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. […]

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Vintage glassware Swedish Modern

A Little Gold Bling for Your Vintage Table

Shiny glass in gold or amber is just right to give some extra pizzazz to your dinner table for the coming holiday season. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve are not so far away on the calendar. If glassware in gold is not on your permanent shopping list, now is a good time to add […]

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Anchor Hocking glass chip and dip set

Vintage Glass Chip and Dip Set

  I love it when I find vintage glassware in the original box. This chip and dip set by Anchor Hocking was mine as soon as I saw it. Its first use at our house: a treat to use for serving some salsa and chips. The larger bowl is especially generous in size, to hold […]

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Indiana glass egg plate

Happy Easter – Carnival Color

  Iridescent carnival glass is made by applying a finish while the pressed glass is still hot, then firing it one more time to bring out a rainbow of colors. I’m using my vintage Indiana Glass deviled egg plate, in the Hobnail pattern in green. It is a beautiful piece, and inspirational for an Easter […]

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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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Diary of a Dishie birthday glassware

Happy 7th Birthday – Diary of a Dishie

Time to wish my vintage china blog another happy birthday! For year No. 7, I decided to go with some vintage clear glass, a theme that’s a little more Big Girl than some of the prior, younger years. Just like you might have something new when your daughter reaches the seventh birthday milestone. I’ve got […]

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Retro green glass pickle or relish dish

A Weakness for Pickle Dishes

When I see a glass pickle dish on the shelf, in a thrift store or perhaps at a sale, I have to look at it. I’m three-quarters of the way to buying it before I even pick it up. I love these things, because I love to use them to serve pickles – for holiday […]

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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 […]

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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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Cooler glasses – sip your lemonade in vintage style

Someone asked me about cooler glasses, because she hadn’t seen any. Summer is here, and it’s time for lemonade, iced tea and other cold drinks. So I got out my trusty Michigan glasses, and here they are. How cool are these! They just scream vintage. Plain glasses dressed up with state scenes in the style […]

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