Now you can see every vintage tablecloth in my hoard

If you’ve been reading our blog for a while you probably know Luray and I are avid vintage tablecloth collectors. (The Placesettings tab on the menu above shows some of our earlier posts, or try tablecloths in the topics at right.)

stack of vintage tablecloths

Don’t you just love all these bright colors together?

We love the colors, the great patterns, and the fun they bring to a tabletop. Even when sleep deprived I can’t feel too grumpy at breakfast when I’m looking at a vintage color party.

flamingo and flowers vintage tablecloth corners

Florida flamingo meets morning glories and carnations. I smile just looking at them.

At one time I had nearly 300 vintage tablecloths. Over the years I’ve trimmed down my collection and kept my favorites. I still have a pretty big hoard, so I might need to come up with a new definition of “favorite”.

vintage tablecloths with fruit and flower borders

Just think: The real world would be pretty weird in these colors. But vintage tablecloths are pretty awesome.

I’m not sure how many I have left. (I’m afraid to count!) But instead of keeping them all to myself I’ve started sharing detail photos of them on Instagram.

jadeite green and red floral vintage tablecloth designs

Jadeite green and red–probably the best color combination ever invented.

I’m showcasing one a day. At this rate I’ll probably run out of tablecloths before the end of the year. Or . . . I could go on a crazy shopping binge to keep the theme going! (Nah, just kidding. I’m not that crazy.)

wicker farm animal print, plaid, floral and fruit bordered vintage tablecloths

The wicker farm animals, plaid, fruit and florals on these vintage tablecloths have nothing in common except their great graphics and colors.

You can see all of these vintage tablecloths and many, many more in my Instagram link in the sidebar. You can follow me there, too.

Why not join up and stop by? I’m looking forward to seeing your #vintagetablecloth collection on Instagram.

We will be over the moon and totally love you if you share us with your friends!

3 Comments on “Now you can see every vintage tablecloth in my hoard”

  1. Jane Thibeault says:

    I am soooo jealous!! I can never find even ONE. Thankfully, I have 2 that were my Mom’s.

    • janeray says:

      They ARE really hard to find. I bought most of mine 15 to 20 years ago from a flea market vendor who did house clean outs.

  2. luray says:

    Well, *I* vote that you go on a crazy shopping binge and keep your theme going! 🙂