Little Works of Art...


I love the beautiful graphics on old spice tins!  
This pretty threesome was a recent 
garage sale find!  The Colman's Mustard is a British tin...




Love this red and green color combination...



and it's fun to see an older version of a French's tin...



Pretty aren't they? 
 Such a great pop of color in a kitchen...
little works of art!


I know some of you have been waiting for the Fall Bachman's Ideas House posts!  Well...Monday, I visited the house and I'll start the tour on my next post!

Until next time...

19 comments

  1. Linda
    I love those old graphics too. I wish I hadn't thrown my old ones out now!
    I'm looking forward to the Bachman House tour-as always! Thanks for sharing it with us all.

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  2. You are right, they are like mini-works of art. Love how the colors have held up through the years. I have yet to go garage saling or estate saling in my new area, but I hope to start doing that again. Can't wait for the tour! Ann

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  3. Yes they are, dear Linda,- ---wonderful garphics and such happy colours..they knew how to make folks grap a tin ,back then !!! :-)
    Hugs, Dorthe

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  4. Those are a must for a little country kitchen decor
    I can just see them in a blue crock bowl or sitting on a wooden spice rack. I say that because that is how I use to use mine in the kitchen
    you found some good ones

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  5. These are neat little tins. I've seen the older version of Frenches but not the other two.
    I haven't gotten around to posting my Bachman Idea House photos. I think I will just put a link to yours on my blog. You always get better photos!

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  6. I love spice tins - they are little works of art for sure. So bright and happy for a kitchen shelf. Looking forward to your Bachman House photos. xoxo

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  7. I love yours, I have a McCormick one with a jack-o-lantern on it and a Frenchie one with a pumpkin pie on the front. I'll have to take a pic and show them one day!

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  8. I love the french's and the mustard ones
    So amazing how advertising has changed.
    OOoh I love the tours, can't wait to see what they have come up with this year.
    Amy

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  9. They really are works of art and the colors are perfect for fall. Looking forward to your tour.

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  10. Great old tins. I collected tins for a few years but I finally gave them away. I still love them though! Can't wait to see the pictures of Bachman's!

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  11. Oh Linda I love old spice tins too! I always look forward to you Minnesota girls posting the Bachman house!

    Carol

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  12. Your tins are great, l love that sort of thing. I have a small collection on a shelf in my kitchen. Lovely decorations. Like you say, an older version of a known tin is really fun. Pam xx

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  13. Your so right, tiny works of art. What a fun collection

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  14. I wish spices still came in those wonderful tins! I remember the French's tins well, but the others I haven't seen before. I love the colors!

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  15. Looking forward to seeing the Bachman house.

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  16. These remind me of visiting my grandma's house. Such colorful cans and lovely graphics.

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  17. You are right, they are little works of art, I love them too. My daughter has collected a few of them and I've helped her. Very fun!

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  18. Haha, I used to have a French's can just like that! It's a shame that the tins have been discontinued. They were little works of advertising art.

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  19. What gorgeous vintage tins Linda.

    I went to the Colman's Mustard Museum in Norwich when my brother was at University there!

    Great finds and yes, little mini works of art :)

    Karen x

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