The girliest vintage home you'll ever see

White, girly, fringy, vintage-y. You could TOTALLY see Hollywood A-listers lounging and smoking in this living room. Photos courtesy of Redfin.com

This interior of this Rolling Meadows, Illinois home, built in 1967, is EXACTLY what I would imagine every famous Hollywood starlets' home looked like. Or, as the real estate listing says,

Welcome to the world of mid-century modern. The cast of "Mad Men" would be right at home in this vintage, pristine home.

So let's don our sheer pink nighties, fluffy mules, and take a trip back in time to the girliest home (and OMG, glittery pink bathroom!) I've ever seen.

Check out that vintage wall art!
Is that seriously vintage bakeware in the ovens? I love it.
I absolutely love that the white brick from the vintage fireplace wraps around one wall.
This bedroom makes me feel like you should always be in girly dresses, singing, and primping yourself before the floor to ceiling mirrors.
Pink bath fixtures, shiny wallpaper, glass jars full of powder puffs, and a glittery wall divider. Homies, meet the girliest-ass bathroom you'll ever see.
Finally, all starlets need to have a fancy outdoor patio on which to entertain guests while you have fancy cocktails.

Okay, so who's with me in LOVING this girly vintage home? Or are you rolling your eyes and going, "Megan seriously!?"

  1. "Okay, so who's with me in LOVING this girly vintage home? Or are you rolling your eyes and going, "Megan seriously!?""

    Can't it be both?! :-)

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    • Yes! If you're rolling your eyes and saying, "Megan, seriously, I'm LOVING THIS HOUSE!"

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  2. I don't even know if I like this or not! I do know I could never live in it. It's like the most precious dollhouse meets Hollywood meets sterile. It's so fluffy, yet so so tidy.

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  3. I would love to stay some place like this just once, just for the ridiculousness of it!

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  4. That space-agey pink chair in the bedroom needs to be in my house RIGHT MEOW.

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      • I thought the same thing! I was rolling my eyes at Megan on everything else. ;)

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  5. I usually like sweet feminine things, but this is giving me insulin shock.

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    • In the early 90s my grandma redecorated her almost-never-used living room in pink. Pink walls, pink ceiling, pink carpet, pink floor-to-ceiling curtains, and furniture that included some pink upholstery. Since everything matches it WORKS for the room, but I do say it feels like you're inside a stomach. :)

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  6. reminds me of a friends parents house growing up, the pastel shades and marble, the house was not mansion sized, it's not my cup of tea at all so i'm in the rolling eyes group i'm afraid. The bubblegum pink bathroom suite *shudder* just need knitted doll toilet roll covers!

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  7. I think I would never leave the pink bathtub with its pink overhead light. Ever. Ever ever ever. Give me a bottle of Mr. Bubble to add and I'm gone.

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  8. I kind of love it! In a very "kitschy-cute girly vintage" sort of way…if that makes any sense.

    The only thing I'd change are the bedsheets. I hate traditional rose print. And maybe the patio too…looks a little cheap.

    • Yeah, I think the bedding should have been, well, pinker.

  9. I'm into the couch and the fringe there, the rest makes me queasy in a sort of hallucinogenic Kubric-y kinda way..

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    • Ooh, it IS Kubric-y, isn't it? I think you just nailed why I love this place so much.

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  10. Is… is that a mirror fridge? I don't know if I'm enthralled or appalled…

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    • OMG! I didn't even notice that. I thought it was an opening into the living room. But no, no I think that is a highly polished mirrored fridge. Wow.

  11. Totally impractical, totally not me…and yet…and yet…

    I still want to live in it! It's like someone opened my head and whacked my brain with a vintage brick and now I can't think straight.

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  12. So I agree with that pink chair being amazing, and that back patio is ridiculously awesome, but I just don't understand the "vintage" thing that people have!

  13. It's sort of "Gone with the Wind 2000."

    Speaking of which, someone needs to make that movie. HA!

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  14. I am DYING to know something about the person who lived in this home! DYING, I tells ya!

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  15. I am totally loving those kitchen cabinets! And I like the pink tub with shiny wallpaper and bathroom chandelier. The rest of it I think would drive me insane.

  16. Very glamourous! I love that bathroom! Ohhhhh, sooooo pretty! The rest of the interior is a bit too white for me to live in or visit, I'm a notorious coffee/food spiller and I can't even really wear white without disgracing myself! But that pink bathroom, wow! I could see myself luxuriating in there for days :)

  17. Pink Cotton Balls in the glass jar! I am dying! (No pun intended). I just want to twirl around in the bathroom singing "I Enjoy Being A Girl" from Flower Drum Song.

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  18. There needs to be a retro clothing photo-shoot in this place – NOW.

    • Totally!!! Oh how I wish they weren't selling this place and just renting it on Airbnb instead. Sigh.

    • hell yeah! PUG needs to get in there and shoot!

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  19. This looks like my great-aunt's house and I mean that in the most awesome way possible. Love it!

  20. I think the rest of the house needs to be more like the bathroom. :-)

  21. I hope the lounge suite and bathroom furnature come with the house.

    So. Many. Cushions!

  22. My current rental is pink, not of this quality but still two tone pink. All I can say, after drowing in two tone pink walls, pink tiles, pink carpets, pink kitchen benchtops, pink curtains is This house is Horrifying. I shall have pink nightmares after seeing this. I thought my little pink unit was bad enough!

  23. I would just like everyone to know that I'm a girl and I like ribbons in my hair and I want to kiss all the boys.

  24. There's nothing – absolutely nothing – vintage about this place. It's just plain pink kitsch. :-)

  25. The kitchen and bathroom stepped out of my wet dreams (cuz I have wet dreams about girly, vintage rooms), I don't live too far from this house, I wonder if they'd be willing to part with some of the furniture…

  26. No one else adores the wall art? I think that's the only thing I like about this house… I'd be afraid to sit in it. But that wall. I want to paint murals on everything.

  27. I grew up when all this look was all the rage. It was a great time to be alive. My house looks nothing like this, but I could live there in a minute!

  28. This person obviously doesn't have kids, pets, or ever go outdoors. How on earth could you ever keep that clean?! It would take a full time job just to keep the carpets that white!!!

    • From what I've come to learn about awesome time capsule homes like this is that it was probably lived in by a little old lady until she either died or couldn't live alone anymore. So you're probably right in a way!

  29. I grew up RIGHT by this house.. like BLOCKS away. There are so many houses like this around there. Not as many are like this throughout, most just have a parlor or a vintage kitchen. I love how this one went all out!

  30. A bigger question, for me, is WHO the heck gave negative reader feedback on offbeat real estate? [insert mad face]

    I LOVE offbeat real estate!

    And, from the length of this comment chain, I say I'm not the only one! [insert sound of beating drum!]

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    • Agreed! I love seeing various houses. Kinda a nice source for ideas for decorating my own home.

      Granted, I couldn't ever live in this home (I'm married to a mechanic who comes home covered in grease… white carpet wouldn't stand a chance) but its still pretty nifty to see.

      Please bring the real estate section back. <3

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    • I just went back and re-read this post where we addressed the issue. Apparently a whopping THIRD of our readers didn't like them. *Shakes my fist at a third of you*

      BUT, ho ho! Ariel did say that we would cut back on them, and not cut them off completely. Maybe I'll start sneaking one in every couple of months for that one third of you who are my peeps. ;)

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