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by amyg
Tue Jul 29, 2008 6:55 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: anyone know the story on this neighborhood in Reseda, CA?
Replies: 7
Views: 1527

A friend lives on Rhea Ave north of Saticoy (7700 block). The neighborhood is full of very cool modern houses, though some seem quite neglected. Apparently, until I came along, he thought his house was an Eichler. I corrected him but said his house was still very nice and a house doesn't need to be ...
by amyg
Sat Jul 26, 2008 7:09 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Backsplash Tile Options
Replies: 21
Views: 5225

on the tile forum where I found it. Look at T Hulse's post about seven posts down. He explains the method in more detail and included a picture.
by amyg
Sat Jul 26, 2008 1:19 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Backsplash Tile Options
Replies: 21
Views: 5225

I got my tile from http://www.mosaictilesupplies.com/ and it came with paper backing (actually, the paper was on the front and you wet it down to peel it off). It was easier in that it kept the tile very uniform. The difficulty was keeping the thinset from coming through to the front since you can't...
by amyg
Mon Jul 14, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: FS: CL Vintage Imperial Kenmore Sewing Machine -- L.A. CA
Replies: 0
Views: 905

FS: CL Vintage Imperial Kenmore Sewing Machine -- L.A. CA

I'm selling my Kenmore sewing machine. I will sell it cheap to a LottaLiving-ite. Check it out.

by amyg
Thu Mar 29, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: mcm identity (game over)
Replies: 70
Views: 6562

by amyg
Thu Mar 29, 2007 7:49 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: mcm identity (game over)
Replies: 70
Views: 6562

#1 Singer songstress Dinah Shore #6 Point guard - but I couldn't tell you the name #7 Married to a king? - Looks like Princess Grace of Monaco - does married to a prince count? #10 Dancer Cyd Charisse #11 Presidential canine Checkers (I guess really Vice-Presidential canine since I don't think he wa...
by amyg
Sun Mar 11, 2007 5:42 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Mosaic with bullnose??
Replies: 16
Views: 3294

I agree with lynxwiler. A nice grout line is enough to finish off mosaic tile. But another way to go is to add a layer of drywall to flush it out with the tile. That requires a bit of finessing with tile backing and drywall thicknesses. I did it both ways in my new bathroom. See the pictures attache...
by amyg
Tue Dec 12, 2006 9:32 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7163

What are original Disneyland rides? (i.e. ones that were there when the park first opened)
by amyg
Tue Dec 12, 2006 9:23 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7163

What are Disneyland rides?
by amyg
Mon Dec 11, 2006 3:53 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7163

What are materials that MCM roofs might be made of?

A total shot in the dark!
by amyg
Mon Dec 11, 2006 10:58 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7163

Let's see...60 cents...can I get an Orange County Eichler for that? If not, maybe Granada Hills.

I have no idea about this one unless it's "What are things in a Russ Meyer flick?"
by amyg
Mon Dec 11, 2006 10:17 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7163

What are (not sure if we still have to do that) ways to describe Girl from Ipanema?
by amyg
Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:49 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7163

Night-night. The game was fun. Thanks Sky! Post ya next week!
by amyg
Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:43 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7163

Woo Hoo! :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
by amyg
Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:32 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7163

Who are characters from It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World. I think that's the right number of "Mads." I saw that movie when I was a real little kid and I watched the whole thing with my hands over my eyes. It scared the crap out of me. That was a big source of teasing from my family for years t...
by amyg
Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:04 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7163

Yes Alex - or is it Dick (since this is Pyramid). I learned how to make modern houses with folded paper.

I think the answer to this one is: What are Kansas City Lotta Livin members (i.e. Moderns from MO)
by amyg
Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:28 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7163

Looks like I won 15 cents! :D
by amyg
Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:16 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7163

What are songs by Little Richard - or maybe girls in song titles by Little Richard?

Yes, call me Amy or G or AmyG.
by amyg
Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:54 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7163

by amyg
Tue Dec 05, 2006 9:33 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Movie buffs - looking for name of a movie
Replies: 14
Views: 3609

by amyg
Mon Dec 04, 2006 8:30 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Movie buffs - looking for name of a movie
Replies: 14
Views: 3609

That movie sounds great! I want to see it too! The results of a quick google search make me think that is your movie and you saw it on Fox Movie Channel: http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/blogs/wolcott/2006/03/partial_down_pa.html And another quick google search has turned up a possible source for ...
by amyg
Sun Nov 19, 2006 9:42 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Vitra Meda Chair Reupholsterer
Replies: 1
Views: 1310

Vitra Meda Chair Reupholsterer

I have the Vitra Meda chair (pictured below) and the mesh is torn beyond repair. Does anyone know a place that has experience reupholstering this type of mesh chair? I appreciate any advice you can give me.


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by amyg
Mon Oct 23, 2006 5:01 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Songs about hats...
Replies: 11
Views: 2123

Temptations - Papa was a Rolling Stone (wherever he laid his hat was his home)

Joe Cocker - You can Leave Your Hat On

Johnny Mercer & Harold Arlen - Any Place I Hang My Hat is Home


I realize the first two are probably later than 60's.
by amyg
Mon Oct 23, 2006 3:58 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Songs about hats...
Replies: 11
Views: 2123

They Can't Take That Away from Me - Gershwin - the way you wear your hat, the way you sip your tea... Alway True to You in My Fashion - Cole Porter - Mister harris, plutocrat, wants to give my cheek a pat If the harris pat means a paris hat, pay, pay! I know there are others. I'll keep thinking abou...
by amyg
Thu Sep 14, 2006 4:59 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Trader Vic's to be demolished?
Replies: 80
Views: 41872

I sent a letter to the above email address. I hope that gets it to the right people. Here it is in case anybody would like to use it. Probably should change some stuff tho if you do. Dear Beverly Hills: I am writing so my opinions may be considered in the Environmental Impact Report for the proposed...
by amyg
Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:21 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: MCM Name that Tune
Replies: 30
Views: 13238

Speaking of NTT

#5 = Outside of a Small Circle of Friends - Phil Ochs

Just to finish this one off.

Thanks for the games Sky. You're fun!

Amy
by amyg
Sun Sep 10, 2006 1:00 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Songs about Cocktails and Drinking
Replies: 28
Views: 5911

Bob Dylan does a themed radio show on XM. He did a show about drinking. You can actually download a whole mp3 of the show here: http://www.whitemanstew.com/2006/05/12/bob-dylans-theme-time-radio-hour Here's the whole playlist (there are some repeats of songs already mentioned on this thread and a fe...
by amyg
Sat Aug 26, 2006 12:06 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 447226

Hi Everyone!

I joined awhile ago but didn't get a chance to post and then forgot all about it. I lurk around every now and again to look at pictures of modern architecture. I know that's a no-no. Sorry :oops: . It's time I made myself known. Anyway, hello. I'm Amy Gilbert. Glad to be here. I love modern design o...
by amyg
Sat Aug 26, 2006 11:53 am
Forum: Test Messages
Topic: test
Replies: 14
Views: 4604

test

Just posting a test message here so I don't muck up the board some place else. :?
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