Friday, 9 January 2015

flea friday: dishy patterns

Not so long ago I found an enamel bowl with a loooovely sprayed-on pattern (remember?) to join my much plainer vintage-enamel-on-a-shoestring collection. There's a new, similar addition to report!

A smaller enamel bowl, with delicious colours in my opinion, and a funny pattern - a band of lace in minty green topped by autumn leaves in orangy tomato reds. It's such an odd combo yet somehow quite charming in a quirky way.

It's made by Bumper Harvest, just like the other one.


Nice vintage Pyrex in decent condition and with a new-to-me pattern is always a highlight of any thrifty outing - I'm sure I've already said that before somewhere around here. The vintage Pyrex gods were gracious again and I bagged this perfect one. My go-to site on Pyrex lists this as a mystery pattern from '74.


These patterned finds are inspired by January's theme in my Make, Thrift & Tell challenge. (There're others who have been inspired too, come and see by clicking the link!)

I'm sharing my finds via


7 comments:

  1. I have come across a few of the Bumper Harvest bowls with lids. I have a nice mismatched set in my shop right now! I always see Pyrex while thrifting but not pretty patterns like this!!

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  2. well whatever the name I love that mystery pattern it's so cheerful! the odd enamel pieces is just that ODD and cool in a way. Cheers. Can't wait for make thrift and tell!

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  3. I looove the pattern on the Pyrex! Orange is so cheery. Thanks for sharing at Vintage Bliss Tuesday. Jo

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  4. Enamel pots get me every time!

    Thank you for sharing and linking up x

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  5. The bowls are both awesome finds but I really love the Pyrex! What an awesome pattern!

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  6. What an unusual combination of patterns on the enamel bowl, very special. Really lovely finds!
    ~ette

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