While it’s not exactly decorating, I’m happy to give a plug to the Pyrex Collective‘s clearout sale at the Rosedale Valley Antiques Market at Toronto’s Brick Works (550 Bayview Avenue) this Sunday (August 19) from 9 am – 5 pm. StyleNorth reader Lynn wrote to ask for help promoting the sale saying, “we are in danger of becoming hoarders if we don’t start to pare down our collections.”
Until I heard from Lynn I wasn’t aware of the deep, abiding love some ladies have for their vintage Pyrex. In the Toronto area alone there are so many collectors that the Pyrex Collective had to start a second blog to make room for everyone.
Pyrex is still in business today but it’s the vintage stuff that really gets these gals going. The brand was introduced in 1915 by Corning and its homespun colours and patterns are the very stuff of nostalgia. The weekend sale is a great excuse to check in with the Rosedale Valley market, which I gather has been humming this season.