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Kate builds a vintage red, white and yellow kitchen for her 1955 Betsy McCall DIY dollhouse. It's adorable!
We are several weeks into my Betsy McCall DIY Dollhouse build and finally — after hours of work — it’s time to take a look at what I’ve been cooking up in the kitchen. Yup, you guessed it — vintage cuteness — including a red-and-white Armstrong VCT checkerboard floor, vintage wallpaper and authentic vintage Formica sparkle laminate countertops …
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We discover a new source for pastel colored 4x4 bathroom tile -- 18 shades in all, starting at great prices. http://retrorenovation.com/2015/03/05/18-colors-retro-bathroom-tile/
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Corelle introduces Corelle True Blue dinnerware -- a reinvention of the 1972 Corelle Old Town Blue. Readers are loving this story about vintage Corelle!
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We discovered a bunch of new retro floor tile options -- lots of colorful small mosaics -- and the price is right -- $3.50 and $4 per square foot!
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Amazing time capsule kitchen! I published this story five years ago today -- and it went viral -- last week!
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Bunny slippers -- are back !
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What's inside this charming midcentury modest house? How about: Whisky barrel furniture a go go! So colorful! So creative! 
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Want to create a 1940s style kitchen? See my new mood board - with all resources -- here --> http://retrorenovation.com/2015/03/04/1940s-kitchen-design-style/
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A miniature Rittenhouse Lyric doorbell for the dollhouse -- with ding dong hardware installed in the miniature hi fi!
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CIndy waited 28 years to remodel here 1950s bathroom -- and it turned out great!
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The amazing art of Corita Kent -- aka Sister Mary Corita -- currently at The Andy Warhol Museum.
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Helping owners of mid century and older homes find the products, inspiration and community to remodel their homes in authentic vintage style.
Introduction

Welcome to Retro Renovation — your daily dose of mid century renovation resources… design inspiration… fun finds… and a growing community of people all interested in cherishing their mid century and older homes.

But, we are not "just" about pretty pictures: Our focus, first and foremost, is to help you find the products and resources you need to help remodel, renovate and decorate your house in authentic mid century style. We’re here to help you get the job done — doing the research so you don’t have to. Dive into all our categories (in the navigation along the top of the page on Retro Renovation) and you will see, we have lots of research into all the products you might need to Retro Renovate. Along the way, we have lotsa other fun, too — always showing great gratitude and respect for the houses — and their owners — who came before us.

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