Thursday, April 05, 2012

Blog Spotlight ::: MELMAC CENTRAL

Melmac is:

Retrochalet is:

Ira collects vintage plastic dinnerware (melamine dinnerware, more commonly called Melmac) and keeps a whole blog about it!

Melmac Central is a blog where you can "come sit for a spell" - there are fantastic collections of information and photographs you won't find anywhere else!

My main love is Russel Wright melamine. I created this blog while my mom was going though chemotherapy, as a past time to get my mind off of her illness. Some of the happiest times with my mom were spent in the kitchen with our old plastic Texasware Mixing bowls making cookies when I was little. Every time I post I still think of her, and miss her but I know how happy she would be that someone else out there enjoys those old dishes too. Please grab my button and link this site to your site! ~ Ira Mency

Whether you are a collector, or just interested in old fascinating things, Melmac Central / Retro Chalet will keep you busy for hours! The blog is social-media friendly and ready to interact with you! (There's even an etsy shop on-site!)

Ira's goal is a noble one: for people to collect and learn about the old and not have to buy the new and mass produced. Without the exception of a few streamlined plastic sites, this information is not readily out there and it's frustrating when looking up information---the books on the market are so old and outdated. is called Melmac Central

Here are Ira's links:
Twitter: IraMency

Articles Ira Has Written on Melmac:

Collecting Vintage Melmac Dinnerware

Care and Cleaning of Melmac Dinnerware

Collecting Vintage Melmac Dinnerware : History and Information

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  1. Hi,
    I liked your blog and I personally invite you to join - The World's Free Collectors Zone.
    We will also be happy to cooperate with your blog such as adding its link to our site.
    All the best,


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