About Kimbesa

I love dishes, and I continue to haunt thrift stores, estate sales, and other places where vintage china, dinnerware and glassware are to be found.

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Vintage Dishes – Farmhouse Style

Examples of vintage dishes to add to a farmhouse style decor

Look through any decorating magazine these days and you’ll probably see what I’ve seen: articles and product showcases to help you create farmhouse style in your home.

Many of these spreads feature a lot of white, cream and wood tones. The cabinets and table clothes are white, sometimes the painted chairs and upholstered furniture, too. It’s a minimalistic and sleek look that often includes some rustic elements.

And any pop of color really stands out on this canvas of calming monochrome.

White Milk Glass

When I first thought about what kind of vintage dishes would work well in this . . . → Read More: Vintage Dishes – Farmhouse Style

Sears Federalist China | White Ironstone

Federalist dinnerware is one of the most popular vintage china patterns I find when scouting. It’s a beautiful white ironstone pattern.

A name like Federalist recalls the American Revolution and the years after, when the young country was refined. It shouts “traditional table setting” by name alone, and even more when you see the shapes.

Federalist pieces are durable with classic style. They are on the heavy side for their size, but too heavy. They compare well, in weight and glaze quality, with many of the best contemporary stoneware dinnerware lines.

This dinnerware was made in solid white, solid yellow . . . → Read More: Sears Federalist China | White Ironstone

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