Kitsch-n-Stuff Announces The Top Ten Retro Collectibles to Give to Mom for Mother’s Day Buying retro gifts for "cool" moms is easy at Kitsch-n-Stuff which offers a collection with personality at The Plantsville General Store Antique Center.
News-Antique.com - May 04,2008 - What do retro moms want for Mother’s Day? According to C. Dianne Zweig, owner of “Kitsch-n- Stuff” , many “cool” mom’s are trading in the sweets for a day out antiquing or bopping around a few tag sales before the big day. Zweig who advertises her shop as a “collection with personality “ has recently set up “Kitsch-n- Stuff” on the mezzanine level of The Plantsville General Store Antique Center, a five thousand square foot multi-dealer antique emporium in Plantsville, Connecticut.
Elaine Mahoney, who owns The Plantsville General Store Antique Center says that “Kitsch-n-Stuff” is attracting customers who like to combine funky collectibles and vintage style accessories to create a tasteful and/or “modern kitsch” home. Besides home collectibles, The Plantsville General Store Antique Center is well known for its many longtime dealers who carry attractive estate jewelry, vanity collectibles, as well as “kitschy” costume jewelry and accessories from the popular post-war years. Colorful vintage tablecloths, whimsical ceramics, playful kitchen accessories, vintage jewelry, handbags and clothing are just some of the thousands of items The Plantsville General Store Antique Center offers for collector mom’s who appreciate and enjoy receiving “retro” gifts.
Zweig, who wrote Hot Kitchen and Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s (Collectorbooks.com) and the soon to be released Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes suggests the following top ten Retro collectibles to give to “cool” moms for Mother’s Day:
(1) Nifty forty and fifty chunky jewelry
(2) Playful kitchen accessories
(3) Oodles of poodle related collectibles
(4) Whimsical ceramics and figurines
(5) Vintage vanity and perfume related collectibles
(6) Outrageous one of a kind wall decor
(7) “Kitschy” handbags, clothing, scarves, hankies
(8) Vintage paper, advertising and magazines with women in hats
(9) Fabulous vintage appliances for mom’s retro kitchen
(10) Ultra cool “bar ware”
While a box of quality chocolate or a bouquet of gorgeous flowers is the “cat’s meow” for many moms this Mothers Day, “cool” mom’s prefer to go the retro route and are hoping their hubbies and kids take them to Kitsch-n-Stuff or bring them home a retro relic from this popular shop at The Plantsville General Store Antique Center.