Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s This book highlights the colorful eras of the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s covering kitchenwares, pottery, textiles, laundry, sewing, nursery, advertising, bath and beauty, housekeeping toys and more.
News-Antique.com - Feb 09,2008 - Kitschy kitchen collector and author C. Dianne Zweig is taking you on an informative and nostalgic journey back to the colorful eras of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. Board the retro express, back to a time when homemaking and home decor were the keys to keeping your family in stylish comfort. readers who enjoyed going up and down the dimestore aisles or cherished their catalogs from Montgomery Ward or Sears will have just as much fun again. This charming and well researched resource will capture your attention with over 700 full-photo color photographs of your favorite kitchen and home collectibles including kitchenwares, and pottery, everyday textiles; laundry, sewing, washday products and accessories, bath and beauty essentials; vintage recipe and appliance booklets; magazines, advertising, prints; and baby notions and nursery decor. Readers will find that Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, & 50s is a fresh approach to collecting retro housewares, textiles, and decor. Highlights of the book include sections on whimsical kitchenwares, the 1950s Pastel kitchen, The Red and Yellow Kitchen, A Passion for Fruits and Flowers, Dutch themed items, American dinnerware , Pigs & Country Farm.
Author, C Dianne Zweig is also a psychotherapist and mixed media artist who adores collecting and writing about kitchen and homes. She has just completed her second book called Hot Cottage Collectibles for Romantic and Cozy Homes which will be out Fall 08. Readers adore Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and have given it great reviews on Amazon. Baby boomers as well as the younger collectors are enjoying this popular book!