Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on March 3, 1964 · Page 37
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 37

Redlands, California
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Tuesday, March 3, 1964
Page 37
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REOLANDS DAILY FACTS Tuesday. March 3, W«4 — 25 Pafferns Make Debut In Dinnerware CHICAGO (UPI) - New colors, a wide range of paltems and a trend towards contemporary styling in many lines will make news in melaminc dinnerware this spring. Abstract designs and modern geometric borders in vivid and muted colors were featured in almost a third of the 121 patterns seen here at the National Housewares Manufacturers Association show. For the first time, contemporary styles were introduced in almost equal numbers with floral designs, tlie long-time favorites. New "textured" and "stoneware" finishes, more multi-color decorations, casual border-to- border designs and added entries in two-tone "color on color" bowls and cups were offered by tlie 12 manufacturers of melamine dinnerware. New colors included blueberry, charcoal and Java brown. Most popular accent colors used were green and turquoise, with the muted green tones — avocado, lime, mint and absinthe — used in 27 designs, and turquoise and Bristol blue appearing in an additional 17 patterns. Shades of bromj, ranging from deep hues to the sandalwood, taupe, beige and butterscotch tones, were the second most frequently seen accent colors. Light blues and lavenders. Double Duty Furniture Solves Problem CHICAGO (UPI) — U you're worried about furnishing a small room, or small house or apartment, take a tip from the world of commercial design. Look for furniture that will do more than one thing. Morton Textiles and Furniture, a Chicago - based firm which has furnished more than 120,000 hotel and motel rooms, says double-duty furniture is just as useful in homes as in commercial rooms, which often serve more than one function. The firm recommends such double-duty pieces as: ~A cocktail table that can be heightened to turn it into a dining table. —A small dining table which doubles as a game table and fits living room decor. the "hot" pinks, and yellows and bright orange continued popular in several lines. The 38 new abstract-geometric designs and the 40 newcomers in Oorals together account for almost two-thirds of the total of new melamine patterns. Next most popular design was a leaf pattern, followed by nine new fruit designs. Provincial designs, including Early American, and grain motifs also are appearing. 1 NEW FASHION IN LIGHTERS —Here a Scandinavian styled ond fitted lighter to dress up your home. If features the new Varoflame butane fueling. The "Scandia Set" above is in hondsotne rosewood with aluminum or stainless steel. Green Gets "Go" Signal "Ifs "go'' for green this spiing, but not just any green — is must be a green that looks good enough to eat — lime-y, sunny, softened, touched with yellow, palcci with wliiles! Most e.xciting combination: One of these new greens paired with navy blue! Smart with pale blue, too. Or set off by stark white. You'll find green going big this season in all collections — in dresses, coats, suits, sportswear, jewelry and other accessories. You'll find mixing greens to be a newsy part of the story. PrevenKon Pays It pays to take time to launder and dry braid and fringe trimmings before stitching them on to washable fabrics. This will prevent any shrinkage problems when laimdering the finished items. Avoid Poisoning Keep pesticides in their original containers. Insect spray stored in an old soda pop bottle could tempt a small child. Keep the label on the container. It gives instructions on what to do in case of an accident. MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF INTERIOR DESIGNERS 3M E.STATE DOWNTOWN REOLANDS

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