Thursday, July 07, 2011

a piece of toast


How would you like to wake up to a piece of toast like this smiley one?
I am looking for a vintage toast holder to restore order to my incoming snail mail and a sundry of items, bills etc.
Love this brassy one too for my hubby's desk.
Letters stored like this. Everything in it's place.
Keys on a hook sure make it easy to find.
This one for storing photos and miscellaneous pieces of life.
toasting each of you for a happy day!

images 2, 4, 5 found here "This is Glamorous"

18 comments:

The French Tangerine said...

I love these also... I see them all over, but have never actually made the plunge... I imagine them in my powder room with napkins for hand washing...
Very charming! I love them for letters on a desk... good idea!

third room studio said...

I love this for letters - mail is something I struggle with - perfect idea.

Purple Flowers said...

Great idea for incoming mail or notes to oneself. I have no question you will get to that point. How are the renovations going?

Summer is a Verb said...

Well, you know which one gets my vote! Does an orange box come with purchase? XXOO

ps...I used to have a silver toast holder I used for just such a purpose but I got tired of it tarnishing. I'd suggest silver-plate to avoid the inevitable polish guilt :)

Formerly known as Frau said...

Those are all so much nicer than my wicker basket! Have a great day!

Kwana said...

What a great idea. Now you've made me want one too. I need it for my desk. We'll have to both be on the look out.

The enchanted home said...

How charming! I would wake up with a smile if someone took the time to make a smilely on my toast! Such a clever idea, I always knew of them for letter organization but for toast? Brilliant!

I Dream Of said...

Cheers! Such a happy piece of toast! So nice when your breakfast encourages you to have a happy day. I also have a few vintage toast holders, such a lovely way to stay organized!

Carrie'sCreations said...

That is a terrific idea!! I'll be looking for one at my antique store. I think I'll store reference photos for my paintings. Or maybe prints of my paintings. What a great idea:)

quintessence said...

Love your smiley toast!! Even though I have a toast rack like the ones you showed, my desk doesn't look that neat and tidy - next project on the summer agenda!

pretty pink tulips said...

That first image has me grinning!!

Love an antique toast rack for mail! I have one...and need to dig it out!

Ideezine said...

PVE,

So many multi-use items in the world and to think all it takes is a bit of imagination! I like the toast holder for life's bits n' pieces. It makes things simply fun like the toast.

Bette

The Buzz Blog said...

What a great, elegant way to stay organized - have you tried Hotel Silver at Bergdorf's? Ginger always has a great selection of toast caddies.
xxoo

24 Corners said...

I've been thinking of just this lately Patricia! My desk is a mess and I'm craving some toasty order...maybe even two toasty's!
Would love to see what you get...
xo J~

Miss Cavendish said...

I saw a vintage toast holder at the antiques co-op on Boston's Charles Street a couple of weeks ago! It was in the glass case right by the cash register.

CREED said...

I admire these all the time when I'm out antiquing but have yet to splurge on one. They are tres expensive here, but oh how I would love one!!

Claudia Lane said...

Love the smily toast, so cute, just what a non morning person like me needs! he he!
What a great idea to use the toast holder as mail holder in the kitchen...brilliant! (gotta get one just for that purpose now!)
Have a great week end Patricia :)
Claudia xo

LindsB said...

love this idea- I'm sure you will find the perfect one too. Do share photos of the perfect one you find!