Saturday, February 9, 2013

Weekend Finds


Today I ventured out into the cold to visit an antique mall I have
never been to before.  I saw these wonderful blue and white drawers.





Inside is a blue and white transferware bowl and some cute
blue and white towels.




But then I found this!  A Rose Chintz cup and saucer by
Johnson Bros.  This pattern is my newest passion.  I am quite sure
that more of this pattern will start finding it's way into my cottage.





It will make the perfect cup to enjoy some hot tea from while
I pour over the newest copy of Miniature Collector magazine.
Well that's what I have been doing today.  What did you do?

Happily Joining ~



Bentley ~ I am making spaghetti for dinner tonight.
Your favorite!

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

17 comments:

  1. Your cup and saucer is gorgeous, so glad you found this. Sounds like you had a very successful antiquing trip. I stayed inside by the fire and read - my idea of a perfect day. Of course I did go out to get my Mickey D's sweet tea, how could I live without it, right?! Have a good weekend.

    Hugs ~ Mary

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  2. Neat finds! I love blue and white for sure, and I love that Johnson Bros. pattern, too.
    Great pickings!
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  3. Love those drawers!! I stayed in today. Enjoyed time at home!
    hugs,
    Linda

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  4. That is gorgeous. I think you and I had the same kind of luck today. I did the exact same thing...head up to an antique shop that I haven't been to for awhile and found the prettiest tea-cup I have ever seen for my collection. I just love it and, like you, want to find more. Don't you just love days like today. I'll show you tomorrow. Hugs, Deb

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  5. I was reading that chintz is the new best thing.
    Brenda

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  6. All great finds but that tea cup and saucer is so pretty ! Thanks for sharing with us ! Have a good evening !

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  7. Love your chintz cup and saucer! What a find.

    Judy

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  8. Check out Sandi's blog to see her Rose Chints:
    http://sandimyyellowdoor.blogspot.com/
    She often features it on her blog. So glad you had success antiquing. I am in my happy state when I am antiquing!

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  9. Glad you ventured out.... your cup and saucer is gorgeous! You have great taste!

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  10. Hi Susan,
    What a wonderful way to spend a Saturday....Antiquing is such fun. My darling MIL has Rose Chintz china and I have sweet memories of Easter Sunday dining off them. They are so pretty and feminine. They suit your Ash Cottage to a tee!
    Thank you for your kind comment on my blog. I'm so glad you and Bentley chose to stop by.
    Blessings and Happy Valentines Day!
    Carolynn xoxo

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  11. Your cup & saucer look very much like the Rosebud Chintz by Spode my aunt & cousin recently gave me. I am discovering the many table-setting possibilities with the set and have already used it several times.

    The blue & white drawers drew me into this post, and I am glad i visited. Thank-you.

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  12. Susan, your cup and saucer is just beautiful. what a lovely way to enjoy a cup of tea while browsing one of your favourite magazines. Today Mr. V. and I are heading out to a shabby chic sale in a nearby town. I'll share some of my finds with you ;-) Have a relaxing peaceful Sunday.
    (((Hugs)))

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  13. Hi Susan, I wish I could've done what you did - I shoveled snow all weekend long, we have more snow than you can shake a stick at! Record breaking in some areas!

    I love you teacup and I'd love to have a cup of tea out of it!

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  14. I love Johnson Bros china! What a pretty pattern, sister.
    xoxo
    Me
    Bentley, don't forget to lick Mama's spaghetti sauce pan!

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  15. Enjoy relaxing and sipping tea from your new cup!

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  16. What images!

    Wonderful to have you at Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

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  17. What a lovely cup and saucer-I would start collectig that too! And what a nice way to spend a winters afternoon, with a ne magazine and a cup of tea.

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