Mid-Century Design is the Star of This Unforgettable 1950’s Vintage Trailer

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Mobile homes are our passion and this vintage trailer combines two of our favorite things, mid-century design and a completely restored vintage mobile home. We found this vintage gem on Curbed and it was just too great not to share. Mid-Century Design Interior Built in 1958, and boasting a small addition, this is one of … Read more

Trailer Shows of the Past

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Trailer Shows were popular events. A trade show gave you the opportunity to see all the current models of the year in one place and you were likely to see a celebrity or daredevil while visiting. It was a day out, strolling through an area and looking at beautiful homes – I can’t think of … Read more

25 Cool Retro Mobile Home Park Signs

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Neon signs and mobile homes have a lot in common. Both began in the early 1900s, both were once symbols of a fun time, both suffered from leaked industry secrets and patent issues, and both were eventually stigmatized as symbols of seedy establishments. With so much in common, it seems fitting that so many mobile … Read more

Mid-Century Modern Mobile Home Decor Ideas

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Ready for some awesome mid-century modern mobile home decor ideas? Mid-century modern is one of the most popular decorating styles and for good reason, it’s beautiful and perfect for small spaces, especially smaller mobile homes. Defining Mid-Century Modern Wikipedia defines mid-century modern as an architectural movement that uses a unique style with lots of clean … Read more

1954 Pacemaker Tri-Level Mobile Home Remodel

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This Pacemaker Tri-Level Mobile Home remodel is a perfect example of using a vintage mobile home as a base for small living. The condition of this 60-year-old home proves that American pride and workmanship was at its finest in the mid-1950’s when mobile homes were experiencing their Golden Age. Pacemaker Trailer Company Pacemaker Corporation, once … Read more

New Look for New Moon Mobile Home

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I’ve seen a few comments from vintage mobile home groups stating their displeasure when they see older mobile homes that are gutted and remodeled instead of restored back to their original state. Apparently, the ‘true connoisseurs’ thinks everyone should have the exact same taste as they do and fail to realize that not all of us have … Read more

9 Unique Vintage Mobile Homes that Were Ahead of Their Time

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There have been dozens of unique vintage mobile homes over the years, some more awesome than others. In this article, we take a look at vintage mobile homes that were ahead of their time. Understanding Trailer Shows Trailer shows were popular events all over the nation. Movie stars and performers entertained attendees while builders showed … Read more

3 Marvelous Mid-Century Modern Mobile Homes

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If you’ve paid any attention to home fashion recently you’ve probably heard the term mid-Century modern a time or two. When you think mid-century modern it’s only natural to associate it with vintage mobile homes. That’s probably because mobile homes hit their golden age in 1950s. Mobile homes were born of the petrochemical age as … Read more

$500 Single Wide Goes Retro with Affordable Mobile Home Remodel

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Kirk Montgomery usually reads the headlines as a TV anchor. Today, he’s making headlines after paying $500 for a 1968 Landola single wide and transforming it with his own version of an affordable mobile home remodel. The Michigan native recently moved back to his home state to launch and anchor a 4pm newscast and needed to find a new place to live. Being a … Read more

1952 Ventoura Mobile Home Remodel

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Some people have the coolest stuff! Diane, a writer and blogger at the wonderfully entertaining blog called ‘Tales From a Sears House‘ is one of those people. She has an eye for detail and naturally surrounds herself with unique items.  Diane, and her husband Doug, not only live in a 1939 Sears Kit House but they also own a … Read more