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by Mod Diva
Sat Aug 30, 2008 5:25 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Farrell's is on the Way Back
Replies: 16
Views: 4363

I recently have been to the Farrells in Saugus. A Pigs trough was one of my cravings when I was pregnant. One day all I could think about was Farrells and I put it on my GPS and there it was- The one in Saugus isn't as good as the one I remember in the Bay Area as a kid and the service there is TERR...
by Mod Diva
Thu Aug 16, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Modern puppy!
Replies: 36
Views: 4124

I just had to have all my girls represent for the Valley.. Yes, all 4 are mine! Cheers, Mod Diva [img][img]http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y135/moddiva10019/Back%20home%20in%20LA/pug1.jpg[/img] [/img] http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y135/moddiva10019/Back%20home%20in%20LA/pug2.jpg
by Mod Diva
Tue Aug 14, 2007 7:40 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Ikea modern sconce
Replies: 2
Views: 685

Ikea modern sconce

Hey Kids.. I bought this Ikea ball sconce 3 years ago and I was going to put it up in my bathroom. Now that I'm ready to put it up, I want to search for another one. Unfortunately, It's been discontinued, I have thown away the box and I have no idea what it's called if I did a search for it on Ebay ...
by Mod Diva
Mon May 07, 2007 5:19 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Go Go Boots
Replies: 20
Views: 6821

i have problems keeping my white boots clean - they get scuffed and marked up pretty easily and i'm not sure how to clean them? Futura girl I have the remedy. It's called " Goo Gone " I just used it today to clean my white patent leather wedges and it works like a dream. They carry it at ...
by Mod Diva
Mon Jan 22, 2007 11:01 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: STLModerns house on HGTV!
Replies: 11
Views: 2139

I put the show on my Tivo . It was a great profile of your home! It looks great on TV and my favorite part was when they featured Billy and Judge as the tour guides to your home! Congrats!
Cheers,
Mod Diva
(Pug mommy of 4)
by Mod Diva
Sun Jan 14, 2007 10:34 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Glendale, CA 1954 Post and Beam $699,000.. GORGEOUS
Replies: 2
Views: 2237

Glendale, CA 1954 Post and Beam $699,000.. GORGEOUS

I saw this at an open house yesterday and it was breath taking- Done so well.. every single detail- I hope this one goes to an MCM fan.. http://www.prudentialcal.com/Consumer/Listing/ListingDetail.aspx?Search=ac830044-6da9-4a86-b8c3-db1bad7722b2&Listing=18440545&IRPAgentID=9442596&Image=...
by Mod Diva
Thu Nov 16, 2006 5:34 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Thank You to the BEST site ever!!
Replies: 3
Views: 4049

Thank You to the BEST site ever!!

Hello all, I have a CONFESSION.... I just wanted to say that for the past couple of weeks I've been "cheating" on LottaLiving and been elsewhere (another website that will remain nameless because of 1. my embarrassment to be associated with "that" site 2. That I've "strayed&...
by Mod Diva
Sun Nov 05, 2006 12:14 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: My "new" Tulip table...I'm Excited!
Replies: 4
Views: 1851

Great find STLModern, It always makes me giddy to find something that I was searching high and low for and I bet you felt the same way when you got the new set! I have a table here in Chicago that's tulip based ( with an oval shaped table) and I'm moving back to LA but I can't take it with- Anyone w...
by Mod Diva
Sun Nov 05, 2006 12:09 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Bathroom remodel on the cheap!
Replies: 7
Views: 2410

by Mod Diva
Mon Jul 31, 2006 7:38 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Go Go Boots
Replies: 20
Views: 6821

That's you? You look GREAT in those boots! And your home is divine! I can imagine myself with an apple martini sitting there on that couch talking mid-mod all night long :-) Yup.. that's me! Thanks for the compliments :oops: Strange to put a form name to an actual face? I bet so not what you imagin...
by Mod Diva
Mon Jul 31, 2006 8:38 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Go Go Boots
Replies: 20
Views: 6821

I'm so glad there are people out there that love gogo boots. I've been rocking mine for the past 3 years and in a way, I'm glad they haven't caught on to the masses just yet..(or this time around) Here's my latest gogo boot find- Gold lame gogo boots and the dress I made from a vintage pattern. I no...
by Mod Diva
Mon Jul 03, 2006 7:29 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: How to make a cookie cutter home modern...(lots of pics!)
Replies: 37
Views: 19741

This is a perfect example of how you can make any place look good on a budget. Your style is right up my alley. Take your place's inside and put it in any MCM in Palm Springs or anywhere else it would be a perfect fit. I think you did a great job!! I can't wait to get out of Chicago and back to my h...
by Mod Diva
Fri May 12, 2006 9:08 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Not your ordinary dorm
Replies: 2
Views: 1076

Not your ordinary dorm

Hey y'all, Since I've been living here in Chicago a hot minute, I wanted to share with you a building that I've been drooling over for the past few months. It all started when I saw them hanging the Nelson saucer bubble pendant lamps in their lounge and the Eames orange sideshell chairs with the eif...
by Mod Diva
Sun Mar 05, 2006 1:17 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Weekend Projects
Replies: 99
Views: 51184

Hey yall.. Thought I'd share my latest project.. inspired by the marshmallow sofa- Thought this would be a cool way to make the master bedroom unique here in Chicago. Some circles are red, some orange.. kinda hard to see the colors- .. It's not quite "home" but I'm gonna try to make it wor...
by Mod Diva
Wed Feb 15, 2006 12:14 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: 50's lamp rewiring-
Replies: 2
Views: 1207

