Retro Chalet : Living A Vintage Life

Texasware Texas Ware Melamine, Taylor Smith Taylor, Mystery Architectural Window Cluster Decorating

August 10, 2021 Cindy Fahnestock-Schafer Season 1 Episode 3
Retro Chalet : Living A Vintage Life
Texasware Texas Ware Melamine, Taylor Smith Taylor, Mystery Architectural Window Cluster Decorating
Show Notes

This is my third episode and I'm so glad you're here. Find all photos of this episode on the RetroChalet Instagram!

In this episode: 

  •  Find out some inside scoop about the Melmac Melamine Giant Texasware, as told to me by former employees and a plastics factory manager in Canada.   More information and factory ariel tours on my RetroChalet Melmac Central site. 
  • Learn about a very easy to find inexpensive 1960's ceramic line by Taylor Smith Taylor called  Boutonniere that would look great in any retro kitchen! I found some sets on Etsy but you can also assemble this for pennies on the dollar in thrift shops! See Ed's collection here.   See some I found at Etsy here to give you an idea of the pattern.  The set pictured is for sale at StoneRidgeAttic on Etsy. Use this link to get there.
  • See Miss Pat's old mystery window!  Learn how to use cluster decorating and see how she uses old architectural antiques outside the home.  Any ideas where
  •  came from? 

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