Homie and guest-poster Julie F sent me an email that just said "OH MY GODZZZZZ" with a link to these Mad Men-style time capsule homes. I thought I'd ignore everyone who said they hate real estate posts, and cater to my fellow real estate boner-having Homies.
This is Offbeat Home's archive of mid-century modern posts.
Artist Steve Thomas got spot on two things I love above all: early/mid-century design and geek stuff. Tolkien-themed posters, Fallout-style propaganda, Sci-fi travelling ads… It's like Christmas, but only better.
Can we take a minute to talk about our dream homes? I believe we all have (at least) one, right? You know, that one house that you always drive by on your way to work/the grocery store/your favorite vacation spot. That one house that you day dream about owning. You know… if you suddenly came into a million (or more) dollars. That house?
Well, torture upon tortures, my dream house is on the market right now. This is MY "that house":
Shopped for lighting lately? You probably found yourself disappointed by the white bread wood veneer choices at Home Depot. Our new sponsor Omega Too Lighting & Design will pull you out of the sad chandelier shopper slump.
I LOVED browsing their site. I got a very The Sims vibe, bouncing from art nouveau pieces to gothic chandeliers to candle sconces — you wanna see?
A Siamese cat, a boyfriend, a girlfriend, and a glittery gold carport: these are just the tip of this bright retro Florida home.
Lindsay and Matt share their tidy retro home with two dogs in Oklahoma.
This house was one of those boarded up sad-and-lonelies. When Colleen and Sam swooped in, they had a total rehab ahead of them. Good thing the house turned out so peacefully lovely!