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Thursday, 1 December 2016

Tea Cups


I had a fun time at the thrift store yesterday. I found some pretty Pansy patterned dishes. I already had these 3 tea cups and the small platter...


                      and these are the new items.
                     I now have enough to warrant a small cupboard just for Pansy dishes.


There was a stack of saucers with no matching cups. I chose these 4 lovelies. Who knows. Maybe someday I'll find their matching cups.


These Sadler Christmas tea cups were an especially exciting find for me.  Today I rearranged my cupboards so I have a designated shelf now for Christmas dishes. I had fun.


This is the way my mother would store her tea cups and I do too  if I have 4 matching ones.


Last of all I looked in the basket that has odd cups marked very cheaply. This one appealed to me.For a dollar I made it part of my collection of "odds".


So I spent my morning finding spots for the new dishes. At one point I made a pot of tea and enjoyed it in one of the Christmas tea cups. I also found some things I could put in the donation box and will try to find more.

After school the grands put up both Nativity sets and I think that finishes my decorating.  More photos to come.

Thanks for visiting. Please leave a comment however short so I know you've come by. Blogger tells me I have many views every day but I guess not many feel like leaving a comment. Some  think they can't post a comment unless they have a blog but in that case you just post as " anonymous".

Granny Marigold



14 comments:

  1. These are all lovely finds. I am attracted to pretty china too, but I resist because I have no more room to store them and I don't have much cause to use them.

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  2. Oooohhhhh! I am SO envious of your new pansy china! Do let me know when and if you decide you want to share, lol! The Sadler Christmas cups & saucers are also ever so lovely. I'd take those too, ha,ha. I never seem to find such treasures! Lucky you.
    Ellabie

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  3. The pansies are so pretty! You DID have a great finding day!

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  4. Great finds, I particularly loved the Christmas cups/saucers. I store my cups/saucers like that too.

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  5. Those Pansy dishes are beautiful! You had a fun day shopping! :)

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  6. Beautiful finds . . . I love the pansy design and the Christmas cups are gorgeous :) I need to take some time and go thrifting :)
    Have a marvelous day!
    Connie :)

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  7. This made me chuckle. I seem to remember a long while back that you said you had to stop collecting tea cups because you had no more room! The pansy patterns are very cute. I sort of started collecting dogwood china at one point, but haven't added to the collection lately. I have seen some, but didn't like them enough to buy.

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    1. I seem to remember making some rash statement re-buying (or NOT buying) any more tea cups. Silly me to think I had that kind of self-control.

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  8. Wow, great finds at the thrift store. I love purple pansies!
    My Mum stores her tea cups the same way too.
    Have a great weekend !

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  9. I learn so many interesting things from fellow bloggers. I have never seen tea cups stored like that... what a great idea. I'm going to try that now.
    Your pansy collection is gorgeous! How fun to find new pieces.
    Love the Christmas set too. I hope you enjoy many cups of Christmas tea this season.
    The ratio of blog views to comments is baffling, isn't it?

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  10. Drooling over your pretty tea cups and dishes! Wish our thrift store had finds like that! Interesting how your Mom stored her tea cups when she had a set of four. Enjoy! Nancy

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  11. Oh...I love teacups...I too have a few saucers waiting to find cups...and a few cups waiting for saucers....Maybe one day! I love your pansy ones...very pretty
    Phoebe x

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  12. You had a really good thrifting day! My blog shows many views but only a couple of comments too. I guess some people just like to look!

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