The Pyrex Series: Favorite Finds

Saturday, April 10, 2010

To hold everyone over until Tuesday's Pyrex post on the numbering system, I thought I'd post about some of my favorite finds!


Daisy Refrigerator Set! AHH!, originally uploaded by jenib320.
I picked up this complete Daisy Refrigerator set at my favorite church thrift shop last summer. I'm pretty sure it was never used. I almost screamed out loud when I found it was only $12!


Tulip Promotional Casserole, originally uploaded by jenib320.
After a long day of having no luck thrifting or garage sale-ing in the rain, we stopped in a little antique store and found this Promotional Tulip Casserole. It was #2 on my most wanted list! It came with it's cradle and was only $9!


Spring Blossom, originally uploaded by jenib320.
This Spring Blossom Green Cinderella bowl set was a Craigslist find. It was still in the box, the woman had received it as a wedding gift and never opened it. When I replied to the ad, there were two people ahead of me, but neither showed up, so I was next in line! It was only $10!


Pink Butterprint, originally uploaded by jenib320.
I just recently completed this set of Pink Butterprint casseroles. It wasn't a very thrifty set, I paid the price, but it is one of my very favorites. It took me over a year to complete it!


Friendship Cinderella Bowls, originally uploaded by jenib320.
I was very proud when this Friendship Cinderella Bowl set came together. I found the two patterned bowls at a flea market last spring and over the winter I happened to pick up the other bowls. I didn't even realize I had completed it right away! :)

What are your favorite Pyrex finds?

15 comments :

  1. I love that I just came home and saw this post! Super fantastic!!! That little fridge set is GREAT! Also, did spring blossom come as a fridge set? I got a little small dish of it a few weeks ago for $1 with no lid! haha!

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  2. i have a few questions...
    when did you start collecting? what got you going?
    do you use your dishes?
    my absolute favorites are that last cinderella set with the orange and red! lovelovelove!

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  3. Hi there! just found your blog thru the vintage sheet swap #2 blog hop. Love your blog! Love all your pyrex and thrifting posts!

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  4. I am so insanely jealous. I've never come across a Pyrex refrigerator piece, let alone a set. My family could quite happily move in and take over your place: Pyrex, vintage treasures, and a bunny. What else do you need?
    Erin

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  5. I hate you....then I love you..... then I hate you again....

    M xxx

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  6. WOW,you know how to find them,love the colours of all your pyrex,but i must say the Daisy Refrigerator set is GORGEOUS:-)thrifting is fun!

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  7. i love it all! especially the pink. i've passed up a couple pink things lately and i think i am mad at myself. :( i did buy a new aqua one though with a divider in it. :) yay!

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  8. One of my favorites is finding a complete blue butterprint set for only $10! They looked as though they had been used to plant flowers, inside each bowl was a lot of dirt. But once washed they showed themselves to be in perfect condition. Absolutely beautiful Refridgerator set, WOW!

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  9. Hi, I came across your blog a couple of weeks ago through flickr, and I really enjoy reading it!! I have been collecting pyrex for about 7 years and I could probably tell you where I found everything and how much I paid for it. Every piece has a story to go along with it! Love the friendship pieces. I have yet to find any of these bowls!

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  10. Funny, your pink butterprint, my mom has that set in blue and she probably got it when my parents got married in the mid 60's and she still uses them.

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  11. laughing at myself. nearly 40 years ago i received the green spring blossom cinderella set as a wedding gift. sold it about 25 years ago at a garage sale for a "song" (and no box). who knew? =)

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  12. Recieved 12 pieces of Butterprint in Turqoise, mint condition for Christmas. It was ultra special since it is the same pattern my mother had. She died when I was 12.

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  13. I have the Cinderella set, well part of it, in turqoize in the butterprint. I received the set as a wedding present. All that's left is the largest bowl. I also have the large and small of the sunflower set. Would love to replace the middle dish. My mother shared a mixed set of the refrigerator dishes. I had a set of the Spring Blossom dishes. Shall we just say, I like the turq. butterprint better. I gave that set to a friend's son when he was going out on his own!

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  14. Probably my turquoise spirograph promotional casserole!

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  15. Just found this Pyrex series of yours and it's very helpful! I just started collecting thanks to some hand-me-downs of my mom's... never thought of checking Craigslist, off to do that now! :)

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