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by Sputnikmoss
Thu Feb 08, 2007 12:12 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Thrifters, Pillagers, Estate Salers..post your top 5 finds!
Replies: 26
Views: 8262

2) T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings (Widdicomb's 'Modern Originals' collection) credenza - $0.00 (Handed down from my grandparents to my parents to me) I would love to get my hands on that!!! :wink: I have 2, 3 drawer dressers, a vanity with pouf, 2 round 2 tiered side tables, and the lotus coffee table all ...
by Sputnikmoss
Fri Feb 02, 2007 12:29 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: NOY-tra or NEW-tra
Replies: 36
Views: 5660

Newtra or Noytra????


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by Sputnikmoss
Sun Jan 07, 2007 9:33 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Getting that Mod look for the ladies.
Replies: 3
Views: 1993

Those are so cute! Thanks for posting.
by Sputnikmoss
Sat Dec 30, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: CITROEN DS - The "frog mouth"
Replies: 23
Views: 5508

check out this vintage commercial! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW-4hWtWA6Q Here is some footage of the DS parade during the 50 year celebration of the DS in Paris. I wasn't able to attend but my friends in the Citroen Club did and said it was awesome! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFN-3_F0Yno
by Sputnikmoss
Fri Dec 22, 2006 8:46 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Previous Owner Dereliction of Homeowner Duties
Replies: 11
Views: 3269

We found this after scraping off the painted coco fiber wallpaper above the fireplace! Our house was remodeled into a MCM in 1960, they added the whole sunken living room onto the front of the house. I guess they wanted a little something to brighten things up until the fireplace went in! Check out ...
by Sputnikmoss
Thu Dec 21, 2006 2:13 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Tele-Funken!
Replies: 6
Views: 2214

Why didn't I open this thread sooner??? OMG! That is the coolest thing ever!! Thanks so much for posting this.
by Sputnikmoss
Wed Dec 13, 2006 1:49 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: The Regret list : If I had to do it all over again....
Replies: 42
Views: 50415

1-I wish that I would not have relied on my memory after misplacing the color sample for the laundry room/pantry. My husband and I spent the entire weekend painting the entire thing which consists mostly of drawers and cupboard doors. We took off all the hardware and painted them all on sawhorses in...
by Sputnikmoss
Wed Dec 13, 2006 1:16 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Show us your modern christmas tree!
Replies: 83
Views: 26802

That is awesome Shane! You should make that your Christmas card..very nice!
by Sputnikmoss
Wed Dec 13, 2006 12:16 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Show us your modern christmas tree!
Replies: 83
Views: 26802

It is my husband's from when he was little. His mom let him take it a few years ago. Last week we found a vintage rotating tree stand so now it's perfect!
by Sputnikmoss
Wed Dec 13, 2006 9:47 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Show us your modern christmas tree!
Replies: 83
Views: 26802

http://myspace-015.vo.llnwd.net/01555/51/00/1555090015_l.jpg http://myspace-536.vo.llnwd.net/01555/63/51/1555091536_l.jpg We don't decorate the tree, the curtains, color wheel and rotating stand are already over the top! Outside on a typical rainly Portland night http://myspace-286.vo.llnwd.net/015...
by Sputnikmoss
Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:57 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7067

Whoooo !!! Thanks Bob!!


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by Sputnikmoss
Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:40 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7067

What is Casino Royale???
by Sputnikmoss
Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:30 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7067

Actors that portray 007??
by Sputnikmoss
Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:23 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7067

What are weekly dance shows??
by Sputnikmoss
Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:05 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7067

What is the LA Crime Bus Tour???
by Sputnikmoss
Tue Dec 12, 2006 9:59 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7067

What is the corner of Norton and 39th?
by Sputnikmoss
Tue Dec 12, 2006 9:48 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7067

What are game shows that used those really cool long mics with the tiny ball on the end????
by Sputnikmoss
Tue Dec 12, 2006 9:28 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7067

What are defunct Disneyland rides?
by Sputnikmoss
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: 7067

What are rides at Disneyland???
by Sputnikmoss
Mon Dec 11, 2006 4:28 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The MCM 60 Cent Pyramid (game over)
Replies: 86
Views: 7067

What are examples of Case Study Homes???


