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Re: Still Buying Fiestaware (aka Fiestaware thread, Part 2)

@wismiss---hi wismiss--no I am not looking to buy more yet--am waiting til next month as I heard that Xmas pieces will be offered for sale--love the cute dishes that are shaped like light  bulbs for the tree and may get a few of those. Have seen them online at a few websites tho----

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Re: Still Buying Fiestaware (aka Fiestaware thread, Part 2)

wagirl:  I just looked at Everything Kitchens and those are cute.  I don't know how much they are on other sites, but they have them for $19.99.  They only offer them in six colors---lemongrass, scarlet, shamrock, mulberry, lapis, and turquoise.  Do other sites have more colors and different prices?

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Re: Still Buying Fiestaware (aka Fiestaware thread, Part 2)

@wismiss--yes, but can't rmember what other sites; but the same colors and think I've seen them for a few dollars less-----they are cute --prob would get the Xmas colors to go with my very few Xmas lights pieces---don't want too many tho--just a few. will let you know if my monkey brain remembers!

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Re: Still Buying Fiestaware (aka Fiestaware thread, Part 2)

In case anyone is interested, fiestafactorydirect.com just launched a 15% off sale on all Halloween items. It's not much of a discount, but they do tend to sell out of seasonal items somewhat quickly and there is a new Halloween design...

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Re: Still Buying Fiestaware (aka Fiestaware thread, Part 2)

     Well, I guess my age is showing.  I am having new trim put in my house.  I emptied my hutch (full of Fiestaware) so the carpenter could move the hutch to put new baseboards down. 

      While packing the pieces, I enjoyed looking at all the colors.  And, I found out that I like the older colors.The new colors just don't appeal to me.   I have not bought any colors from the time lapis was introduced to the present day.  I prefer the colors like persimmon, chartreuse, turquoise, marigold, juniper, etc.

     Anybody else find the new colors just don't appeal to them?

 

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Re: Still Buying Fiestaware (aka Fiestaware thread, Part 2)

@wismiss----as a new convert to fiesta ware--about 3 years now---I love all the colors and have many of the newer ones and a few of the retired ones too. My fave is the poppy color, not so fave is the sage green. I lean toward the warm colors like the persimmon , paprika,  I love the shamrock green and have a few different purples too. Have black and choc and love the foundry grey and slate too. I have a few pieces of the skull and vines in both colors,  got a bunch in the rose/ flamingo pink for DD ----but I don't have any white---hmmm, may have to do something about that Woman Wink Just found some chili bowls on E*bay that were older colors I didn't have. BTW---those bowls are so cute and I use them often. Would love to display it all in my kitchen--just makes me smile