50's lamp rewiring-

Hello out there- I just bought this great lamp but it is not working. I was wondering if any of you DIYers have tackled a project like this? It's a little more complicated than just buying a single socket lamp kit I'm assuming. The wiring itself is getting quite brittle- http://i4.photobucket.com/al...
by Mod Diva
Sun Feb 05, 2006 8:51 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Looking for Leopard Vinyl Upholstery
Replies: 9
Views: 4870

Hello there-
I know of a place that carries Zebra vinyl. I know it's not Leopard but still pretty rare. It's located in Chicago.
Cheers,
Mod Diva
by Mod Diva
Sat Jan 14, 2006 6:12 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Favorite Lesser Known Mid Century Architect
Replies: 63
Views: 61154

I got one..
Henry Doelger
Westlake Village Daly City, CA.
Every home in that neighborhood.. Gorgeous!!
I love to drive by whenever I get to see my parents in the Bay Area!
Cheers,
Mod Diva
by Mod Diva
Thu Jan 05, 2006 11:40 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Any ideas for this large wall?
Replies: 25
Views: 5654

Hello all- The hubby and I are always looking for a new project- Here's the latest we did to a big wall in our apartment here in Chicago. Inspiration..Catcher Block's office in the movie, "Down With love". I thought it turned out pretty great. I think it would work better in a bigger place but it tu...
by Mod Diva
Thu Jan 05, 2006 11:38 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Any ideas for this large wall?
Replies: 25
Views: 5654

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by Mod Diva
Thu Dec 22, 2005 4:40 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Show us your modern christmas tree!
Replies: 83
Views: 27328

Here's ours in Chicago.. First year with the 6 1/2 foot vintage aluminum tree brought to us by E-bay decorations by Ikea!! Merry, Merry, Happy Happy!! Cheers, Mod Diva http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y135/moddiva10019/Chicago%20Life/DSC01576.jpg http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y135/moddiva10019/Ch...
by Mod Diva
Wed Dec 21, 2005 12:54 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: What do you do to the back side of the front door?
Replies: 13
Views: 3226

A little off subject. Mod Diva...is that a pug in your pictures on the wall? It sure is.. Actually they are portraits that I took of my girls ( I have 4) that I "warhol-ed) Since we don't have kids yet, I figured, that family pictures of the girls would be appropriate. :D and It was a cool addition...
by Mod Diva
Tue Dec 20, 2005 5:27 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: What do you do to the back side of the front door?
Replies: 13
Views: 3226

Hey there- I also think it depends on what you have going on the other side of the door but I went with white on the inside as well. Here's the outside.. I went witht he turquoise which I LOVE!! http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y135/moddiva10019/DSC01312.jpg here's the inside http://i4.photobucket.c...
by Mod Diva
Fri Dec 09, 2005 6:07 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Alternative to Nelson Bubble light?
Replies: 35
Views: 12450

Hey All, I found these online..I thought they were pretty cool too. Interesting that you have to put some of them together but in a price comparison to the Nelson lamps, pretty affordable. I found this http://www.shopfosters.com/store/home.php?cat=24 [url][/url] http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y135...
by Mod Diva
Thu Dec 01, 2005 3:05 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: WTD: Modern Christmas anyone ?
Replies: 23
Views: 9712

Hello all, I just put my Aluminum tree up for our 1st Christmas in Chicago. This is the first holiday away from our home without our old ornaments and a real tree. I'm pretty happy with what we came up with as far as our retro tree from E-bay and our modern decorations from IKEA. Cheers, Mod Diva ht...
by Mod Diva
Sun Nov 27, 2005 12:42 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Charles Phoenix retro holiday show TODAY - and till 1/1
Replies: 2
Views: 868

Hey all- I went to see his show this summer and I LOVED IT! I'm sure this show will be as good as the one I saw. I must recommend this to all. Wish I could be there but I'm in the Chicagoland area now :( Sad that Charles Phoenix doesn't have any scheduled here in the midwest.. I would be there fer s...
by Mod Diva
Sun Nov 13, 2005 11:03 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: 1954 paint colors
Replies: 3
Views: 2158

Have you seen this?
http://www.sherwin-williams.com/do_it_y ... burban.jsp
Cheers,
Mod Diva
by Mod Diva
Sat Nov 12, 2005 2:48 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Orange walls?
Replies: 10
Views: 2610

Go for it!! I have the exact opposite. All walls in my house are white but most of the color comes from my furniture. I also saw a room that they did on Oprah. Same white walls, same white and creme furniture, same white flokati but they did a high gloss orange floor.. IT WAS HOT!! I had an orange w...
by Mod Diva
Thu Nov 10, 2005 6:25 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Decorative Brick (or concrete) privacy screens- need help!
Replies: 47
Views: 31134

Hello all, On my Last trip to Hawaii I took these pics of this concrete privacy block. thought that they were pretty cool..Just wanted to share Cheers, Mod Diva http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y135/moddiva10019/Hawaii%20modern/DSC01419.jpg http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y135/moddiva10019/Hawaii%2...
by Mod Diva
Thu Nov 10, 2005 6:14 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Weekend Projects
Replies: 99
Views: 51184

Greetings from Chicago! Here's something my husband and I did today.. We loves us some arts n crafts.. One of the many things we are doing to make this new space of ours a home.. Cheers, Mod Diva http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y135/moddiva10019/Projects%20and%20Junk%20finds/DSC01491.jpg Here it is...
by Mod Diva
Fri Oct 28, 2005 12:16 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Chicago MCM shopping?
Replies: 6
Views: 1492

Thanks guys for the info

Thanks for the tips Everyone! It's been a week that I've been here in Chicago and I went to the Broadway antique market yesterday looking for a couch and came up empty handed. I also stumbled upon the Ravenswood Antique mart and met some nice people there who will be on the lookout for a couch to fi...

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