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Before and after – but still some way to go

Here’s what our mid-century modern home at Tamarisk Rancho looked like the day we saw it.   And then below, here’s what it looks like now.  We will repaint the house in a slightly darker color, and completely change the landscaping … Continue reading

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Removing the 1980s from mid-century

I don’t know what it is about the 1980s, whether it was just the age of excess – remember all those shoulder pads? – but I find it really hard to like anything that was created then in terms of … Continue reading

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It’s all about the details

All the doorknobs in the house are original – except for one.  The doorknob on the ‘hidden’ closet in the living room.  This wall was once covered in mirrors – floor to ceiling.  We had them all removed and replaced … Continue reading

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Welcome to our mid century modern world

Welcome to our mid century modern world.

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Welcome to our mid century modern world

My name is Melissa. My husband Jim and I recently bought a mid-century modern home in Rancho Mirage, near Palm Springs, in southern California.  We’ve been dreaming of this for a long time, subscribing to Atomic Ranch for several years, … Continue reading

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