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by Mod Diva
Sat Oct 15, 2005 7:32 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Chicago MCM shopping?
Replies: 6
Views: 1520

Thanks Money,
I knew there would be someone out there in Lottalivinland who knew what I was looking for. I will definitely check your suggestions out when I get there. Chicago, here I come!
Cheers,
Mod Diva
by Mod Diva
Fri Oct 14, 2005 5:04 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Chicago MCM shopping?
Replies: 6
Views: 1520

Chicago MCM shopping?

Hello out there- Mod Diva is temporarily leaving her MCM home in the valley and relocating to a modest two bedroom apartment in Chicago. That being said, I have to furnish our new digs there which is both an exciting adventure and a dilemma. I have furnished my Valley home with "junks" and "treasure...
by Mod Diva
Tue Sep 27, 2005 9:23 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Los Angeles, CA (the Valley) MCM for lease
Replies: 1
Views: 929

Los Angeles, CA (the Valley) MCM for lease

Hey there- Thought I'd post my 1953 MCM here for lease. 1234 sq. ft, huge backyard, 4 bedrooms, 1.75 bathrooms. My husband got a gig in Chicago and we have to relocate ASAP. I know that I could at least find somone out there who can appreciate MCMs and keep my home pretty safe on this board. If you ...
by Mod Diva
Fri Sep 16, 2005 7:48 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Pictures of our P+K redoooo...
Replies: 79
Views: 21066

by Mod Diva
Thu Sep 01, 2005 8:53 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Anything going on in the Bay Area?
Replies: 20
Views: 6201

Hey there, I don't know if you read the latest Atomic Ranch magazine but there was a feature on homes in Westlake village.There is a pocket of homes there that is a real cool drive. I lived in San Francisco as a kid and just recently went home and went to Westlake to look at the homes there. I alway...
by Mod Diva
Tue Aug 30, 2005 8:16 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Pictures of our P+K redoooo...
Replies: 79
Views: 21066

Wow.. I'm so very glad that you posted. Your house is GORGEOUS! I love the stairs, the fire box, the landscaping, AWESOME JOB!! Please post photos of the inside I'm dying to see. I want your house when I grow up and win the lotto! Cheers, Mod Diva
by Mod Diva
Sun Aug 28, 2005 12:42 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: 70's Mod wallpaper source?
Replies: 11
Views: 2902

Hello there- I found this store in Palm Springs. There's a lot on their website but in the actual store there's books and books of awesome wallpaper. Hope this helps you! http://www.psmodhome.com/coverings.html Cheers, Mod Diva
by Mod Diva
Sun Aug 28, 2005 11:14 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: fencing for mcm house
Replies: 34
Views: 11141

Re: fencing for mcm house

Help! I want to put up a privacy fence on the sides of my lot and at the back. The front of my house (about 100') has a large concrete wall that lends privacy from the street. It's about 400 linear feet of fencing. What I need advice on is what sort of fence to put up that will be in keeping with t...
by Mod Diva
Sun Aug 28, 2005 11:09 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Terrazzo alternative?
Replies: 105
Views: 32537

Re: Eco-Terr

Try going to CoveringsEtc.com they have terazzo tile that is very well priced. I'm about to do my house in it, and it costs about $7 per square foot. It comes in tons of colors. This is exactly what I needed.. thanks so much! And the color selection is right on! Please post pics when your floor is ...
by Mod Diva
Wed Aug 17, 2005 1:55 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Question about this pic
Replies: 3
Views: 894

Question about this pic

Hey there all.. Just wanted to ask if anyone else saw this pic in an old post. I recall someone took pics of this house on a home tour? Anyway, there's this "lego" wall in the back ground.. Can anyone tell me what it's made of? Like, is it really made of leggos? I guess it's not for all but I enjoy ...
by Mod Diva
Sat Aug 13, 2005 3:56 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: my first apartment
Replies: 9
Views: 2314

The the windows on my home were put in right before we purchased the house according to our neigbor. They actually have the original windows on their home but they are the ones that don't really "open" but have a crank to "crack" them open. Our home is probably one of three on the block that look li...
by Mod Diva
Wed Aug 10, 2005 11:07 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: my first apartment
Replies: 9
Views: 2314

Kudos decorating your first apartment. It's actually quite awesome that you're doing this all on a budget. I know when there's a budget, you've got to get creative. Here's when Flea markets, craigslist, and Ebay come into play along with your own creativity. I've posted a link to all my creations an...
by Mod Diva
Wed Aug 10, 2005 10:57 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Fence Pics....
Replies: 7
Views: 1713

Hey there-
Maybe something like this?

