Friday, March 11, 2011


Happy Pink Saturday!  Thanks for visiting me today.  This week Beverly from "How Sweet the Sound" is changing things up a bit.  She is having Green Saturday, in honor of St. Patddy's  Day!  So, this week, I've pulled out one of my favorite depression glass sets.  It is only a few pieces, but I LOVE them.  The pattern is "avocado" or "sweet pear".  The plates have 2 pears on them, and the glass around them is all in a leaf pattern, even around the  edges.  I had to search the ends of the earth for these few pieces.  I've found a few others, but couldn't afford them!  So, here it is.
Forgive the awful pictures.  This is the whole set, including 5 little Vaseline glass "Lotus" pattern salts.  They would put these at each place setting for individual servings of salt for each person.

Another bad picture of a footed bowl.

A better picture of a different bowl.

Now this is a good picture!!  This is a close up of the salts.  See how they glow?  You can tell if it's Vaseline glass if you put it under "Black Light".  I have done this to be sure it is authentic, and it is, HOWEVER, I'm not sure if it is real or reproduction.

Please remember, I am not the authority on Depression Glass, and if anyone has different answers or ideas, just let me know!!

Now, on to the party!
Marilou at Lulus Lovlies is having a party at her other blog Heartful Creatiions The 15th is her blogaversary!  Here's what Marilou says:
"... Blogaversary Party, included in the "Party Package Giveaway".  We will have these pink and green treasures with more to be added! Two crocheted vintage doilies, a tidbit plate, the Cupcake Tea Pot and 2 really old vintage post cards that celebrate Saint Paddy's Day. The cards are over 100 years old, we are going to add lots more stuff  to fill up a large  flat rate USPS box! You need to check back to see more. Grams, Hebby Baby and I will be having a party to celebrate on March 15th and hope you will join us. It will be our 1st Year Blogaversary  and we want to Party! My Grams will be having a Giveaway and all you have to do is be a follower and and leave a comment on the 15th, the big day. We want to include many things to appeal to everyones tastes, so we will have some fun stuff, old stuff, creative stuff, just so you can "create" and lots of  This n' That too."

I would check out both of her blogs.  What she is showing in the picture is AMAZING!!!  Hurry!!

Have a great Pink Saturday, and a Happy St. Paddy's day!!  Thanks for visiting!! 


  1. Thanks for the heads up Daniella, love you green depression glass! Hugs, Marilou

  2. Love your depression glass Daniella. You asked about my color party. This is on March 25th and only spray paint projects of any kind. Hope to see you there. XO
    Have a great weekend.

  3. Hi Daniella,
    loved your green depression glass. Those have been my favorite and the pink depression glass as well.

    Happy Pink Saturday
    Deanna :D

  4. What a neat post! The lotus pattern salts are too cute!!!

  5. I collect pink depression glass. Your green is very pretty. Perfect for St. Paddy's day. Blessings.

  6. My Mom LOVES this type of glass! What a beautiful collection you have!

  7. I love depression glass. The pears to die for. As you can see I love, love pears. Thanks for stopping by. I am your newest follower.
    Bonne journée

  8. What a great collection of Vaseline glass. I am not sure that there was reproductions made as it was originally made with uranium which is now illegal to use. It is the uranium that makes it glow.



  9. Daniella, what a beautiful little collection. Love it so much. The vaseline glass salts are amazing! Thank you for visiting us today and for your sweet comment. Have a wonderful day!


  10. What pretty depression glass, Daniella. Thank you for showing these and for visiting my blog. I've seen only a couple pieces of Avocado before and it is neat to see your set.
    My blog is Elegant and Depression Glass to Share at

  11. Daniella ~ Your vaseline & depression glass pieces are gorgeous! So love glassware from that era.

    Happy St. Patrick's Day ~
    Have a beautiful weekend ~
    TTFN ~


  12. Hi Daniella, I don't know what it is, but I love green. Green anything and this depression glass is just fresh and beautiful. I have never heard of avocado or pear, but they are just so pretty with the leaf edges and the pears.
    Happy Pink Saturday, Char

  13. I guess I didn't read the instructions.... LOL, but oh well. I love my pink, but I do like green. Did you create your blog yourself??? I love it, did I already tell you that?? I am so out of it. I have been so busy. Sorry I didn't answer back last week, just been one of those weeks. Thanksfully my husband went back to work and its been a little crazy, but good. I have not submitted any artwork to anyone this last week, just to crazy. So I will have to go and see what it was you were referring too. Take Care and have a wonderful week.

    Hugs & Warm Wishes, CindyLew

  14. Daniella, You are so sweet to visit my blog and send such a lovely comment. I got a bit carried away and send you a rambling email....the grown up little girl still love to ramble about things she loves, lol. Blessings