5/08/2009

Show & Tell Friday...New Dishes!

It's "Show & Tell" Friday!

Hello my friends...TGIF!!!

Yeeehawwww...it's Friday and that means it's time for "Show & Tell"!

I always loved "Show & Tell" time at school...didn't you? Do you remember hunting around your house all week for just the perfect item to take to school...so you could show all of your classmates? Ohhhh...I loved those days! But wait...this fun doesn't have to end there...we have a "Show & Tell" time just for us adults!!! Do you have something around your house that you would just love to show to your fellow bloggers? Then this is the perfect event for you!!!

"Show & Tell" Friday is hosted by Kelli over at There Is No Place Like Home! Why don't you go and see what Kelli has for "Show & Tell" today...and while you're there you can see what all the other participants have as well!!! Thank you Kelli for hosting this fun filled Friday event!!!

"Show & Tell"
My New Dishes
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I have new dishes...Oh yea, Oh yea!!! Oh my goodness, I must admit that I'm a dishaholic and I just get so excited when I see a set of pretty dishes! Okay...come on and admit it...chances are...you are a dishaholic too!!! So I'm preachin' to the choir here...I just know it!!! Hehe!!!
JC Penneys recently came out with a brand new set of dishes called...."WATER". I fell in love with them the moment I laid eyes on them....and I really wanted them! Now in my defence...I must say that I didn't just jump in and buy them right then and there. I did wait...considered the price...and the fact that I really didn't need another set of dishes...
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but then....they went on sale!!!
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Oh yea...it's a sale!!! Not only did they go on sale but because I'm a frequent Penney's shopper, I had a coupon for 20% off of all my purchases!!!
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So now I'm looking at this set of dishes that were "love at first sight"...they were on sale...and I had a 20% off discount coupon!!! How could I NOT buy them??? Seriously!!!
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Sooooo...I DID!!! Hehe!!!
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Here they are....they are called "WATER"!


As you can see...they are stacked up. Why you ask? Because I'm such a tease and I don't want to fully reveal the beauty of these pretty dishes quite yet! I have plans to do a coastal tablescape for "Tablescape Thursday"....so you'll just have to stay tuned...wink!!!



Oooh...just look at these pretty dishes! The dinner plates have a heavily embossed border of different kinds of seashells. Oooh...I just love them!!!




The salad plates are also embossed...seashells, starfish, and crabs...OH MY!!!



I just love the shell shaped bowls!!!
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And...if you look real close in the first photo (on the right)...you will see little shell shaped canape plates.
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This set of dishes includes a four piece placesetting for four:
4 dinner plates
4 salad/dessert plates
4 canape plates
4 bowls
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Now for the "good" part....
They originally sell for $162.00...I paid only $59.60!!!
Oh yea...Oh yea...I'm doin' the Happy Dance!!! Hehe!!!
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Well my friends...thank you so much for letting me "Show & Tell" my new set of dishes! Stay tuned for...a sometime in the future...tablescape! I hope you have enjoyed my new dishes as much as I have! Please leave me a comment and let me know that you were here...I love visiting with you!!!
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Happy "Show & Tell" Friday!!!
Love ya'll,
Chari
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PS....Don't forget about "Sunday Favorites"!
For more information about "Sunday Favorites" just click HERE.
I will have Mr. Linky ready for Sunday Favorites on Sunday afternoon. Come join us for lots of Sunday fun!!!




36 comments:

Nancy @ La Chambre Rose said...

Your new dishes are just the best. Both my husband and I are addicted to dishes, okay ALL of Williams Sonoma! Good thing there is no shopping here.

marty39 said...

Chari, I love the dishes. They are all just gorgeous, and such a great price. I am fast becoming a dishaholic and can't seem to help myself. lol I can't wait to see your tablescape. I love the pears too. Are they part of the new finds? Hugs, Marty

Vivienne said...

Those are beautiful! Every time you sit down to a lovely table, set with those dishes, I bet the food will taste even better on them because it was such a score!!!
Woo Hoo!
:)

Melissa Miller said...

Chari they are stunning!
Great buy on them too.

Have a blessed and beautiful Mother's Day.
~Melissa :)

Miss Laura Lu/RMS4291960 said...

WooHoo! I am just not in the same league with you guys and your dishes! How perfect for a summer beach tablescape that you will make fabulous! Hope you have a blessed day dear friend! Lauralu :)

Laura said...

You did good. I can'twait to see your tablescape with your new dishes.

Plus, I love Sunday Favorites.
Easy and Fun!

Laura

Leann said...

I'm surprised you could wait until the sale - I'm proud of you!

I also love the giant pears in the photo too!

Have a great weekend!
Leann

Dianne said...

You can put on a pretty aqua, tan or green tablecloth with these awesome plates. What a good bargain you got for them too!

Elena said...

Your dishes are beautiful and at such an amazing price! Thanks so much for sharing.

Cathy said...

Wonderful!!! Is there anything better than new dishes?!!! One of favorite parts of blogland are all the other dishaholics out there...let's me know I am not alone;)!!!

Have a wonderful day!!!
XOXO
Cathy

Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

Those are fantastic! I may just have to get some for our summer months :0)
Hmm, maybe not...I really want to save for a new floor...
I know! I can enjoy your dishes through you and your posts....oh yea! oh yea!!!

Zaroga said...

They are beautiful dishes and you got a real bargain!

Keetha said...

Hmmmmmm your lovely shell dishes mnake me think of some "bone" dishes and platter that I've not shown on my blog yet - - - maybe I will one 'o these days.

