Little Mid Century Modern House on the Prairie
Little Mid Century Modern House on the Prairie documents the restoration of our 1955 split level mid century modern house in Calgary, Alberta. The blog chronicles everything from challenges with restoring original elements of the house to the near impossible task of gardening in the Rocky Mountain Foothills to profiles of local mid century architecture and businesses I love.
- Published on Tuesday, 19 March 2013
Authors: LauraI am so very happy to announce that this blog is officially Under Construction.
Chill Out... Space
- Published on Friday, 08 February 2013
Authors: LauraHiya! Hi! Long time, non? Happy to be back - to be writing again. It's been an 'eventful' month - some unexpected challenges. I caught the flu (probably from some germy kid) the first week back from Christmas holidays, then for some totally bizarre reason, lost my eyesight - not totally but enough that I couldn't drive or...
- Published on Friday, 28 December 2012
An Ode to the Bungalow
- Published on Monday, 03 December 2012
- Published on Saturday, 24 November 2012
Authors: LauraI always forget about Ebay. These are some of my covets...
Serge Mouille Flytrap Floor Lamp
Art Deco Teapot - since I melted the last one onto my stove. Yes. I did. Aldo Londi Bitossi Rimini People bottle - So strange, yet functional.
- Published on Wednesday, 14 November 2012
Authors: LauraWe live in close proximity to a C-train station (light rail train) in the inner city in C-town. When we were looking to buy prior to moving out here, I was keen to find something close to transit - for two main reasons:
1. I'm generally lazy and don't like driving
2. Potential increase in resale value due to proximity (which we...
Cow Town Low Down: Louche Milieu
- Published on Tuesday, 25 September 2012
Authors: LauraWhy hello there. I know. It's been a while.
I hit a bit of a rough patch this spring and unbeknown to me, apparently every cell in my body thwarted me from my blog this summer and redirected me to a (insert one) [patio, backyard barbecue, hike in the rockies, garden and river float]. It was a glorious summer; the...
Prairie House Unveiled
- Published on Monday, 13 August 2012
Note all the high points are unpainted. Fear of heights in our house, perhaps?
This poor poor door has been painted so many times. Soon to be replaced with a Crestview.
The New Patio
- Published on Monday, 16 July 2012
Authors: LauraRe: the pause in postings - I was going to lie and say that we've both been busy working on the house. Which we have. But it's not the complete truth. Frustrated with the vortex that is Facebook, I took a week off. The weather was crappy/cold/buggy so I was trapped inside. Instead of tackling any one of the...
Mid Century Kijiji
- Published on Saturday, 16 June 2012
Authors: LauraI'm a big fan of second hand all-things-home. When I lived in Vancouver, there was a high probability of finding mid century lust-worthy items on Craigslist. The general rule of thumb there is to not peruse if you're not in the market to buy. Because you'll undoubtedly buy.