3/13/2010

Welcome to the 47th "Sunday Favorites"


"Sunday Favorites" is a Sunday meme designed to give bloggers a chance to share a favorite post from the past!!! For more information on how to republish a past post just click on the "Sunday Favorites" info photo in the sidebar of my blog.

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Hello my friends!

Welcome to the 47th run of "Sunday Favorites"!!!

I hope that you are all having a fabulous weekend! We are finally having some nice weather...the sun is shining and it's in the high 40's! It actually snowed here a couple of days this past week so I'm really enjoying the day. You are probably tired of hearing me say it...but I am soooo ready for Spring!
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Today for Sunday Favorites, I thought I would share a post about a few of my white ironstone treasures...one of which is a beautiful bunny covered casserole dish that I found at my favorite antique flea market.
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Stay tuned because I have used this beautiful bunny casserole dish in my Spring decor in the dining room. Hopefully I will be posting about that on Monday!
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Well my friends...have a super Sunday! Thank you so much for coming by today!

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Love ya'll,
Chari






Sunday Favorites

My favorite post from: July 27, 2009


It's "Three or More Tuesday"!!!

Hello my friends!!! I'm so happy to be participating in "Three or More Tuesday" today...it's my very first time! This fun filled Tuesday event is hosted by Tam over at The Gypsy's Corner.

"Three or More Tuesday" gives us an opportunity to share a collection of any sort as long as there are three or more items! Please pay Tam a visit...you are in for a real treat and while you're there you can check out all of the other participant's posts.

Thank you, Tam...for hosting "Three or More Tuesday"!!!


White Ironstone
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I just love white English Ironstone!!! I have been collecting it for a couple of years now...dishes, pitchers, soup tureens...if it's ironstone I collect it! Well...I make it sound like I have a great collection but actually I have just a few pieces...but I'm working on it!!! Hehe!
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My love for ironstone started when I saw my dear friend Sue's great collection way back in the days of Rate My Space! Sue has a beautiful collection...cabinets and shelves just full of this delightful glassware! If you haven't ever been over to Sue's place...treat yourself and go! Sue has a delightful blog...A Stitch In Time. She's such a dear, sweet lady and I know that you'll make a friend!!!
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My Newest Ironstone Treasures

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Ahhhh...white ironstone pitchers!!!

*When I was down in Texas last month, my mama gave me these two ironstone pitchers! The larger pitcher is very heavy and stands about 7 in. tall...I think it's quite old...although my mama wasn't sure! The smaller little frenchy pitcher is used for cream! I just love my newest ironstone treasures!
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Thank you, Mama!!!
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Ironstone Covered Casserole Dish
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Ohhh my...not only do I love ironstone but I also love bunnies! So it just doesn't get any better than this!!! Hehe! I found this darling little covered casserole dish at the Antique Market a couple of weeks ago! It was true love as soon as I spotted it!!!
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I think I got a pretty good deal on it...$8.00! I hate to say it, but I would have probably paid more!
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Ahhh...just look at this sweet bunny!!!
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Ironstone Coffee/Tea Pot
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I found this little coffee/tea pot the same day that I found the bunny casserole at the Antique Market. This is the only piece that has a manufacturer's mark on it...JG Meakins. This is my very first coffee/tea pot...so it's kind of special! Hehe! Ohhh...I just love it!!!
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I really don't have any idea what these sell for...I gave $10.00 for it.
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My very first set of dishes...
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Do you see the white ironstone cups and saucers? These actually belong to a set of dishes that I bought with green stamps when I was just 13 yrs. old. As you can see...I've had a dish fetish for some time! Hehe! I gave this set to my oldest daughter a few years ago. When I was visiting with her in Texas last month, I asked about this set of dishes and she offered to let me bring them back home with me...on the agreement that she would get them back some day! I was really excited to have my very first set of dishes back home with me!!!
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Won't you have a cup of tea with me? Do you take cream & sugar...how about a little lemon? Nothing fancy...just a little hospitality for stopping by and letting me show you all my latest white ironstone treasures!!!
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Well my friends...thank you so much for coming by! Please leave me a comment and let me know that you were here...I would love to visit with you!!!
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Have a terrific Tuesday!

20 comments:

Sonia said...

Chari,
I just love all your new ironstone pieces..the bunny is perfect for Easter/Spring tables! The pieces from your mom are so special and wonderful! I only have one piece of ironstone...but now you are making me want to collect more! You are such a great inspiration! Hope you are having a great weekend my friend...I'm off to Austin and Fredericksburg Texas next week...hope to find some great bargains and new pretties in Texas hill country.

Keetha Denise Broyles said...

The sweet little bunny is my favorite!

Lisa Kelly said...

