Creepy, crawly reclaimed dishware
Make dinner guests either smile (or sick with disgust) with foldedpig's line of brain, bug, and skull-emblazoned repurposed restaurant ware.
Mon, Oct 19 2009 at 11:17 AM
Serving hors d’ oeuvres at a Halloween
party but in need of platters? Looking for a surefire way to ensure that your mother-in-law never shows up for dinner unannounced again?
You can’t go wrong with Etsy Seller foldedpigs
’ line of funny and macabre repurposed dinnerware. Kansas City-based ceramics and horror movie nut Meredith procures old, restaurant-style ceramic plates and mugs, refires them, and fuses some pretty grotesque handmade images into the glaze … brains, cockroaches, hearts, skulls — take your pick. Many of the pieces come with cheeky sayings, as well, like “Eat Your Heart Out” and “I Love You More Than Zombies Love Brains.”
I first spotted foldedpigs and her nauseating wares at last summer’s Renegade Craft Fair
in Brooklyn where I swiftly picked up a cockroach-y “Bon Appetit” appetizer platter. A week later, I was serving pate and crackers off of it to a friend who looked suitably upset. Worked like a charm.
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