#17 Craig Ellwood

#21 Pierre Koenig
by Sputnikmoss
Sun Dec 03, 2006 7:12 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Portland, OR Double Gable Rummer
Replies: 14
Views: 2350

Saw the home today and have to agree with dwaynem772...it looked like they rolled out of bed and left the house as is. It made me a little uncomfortable like I was crashing someone's party and snooping around. I have to say that Jim's photos give the house a totally different perspective that in rea...
by Sputnikmoss
Sat Dec 02, 2006 8:00 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Portland, OR Double Gable Rummer
Replies: 14
Views: 2350

Yep...I'll be out to take a peek!
by Sputnikmoss
Fri Dec 01, 2006 1:56 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Fresno's Fulton Mall
Replies: 8
Views: 1503

Gorgeous! Why does that make me want a martini??? Thanks for the artist's name...George Tsutakawa did do the fountain at Lloyd Center. Here are few more taken before they "renovated" in 1990. http://www.unl.edu/ImageColl/50649738/M14152.jpg http://www.unl.edu/ImageColl/50649738/M14153.jpg ...
by Sputnikmoss
Fri Dec 01, 2006 10:41 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Fresno's Fulton Mall
Replies: 8
Views: 1503

Wow! That is wonderful they are still there. They remind me of the fountain that used to be in Lloyd Center Mall in Portland. Same artist perhaps? http://i16.tinypic.com/29yqe7r.jpg It was an open air mall built in 1960 that was very MCM. Of course they ruined it by enclosing it and now it looks lik...
by Sputnikmoss
Thu Nov 30, 2006 9:36 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: CITROEN DS - The "frog mouth"
Replies: 23
Views: 5508

I have 3 of them!

My husband and I currently own 3 of them. We have a 1964 DS19 that one day we hope will look like this. http://mclellansautomotive.com/photos/B21416.jpg and we have a 1968 and 1969 ID19. Our '69 is a daily driver and the '68 is currently on blocks in the garage getting a full restoration by my aweso...
by Sputnikmoss
Tue Nov 28, 2006 12:36 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Thrifters, Pillagers, Estate Salers..post your top 5 finds!
Replies: 26
Views: 8262

Thrifters, Pillagers, Estate Salers..post your top 5 finds!

My biggest scores from the past couple of years..... 1. 4 Eames soft pad executive aluminum group chairs in hopsack blue fabric- $29.99 each 2. 4 pristine HW Ashcraft barstools with red vinyl $20 each 3. 7 piece 9-band Frankl pretzel rattan set with vinyl cushions $300 4. great tan Eames plywood lou...
by Sputnikmoss
Thu Nov 23, 2006 10:26 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Super Atomic TV - Portland - Comcast 14
Replies: 3
Views: 1065

Woohoo I'm famous! First Atomic Ranch now Super Atomic TV...
by Sputnikmoss
Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:36 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Portland, OR - Cliff May!
Replies: 18
Views: 2686

I live a mile east of it and while it does have some traffic (# 33 bus travels that way), it's far from congested. As someone who works downtown I can get to work by lightrail faster than anyone who lives on the Westside and has to battle the 26. Joe- I agree with you on the outer fence. Concrete wo...
by Sputnikmoss
Sun Nov 19, 2006 10:14 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: livin' in the (Portland area) burbs?
Replies: 28
Views: 3516

A rare sunny Portland day in November

Good morning everyone- Yesterday my husband and I decided to take a few minutes to get some quick shots of some great houses in our neighborhood. We started at our house and stayed within the area of NE 102nd to NE 168th and I-84 to Glisan. The first shot is my place when we first got it 3 years ago...

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