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by Futura Girl
Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:29 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Las Vegas open-air Neon Museum now open
Replies: 5
Views: 5687

Here is the great thread where most of it went down.
http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=1303
by Futura Girl
Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:28 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Las Vegas open-air Neon Museum now open
Replies: 5
Views: 5687

I like to think that the members of Lotta Living were pivotal in helping to make this museum happen. Adriene Biondo and Chris Nichols from Modcom, Eric Lynxwiler from MONA, Christine Madrid French from Recent Past Network, Lynn Zook from Classic Las Vegas, myself and many others all worked together ...
by Futura Girl
Sat Oct 27, 2012 7:56 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: FLW designed, built in 1952, house faces demolition
Replies: 8
Views: 7777

"ignorance of the law excuses no one" i don't have much empathy for these owners. i have a tough time believing that they had no idea it was a FLW and don't know who he was. Especially with it being located in Phoenix - a bastion of Wright. You don't think that somewhere along the line of ...
by Futura Girl
Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Mid-century outdoor lamp post
Replies: 2
Views: 2335

i just bought a bunch of globe pendant lamps from primelite.

looks like they carry classic globe post lamps, too...

check out this (and other pages) from their catalog

http://www.primelite-mfg.com/catalog/Sec_D_Page_35.jpg
by Futura Girl
Sun Sep 30, 2012 10:12 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Beam advice
Replies: 13
Views: 4574

Here's what we did with our sky facing beams on our Eichler... restore them with Wood Epoxy and Liquid Wood http://store.restoration.com/Restoration+Products/Surface+Repair.html Keep 'em painted - preferably oil based gloss to repel water. congrats on your purchase!!! please post pictures when you c...
by Futura Girl
Fri Sep 28, 2012 10:25 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Opinions on a carport...
Replies: 14
Views: 4553

yes. i think the front facing door detracts from your house. otherwise - i love your design.
by Futura Girl
Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:38 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 440781

welcome new members!
by Futura Girl
Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:37 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Opinions on a carport...
Replies: 14
Views: 4553

possibly consider putting the door to your storage facing the inside of the carport? our aq jones has storage doors facing that way and it is not an issue for the car and looks better from the street.
by Futura Girl
Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Fans of Formica
Replies: 10
Views: 8240

I am totally inspired by the linen look.
by Futura Girl
Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Eichler Photographs
Replies: 10
Views: 4367

It is a beautiful beautiful shot! Your exposure is so perfect.

Those be standard chemtrail clouds, Joe. They look surreal don't they.
by Futura Girl
Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:05 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Options for my tiles..............
Replies: 3
Views: 2034

giddy posts are always welcomed! i love your tile. now mind you i don't have to live with it. but i think it's one of those things - where keeping original fabric it comes with the responsibility of owning a historic home. that's why i say - buy a 2nd home (maybe in vegas :-)) that needs lots of res...
by Futura Girl
Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:17 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Opinions....beam colors(interior/exterior)
Replies: 5
Views: 2341

yup. agreed - fascia should match, too.
by Futura Girl
Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:38 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: The Sins of Ceiling Fans
Replies: 7
Views: 6579

we have a mini-split and it works well.
that supplemented with old fashioned looking table fans and you don't need a ceiling fan.
by Futura Girl
Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:13 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Woodland Hills, CA. Charles Du Bois - 1960. $609,900
Replies: 2
Views: 1972

vintage bombshelter... begs the question - where can you get a NEW bomb shelter these days?
by Futura Girl
Sun Sep 09, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: A stunning mid century modern house renovation.
Replies: 3
Views: 2944

i thought it looked familiar.
by Futura Girl
Sun Sep 09, 2012 12:30 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Opinions....beam colors(interior/exterior)
Replies: 5
Views: 2341

Should be 1 color. The whole point is to emphasize the indoor/outdoor connection in post and beam architecture.
by Futura Girl
Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:45 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Fans of Formica
Replies: 10
Views: 8240

we used Virr Varr in our studio kitchen in vegas. nya nya nya.... :-P okay - i am bummed they no longer make it, too. because i am doing 2 more 1954 kitchens and would prefer to use some form of subtle pattern like this as they will both be rental kitchens. good thread with all the suggestions... an...
by Futura Girl
Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: A stunning mid century modern house renovation.
Replies: 3
Views: 2944

your photos are stunning!!!
by Futura Girl
Thu Aug 30, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Rare footage of Disneyland's first Circarama 360-degree film
Replies: 15
Views: 8954

we did little mermaid earlier this year - it was a lovely dark ride - a total treat! go to dapper day!
by Futura Girl
Thu Aug 30, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Let's take a vote on exterior paint colors...
Replies: 6
Views: 3254

i like the current colors, so maybe you could simply find new improved versions of them?
by Futura Girl
Thu Aug 30, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Window caulk needs replacing?
Replies: 11
Views: 3875

i am going through doing window replacement quotes myself. i have 32!!!!! window panes to replace. (the house was abandoned for 2-3 years and became the local gang's clubhouse - so lots of broken panes and beebee holes in the glass.) plus the old glazing is totally shot on all of the windows. my quo...
by Futura Girl
Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:28 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Rare footage of Disneyland's first Circarama 360-degree film
Replies: 15
Views: 8954

have you been or riddenthem yet?

we are going on dapper day next month and hope to hit cars land.
by Futura Girl
Thu Aug 02, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: ANAHEIM Sept. 8 - Charles Phoenix Presents ANAHEIMLAND!
Replies: 1
Views: 3826

by Futura Girl
Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: still walking like a samba
Replies: 1
Views: 3456

by Futura Girl
Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Pomona, CA: Cliff May Rancho original condition about 174K
Replies: 4
Views: 3189

STEAL!!!

looks like a piece of cake compared to some of our projects :-)
by Futura Girl
Sun Jul 08, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Granada Hills California - Eichler for Sale Just Hit MLS
Replies: 10
Views: 5450

Yes, the Granada Hills Eichler track is on the northern edge of Los Angeles. But it is not so isolated that your friends won't drop in for a good party. Plus, you will make even more new friends with all of your great new neighbors.
by Futura Girl
Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:51 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Hollywood Hills California - Redone R. Soriano coming soon
Replies: 4
Views: 2893

Dear Peter, I am glad you are responding to posts and very glad to have you on the board. But MCM Judy is a brand new poster on our message board. Please give her at least a few days to follow up with more information before making a snarky comment like "stop wasting our time." As MCM said...
by Futura Girl
Wed Jun 20, 2012 6:13 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Thoughts on topiary
Replies: 9
Views: 4045

by Futura Girl
Fri Jun 08, 2012 8:26 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: SWANK ADVICE Don't ask because you won't like the answer
Replies: 2
Views: 4136

Thanks for that post, Koop. Amen to that. I am surprised how complete strangers will bring up politics in a conversation... and on top of that express an opinion assuming that i agree with them - never even imagining that they just might be slamming me personally or someone I care about. There is a ...

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