YES - - - I'm already trying to decide which post to RERUN on Sunday. I'm having sooooooo much fun with your rerun idea!!!!

Brenda Kula said...

You won't believe this. But just about an hour ago I was on the JC Penney website looking at DISHES! Yes, I've fallen in love with them as well. Wonder if it has to do with Thursday Tablescapes, which I've just started contributing to? And tablecloths. I've been looking on eBay at them too! I'm looking for those dishes of yours. I just received an email from Penneys for some percentage off a certain amount. And I want to use it!
Brenda

salmagundi said...

Can't wait to see the latest tablescape with the new dishes! Have a great Sunday - sorry you can't be with your Mother and daughters. My Mother-in-law is 95 next week, so we will be spending the day with her and Bob's sisters (a 200 mile round trip). So, I won't get to see my own kids on Sunday. Mike is busy finishing up the school year, so probably wouldn't be coming down anyway. Our daughter and the grandkids will probably pop in tomorrow for a minute. I see them practically every day!! Take care, Sally

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Chari, I cannot wait to see the wonderful sea shell tablescape you are going to create with these beauties! What a deal you got on them. You're so right. There's just no way you could pass up a deal like that! Have a wonderful weekend. laurie

Sara's Sweet Surprise said...

What a fantastic deal. I love all the embossed seashells.
I also liked your chargers. I've been hunting for lace-cut chargers like Susan's. I've seen them at Horchow...for $150, yikes!
I'm going to be checking JC Pennys out. I know how addicting dishes can be. My credit card has been left with smoldering skid marks from my dishware purchases,LOL!

I hope you can come see my Mothers Day gift ideas.
Sweet wishes,
Sara

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Beautiful dishes, and a bargain at those prices! Can't wait to see your tablescape!

Thank you for such sweet comments on my blog!

Katherine

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

P.S. - I'm looking forward to seeing your little chickadee dishes, they sound darling. Maybe Hobby Lobby will have more of those painted birds next Christmas.

Katherine

Lisa Ann said...

I love your dishes! Great deal!

Sonia said...

Chari,

My precious friend, you made a great buy! Oh how I love coastal tablescapes! I grew up on the gulf coast and love white cottagy things and seashells with white candles...Can't wait to see your Thursday Tablescape! I would love to join Sunday favs,,,but alas I'm such a new blogger don't have any more old post to share...so I'll have to wait to participate when I get more content....hopefully that will be soon. I'm working on some new posts...thank you thank you for your encouragment! Miss Bloomers/Sonia

ivoryspring said...

Simply lovely, Chandi. I am a dishaholic myself! ;) But I think it's a good kind of addiction... ;)

janet said...

oh my Chari, im not a dishaholic yet but after seeing your beautiful new dishes you could easily turn me into one, and girl i must have those pears too, might i be nosey and ask where you got them. I know i will be disappointed because im in Canada and i know you are going to say a store we dont have here. As for jcpenny, we dont have one but i love that store and have ordered a few things from there. I can hardly wait to see your table all dressed up with your new dishes.
hugs
janet

Chandy said...

You are the bomb, Chari! I love, love those dishes and also salivated over them at Penney's. But the steep competition is over at Kohl's so I'm watching both! Yeah!

Donna@designson47thstreet said...

Well, way to tease us!! You know we are waiting with baited breath for the revealing! Those dishes look like so much fun, Chari! Can't wait to see your tablescape for summer. oh lala!

I love your Sunday theme idea. I just may participate!

Bellamere Cottage said...

What a buy! I can't wait to see the tablescape you create with these lovelies! Something fabulous, I'm SURE!

Have a wonderful weekend.....

Hugs,
Spencer

OCDesigner ~Athella said...

I can't wait to see your tablescape!
~Athella

Barb said...

Chari,
Your new dishes are very unique and beautiful.
Definitely a 'must have' for the Thursday Table scape Queen!! =0)

Great buy.

blessings,
barbara jean

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

What beautiful dishes. I just bought a new set also. There are times I wonder what on earth I am doing with so many dishes.
I can't believe you got such a deal on those! Wow! What fun you are going to have..enjoy!
Smiles~
Mona

Elena@EPtreasures said...

Bargains are always lots of fun but when it's for something you love to collect makes it extra special.
Enjoy using your new dishes.

ciao,
Elena :)

Cynthia said...

Hi Chari,
You are right my dear, those are just fabulous! I can't wait to see your tablescape~ You always make things so much fun! I would love to go shopping with you, but hey, at least it's virtual shopping. Thanks again for your wonderful comments, moving my daughter home, (the only one) has me pooped! Chari, this is a really good deal. I can't wait to see the table. Those dishes just shimmer! Hugs to you my friend,your the best! Cindy

xinex said...

Chari! OMG, you know how I am about dishes and those are gorgeous. I think I will hunt them on sale too so I can get them. After all, I have to live up to what John says all the time, "We need more dishes!" LOL! Happy Mother's Day...Christine

sue said...

WOW girlfriend!! You know how to steal a gorgeous set of dishes!! Can not wait to see this all set up on your table, it'll be beautiful I'm sure! HMD!!!xoxoxo
(Happy Mother's Day! LOL)

the pleasures of homemaking said...

What a deal!! I LOVE those shell shaped bowls! I a dishaholic and if I had room I'd probably get every pattern I see. These are wonderful!

Manuela

Kammy said...

Hi Chari !
Love those dishes....I have some seaside dishes too....haven't done
them yet..can't wait to see yours !
Hugs ~ Kammy

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