We were of course looking for anything in the patterns Mom collects (American Fostoria and Pink Adam Depression Glass) or for things that I'm starting to collect... like etched glassware for my "holiday" table setting. I have started to veer away from my pattern-based-collections background (each lady had their specific patterns that they sought after). Instead, I'm looking for usable treasures and/or things that I love. For instance, at one point I called the Depression Glass pattern of "Miss America" MY pattern. I've changed my mind... I still like that pattern the most, but I also love green depression glass of any pattern. In simple terms, my collections are no longer pattern specific :)
Two, it reminds me of Grandma.
And three, it's usable... Grizz already stated that it would be a great butter dish, and I've already used it for a quick chips and salsa snack :)
I also grabbed this fun blue and yellow dishtowel. I loved the birdies and the flowers.
Now, to figure out it's crafty end :) I have a few ideas already!