Sunday, May 25, 2008
SHOW n Tell Sunday ~ May 25th
Good Sunday Morning Everyone!
I did not even know there was such a thing until a sweet gal posted on my blog regarding my recent collection blog I had done. So I checked it out and here I am. Be sure to look below at my blog post of May 23rd because it has many pieces of my blue and white along with some of my Tea Cups and Tea Pots as well.
Thank you to *SHOW N TELL* Sugar Sugar* (for some reason I cannot get my links to work! Check out on my Fav Blog Links) for hosting this wonderful day. Be sure to check out the other participants!
Since collecting plates and anything pretty is in my blood...I could not resist showing you a collection my mother started me on a few years ago. It's from the Johnson Brothers Rose Chintz line. She kept a 4 piece place setting and then gave me her left overs. MAN, was I in HEAVEN!!! She knew I'd scour ebay and find more to add...and of course, that's just what I have been doing. I have now, at least 8 pieces of almost every piece I am showing. I still need 8 small berry bowls...I keep an eye on them from time to time, but haven't been successful yet.
Another thing I really love about this pattern, is its versatility. I can dress it up or down. Right now I have my eat in-kitchen table set for breakfast. But I have been known to really dress it all up for a formal family dinner as well.
My favorite pieces are these sqaure plates...they are just such a unique shape!
I also have shown in the past, snippets from my milk glass collections. I have a sweet little pot cart that I have put many pieces on as well as a corner hutch at the landing of my stairwell. Then I also and showing some larger pieces and my favorite is the hobnail ice-bucket!
These smaller pieces of milk glass are hobnail and just adorable...or at least I think so!
Here are some beautiful ornate dessert plates that I was privaledge to take from my husbands aunt. They have so much gold around the edging. But the reason I took these was I have a special place in my heart for violets and pansy's. Don't know why...I just do! And this sweet little tea pot is just precious too!
I did not realized that the gold around these plates were showing up black...so I tried to take some different photos to show just how much gold on these there is! These also have the Austria Crown markings on the back. Just beautiful!
Oh I just had to show you this. This is from a dear friend of mine who handpaints on vintage pieces of limogue. She is a wonderful artist who sells her pieces on ebay under the name of enchanted*rose*. If you love original handpainted pieces, you will not be dissapointed!. This is a sweet demmitasse cup/saucer and I just love it to pieces!
And lastly, I took a couple of close ups of some vinettes for you to see.
Thanks so much for stopping by. I'd love to hear what you all think. Have a blessed Sunday!