Saturday, July 28, 2018
As usual I was scanning the thrift shops after work this week and found a couple goodies for me. First I was at Tuesday Morning looking for a new bathroom rug and found these fabulous paper placemats anyway I love them. I think they will look cute with some of my violet and purple transferware dishes
If Tuesday Morning would have had another package I would have bought 2 packs
Another thing I found when not looking was this single serving teapot in the pattern Charlotte, It looks great with my other blue and white dishes piled on top of a dish cabinet. The large pitcher I found in a thrift store in Fulton last weekend when I was over for lunch with some friends. I have the large bowl to match and it's in the living room with my round china decorating balls in it.
Yesterday after work I stopped at a store I had never been to just to see what they have, a resale store, anyway found this cup violet cup and saucer. I use to always buy violet dishes for a friend who has collected violet items for years. Now I admire them and want them
My new placemat and lavender Charlotte transferware soup bowl. I know younger gals wonder why some of us our " age " collect dishes, I use to wonder the same thing about my great Aunt Ollie who had lots gorgeous dishes and now wish I had all of them. I have some of her Brown and white transferware dishes and a glass banana bowl .
Only place I went shopping today was Joann fabrics, linen is 40% off and I am going to TRY and make me a long white linen dress sort of a kaftan style.
Need to get some house work done now
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Pretty, pretty, pretty! Love the placemats with your gorgeous dishes.ReplyDelete
Great findings!Love the beautiful violets tea cup!Hugs!ReplyDelete
So many pretty finds. Those placemats are swoon worthy for this nature loving girl!ReplyDelete
I need some of your get up and go. Mine is gone.ReplyDelete
You seem to find the cutest things. I love those placemats. I use placemats all the time. I some times just use a fold napkin when it's just Ted and I . Your dishes look great on them. :):) Blessings, xoxo, SusieReplyDelete
I love, love all your treasures! You find wonderful things and isn't it fun! I can't wait to see your dress!
Wish I could find a white and pitcher like you did as I collect them too! Your purple transferware looks perfect with your new paper placements. Great finds! JaniceReplyDelete
Those are good finds. I especially love the cup and saucer. Sweet violets are my favorite small spring flower. I love them and use to check our hillside every day when I was a kid until they popped up and I could pick them. xo DianaReplyDelete
I totally understand why you collect dishes. But you don't have to be of a certain age to be interested in them:) I've been collecting tea cups since my 20's (not to mention other vintage dishware)! Love all your finds. xo KathleenReplyDelete
What a fun thing to do! I love old china. You have really nice and interesting products at your shop.ReplyDelete
I love old dishes, old tea pots, old china, most anything OLD, ha ha LOL Those are so pretty and I love those placemats......so pretty I'd almost use them for wallpaper, ha ha LOL Oh, I love old tablecloths too, once in awhile come across one in a thrift store! HOpe your weekend was great and can you believe AUGUST IS NEARLY HERE!!?ReplyDelete
Such a lovely place. I love your transferware...among so much more!ReplyDelete
Hi Janice, how lovely is your blog! If you do not recognize me, you visited my Etsy shop and asked about embroidery on a coat. You left your blog site address, so I wanted to come over and say hello! I love everything vintage! Those placemats are so pretty!ReplyDelete
First time to visit your blog. Very nice. Thank you for visiting my blog. MadelineReplyDelete
Love seeing the blue/white teapot. My grandmother had a collection of blue/white dishes and I always admired them. Thanks for linking up today.ReplyDelete
Love your purple transferware dishes! It's so hard to pass up such pretties! I'm a dish hoarder too.ReplyDelete
The blue and white pieces are my favorites.
Love the placemats too! Can't wait to see your tablescape. The pitcher is perfect!! I have a few violet dishes. Violets are the sweetest little plants.ReplyDelete
The paper placemats are pretty! I love all things pretty like you do!ReplyDelete
You made great progress.This is really pretty and good idea on site !ReplyDelete