Thursday, April 17, 2008

Vintage Thingy Thursday

My mother sent me these tiny vintage salt and pepper shakers for my "accented in red" kitchen. I hung them on this mail rack on the cabinet by the sink. I just love them! ... but I am trying to figure out why they are in the cute little red-checkered holster? Each shaker is about as big as your thumb. They are blue transparent plastic with aluminum lids. They fit into the fabric sleeves which are connected by a little strip of fabric. My theory is that they hung over something in a picnic basket, but I really have no idea. Does anybody know?


Farrah said...

Your kitchen is very cheery with the red accents!

I'm afraid my knowledge of vintage things is limited, so I can't give much insight into the fabric sleeves. Ummm...I can venture a guess...ummmm....nope. I'm coming up with nothing. Wait! Would they fit on a thumb? If so, then that could mean...hmmmm....I don't know what that would mean. I'm a lot of help!

Farrah said...

Did you think I was trying to be funny when I asked if they would fit a thumb? That was actually me being a little slow tonight. I had forgotten you mentioned that!

The Apron Queen said...

Stumped me on that one. But I agree with you.I bet they were part of a lunch box, back pack or picnic basket where you traveled away from home with it. Pretty snazzy. Thanks for participating. I love the company!

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Aliene said...

Karla, You have such good ideas. I love your Alphabet thing and your Thingy Thursday and your pictures. I have a few vintage things that I have no idea what they are also. Maybe I should take some pictures and start something. Thanks so much for your help! Aunt Aliene

Aliene said...

Love your Vintage Thingy Thursday.
You may never know what those little thingys are but they are cute so enjoy them.

Rue said...

Hi there :)

I have no idea what they're for, but they're really cute :) I'm so glad you shared them!

Have a great night,

Jewelgirl said...

Very pretty how you have the
S & P displayed! They are just

A Romantic Porch said...

So cute! I'm excited you have new kitchen to accent in red. Love,Rachel