I have a new obsession: milk glass. How could I *not* love something that is white and pretty? It all started with these two dishes from the Salvation Army.
Then I started hunting for more. I found candy dishes at another Salvation Army but I didn’t love them so I left them behind. When I was home this past week, we went to an antique store in Ironwood, MI where I struck milk glass gold. Seriously, this shop was the motherload of milk glass. I had to limit what I bought due to space and cash but I foresee another trip to that shop the next time I’m home. Dan’s Antiques is two stories of wonderful wares – they have jewelry, dishes, furniture, oddities, toys, books, EVERYTHING. I think we spent two hours in there searching for goodies (I had my mom and brother’s girlfriend looking for milk glass for me!). I fell in love with a side table ($25) but I couldn’t think of a place for it in my house. I’m still hoping to find space for it but I’m sure it will be gone the next time I make it up north since trips up there happen twice a year. Here’s a small peek at the shop:
Candy dish and planter
Pink milk glass (gift from mom) – my new favorite thing!
Glass plates from mom
My lovely new milk glass on display in the dining room:
I need to paint the back of the shelving so that my collection stands out but I can’t decide on a color. Any suggestions? Does anyone else out there collect milk glass? There were so many other pieces that I wanted to bring home but I just couldn’t…this time.