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 retro/vintage posts.
This home was the fresh start I was dreaming of. When I left my husband, I never thought in a little more than a year I would buy my own (little) home. I could paint whatever colours I wanted, decorate how I wanted and keep the house in whatever (child-safe) state I wanted. I purchased this home as a single-mom with a toddler — then at the housewarming party three months later, I married my boyfriend in the archway between the living and dining rooms.
Technically, our trip was all of Route 66 (through: Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California), plus the driving it took to get us to the start — we came from Nate's folks house; so, Ohio and Indiana. And then from California to Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois. We spent the better part of a month living out of our car and tent, traveling across America together.
Don't scoff at that "ugly" vintage bathroom. They have a lot they can teach us about decorating. Here are five things that our resident Oprah, Dootsie, is stealing from vintage bathroom design.
The childhood of Kurt Cobain is totally for sale — if you have $500,000 to spare. Considering the average home price in Aberdeen, Washington is around $80,000, you'll definitely be paying that extra zillion dollars for the memories. BUT OH WHAT MEMORIES THEY ARE — who WOULDN'T want to live in the room that has a wall that Kurt punched a hole through? I'm serious, Homies. Let's take a gander…
Relique brings you vintage and repurposed interior accents that are classic, artistic, and have tons of personality. Relique's buyers shop all over the world for pieces that they'd put in their own homes. Pieces that you're going to want to put in your homes. Pieces like those awesome vintage wood hat forms pictured above, or repurposed lights made from jet parts, or retro skewers, or any of these things…