Thursday, February 18, 2010

Passion for Plates Part One! :)

Today I thought I would share some of my favorite plates with you. I have a fetish for plates...... well dishes in general. I'm not sure how many actual sets of dishes I have, but I can assure you, it's more than a "normal" person should have. Then again, I have never been accused of being normal. :-) I just can't seem to turn my back on a beautiful set of dishes, especially if they're pink, floral or a lovely cottagey looking set. (as you can see in my pictures, pink florals are a must to have!) Hope you enjoy looking through my collection! :-) Oh, this is only a few...........I'll post some more later!


I found this marvelous old plate on Ebay!
I love how it's worn.......the older the better, I say!

I scored five of these beauties at a garage sale for $2.00!! Johnson Brothers plates for 2 bucks makes me a happy girl!

I can't remember if I got this one from ebay or my mom...........where did you think I got the passion for plates from?! LOL

This one definitely came from Ebay.. 9 bucks!

This one is just so cottagey (is that a word?!) :)

I got this beauty at my favorite local shop........Peddler's Mall. (all my local friends know what I'm talkin' about!)

That's it for now...........so do you share my love for old plates? What's your favorite things?

9 comments:

Tammy/Yesterday's Cottage said...

Oh so pretty! What great finds! Sorry I forgot to click on follower last night, but I sure was quick to do so today! Thanks for stopping by my blog as well and for your sweet comments. I promise to do more frequent posts, so hope to see you again soon neighbor!
Take care,
Tammy

Marilyn said...

Hi, I'm from Colorado and saw your snow in an earlier post. It's snowing and blowing here tonight as I stop for a quick visit. I saw your comment on Cindy's blog. Your dishes are pretty and I love all the roses. Thanks for sharing.

My Cottage Charm said...

My husband lived in Colorado for a short time when he was little.........in Longmont. :) We have definitely had our fair share of snow this year, but I actually like snow....just getting spring fever now. :) Thaks for stopping by!

Cindy ~ My Romantic Home said...

That's the great thing about blogging because you find out you aren't the only one hoarding dishes! I never knew there were so many people out there that liked the same things I do! Your dishes are so beautiful!

Cindy @ Chalk it Up! said...

Your dishes are lovely! You are inspiring me to get out there and search for treasure. I promised myself I would have a pretty set of dishes by next thanksgiving!
Have a great weekend!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

OMG!!! What lovely plates!! They all would go quite nicely in my home! LOL!
Debbie-Dabble

Susan said...

Omg. I love your plates!! I know the Peddlers Mall well. I live in SC now but was born and raised in Ky!! This past October I went to visit my daughter in Lexington and drove up to Winchester to visit the Peddlers Mall!! I bought so much stuff!! Please come visit my blog!!

Debbie~ said...

Your plates are beautiful, I can see why you bought each one of them! I love plates too, I've been collection a fave pattern of depression glass, but have decided to collect white dishes for more of an eclectic look! Debbie @ Cottage Hann~Me~Downs

Robyn said...

I LOVE plates too! I have some brown transfer ware in my foyer on the walls and I currently have my favorite antiques guy "holding" some blue and white plates for my dining room. One of them is a cafeteria plate...they are divided, I especially love those (got one in the foyer!). Yours are GORGEOUS!

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