Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Groovy 1968 Flower Power Snack Trays And Home Furnishings

Colorful, Bold, Flower Power Designs

Flashback time...flower power...the sixties. Everything was decorated with big and bold colorful flowers. From drapes, to tablecloths to
upholstery fabric.... psychedelic designs of abstracts and flowers in day glow colors prevailed.

1968 Redemption Catalog

Take a look at these pages right out of a 1968 gift redemption catalog spotted at Good Lookin Vintage. Everyone had these handy folding snack tables to put their Swanson T.V. dinners on. You have to admit....the idea of a snack table is really very practical.

Groovy Flower Power Folding Snack Trays

And what about that turquoise and floral chair
and ottoman? How groovy was that ? As I have written about before, catalogs are precious to get your hands on. If you really want to learn more about the kitsch you are collecting or selling, check out old stamp catalogs.

You will be surprised to learn that many of today's collectibles were once gift items for stamp centers such as S & H Green Stamps or hostess gifts for having home parties. Today expect to pay $12.00- 15,00 for snack trays.

C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro cafĂ©.To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at dianne@cdiannezweig.comVisit my website, CDianneZweig.comDianne is a member of:The American Society of Journalists and AuthorsThe Authors Guild, Inc.

1 comment:

  1. I absolutely love this stuff. When we were growing up, we didn't throw out anything so these kinds of things became staples in our home. We had some travelling suitcases with floral patterns that were like the "Partridge Family" great patterns... ohhhh could go on forever about these things, going to go look at my sunflower napkin lucite holder I bought online, this makes me happy.