Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Vintage Ice Crushers

Say what? It's July?! What's happening to summer? It's going way too fast. We headed out of town over the long weekend (an update on that soon...'soon' as in tomorrow, not 3 weeks from now), and I got a chance to catch up on the July issue of Martha Stewart Living.


I'm not a regular reader, unless of course, the cover catches my eye. Seriously (or 'bible' if you're a Kardashian). But would you look at those firecracker cookies? Why, yes please! Anyway, my mom's friend (hi Pam!) told us there was an article in this month's issue about vintage ice crushers. Remember the one I purchased a few short months ago?


Truth be told, I got nostalgic & bought this particular one because my parents had it when I was growing up. Plus I thought its vintage vibe fit our 'old' meets new kitchen. But did you know these ice crushers are a hot collectors item? Well, consider me in the know (ha, I wish!). If you google 'vintage ice crushers' you'll get a whole slew of items to peruse. But here are some lovelies from Etsy that caught my eye...

A turquoise Ice-O-Mat from seller Miss Hettie's...


A lovely little red number from Forgotten KC...


I love his pink one (with a removable ice bucket) from seller Looking for Yesterday...


Yellow & white from Hello Pretty...


Energy for the Soul is selling this fun retro ice crusher...


A search on Etsy also turned up these items that my family had too. Old fashioned ice cube trays...

Forgotten KC
And a vintage Tap-Icer...


Gypsy General Store
What can I say, our family liked ice.

If you're in the market for one of these, they'll set you back around $15-$30. Which makes me feel like I wasn't ripped off at $25. Whew.

Anyone want to come over for a frozen margarita?!

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