Pyrex

Kitchen Classics: History of Pyrex from Vintage Cottage

Phyllis Lifestyle 10 Comments

From guest editors of The Cottage Journal:  From the classic clear originals to the colorfully patterned Mid-Century mod collections to the now ubiquitous glass measuring cups, Pyrex has been the choice of chefs and home cooks alike for more than 100 years. Interestingly enough, the story of Pyrex doesn’t start in the kitchen—it starts on the railroad. In 1908, research scientists …

Pyrex and Salt and Pepper Shaker Collections - Ribbon in My Journal

The Charm and Personality of Well-Curated Collections

Phyllis Décor 24 Comments

I often find myself inspired by the home décor captured in our magazines. Peering into a person’s home tells a special kind of story. The color palette, the textures of the fabrics, the shape of the furniture—each element is a clue into what the homeowners love, where they’ve been, and what sets them at ease. Those pieces offer useful ideas …