Southern Vintage Table Event – A Field Dinner Experience

Envision yourself in the middle of a quiet country farm field, away from stoplights, traffic and city noise.  The sun is setting and you begin to notice the symphony of night critters. But, you are not alone. You’re with your favorite friends, feasting on made-from-scratch delicious food prepared by a talented chef. A delightful assortment of chilled beverages are […]

Vintage Feature: A Symbol of Love and Prosperity is… Wheat

While collecting vintage china patterns for Southern Vintage Table, I have found many vintage patterns with wheat shafts. Why wheat, I wondered?  It’s brown and umm … brown.  I knew there must be a story behind it.  Well, of course, there is. Wheat symbolizes many good things in life.  To name just a few – […]

Southern Vintage Event: Reisling Vintages with Vintage China

It was her turn to host the monthly wine club dinner and Rowena wanted to do something special for her friends. The wine club’s mission is to ferret out the best wines in every possible category. For each meeting the members contribute a dish for the meal and then they try different vintages of the […]

Vintage Adventure: Vintage China, A Cup and A Business Friendship

Southern Vintage Table Vintage China Rental NC

This vintage china rental business is a perfect fit for me.  I love vintage stuff – love the smell, the feel, the look, the beauty, the energy encapsulated in it, the history.  I also love to go hunting for it – what a thrill when you find something interesting and imagine sharing it with others. […]

Vintage Tips – Pinterest Tip for Rearranging Pins

One of the key web tools for sharing inventory of my vintage china and accessories is Pinterest.  I love this site! It’s easy to import, or pin photos, and organize them onto boards.  Plus, the presentation is professional and, with great appreciation, free! When I first started using Pinterest, I uploaded photos from my website, […]

Vintage Feature: Remember the ’60s jingle, “Mix and match, it’s fun to do…” ?

Okay, I’m revealing my age a bit, something that doesn’t bother me at all, but this 60s jingle has stuck with me for over 50 years!  I was really into Barbie when I was young and I loved to change her outfits.  “Mix and match, it’s fun to do, what Barbie wears is up to […]

Vintage Feature: Some Ronald Reagan Wisdom…

All great change in America begins at the dinner table. Ronald Reagan  (www.brainyquote.com)   Southern Vintage Table is ready to help you plan for your upcoming events this fall.  Have a wedding, anniversary, birthday party, baby shower or a dinner party coming up?  Let us help you set the table and get the conversation started! […]

Vintage Tips – Three Cleaning Products for Thrift Store Vintage China (and other stuff, too!)

When I first started my vintage china collection for Southern Vintage Table, I labored over removing the stickers, tape and permanent marker prices.  I would peel, scape and soak every dish to get that mark off!  Now, I use three products that make cleaning thrift store vintage china a breeze! 1.  Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. […]

Vintage Features: The Blue Vintage China Table

What do The Andy Griffith Show, The Munsters and old Westerns have in common?  Well, yes, they are all midcentury classic television but there’s something even cooler – they share a common dining table setting,  the Blue Willow vintage china pattern.  These famous shows set their table with this blue and white pattern because it […]

A Vintage Adventure: Sold to Number 268!

The seemingly small place was packed – with stuff, people and lots of chairs. I signed in and then made my way up to the front to take a look at the box lots. The items I came for were listed to go first so I wanted to make sure I was ready.  I sat […]