint Condition

June 21st, 2012 · 26 Comments

Original 1952 bathroom tile, bathtub, toilet, and sink.  Foil wallpaper.

original vintage mint condition 1952 mid-century modern bathroom sink green toilet bathtub sink Phoenix Arizona home house

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper · 1950s · Not Ugly

Vintage 1955 Bathroom

May 7th, 2012 · 16 Comments

We’re taking a moment to appreciate a classic 1950s bathroom in Mesa, Arizona.  Even the perfume bottles look vintage.

vintage classic original 1955 1950s bathroom pink toilet black tile Mesa Arizona home house mid-century modern retro

Pretty in pink.  Mid-century modern beauty.

vintage classic original 1955 1950s bathroom pink toilet black tile Mesa Arizona home house mid-century modern retro

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Tags: Bathroom · Mesa, AZ Homes · 1950s · Not Ugly

1950s Kitchens Were Much Smaller

October 25th, 2011 · 14 Comments

We recently posted a renovation/remodeling project and the overwhelming response was that there wasn’t enough storage in the new kitchen.

Let’s look at Phoenix kitchens in the 1950s.  Talk about lack of storage.  From a 1954 Phoenix home.

small kitchen plan 1954 Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Barely any counter space.  This kitchen might need a pot rack or two.  And a stepstool to reach the upper cabinets.

small kitchen plan 1954 Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · 1950s

Retro Mid-Century Modern Wall Mural

September 24th, 2011 · 12 Comments

Mid-century modern wall mural in a 1954 Tempe, Arizona home.  A sparse tree (a Joshua tree?) in the desert.

retro 1954 mid-century modern wall mural living room joshua tree desert scene Tempe Arizona

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Tags: Living Room · Faux Paint & Murals · Tempe, AZ Homes · 1950s · Not Ugly

Vintage Wood From 1955

December 19th, 2010 · 16 Comments

Phoenix home built in 1955 with original vintage kitchen.  The oven looks like one of those old washing machines.

vintage old original 1955 kitchen oven range hood wood paneling cabinets Phoenix Arizona

Even the family room is lined in wood.  Looks brand new.

vintage old original 1955 wood paneling family room stone fireplace Phoenix Arizona home

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Wood Paneling · 1950s · Not Ugly

1953 Kitchen Wallpaper

December 16th, 2010 · 12 Comments

Cute, kitschy, old wallpaper in the kitchen of a 1953 Phoenix home.

ugly old wallpaper pattern kitchen 1953 Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

old vintage kitschy wallpaper kitchen 1953 Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

kitschy old wallpaper pattern kitchen 1953 Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper · 1950s