|The tray here is a 1930s vintage tray,|
|Often given as a wedding gift - because what new bride doesn't dream of a SERVING tray for your percolater, toaster and waffle iron?|
I know red is the traditional color but I am just tickled pink about my gift.
No heart shaped box could ever do for me what this atomic-era vintage kidney-shaped, mosaic coffee table did!
To make it all the better I came across a wonderful surprise when I got it home and began the clean up (collecting vintage is a bit like being a mama, isn’t it? There is ALWAYS some spit and polish to do to make your darlings presentable). There was a handwritten sticker
showing the table was called ‘Comet’ (NOW I get that pattern in the tile!) and purchased at Stewart’s Dry Goods which later became:
It goes well with these latest finds: A MINT condition floor lamp (it works – which is more than I can say for some people I know who got their start in the 1960s!) and office chair –
makes me want to pull up typewriter and… wait, I don’t own a vintage typewriter… hey, sweetie are the stores still open?