On the Fourth Day of Christmas: a too-new vintage tableclothPosted: December 29, 2014 Filed under: Holidays, Placesettings, Pyrex & Fire-King, This Old Row House | Tags: Fire King jadeite, jadeite, jadite, McKee, vintage tablecloth, vintage tablecloths 1 Comment
Last night I pulled out a new-to-me Christmas tablecloth and draped it across the dining room table.
I’m tempted to use some goofy eBay description like “perfect except for” or “nearly mint”, but it’s neither perfect or mint. The fabric isn’t crisp so it’s been washed at least once in the past, but boy, the gold areas have so much texture they’re almost crunchy.
On the third day of Christmas: more vintage Christmas tableclothsPosted: December 27, 2014 Filed under: Holidays, Placesettings, This Old Row House, Vintage tablecloths | Tags: Harmony House Snowflake, Hazel Atlas, vintage tablecloth, vintage tablecloths 1 Comment
This year our house is full of family so we’re splattering vintage tablecloths with gravy, cranberry sauce (and worse) at every meal. Want to see the fabric casualties? Of course you do! First up, a vividly colored tablecloth festooned (no one ever says this word in real life!) with poinsettias and holly garlands:
On the first day of Christmas: Christmas brunch placesettingPosted: December 25, 2014 Filed under: Holidays, Placesettings, This Old Row House, Vintage tablecloths | Tags: Christmas, fallani and cohn, federal moonglow, vintage tablecloth 2 Comments
Ho ho! Merry Christmas!
Our house will be full of family this holiday season, so we’ve decided to pull out a different vintage tablecloth every day. Last night I set the table for brunch. Only four of us will be sitting down to French toast and Mimosas:
Who needs coffee when you’ve got this to wake your eyes? Click for more!
Get red wax off a white tablecloth in five simple steps – update!Posted: December 10, 2014 Filed under: Laundry, Vintage tablecloths | Tags: Christmas, stain removal, vintage tablecloth, vintage tablecloths Comments Off on Get red wax off a white tablecloth in five simple steps – update!
Last week I found a wonderful candlestick thing that I HAD to use with a vintage Christmas tablecloth. Don’t they look great together? Especially with matching red candles.
Of course the candles DRIPPED! What was I thinking?!
Fortunately for me, this tablecloth can be rescued. Here’s how to do it:
Click here for the simple solution
Scenes from the Dear Santa show at Sage FarmPosted: December 7, 2014 Filed under: Decor, Holidays, Sage Farm, Where to find the dish sisters Comments Off on Scenes from the Dear Santa show at Sage Farm
Today’s the last day for the Dear Santa show at the old Rollins building. We’ve sold a LOT but we still have plenty of vintage Christmas goodies: