Doorbell Discovery

  There was an exciting discovery at Rancho Del Lindbergs over the weekend! While trying to fix our doorbell we discovered that the original fittings were stamped with the date Oct. 1954. We’ve had a helluva time trying to date our house thanks to sloppy & conflicting paperwork. We knew it was built between 1954-1956…

It’s Alive! IT’S ALIVE!!

fter a 19 month absence (yikes!) Mid-Century Living has returned. Various factors contributed to the silence here including general blogging burn out. Here are some of the various highlights (or lowlights) that have occurred since things went dark.

Vintage Wall Clocks

This weekend Retro Renovation is highlighting vintage wall clocks and asking readers to contribute photos of their own. I highly recommend checking out all the vintage eye-candy there! I’ve contributed a couple photos of my own wall clocks pictured below. Seth Thomas clock & friends Andis recently repaired this vintage Burwood Clock & it’s running…

Let’s Lounge!

We bought this vintage “Lounge” sign at a flea market a few months ago and just got around to hanging it up. According to the seller they found it at an estate sale. It originally hung in a “Man Cave” built in the late 50s/early 60s. Now it’s hanging above the bar/entertainment center in our…

New Year – New Blog!

I was recently forced to move my Cinebeats blog over to WordPress and to make my life easier I decided to move all my blogs to WordPress. I’ve been neglecting Mid-Century Living lately but I’ve got a lot of material for future posts so I’ll be trying to update more regularly from now on. I’ve…

Happy Holidays!

Finally did some unpacking and got our tiny aluminum tree decorated. We plan to have a much bigger tree next year but the living room is an absolute wreck right now because we’re in the middle of painting it & patching holes, etc. I wanted to make one spot nice for Xmas Eve so I…

Paint & Progress

We’re making progress but it’s slow going. In order to save money we’re determined to do most of the work on the house ourselves but between jobs, life, etc. it’s going to take us awhile. The room I plan to use for my office had to be completely re-wired since we had electricity problems and…