The house hunting has not been going all that well. In the last month we've bid on two of the houses pictured below without success. After 3 months the house hunting adventure we've embarked on has worn me down, but I'm determined to not get too discouraged. There has to be a house out there for us and hopefully we'll find it.
Early '60s home with a fabulous original garage door
Welcome to Mid-Century Living! My name is Kimberly and I'm a longtime admirer of mid-century design. My husband and I recently bought our first home and it's a beautiful old custom built 1954 atomic ranch house in Napa, CA. I plan to share my adventures in home restoration and remodeling as well as various decorating tips, gardening and landscaping ideas, recipes and anything else that falls under the banner of "Mid-Century" or "Living." I'll also be writing about local issues and various things that interest me as a new home owner. I hope you'll enjoy your stop here!
1950s-style Aloha! wallpaper by Dupenny
We've long been fans of Dupenny's pin-up girls and beefcakes, so we're pleased to see the totally tropical new Aloha! wallpaper design. The design harks back...
ICARUS - The life cycle of a collection
I've been a collector of things for as long as I can remember. As a kid, there were failed attempts at collecting stamps and coins. I started those collectio...