Tag Archives: teapot

Aqua and Yellow Plus Recovery Update

I had in mind today to use my Danube again, but I wanted to do something different as an accent color rather than pink since I use that color so much because of the HL Sunrise that goes so well … Continue reading

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Aqua Showpiece

Regular readers know that I love to mix and match my Cunningham & Pickett Danube, Lifetime Gold Crown, and Laughlin Sunrise. These three china patterns were all made by Homer Laughlin, and they look great together. However, today I have … Continue reading

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A Small Change and Fall Tables

Before I begin, two points of housekeeping. First, thanks to Kathe with an E for featuring my recent estate sale post. If you haven’t checked out Kathe, do so! She has great tablescaping, decorating, and bargain hunting ideas! Second, several posters … Continue reading

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Pink and Blue and Bargains, Too

I’ve had a good couple of weeks of bargain shopping. Most of my buys have been for my booth at the flea market, but I did find a couple for myself as well. I was really thrilled to find this … Continue reading

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My Dining Room Project, or Embracing Orange

I have been planning on cleaning out the dining room for a long, long time; I’ve just kept putting it off because I knew what a job it would be. Last week I finally decided that I would procrastinate no … Continue reading

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Old Country Roses, Salt and Pepper Shakers, and Bargains

As I have said many times, my dining room is dark and filled with dark wood furniture, so many times my photographs don’t have enough light in them. I have found that using a white tablecloth first helps with this … Continue reading

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Colorful Table & Vintage Dishes

These beautiful napkins were the inspiration for this tablescape. I have used these napkins only a couple of times in the past, usually bringing out the orange or green. Obviously, there are a lot of other colors in this napkin to … Continue reading

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Feeling Blue…

Well, not really. I’m actually feeling pretty good today. I’ve caught up on some laundry and housework and updated my dining table. The reason for the title is this beautiful blue table runner. I purchased it several months ago, then … Continue reading

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Tablescape with Antique Chinese Linens

Aren’t these handmade linens gorgeous? I won’t go back into how I got them, but I will just say that I love them and wanted to do a table with them before I go to the Antiques Roadshow. Because all … Continue reading

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Mix-n-Match Teascape and Booth Update

One of the ideas that I have gleaned from several blogs is the “teascape.” Even though I am not much of a tea drinker, I have several tea and coffee pots in my vintage china collection and have been wanting … Continue reading

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