Hello again my blogging friend! I, too, love beautiful teapots and pitchers. Once in one of my generous moods I bought my sister-in-law a teapot and cups-and-saucers set almost like the one you have! I can't afford to do that very often! LOL

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

I love all of your ironstone. It is so pretty. Just gorgeous. Hugs, Marty

Cori said...

Oh My Goodness!

What beautiful pieces...how lucky you are to have such treasures. I especially love the ironstone coffee pot.

I haven't participated in Sunday Favorites for awhile....but wanted to enter one today/tonight.

Thanks for providing such a great "connection" for all of us.

Cori
Starview Sonnet

Diann @ the Thrifty Groove said...

Hi Chari!

Oh, beautiful White Ironstone. I, to, love and collect White Ironstone. Well, I love all Irontone to be honest. LOL And have LOTS of Ironstone dishes of different designs.

That adorable covered bunny dish is just such a wonderful piece to have! Lucky you! I just know we will be seeing it in an upcoming tablescape!

I remember seeing your beautiful Ironstone display in an older post, and they all look so beautiful!

I hope you have a wonderful day!

Hugs,
Diann :)

Oh, yeah, yup, you are right, Troy is my Hubby! :)

Tootsie said...

I remember this one...loved it then, and still do!
hugs to you girlie...have a great sunday!

Alicia said...

Oh I love this post. I'm glad you re-posted it. I love the little bunny, how perfect for the season coming up. You didn't mention those cute little birds in the back ground tho. I loved those. Thanks for hosting. I love Sunday Favorites!

Braley Mama said...

I love you header!!! And that bunny dish is so cute!
You have the coolest stuff!!!!

Flory said...

Hi Chari
this ia a perfect set up for easter, I love it! esp. the ironstone!
I'll be sharing one of my fave inspirations for this Sunday, posted last Thursday though. Hope you'll visit it! thanks and have a great week ahead!
Flory

Theresa said...

Hi Chari! I love the pitchers, thank you Mama:) I also LOVE the bunny dish, what a buy! Always nice to visit with you and I adore your header. That teapot is my favorite. Have a blessed day my friend!

podso said...

Your ironstone is beautiful. White is so flexible, isn't it. You can use any color with it. Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog. Our ford was navy blue. How fun you have one!!!!

Kathleen said...

What a wonderful bunny! And a great bargain too!

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Good Morning Chari,
It's finally sunny here today and it's supposed to climb into the high 50's! YooHOO! The snow is almost all gone, and I hope it stays that way! Girl, I love your ironstone, all of it! The bunny tureen was a fabulous deal, and oh it will be so cute for Easter Decor! Well, I am cleaning today and hopefully, this sun will last!
Big Hugs, Cindy

Christi at A Southern Life said...

Chari,

I remember this post. Loved the bunny then and now as well as all of your lovely ironstone pieces. So nice :)

Christi @ A Southern Life

Holly Lane Antiques said...

Visit my Blog at http://hollylaneantiques.blogspot.com
to see lots of early English White Ironstone

and also visit Holly Lane Antiques on Ruby Lane and also Antique Arts websites.

I am completely addicted to the early English ironstone

BonjourRomance said...

Bonjour Cheri,
Your ironstone pieces are just beautiful. Such a sweet bunny casserole. My goodness your first dishes at 13. I remember those green stamps, I got a sleeping bag!
Happy Sunday!

Wanda Lee Of The Plumed Pen said...

Dearest Cheri, Here I am once again, absolutely delighted to partake in your fab 'Sunday Favorites'!.., 'Yay!'

I love that iron stone Cheri! Oh my, and that dear little bunny especially!!

You always have such interesting and artistically displayed pieces to share with us my friend!

Thank you ever so much for those kind and encouraging words from your last precious comment dear Cheri; You are always so kind, generous and uplifting!

It's wonderful to have you visit dear lady!! You're so uplifting and full of good humour as well!

~(Now I'm off to 'run,run,run', 'literally; 'quick like a bunny' to get our collosal amount of things and art into the new closet that hubby built, before our company arrives tomorrow for dinner and a house tour!..,Oh my!

Hugs from Wanda Lee @ The Plumed Pen

P.S.~ I warmly invite you to also partake with my 22nd,'Tuesday tea For Two, this week Cheri; I'd absolutely adore to have you join me!

Beth said...

Chari, This is a lovely post! Your ironstone is beautiful. I do so love your blog, Chari and I really appreciate the kind comments you have given me and the encouragement! You're a dear, sweet, lovely lady, Chari! God bless!
Hugs, Beth

Rita said...

Chari, you have such beautiful things and i do not know how you find the time to do all that wonderful decorating for each season.

Heck, I'm retired and hardly find the time to keep up with a few of my favorite blogs. Plus hubby is always saying i do not spend enough time taking care of him.

Great post and thanks for all the nice words you send my way.