Vintage glassware pitcher for lemonade

Vintage Pitcher for Your Favorite Summer Drinks

I find vintage glass pitchers like this one pretty often in my travels. They come in handy on hot summer days, to serve some lemonade or iced tea. There are many sizes and styles to be found. For beverages, the larger ones are designed to hold enough of your favorite drink to serve several people. […]

Read More »

Birthday cake vintage Noritake china

Happy 4th Birthday, Diary of a Dishie!

This birthday greeting post is a bit late. The real date is in February. But we DID eat cake, twice that month, and pie as well. The hunt for vintage dinnerware goes on, in many of the same places. Currently, I have no avenue to offer them for sale, but there is work going on […]

Read More »

Retro Mikasa china Bokhara pattern

Bold Colorful Dinnerware | Mikasa Bokhara China

In one of the prior economic downturns, in the mid-1970s, bold colorful dinnerware was also in fashion. A friend gave me some old home decorating magazines from the 1960s and 1970s, days I remember well. It was fascinating going through them, looking at the designer rooms, tableware displays, and the advertising from those decades. I […]

Read More »

Soreno green glass snack sets Vintage

Vintage Glass Retro Style | Soreno Green

Green glassware can mix and match with lots of different tableware patterns, both glass and china. Vintage glass in the Soreno Green pattern by Anchor Hocking was created in the late 1960s and has classic retro style that is still relevant to today’s table settings. This pattern was made in multiple colors, in addition to […]

Read More »

Vintage Wedding Dinnerware | A New Tradition

When it comes to vintage wedding dinnerware, there are lots of ways to create a wedding using it, to incorporate this china into the plans surrounding your special day. I think that meaning is the single most important factor. How does the dinnerware fit with the theme, or even form the basis for the theme? […]

Read More »

Franciscan dinnerware vintage patterns

Fall Dinnerware Colors | A Contemporary Spin

How to get a fresh face for your selection of fall dinnerware colors? How to use vintage dishes, yet maintain a contemporary color palette for your table setting? I’ll bring a couple of idea threads together here, and let them blend. First, a friend of mine told me about a wonderful wedding blog called Ruffled. […]

Read More »

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 […]

Read More »

Charming Wedding | Vintage Noritake China

Many vintage Noritake china patterns lend themselves to a vintage wedding table setting. It’s no surprise. The company has been making beautiful china for more than 100 years. These dishes have classic design and quality craftsmanship. One of these Noritake patterns is Sezanne  (upper right) which I included in yesterday’s post about the dishes that […]

Read More »

vintage Indiana glass

Indiana Glass | Style Old and New

Indiana Glass was made for so long that the available styles cover a number of timeless design trends. While much of the glass produced by Indiana is now vintage, the styles are still relevant, making this glassware a good candidate for today’s table settings. This beautiful glassware can fit into many table setting themes and […]

Blog Widget by LinkWithin

Read More »