Thursday, October 21, 2010

Vintage enamelware love!

Hi Boggerettes!  I am in love with enamelware, both vintage and new.  Smooth enamelware is good but chippy is better. I bet you have some of it around your house too.
I put this sweet vingette together for Debra's Vintage Inspiration Fridays.  Enamelware inspires me to see practical as pretty.

See the faucet knobs painted white.  Pretty cute um?

Doesn't the french word Salle des Baine, which means
bathroom, sound so much better in french!


Be sure and stop over at Debra's at Common Ground for some instant vintage inspiration.

~~hugs~~

32 comments:

Olive Cooper said...

Your enamel is very pretty. I have a large oval tub that is enamel that I soak all my vintage linens in and I love putting it to use. hugs♥olive

Caroline said...

Your enamelware vignettes are so pretty. I just sold my red and white enamelware collection online a couple of weeks ago.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Love your vignette. You make enamelware elegant. Gorgeous. Hugs, Marty

Debra@Common Ground said...

It's all just ready for a little one's bath! Hmmmm...maybe the kitties would like one, te he. Ahhhh...the signs, the stool, the brush (just love it!) ohmy, even a sunflower in the pitcher. It just gets better and better. Thanks sooo much for putting this all together. I need one of these basins! Really pretty, Sissie!
xo,
Debra

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

I'm crazy about enamelware, too!
Yours is just wonderful, Sissie.

Jane said...

I have just a couple of pieces of enamelware and I love them. You have some great pieces....love the pitcher! Beautiful photos.
Jane

Jacqui said...

GReat post, love the enamelware and how you have made it look elegant!

Donna said...

I love enamelware, too, Sissie! Yours is fabulous. I also really love your Salle des Bains sign, so tres magnifique!

Chrissy said...

Oh my gosh...I love this post and I LOVE that litte stool,so cute! X0

Michelle Palmer said...

LOVE your blog~ always inspiring... always makes me smile! So pretty!

Deb said...

I just love that stuff. I wish I had some...hmmmmm
Love your blog and hugs to you and the kitties.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I have some enamelware love myself. This is a wonderful vignette!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

I have a new love for enamelware and had to good pieces in my hands last weekend and walked around with them and then put them back. I wish I hadn't done that. Love your Frenchy bathroom.

Gail @ Faithfulness Farm said...

I too love enamelware. I tend to be attracted to the red-rimmed pieces but love it all and the chippier (is that really a word, lol) the better. Your bathroom is lovely :)

Blessings!
Gail

debi said...

Love your beautiful vignette! All that white...and enamelware....ooooooh!!!

Cheryl~ZanyMayd said...

Oh Sissie ~ What Wonderful Treasures, I Love the Black & White Vignettes....
Cheryl

Dogmom Diva said...

Hi Sissie, I love enamelware! I have a few pieces myself..I never appreciated some of these things until I got older myself..So glad I have a few of these treasures...
hugs
Barb

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Sissie, I love your enamelware collection it is so pretty! Love all of your beautiful photos too! Hope you have a wonderful weekend, do you have any auctions to go to this Saturday?
hugs ~~ Daphne

The English Romantic said...

I love enamelware too, reminds me of my childhood. most of mine is old, chippy and worn.
love your little vignette.
Smiles, Angela.

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

I wonder what it is about this enamelware that makes everyone love it. It has always been a favorite of mine. Could it be because of our memories seeing it at our grandparents farm or is it just one of those things that we all love.
Great post enjoyed my visit as always
Love
Maggie

Lululiz said...

Beautiful vignettes, as always of course. I love the old French enamelware as well. Difficult to find now for a reasonable price at brocantes in France.

Tara said...

HI Sissie, I love vintage enamel ware.I have a ladder hanging in my kitchen with enamelware hanging from.it..I must put up a picture of it for you all to see..Chippy equals perfection to me..xx

Diane said...

Me too, Sissie. I used to collect the blue drippy kind. It's all getting pricey these days!
Hugs, Diane

A Cottage Muse said...

Too cute!!!

bj said...

Sissie, this is all so so cute. I love enamelware, too. I've tried for years to acquire oone of those adorable french water pitchers but...o, the cost.
I love your beautiful arrangement.

Pam said...

What a great vignette of enamalware. I have a few pieces and actually have the 2 little white ones with lids like you have on the stool and 2 more in black. I love that size. I keep the black ones on my kitchen counter and keep vitamins and other daily stuff in them.

Sharon Wengel said...

What a pretty vignette, and yes I love and have some enamelware too. I searched for months to find just the right size pitcher to go with my bowl on the dry sink in my bedroom, and when I found it , it was love at first sight.
Sharon

Collected Treasures...for the home, heart & soul said...

It's always so cool, crisp, and clean looking......love it an still use it!
xojana

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Sissie another GREAT Sissie creation..Your just too good at your displays...I have alot of the blue/white granite ware in my barn left over from my country days ha ha!! It's still one of my favorite decorating looks...Hope you have a GREAT weekend my Dear friend Please come by for my second year BD party in bogland...Hugs and smiles Gloria

Nook Cranny Gifts said...

Great vignette.
Thanks for sharing.
Michele

My name is PJ. said...

Sissie, Did you see my enamelware collection on my Thursday post? Great minds!!

Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

I love the look of enamelware too. So simple, pretty and practical. Your little vignette is beautiful.
Blessings,
Marcia

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