Whitehall by Colony candy dish

Colorful Valentine – American Whitehall

  When I saw this teal green glass bon bon dish in the Whitehall pattern by Colony, I had to have it. It was sitting on a glass shelf in a secondhand shop window, highlighted by the afternoon light coming through. I had already succumbed to weakness and bought the heart candy box for the […]

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retro glassware and Corelle

All About the Green – Vintage Tableware

When it comes to St. Patrick Day’s (and other “green” holidays), if your dinner table is wearing green today, you have a lot of choices in vintage dinnerware and glassware. These are just a few examples. Just choose your favorites. Greens are easy to mix and match. Green also works for Easter, and for the […]

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Tiara glass honey box Indiana

Thanksgiving is Coming – Tiara Honey Box

Time to bring out the Thanksgiving dishes, like your vintage amber glassware.   This Tiara honey box is from the 1970s, when Harvest Gold was a popular fashion color, in glassware, cookware and even appliances. In a modern table setting, the warm color complements more contemporary dinnerware and glassware patterns. And we love the bee […]

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Vintage Libbey glassware Impromptu and Accent in tawny brown

Brown Vintage Glassware | Retro Style

Out scouting today, I found some brown vintage glassware, the kind I especially look for. I love the sleek shapes of this glass, as do people who are looking to set a retro-style dinner table. Brown is a great color for fall, and it trends in and out of fashion in general. Now it is […]

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vintage glassware in bold colors

Vintage Glassware | Fall Colors

When I’m scouting for vintage glassware, the retro green and golden amber colors stand out strong on the shelf. They are distinctive and bold, and work well with contemporary table settings based on an autumn color palette, as well as those built around other vivid colors. Some of the vintage glassware patterns that were made […]

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Snazzy glass: Milano flat tumbler

Another one of those orphan glasses… This time, it’s an 8 oz flat tumber by Anchor Hocking, aqua blue, in the Milano pattern. By flat, they mean that there’s no foot or stem on the glass. Milano has a bark-like texture on the outside. The color really drew us in on this one. Now that […]

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