Sunday, February 26, 2012

How to display vintage cutlery

My grandmother passed away 13 years ago this year and one of the things I inherited was her vintage cutlery. It's probably not worth very much but it means so much to me. I've never used it but have had it stored away, always thinking of a way I could display it. My lovely next door neighbour asked if we wanted her old coffee table which housed her Mother's spoon collection. I had a light bulb moment and thought about my Nanna's cutlery. It fits perfectly.

It all needs a good polish, something I can do while I'm watching TV in the evenings. I love how all the spoons aren't perfectly round anymore, that their edges have been worn down over time, probably stirring gravies or custards or just from normal wear and tear. I wonder how old they really are?



  1. Anne...I love love love using the table for your grandmothers cutlery. That is one of the cleverest ideas I've ever seen. A spoon rack is nice but to display a family heirloom like the THATS genius!!! So glad you posted this. I'm going to pin it. So expect some traffic coming to look and repin.

    Love you dear friend,


  2. What a great idea :) :) I think display tables are wonderful. My grandfather had a few of those. OH, I'm glad you have the antique cutlery to remember your grandmother by. Do you know how long she had it, or she came to have it? Love and hugs from the ocean shores of California, Heather :)

  3. Awesome idea! You have a lovely display...I don't have anything like this to display but I love antique stores and the such...I drool over the beauty of vintage items. You have a wonderful eye for display! Hope your weekend is going well!


  4. What a beautiful set and memories of your grandmother...lovely :)

  5. That's perfect Anne! My silverware is hidden away in a cutlery canteen - which in itself is a beautiful french polished box but you don't get to enjoy the silver. Can't wait to see it polished up!

  6. That is clever, it's reaaly neat, a conversation piece

  7. What a great idea, so lovely to have such treasured pieces where you can appreciate them on a daily basis.

  8. What a fantastic idea! You are a genius, really - what a wonderful way to enjoy your heirlooms! I love the 'look but don't touch' element, I have a few lovely family pieces that are really too precious for everyday use but I would still like to see them all the time.
    Great Job!

    Work from home theory is fast gaining popularity because of the freedom and flexibility that comes with it. Since one is not bound by fixed working hours, they can schedule their work at the time when they feel most productive and convenient to them. Women & Men benefit a lot from this concept of work since they can balance their home and work perfectly. People mostly find that in this situation, their productivity is higher and stress levels lower. Those who like isolation and a tranquil work environment also tend to prefer this way of working. Today, with the kind of communication networks available, millions of people worldwide are considering this option.

    Women & Men who want to be independent but cannot afford to leave their responsibilities at home aside will benefit a lot from this concept of work. It makes it easier to maintain a healthy balance between home and work. The family doesn't get neglected and you can get your work done too. You can thus effectively juggle home responsibilities with your career. Working from home is definitely a viable option but it also needs a lot of hard work and discipline. You have to make a time schedule for yourself and stick to it. There will be a time frame of course for any job you take up and you have to fulfill that project within that time frame.

    There are many things that can be done working from home. A few of them is listed below that will give you a general idea about the benefits of this concept.

    This is the most common and highly preferred job that Women & Men like doing. Since in today's competitive world both the parents have to work they need a secure place to leave behind their children who will take care of them and parents can also relax without being worried all the time. In this job you don't require any degree or qualifications. You only have to know how to take care of children. Parents are happy to pay handsome salary and you can also earn a lot without putting too much of an effort.

    For those who have a garden or an open space at your disposal and are also interested in gardening can go for this method of earning money. If given proper time and efforts nursery business can flourish very well and you will earn handsomely. But just as all jobs establishing it will be a bit difficult but the end results are outstanding.

    Freelance can be in different wings. Either you can be a freelance reporter or a freelance photographer. You can also do designing or be in the advertising field doing project on your own. Being independent and working independently will depend on your field of work and the availability of its worth in the market. If you like doing jewellery designing you can do that at home totally independently. You can also work on freelancing as a marketing executive working from home. Wanna know more, email us on and we will send you information on how you can actually work as a marketing freelancer.

    Internet related work
    This is a very vast field and here sky is the limit. All you need is a computer and Internet facility. Whatever field you are into work at home is perfect match in the software field. You can match your time according to your convenience and complete whatever projects you get. To learn more about how to work from home, contact us today on workfromhome.otr214426@gmail.comand our team will get you started on some excellent work from home projects.

    Diet food
    Since now a days Women & Men are more conscious of the food that they eat hence they prefer to have homemade low cal food and if you can start supplying low cal food to various offices then it will be a very good source of income and not too much of efforts. You can hire a few ladies who will help you out and this can be a good business.

    Thus think over this concept and go ahead.


Thank you for stopping by my blog. I love reading what you have to say and love replying via email.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...