This Everyday Luxury is Guaranteed to Make You Smile

This Everyday Luxury is Guaranteed to Make You Smile

Katie Holdefehr
Oct 20, 2016

Colorful tinted drinking glasses are one of those everyday luxuries that has a surprising amount of smile power. I recently inherited a set of whisper-pink tinted tumblers from my great aunt, and I can't help but grin every time I grab one from the cupboard. Elsie Larson from A Beautiful Mess, whose stunning collection is pictured above, says her purple starred goblet (middle shelf) is a smile-sparker. Something about glass, plus color, plus light happens to have this effect. To get it, search flea markets for vintage styles (Depression glass is the expensive stuff), or browse the 10 fresh picks that follow.

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Fleur-de-Lys Juice Glass at Anthropologie, $8 each

Fleur-de-lis in 5 different colorways? Anthropologie has outdone itself this time.

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Marta Cooler at CB2, $3.50

Super-thin glass in whisper-soft shades was made to be shown off on open shelving.

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Rosy-cheeked coupes at BHLDN, $68

This pair of blushing glasses trimmed with gold would make a beautiful wedding present.

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Blue Moroccan glassware at Spartan Shop, $9-35

Made from recycled glass by Moroccan artisans, each piece has a subtle aqua tint.

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Fresca Acrylic Drinkware at Pottery Barn, $22-24 for a set of 4

All the beauty of tinted glass, but in shatterproof acrylic.

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Bordeaux Moroccan Glass Cup at ABC Carpet & Home, $14

The perfect glass for mint tea.

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Violet Bubbles Glass Tumbler at Zara Home, $6

A blue-tinted tumbler with bubbles embedded right in the glass was made for sipping sparkling La Croix.

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Sage Juniper Glasses at Joss & Main, $30 for set of 4

Even plain ol' H20 is a delight to drink from lush green glass.

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Carats DOF Glasses at World Market, $6-20 for a set of 4

Add sparkle to your kitchen cabinet with diamond-cut glasses washed with color.

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Fat Glass at Canvas Home, $6

A large water glass in a refreshing shade of teal-blue.

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