Saturday, April 04, 2009

PINK SATURDAY PANIC

I haven't been able to participate in Pink Saturday the last couple of weeks and didn't want to miss again. So, I wrote and told Beverly to count me in for this week. YIKES! Time to PANIC! I have nothing ready.

I've always liked vintage pink kitchens, so I did a google search. Lo and behold, I found this really neat site. It's for people interested in doing retro decorating. Isn't that neat?

And here are some pink kitchens...




And look at the neat retro wallpaper:



Back in the 1960's I worked with a lady that had a pink kitchen and a pink bathroom. She had bought the house new and her husband told her it was a princess house.

Now I'd like to find my own princess house. Something built in the 1950's-1960's. Wouldn't it be fun? I'd have to junk everything I have now and start over, but now I know where I can go for help. If you're interested in doing a little retro decorating yourself...here's the link: http://retrorenovation.com/

For information on Pink Saturday head over to Beverly's blog. Just click on the Pink Saturday icon on my sidebar for a list of participants and information on how you can join in the fun. Thanks Beverly!

20 comments:

  1. Oh, Betty, I love that. How you are managing to find all this pink stuff is amazing. I just love the retro kitchen stuff. I wish I had the original kitchen appliances in my 1960 house, although they were probably blue since that's what the countertops are. See you, Karen

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  2. Pink Saturday is one of those times that I indulge myself and my ♥ of the color pink. Today your blog helped to fill my pink-a-licious desire. Thanks so much!

    When you get that kitchen...let me know, I'll be over for a cup of coffee :)

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  3. I'd LOVE a 1950's style home. I have the house picked out too. It's in my old neighbourhood where I grew up. My mom asked why I didn't want to buy their house when they sold it, but that would be too weird, plus it was built in 1963. Happy pink day!

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  4. Thanks for sharing. Happy Pink Saturday. Check out my book giveaways!

    Come for Blue Monday.

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  5. Love those pics - and the clothes in them! When I was a little girl I wanted pink hair. My Dad used to go mad as I'd try to achieve it with lipstick!

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  6. What fun. Thank you for this very nostalgic and retro-pink post. Thank you, too, for visiting The Tea Room, and Happy Pink Saturday! ~Arleen

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  7. Oh can I have the pink princess house next door to yours! I just love the retro look. I'm all about the 50's! Maybe because I just missed them!

    Welcome back!
    Hugs, Lisa

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  8. That is all so back in fashion now. I think there are probably many out there that would love that kitchen for themselves. Happy Pink Saturday and thankyou for the post, Char

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  9. I think my husband would not survive life in a pink house!! I wouldn't even attempt it. But the photos you chose are really fun. Thanks for sharing. Happy pink Saturday!

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  10. It's lovely to meet you, Betty. I love all the pink kitchens I think we ladies should all have princess houses :) Happy pink Saturday!
    Thanks also for the link :)
    Melly:)

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  11. oooh, I would love a pretty pink kitchen like that wouldn't you? YUMMY!
    ♥ Teresa

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  12. I don't know about pink appliances, just because I tend to keep appliances for 20 years and would be afraid I'd get tired of the pink. I would definitely go for that first wallpaper though. LOVE that! Happy Pink!
    Cathy

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  13. Well, you certainly pulled Pink Saturday together.....darling things. I love the appliances. My cousin actually had pink in the 70's. I was soooo jealous. I just saw someone's pink stove on a blog, but since I'm over 50, I can't remember who. Wish it was mine.

    Blessings,
    Spencer

    PS.......thanks so much for your sweet comments and visit...

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  14. gotta love those pink kitchens! What cool pictures. And I love the wallpaper.

    amy@maisonbelle

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  15. I love the idea of a princess house! These photos are amazing. I just redid my kitchen to fit my 1952 house more accurately. I never thought of pink cabinets, but I should have! :-)
    Happy Pink Saturday (on Sunday)
    ~Abby

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  16. Imagine how wonderful it was to design your own pink kitchen! Happy Pink Saturday!

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  17. That is totally my taste in decor! I'm always scouting websites for ideas!

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    (¸.·´ (¸.·´ Happy Pink Saturday
    Deanna :D

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  18. my kitchen hasn't been changed since 1948...lucky me, haha. wish it were pink I know that would make it better,it's mustard yellow.
    anyway happy pink, Sunday, Heidi

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  19. Thanks for sharing!

    Happy (belated) Pink Saturday (on Monday!)

    X Es X

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  20. Hi Betty!! So great to read your new post. I always look forward to them. Thanks for sharing those awesome retro pictures. Just reminds me of a simpler time. Ahhhh! I long for that! ~Kim

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