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A modern family's home gets a Space Age '60s makeover

Turquoises, oranges and yellows abounded in one of design's most colourful decades.

Turquoises, oranges and yellows abounded in one of design's most colourful decades.

Shag carpet, record player, electric can opener — the Campuses' house is transformed into a swingin' 1960s abode. 0:43

In the 1960s, the home became less formal, more colourful place, filled with Space Age design, new, instant foods and high tech synthetic fabrics. Let's take a look at the what the Campus house looked like in the bright 1960s episode of Back in Time for Dinner. 

In the 1960, bright colours were what was on trend, in clothing, decor, and appliances. Go buy orange frying pans! Get wild! (3Bird Media)
In the 1960s, stuffy formal dining rooms were out, at least for day-to-day meals. More relaxed eat-in kitchens became the norm in Canadian homes. As did chairs that looked like they belonged on the USS Enterprise. (3Bird Media)
After the buttoned-up '50s, Canadian families let their imaginations run wild with vivid colour palates and space age design. (Dale Wilcox/DWP)
That is a golden yellow kettle in front of a blue and cream wall. Just like at your nana's house. (3Bird Media)
Brown appliances, orange wall, turquoise cabinets, red bread box. We've hit peak '60s. (Dale Wilcox/DWP)
It was a decade where even your meatloaf could be turquoise. (Yeah, that is a meatloaf, covered in instant mashed potatoes, dyed turquoise.) (3Bird Media)
Not only is this phone amazingly orange, it's design makes it look like something from sci-fi classic Barbarella. (Dale Wilcox/DWP)
You have to love a decade where wearing every colour at once, all on one shirt, was a trend. (3Bird Media)