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Home, Sweet Homes: Heather and David’s Carmichael Pad

8 Sep

So, this is a home tour that unfortunately got lost in the shuffle and kerfuffle of a Mimomito identity crisis. Thanks to the wonderful Heather and David for not sending rocks through our windows for taking so long to post this. It has likely been almost A YEAR since they welcomed us into their home to poke around and take photos. Thank you for your patience and kindness to allow us in your lives and beautiful home. I personally know that you both have added new items and pieces to your home, so perhaps this’ll be like a walk down memory lane, ha! Now, finally, Heather and David Hadley’s Home Tour.

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Where is your home located?
Carmichael, Ca

When was your home built and when did you move in?
Built in 1957, bought home in 2010 / 3bd, 2.5ba 1800 SF

 Why did you choose your home?
Good neighborhood; the layout; original hardwood floors; updated kitchen and granite counter-tops; but most importantly (according to David) the game room with a 1970’s built-in bar.

 What attracted you to mid century design?
In my mid-20s, I rented an old one-bedroom apartment in Midtown Sac.  I fell in love with the mid-century original features.  It had a pink bathtub, elephant gray tiling and toilet, the kitchen was galley style and had stainless steel counter tops.  I embraced the vibe, and carried that feeling into our new home.

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Community: Vincent’s mystery chair

8 Sep

This question was emailed to us with photos attached:

Hello,
Can you identify the attached chair, sorry, the attached photo of the chair?
Thanks,
Vincent

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Ahh, what a lovely chair, Vincent!

Immediately the things that stand out to identify this chair are the sculpted armrests and the thoughtfully attractive wood stretcher on its backside. These details are indicative of designer Folke Ohlsson of Dux.

“Folke Ohlsson moved to the US from Sweden in 1953, and established DUX, Inc. in San Francisco the same year. In 1959 he moved the company to Burlingame, California. His design is generally referred to as “Scandinavian Modern” but frequently gets categorized as “Danish Modern” or “Danish Teak”.

A popular designer of the late 1950s early 60s, and highly collectable, Folke Ohlsson has been credited for creating the concept of knock down furniture, or KD. This is furniture which can be flattened and assembled at its final destination which makes it less expensive to ship.

Folke Ohlsson passed away Oct. 23, 2002.” (via)

Dux ad

If you’re planning on selling the chair, I highly suggest you research further before you slap a big price tag with DUX on it – but if you’re going to keep the chair and love it, feel free to impress your friends with your “I believe it’s a piece by designer Folke Ohlsson” chair.

David’s Holiday Setup

24 Dec

David's 2012 MCM Christmas

Thank you for sending us your beautiful Eames-filled home with Mimomito, David!
Still haven’t sent us your holiday decor photos? Shoot ’em over to mcmsacramento@gmail.com !

The Holiday Hadley Home

13 Dec

This isn’t the last you’ll be seeing of Heather and David Hadley’s house, the Hadleys recently were sweet enough to let us snap photos for a home tour to be featured here on Mimomito. Oh snap, indeed. Check back soon for that home tour – there’s so much more to be seen in this Carmichael gem.

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WEDS!

12 Dec


$100.00 in Oakland – sent in from reader Teresa! BUY THIS POLLOCK-LOOKIN’ STEELCASE CHAIR!

3Lb3N53H95Nd5F55Hfccb9de8cf169a361425$300.00 Orangevale

3F93J43Na5L65Ie5Haccb5599209009fc1554$35.00 Colfax

3Mc3J73Hd5N85V05J3ccb618c00f802b91bac$225.00 Roseville

3M63J93Nd5N85Z15H9ccbc607313f265017ac$150.00 Saramento
For an extra 60.00 will come with hairpin legs!

3La3J43Nb5L25Ga5W3ccb0b8cc8e0587315ae$550.00 Sacramento

3Ic3M83N55I85Nf5Jfcc418cfb68609621456$60.00 Sacramento

3Gd3J23Hb5Ib5K35Fecc7f551fd5a4caf1e00$150.00 Sacramento

3Kd3k93m15I15F75P0cc89c5b5eaae1f81d6a
3Fa3Lc3Hc5G15Q35Hccc8bd01f2710cfe1857$375.00 Sacramento  dresser set!

3F33pe3N95Eb5K65M2cbq5654ec224fdf1e78$150.00 Lincoln brass bed

3E93Gd3Fb5Ne5Ka5H5cbqd8223c7565bd1f98$100.00 Lodi – BIG starburst clock


Sent in from reader .. Stanzy Costanza on our Facebook page. Two Hollywood Regency lamps for  $475.00 in Natomas

GIT’R’DONE: Alexander Girard’s paper girl garland

11 Dec

Paper+Dolls+Wall+Art+by+Alexander+Girard+for+Urban+OutfittersHere is an easy holiday garland you can make out of Girard’s popular paper girl design.

DSC_0047First get your image to the size you like and print it out on printer paper. Not too small – because it’ll be tough to cut.
I decided to go with 5 inches. Don’t worry if you get it a lil’ pixelated on the print-out –  iz just going to be used as a stencil.

DSC_0048Cut out the image, or slice out using an X-acto knife.

DSC_0055Trace the image onto the back of the paper of your choice. Wrapping paper, craft paper, whatever. Just make sure it’s a little bit taller than your tracing (in my case, approximately 7″) and as long as you want your garland to be, around 20-30″ unless your paper is so thick that it would be difficult to cut through.

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Mimomito’s got friends.

10 Dec

midcentury mobler

Our buds over at Mid Century Mobler want to offer readers of Mimomito a discount on all online orders. Specializing in Danish and American mid century modern furniture, you’ll discover stunning pieces imported to the US from England and Denmark. Shop MidCenturyMobler.com and get 15% OFF all items using code MIMO15.

Remember Mid Century Mobler? We’ve featured Julian’s SF apartment in our Homes, Sweet Homes feature here. We’ll be featuring a new piece from McMobler a few times a month, and in turn Mimomito will get kicked down some cheese when a reader users our code. It’s a treat for us all, and any money we get will go to paying our WordPress and domain fees! (This means no more awkward begging and panhandling at meet-ups.)

Twozzdee.

14 Aug

Military folding desk for $600.00 in S. Land Park.

Weird wacky 40’s chair – something I think you’d see in Bladerunner. I have no idea why I think that. $35.00 in Land Park.

INSANE CHEESY LUCITE LAMP. What!? A flying cheeseball? Of course I want that! $200 friggin’ dollars in Grass Valley.

Colormate desk for $83.00

Ryan Donahue Photography

24 Sep

Ryan Donahue did our photo shoot for the Sacramento News and Review  article. Our appointment was at 7:30 AM and we were literally zombies (see photos) but he got us to wake up and have a lot of fun with it. Please check out his work at www.donahuephotogaphy.com

Here’s the Mimomito Crew:

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Mimomito featured on Glitter and Grunge

8 Mar

Our wonderful reader Claire featured us on her popular blog Glitter and Grunge. Make sure to check it out!

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