Share in a community of people who love their vintage houses — “modern” and “modest” alike!

Share in a community of people who love their vintage houses -- "modern" and "modest" alike!

If you like pink bathrooms, you’ll love my main site, RetroRenovation.com — a retro-wonderland of  mid-century renovation resources… design inspiration… vintage finds… and friends all interested in cherishing their postwar homes. Click here to jump on over to Retro Renovation — welcome! Love your Pink Bathroom? Get our new tee shirt — tell the world!…

Glamorlux Nancy’s pink poodle bathroom

Glamorlux Nancy's pink poodle bathroom

Glamorlux Nancy was one of the first Retro Renovation readers to show off a vintage pink bathroom that she had embraced wholeheartedly. Her theme: Pink poodles, how appropro. “Two years ago,” she says, “when we were house-hunting, the pink bathroom (and other original 50′s features) is what sold us on this particular home!” Her bathroom…

Taylor agrees: Save The Pink Bathrooms

Taylor agrees: Save The Pink Bathrooms

Taylor was among the two dozen or so RetroRenovation.com readers who attended my first-ever talk on Save The Pink Bathrooms, at the Southern Spring Home & Garden Show in Charlotte, North Carolina, on March 5, 2010. It’s readers like this who make it all worth while.

Cindy’s timeless pink bathroom

Cindy's timeless pink bathroom

That’s my sister Jenni. She and I drove to Lexington to visit Judi, who took us to Cindy’s house to see her pink bathroom. Following that? A road trip. To see a pink bathroom. The bathroom was really quite lovely — Cindy had decorated it in a way that I describe as “timeless.” Not kitschy,…

Susan learns to love her Jack ‘n Jill pink bathroom

Susan learns to love her Jack 'n Jill pink bathroom

It’s a pink bathroom bonanza: Here we have not only pink , but also the blog’s first Jack ‘n Jill bathroom. And — the adorable Susan (above), a first-time homeowner, to tell us all about the bathroom, and her ‘new’ 1962 home. Surprise surprise, her note includes this: “When we first bought the house I…

Time capsule pink bathrooms

Time capsule pink bathrooms

There’s pretty much nothing we find more exciting than time capsule houses — homes that have been well tended and haven’t changed much over the years. We spotlight lots of them on Retro Renovation. And when there’s a pink bathroom inside – whoa! stop the presses! That’s me, at an estate sale where I was…

Jane builds a pink bathroom

Jane builds a pink bathroom

Scathing Jane is a regular reader of Retro Renovation. The small pink bathroom in her mid-century Atlanta home needed to be expanded. Instead of ripping out the old pink tile, she chose to work with it. Those are vintage Crane bathrooms sinks she hunted down. Even after she found these for her own, she scopes…

1,000+ images in our flickr group

1,000+ images in our flickr group

Evaxebra is a talented, spirited photographer who loves pink bathrooms to live with — and to photograph in. You see, there’s something special about the light as it bounces off all that pink tile. It makes you look really good — glowing. Unless you are immersed in a tub of faux blood, of course. We…

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Save the Pink Bathrooms Our goal: A gazillion people pledged to preserve vintage pink bathrooms. Maybe you have a pink bathroom. Or you just love them. All are welcome. Your Comment is your Pledge… and while you’re there, share your pink reveries. And, be sure to visit my main site: RetroRenovation.com