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It's private.. It's modern..
Cheers,
Mod Diva
by Mod Diva
Tue Jul 19, 2005 10:17 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Sharing pictures of Palmer & Krisel Palm Springs
Replies: 3
Views: 1229

by Mod Diva
Tue Jun 28, 2005 11:06 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Terrazzo alternative?
Replies: 105
Views: 32537

I have a showroom in Pasadena, Ca. We carry terrazzo tile, other than Bisazza that is far superior in quality. I wouldn't install Fritz Tile in my garage where my dogs sleep. Talk about inferior!! What colors are you looking for? Thanks for the response Chubby, I would like to see what you have in ...
by Mod Diva
Tue Jun 21, 2005 10:30 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: retro shower curtain?
Replies: 14
Views: 5359

"The wife and I are going Hollywood glamour with some sexy photos of bombshell pinups from the '50s on what wall space we have in our guest bath. " Hey there- Don't know if you got that bathroom done but I thought since you had somewhat of a theme.. I thought you should check out this seller on E-ba...
by Mod Diva
Tue Jun 21, 2005 10:21 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: and the landscaping begins....
Replies: 82
Views: 13202

Hey Mod Diva, Have you tried Bourget Brothers in Santa Monica for earth-toned river rock? http://www.bourgetbros.com/flagstone/pebbles_index.htm Ramblin and Tiki, Thanks for the name of the place to get the river rock. I will get there when I get to my project. Unfortunately, the front landscaping w...
by Mod Diva
Sun Jun 19, 2005 7:54 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Jenkins House in Houston Update
Replies: 94
Views: 23736

Wow! Your home is unreal. How amazing that you are getting this job done and so quickly. Thanks for sharing the pictures. You are an inspiration!! Keep it up! I'm excited to see more of your before and afters! Cheers! Mod Diva
by Mod Diva
Sun Jun 19, 2005 7:51 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Terrazzo alternative?
Replies: 105
Views: 32537

Terrazzo alternative?

Does anyone know of a terrazzo alternative? My husband and I were looking into the Bisazza terrazzo in the funky color combos (ie= The orange tile with he white terrazzo or the white tile with the multi color terrazzo) http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y135/moddiva10019/Interesting%20Ideas%20from%20t...
by Mod Diva
Fri Jun 17, 2005 7:10 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Painting Kitchen Cabinets
Replies: 8
Views: 1836

Hey there- Have you ever seen the Sherwin Williams preservation pallate? FOr color ideas.. you might want to check this out here's a description: http://www.sherwin-williams.com/do_it_yourself/paint_colors/paint_color_palette/color_themes/suburban/int_suburban.jsp Combine these historically accurate...
by Mod Diva
Thu Jun 16, 2005 10:50 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Charles Phoenix slide show tour at the Ford June 16
Replies: 2
Views: 367

Hello out there- I caught this show tonight.. and it's a MUST SEE. Very entertaining and a great night out. I look forward to another show. If you love the 40's ,50's and 60's from kitsch, architecture and fashion.. this is a MUST SEE! A++ Cheers, Mod Diva
by Mod Diva
Sun May 29, 2005 11:14 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Frosted Glass Interior Doors
Replies: 4
Views: 1347

Frosted doors

Hello there- To answer your question about these doors. What they are called are single light french doors. The exterior ones like the one you see (that's my home) have double paned glass.They run about $250.00 special ordered at Lowes or Home Depot. For the interior ones I think it's the same thing...
by Mod Diva
Fri May 27, 2005 6:57 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: and the landscaping begins....
Replies: 82
Views: 13202

Looking good Tiki! I took your advice and made my way to the Balboa Supply for the river rock. They had a great selection but not the color scheme that we were looking for. We are looking for the ones that are more on the brown, earth tone color scheme as opposed to the grey. Any pointers on where I...
by Mod Diva
Fri May 27, 2005 6:46 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Hanging ball light
Replies: 20
Views: 5356

Hanging ball lights are now being sold at Ikea. The store in Burbank had them but are now temporarily sold out.. Heads up for those who can't wait for Go-kat-Go delivery.. Not sure on the price comparison. Cheers, Mod Diva
by Mod Diva
Sat May 21, 2005 9:52 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Hanging ball light
Replies: 20
Views: 5356

Looking good Tiki!
Glad those globes worked out for you. I see the horsetail bamboo too. It's all coming together! Keep up the good work!!
Cheers!
Mod Diva
by Mod Diva
Fri May 13, 2005 7:54 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Hawaii Modern
Replies: 3
Views: 698

Wow...what Island were you on ? I'm going to Oahu at the end of June. Obviously anything tiki and / or modern I'm always on the hunt for. Hey Tiki, This was in Oahu. Kanaohe is on the mountain side of the island about 15 miles from Waikiki. Waikiki had some MCM buildings so very Hawaii Five O ! Sor...
by Mod Diva
Fri May 13, 2005 7:34 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Hawaii Modern
Replies: 3
Views: 698

Hawaii Modern

Aloha all, I just got back from beautiful Hawaii yesterday and I couldn't wait to share this cute little neighborhood I found on my trip there. My holiday lasted for 12 glorious days and every single chance I got was spent on my Sidekick2 online checking on what was going on Lotta Living (even on th...
by Mod Diva
Mon May 09, 2005 10:27 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Retro Fonts
Replies: 18
Views: 5486

I belive the site you are looking for is called font diner. They have a couple of free fonts as well as some to buy. There are even some SHAG fonts you can buy as well!
Cheers,
Mod Diva
by Mod Diva
Sat Apr 30, 2005 11:09 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Tiki's NEw Paint Job
Replies: 28
Views: 5833

Tiki, The paint job and the before and after is HOT! I like the rocks you put in the front.. I'm thinking of doing the same for my walkway. Did you get those at the Balboa supply company you spoke about? Can't wait to see what you do with the landscaping and the ball lights. Fast shipping on those f...

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