Thrifting Vintage Kitchenware

Welcome back to the 12 Months of Thrifting Challenge. This month we’re challenging you to thrift vintage kitchenware. 

This episode is sponsored by Goodwill Akron, the official partner of the 12 Months of Thrifting Challenge.

Browsing the racks at Goodwill or strolling through a flea market can unlock memories that we may have forgotten over the years – especially when it comes to vintage kitchenware. There’s something special about coming across a set of plates from your childhood or spotting the teacups your grandparents once had in their kitchen. Whether you’re hoping to relive old memories or just want to add a little charm to your kitchen, I’m sharing a few vintage kitchen items you can add to your thrift wish list. But remember, always search for the items that speak to your personal style and needs! 

10 Vintage Kitchenware Items You’ll Find at Goodwill:

  1. Drinking glasses
  2. Casserole dishes
  3. Teacups
  4. Party plates
  5. Cake stands
  6. Jadeite 
  7. Depression glass
  8. Nesting bowls
  9. Tea cup sets with saucers
  10. Kitchy storage tins


There are dozens of great vintage kitchenware brands however, these are some of the most popular ones. Remember, sometimes beautiful vintage pieces don’t have a brand name written on them so look for style first. 

  1. Pyrex
  2. Fire King
  3. Corelle
  4. Tupperware
  5. Corningware

Don’t forget to check the Goodwill Outlet store for affordable kitchenware and for rare antique kitchen finds. 

Thanks, it’s Thrifted is a podcast about secondhand shopping hosted by two treasure-hunting friends, Dina & Shannon. Subscribe today. Follow on Instagram @dinasdays and @thanksitthrifted.pod. For more about the podcast visit

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