Updating 1970s ranch house
To see some of the before and after photos, you can go here.
For the vanity, we used our old dining room buffet. A vintage ladder gets used for towel storage in here. And the texture of the old gray wood on the ladder somehow softens the feel of all the hard finishes in the bathroom.
As you can see, it’s still covered in paneling, but we gave it a facelift by painting it a couple of years ago. Painting paneling is such an easy and inexpensive way to update a dated space. It’s also made from 1964 paneling, but it got a makeover with paint, new knobs, and paintable grasscloth-looking wallpaper in the back of it.
Part of the decor in the shelves includes some of our vintage games, yet another thing that I seem to In the master bedroom, we have a casual, laid back style. I either want to make one from an old door or a fireplace mantel. Someday I’ll get that marked off my list and actually have a headboard in here!
The living room is the first room you see when you enter the house.
I call this my space, since there’s no television or electronics in here. Or go here to see a different furniture arrangement for this space as well as some of the other elements of the room.
And honestly, they’re so much easier to keep clean than our white ones were.
I’m all about low maintenance whenever possible, and they are definitely low maintenance.
For a glimpse of how it gets decorated for each season, go here, here, and here. Our kitchen is truly the hub of activity in our house, as I’m sure it is in most homes. Today, I am sharing our 1960’s ranch style home tour. I’ve admired and followed her blog for years and am so honored to be sharing my home with her and you.Thanks so much for having my home on your tour, Debbie! My name is Angie and I blog at Postcards from the Ridge.I like various decorating themes like farmhouse, vintage, mid-century modern, and some traditional.
And I love to use items for something other than their intended use.
The family room is where we spend the most time in on nights and weekends.