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February 22, 2013

Etsy Friday-Avocado Green

By Sablemable


I associate the color avocado with the early to mid Seventies, probably because I remember it so vividly.  Mom and Dad had bought their first and only home in 1972 and the outside was painted avocado.  Of course!  They also decorated the interior in an avocado green theme.

So, if you’re mad about avocado, let me tempt you with these beautiful green items from Etsy.


Vintage Avocado and Persimmon Chafing Dish by seller VintageByThePound.




Sunbeam Mixmaster Avocado Green Vintage 1960s 12 Speed by seller GoodBonesVintageCo



Mod Avocado Green Ceramic Bird by seller RoomServiceVintage

RoomService Vintage


Vintage Made in Japan Tea Pot or Coffee Pot, Sugar and Creamer Set with Matching Mugs and Dessert Caddy by seller seaglassvintage



Vintage Poodle Guest Towels Set of 3 NIB by seller That70sShoppe



Vintage 1960s Avocado Green Pear Shaped Train case by seller TheVintageRoad2Retro




Mod Owl Salt and Pepper Shakers by seller RetroGirlRedux



Vintage Embroidered Velveteen Hostess Gown by Seller rileybella123



1960s Mod Dress with Peter Pan Collar by seller RustBeltThreads



Vintage Suede Handbag with Bamboo Handle by seller antique



Vintage 70s Desk Accessories by seller jeanneelmer



Vintage 60s Geometric Wallpaper Per Yard by seller seaglassvintage



Vintage Early 1970s Doll Stroller by seller ChoiceClassics



Vintage Cornwell Electric Warming Tray by seller ShopMichL




Vintage California Pottery Spoon Rest by seller AuntBlanchesHouse


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10 Responses to Etsy Friday-Avocado Green

  1. Jessica Reply

    February 22, 2013 at 12:24 pm

    I want that peter pan collared dress. It’s adorable!!!

    • sablemable Reply

      February 22, 2013 at 1:31 pm

      Jessica! You and me both! And when I found that purse, I thought, wow, that would look great with that dress!

  2. Sara In AZ Reply

    February 22, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    LOVE those poodle towels!!!! 🙂

    • sablemable Reply

      February 22, 2013 at 1:32 pm

      Ha! I said to myself, Sara will go wild over the NIB poodle towels!

  3. tammyCA Reply

    February 22, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    The avocado shaped train case, that’s clever. I never thought avocado green would be popular again! But, some of it is pretty cool, like the chafing dish. I once lived with avocado green shag carpet..god forbid you dropped something like jewelry, you might never find it again.

    This makes me wonder if the 1980s stuff will ever be popular again??!!

  4. Andrea Reply

    February 22, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    Awesome finds, Sable! I love the chafing dish, and that little bird is so adorable! I have a orphan of the owl s & p shakers, but mine is just brown, not green.

  5. Dee Reply

    February 22, 2013 at 7:55 pm

    Hostess Gown! Makes me want to throw a party!

  6. Alexia Reply

    February 26, 2013 at 7:35 pm

    Yay, you learned how to add links! Thanks!

  7. Eartha Kitsch Reply

    February 27, 2013 at 11:00 pm

    I want to wear that hostess gown and push that baby stroller down the street – full of the other items of course. Not babies.

  8. Propagatrix Reply

    March 12, 2013 at 7:19 pm

    I had that stroller in white and gold! Wish I had it now. So do the cats.

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