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Win an Atomic Ranch subscription!

23 Dec

Our favorite magazine is based out of Portland, Oregon and they do a wonderful job of providing design inspiration, promoting mid-century inspired businesses and bringing together a community of mid-century modern enthusiasts.

We are very excited to announce that Mimomito and Atomic Ranch are teaming up to promote MCM Design. We’ll be hosting a giveaway of a generously donated one year subscription of Atomic Ranch Magazine. In order to qualify you will need to do the following:

1) Check out atomic-ranch.com and tell us what book looks the most interesting to you.

2) Add Atomic Ranch on Facebook and let us know that you did so.

3) Add Mimomito on Facebook and let us know that you did so.

Please write all three in one comment and use your real name so we can verify that the winner,  in fact, added both pages. The winner will be selected at random.

 The contest will end on January 1st, 2011 so that you can bring in the new with style.  Good luck! And thanks again to Atomic Ranch.

Weekend Excursions: Bay area

23 Dec


40.00 for the set of chairs in Inner Sunset. Whenever me and Serene are looking at craigslist together we always comment on these guy’s legs looking like horses galloping.
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CUTEST LIL STEEL TANKER EVER!
95.00 on Van Ness.
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Personally I feel like 200.00 for this bad boy is a steal. Look at that shape, that wood, that goodness!
This guy is waiting for you in San Leandro.
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I really really love rocking chairs. This one is being sold for 895.00 in Berkely.
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Who’s got an entry hall?! This thing would look great there.
95.00 in Alameda.
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Git’R’Done: Yosha’s New Bed

23 Dec

My friend Jenn W. sent me this photo via Conversation Pieces. I guess you can buy these cat beds on Etsy, but I’m not tryin’ to spend $60 (+$30 shipping). As you’d guess, my house it very mid-century inspired, so it is only appropriate that our only housemate has some darn cool things, too.

Here’s what you’ll need (besides a flat head screw driver):

Vintage luggages are found at every thrift store and they are very reasonably priced. I believe this one was $5. I chose the largest one available because my cat Yosha is a big boy.

Some tapered legs. I found mine at a thrift store for .40 cents each, but you can buy yours online for $2.90 a piece at Home Depot.

Here is a list of where to find gorilla glue nearest you.

A clean towel or paper towel to clean surfaces.

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