Mad Maine Vintage Shop

This little blog will chronicle my ventures into selling vintage items in a local antique market.
My booth is called Mad Maine Vintage Shop - it features items inspired by a certain popular TV show,
and I am located in lovely Maine. Viva Vintage!



Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Aqua on my mind

After returning from a Dr's appointment for my daughter (where it was discovered that her recent hearing impairment is due to a plastic bead stuck way back in her ear!), we stopped at the same thrift store I visited last weekend where I found such fabulous vintage stuff.

This time was also a good visit.  Since I recently started painting my vintage booth aqua, I notice the color around me more.  And look at the aqua things I found today.


An aqua Pyrex bowl with snowflakes!  So cute. And so dirty. And so cheap.


Don't see Pyrex for this price every day.
 


One of my absolute favorite finds in months! I love the colors, the glaze, the design.  Looks like a West German piece to me.  Does anybody know?


Here is the mark on the bottom, but it is hard to read. Henri?  Anybody recognize it?


Just pieces of a pattern, but what a darling pattern - Periwinkle by Steubenville.  Also, the plate is a large platter, not a plate. Should look cute in my newly painted space.

 
Part of my garden today - a lovely snowy day here in Maine!
 
 
Do you sometimes end up with thrift items all in the same color palette?  

10 comments:

  1. Ouch - your poor daughter!
    Love the turquoise Pyrex, specially at that price!!

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    1. Surprisingly, she never complained about it hurting at all. We went to see the pediatrician since the school nurse reported that she had failed the hearing test 3 times on that ear. Crazy.

      I know - almost like buying Pyrex at the dollar store.

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  2. Doesn't it make you giddy when you find something good marked so cheap?? It's the best!!

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  3. That is an awesome price! I've sold everyone of those I've gotten, I think I'm on number four in my booth.

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    1. I like snowflakes too and was briefly tempted to keep it. However, I am limiting myself to the brown-on-white snowflake pattern, and this fits my new booth color scheme so off it must go. Yes, can't beat the price!

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  4. Oh you have great finds, I think that Pyrex with the snow flakes is a little rare, we just sold one at our antique store for $24 this week...You did great! Well, we have finally gotten a little colder here in Orlando it is going to drop into the 60's this afternoon and could be 40's tonight!

    Carol

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    1. That is funny in my ear - DROP into the 60s! I enjoy your new blog series very much. Good to know about the Snowflake Pyrex - but maybe it is more a rarity in sunny, snow-deprived Florida ;-)

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  5. Note to self: Do not stick beads in ear.

    On a serious note. Glad you guys found the problem. I hope it didn't cause any damage to her ear. Kids.

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    1. No, luckily it is just sitting there, blocking her ear canal - but it is so far in that the pediatrician decided not to remove it himself. We are going to ear-nose-and-throat specialist next week to remove it. Kids indeed :-)

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