Monday, March 30, 2015

Just a reminder -- Vote!


Attention HLCCA members
 Just a quick reminder
that all ballots voting for the 
2015-2016 board of directors must be 
in the mail by Tuesday, March 31, 2015

If you have not as yet mailed your ballot, 
do so soon in order for it to be postmarked by March 31, 2015 
(using the official ballots that were mailed
to HLCCA members, with self-addressed return envelopes.) 





Thursday, March 26, 2015

Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs was an Homer Laughlin China Company Outlet Exclusive that was released in 2001. Its decoration consists of Easter eggs in pastel colors of pink and green on yellow. 

While the decal line has been discontinued, pieces can still be found on the secondary market.  Exact numbers are not known but documentation indicates that the Serving Tray (discontinued in 2002) and Pie Plate may have been made in more limited numbers. 

Collectors looking for this decal can find it on the following items.
#0466 Dinner Plate, 10 1/2"
#0412 Bread Tray, 12" x 5 3/4"
#0452 Cup, 7 3/4 oz.
#0470 Saucer,  5 7/8"
#0490 Bud Vase, 6"
#0453 Mug, 10 1/4 oz.
#0764 2 Cup Teapot
#0487 Deep Dish Pie Plate, 10 1/4" 

#0468 Serving Tray, 12" (not shown)



Easter Eggs
#0466 Dinner Plate, 10 1/2"
#0412 Bread Tray, 12" x 5 3/4"
#0452 Cup, 7 3/4 oz.
#0470 Saucer,  5 7/8"
#0468 Serving Tray, 12"
#0490 Bud Vase, 6"
#0453 Mug, 10 1/4 oz.
#0764 2 Cup Teapot
#0487 Deep Dish Pie Plate, 10 1/4"



-- submitted by Andrea Sunnen

bread tray courtesy Julie Scott McCloud






Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Bringing on the greens!

Happy St. Patrick's Day!


you'll always find your lucky 4-leaf clover in a heartbeat!
-- in a stack of shamrock heart bowls. Thanks Glenn!

Shamrocks courtesy Glenn Rogers

Thursday, March 12, 2015

2015 Spring Issue


The new Spring issue of "The Dish" will soon be showing up in your mailboxes.

Lots of exciting, informative articles and photos, PLUS conference information/registration forms and order forms for HLCCA exclusives in this packed full issue. Time to start thinking about your conference displays and exhibits.

ATTENTION: Due to the HLCCA website construction and maintenance, there will be NO online registration this year. If you are interested in attending the conference please mail in your registration form. Thank you for your patience.


Saturday, March 7, 2015

New Fiesta Colors for 2015

We want to congratulate Homer Laughlin China for another successful color reveal at the 2015 International Housewares Show in Chicago. 

This year they have introduced not one, but TWO colors--Slate and Sage
Please visit HLC's blog- Always Festive for more exciting news regarding new items and decals. 






   (Photos courtesy of Homer Laughlin China)

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Shamrocks


Shamrocks was an Homer Laughlin China Company Outlet Exclusive
that was released January, 2001. 
Its decoration consists of shamrocks on sea mist green. 
(sea mist green was produced: 1991-2005)
While this decal line has been discontinued, pieces can still be found on the secondary market. Exact numbers are not known but documentation indicates that the Serving Tray may have been made in smaller quantity since the Tray was discontinued nearing the closing of 2001. 

Collectors looking for this decal can find them in the following items.
#0466 Dinner Plate, 10 1/2"
#0412 Bread Tray, 12" x 5 3/4"
#0452 Cup, 7 3/4 oz.
#0470 Saucer,  5 7/8"
#0468 Serving Tray, 12"
#0490 Bud Vase, 6"
#0453 Mug, 10 1/4 oz.
#0764 2 Cup Teapot
#0487 Deep Dish Pie Baker, 10 1/4"


Shamrocks
#0466 Dinner Plate, 10 1/2"
#0412 Bread Tray, 12" x 5 3/4"
#0452 Cup, 7 3/4 oz.
 #0470 Saucer,  5 7/8"
 #0490 Bud Vase, 6"
 #0453 Mug, 10 1/4 oz.
#0764 2 Cup Teapot
#0468 Serving Tray, 12"
#0487 Deep Dish Pie Baker, 10 1/4"


compiled by: Andrea Sunnen