Home interiors were painted with bright, cheery colors such as pink, orange, turquoise and yellow.Pink was all the rage; both bathrooms and kitchens were commonly painted pink, and even pink appliances were sold.
There were lots of other details, such as furniture feet, a clear glass tile accent, and oil-rubbed bronze faucets.Television soared in popularity in the fifties and nearly every household had one.Due to television and advances in mass media, consumerism truly took hold and popular culture flourished.The decade of the 1950’s in the United States was a time of exciting and monumental changes.Soldiers coming back from WWII were ready to settle down, buy houses, and start families.
I couldn’t find a post where I ever showed you my mom’s bathroom remodel! I could have sworn that I did, but for some reason that post has disappeared. The house, which is the house I grew up in, is a ranch style house that was built in the 60s.