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Vintage Enamel Kitchenware

September 2, 2012

I’m on the hunt for some cute vintage enamel items for the dresser that we recently upcycled. I used to work for Cath Kidston about 8 years ago and I fell in love with all the reclaimed vintage items that were sold in her shops. Ever since I’ve had an eye for enamel kitchen ware and cute cake stands. With vintage more popular than ever there are so many vintage style and reproduction goodies out there, but I do love the real thing as well. It’s amazing to think that our fore-mothers used them every day and every piece has its own story, it’s all the little dents and chips that give things their character.

Here’s some of the vintage lovelies I found on the internet…

Vintage Enamel Teapot

Vintage Enamel Teapot by Magpie Living on Not on the High Street £38 available here

French vintage enamel jars from Decorative Country Living £85 for the set available here

Vintage enamel green bread bin £35 from Phoenix Antiques Barn, available here

Vintage Blue Enamel Flour Storage Container from something_old_or_something_new on Ebay here

French enamel colander in greeny blue

Vintage French enamel colander £11.65 Maison Maudie on Etsy available here

Antique enamelware pot milk pail with lid

Antique enamel ware pot milk pail with lid £18.12 SimonEtCie on Etsy, available here

Of course if you prefer to do your own picking like me then get those wellies on and head out to car boot sales, antiques fairs, charity shops and junk shops and find your own. It takes a lot of time and effort and some days you won’t find a thing but nothing can beat seeking out a bargain and finding that perfect one-off item!

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    April 15, 2014 at 9:33 am

    Although I am more of a fan of silver teaware, the enamel teapot is adorable. All kitchens could be transformed with a few well planned vintage pieces.

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