Melmac. Not the planet where Alf came from, rather the super popular brand of dinnerware made out of melamine resin which is basically an indestructible lightweight plastic and was incredibly popular in the 1940's-1970's. You're pretty much guaranteed to stumble across mugs and plates at thrift stores anywhere, and it's usually a dime a dozen. We're always on the hunt for new pieces-printed or plain, and recently came across a few really amazing sets! Do you collect in or own any pieces? If so, what's your favorite pattern?
We love vintage ads, but a Melmac ad? The best!
Classic Melmac mugs-loving the pink!
How cute is this "Stetson" melamine?
This is a great Melmac ad from 1962! Drop-proof!
We're suckers for the orange set...duh.
Here's another ad, this one's for Prolon from 1957!
Such an amazing moon & starburst print!
Another great printed set!
The print on this set is completely incredible!
Want a little cleaning tip for Melmac? Mr.Clean magic eraser! Works like a dream!