Retro Chalet : Living A Vintage Life

Cindy Fahnestock-Schafer

Antiques, Vintage , Collecting, Hobbies. Etsy, Decorating, Decor. Home, Living, Design, Recycling, Repurposing brought to you by the editor of Melmac Central. I have the RetroChalet Etsy shop, and live a vintage life. I love finding creative ways to repurpose, recycle and incorporate vintage ideas and decor into my daily life. Let's live vintage style together!
Avant Garde Decorating, Collecting Old RecordsTurner Art Prints, Trending Farm House Decor Weddings, Old Wood BlocksHalloween Collectibles Special Spooky EpisodeCollecting Fire King and Pyrex and Plastic Bag RugsHow to Make Money with Art for Artists, On Etsy, Special EpisodeRepurposing Glass Jars, Collecting Antiques & Why We Collect, Flea Market Tips, DeCluttering  Special EpisodeTexasware Texas Ware  Melamine, Taylor Smith Taylor, Mystery Architectural Window Cluster Decorating
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? If anyone has ever seen a window like this, share your story with us.   Please visit my Etsy shop and send me a convo or find me via all social media channels at @RetroChalet on Tik Tok   or Instagram.You can connect with @Retrochalet on TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Etsy.Learn how to Sponsor this podcast!Sponsor InformationHave a vintage Etsy shop? Become a sponsor and get interviewed:Melmac Dinnerware Vintage Plastics Melamine : Podcast Interview Premium Sponsor (retrochalet.blogspot.com)HIT THE SUBSCRIBE BUTTON PLEASE :) and keep me talking. Thanks as always to Pat & Ed 💓
Aug 10 2021
31 mins
Stamp Collecting, Floral Platters Unique Decorating IdeasMelmac Dinnerware, Old Jewelry Boxes and Antique Knobs Repurposed into Home Decor