Sunday, April 11, 2010

Milk Glass Memories...

Milk glass reminds me of my childhood. I can't pinpoint the memories, I just feel them. I have been searching for pieces in thrift shops and garage sales and have decided not to pay more than a few dollars on each piece. So far I haven't spent more than $2.00 on Fenton, Westmoreland, Hazel Atlas and Indiana milk glass pieces. I like the snowy white milk glass and I am partial to hobnail.

Just recently I found this Fenton candy dish at a garage sale for $2.00 - couldn't resist it.
And I found this sweet Fenton perfume bottle vase (1930's) for only $.99 at the Salvation Army thrift store:
I also found 8 more Hazel Atlas candy dishes at various thrift stores to add to one that was my mother's. I would like 3 more! I use them as salad/fruit bowls and I paid between $.39 - $.79 for each:
This is a sweet Indiana Glass Grape Harvest candlestick that I bought yesterday for $.99:
I'm not sure when to stop buying milk glass - haha - any suggestions??

I am joining Nifty Thrifty Tuesdays at Coastal Charm and 2nd Time Around Tuesdays at A Picture is Worth 1000 Words

13 comments:

  1. I collect milk glass too. I really love the 8 matching bowls you found!!

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  2. I also collect milk glass and I love it!!! Hard to resist and it is usually at such reasonable prices. Love the matching bowls! I will be doing a post this Thursday on my Milk Glass, stop by if you have a chance.

    Linda @ A La Carte

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  3. I love milkglass, too. I like to change thinks up very often & milkglass is so versatile, it always fits in.

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  4. I love the white milk glass. I adore those salad/fruit dishes. You got some great finds there Patti. AWESOME prices too. Be blessed. Cindy

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  5. These are amazing, lucky you!
    I haven't found any lately in garage sales.
    They are my passion!
    Passion of Milkglass, collecting.

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  6. I have been slowing picking up milk glass as well. It is inexpensive and it just looks so pretty with any decor. Love the bowls.

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  7. You have the best collection of milk glass. My mother has some pieces but can you believe it is something that I don't collect (yet). Seeing all these great collections while blogging is really dangerous...makes me want to start new collections.
    Jane

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  8. Very pretty. Love that candy dish. I see milk glass as being such a great decor addition that goes season to season. How do you know if an item is milk glass?

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  9. I'm partial to milkglass to! My first piece was one filled with bubble bath when I was little. It is hobnail,I use if as a vase. You've scored some great ones!! Love them
    *hugs*deb

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  10. Patti,
    Awesome finds...love that perfume bottle! Get beat those prices! Hope you are having a FUN time at NTT!

    Blessings,
    Linda

    I'm having a giveaway...don't forget to enter.

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  11. I never had the intention to collect Milk glass, but I have several pieces. I find mine at yard sales and Goodwill. When I find them they are so pretty I can't pass them up.LOL

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  12. what fantastic finds! thanks for checking mine out, too, and for stopping by the cape on the corner.

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  13. Stopping over from NTT...Congrats on your feature!!! I love your attitude for antiques:)

    I would l-o-ve it if you would stop by Shop Your House Wednesday next week at Dirty Hands, Beautiful Life

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