Welcome to this weeks segment of Vintage Thingies Thursday. Thursday is the day to showcase your vintage treasures and to share your special things with everyone. If you are visiting and would like to join us, please do. It is very easy!
To participate, all you have to do is:
* * * * Please everyone, follow these guidelines!
(1) do a post about something vintage.
(2) Visit all the participates and leave a comment.
(3) Link in with the link at the bottom of this post, please use a perma-link to link in with, that way, anyone can refer back to your post if they can not get to it on Thursday.
(4) Be sure to refer back to my blog so everyone can see who is participating today, and if you like include the VTT button in your post. Please be sure to have your post up before linking in.
REMINDER: We have several new friends linking in for Vintage Thingie Thursday. I want to remind everyone that the link for VTT goes up on Wednesday evening and will run through Friday morning (early) then the link will be closed. I know it is hard to get in the habit of posting earlier than later, but try and get your link in before early Friday morning. I have to close the link to keep spam out of the link. Thanks!! And I know Wednesday is not Thursday, here...but it is Thursday for our friends who live on the other side of the globe!!
First off, I want to thank everyone who stopped by last week to wish my husband a very Happy Birthday, we really appreciate all your kind words. We had a nice dinner and he opened gifts, and well, then we had to drive half way to Denton to rescue my daughter as her car gave her problems and she was sitting on the side of the road.....Oh, such great memories of a Birthday! LOL!
Aside from that, all was good. I fixed my husband's favorite meal: Fried Chicken, mashed potatoes, fresh green beans, rolls and chocolate cake.......real healthy....southern style.
Of course for my table setting, I used some of my vintage things. First, the tablecloth I found at an estate sale a while ago. It really reminds me of a tablecloth used for picnics, but I used it for this occasion. Honestly, to me, it goes with fried chicken! I also used some plates that have fast become a favorite. These blue rimmed plates were a Goodwill find a couple of weeks ago, and guess what? I found four of them. They are marked OXFORD Brazil. I love the blue in the plates. The white plates are all vintage finds as well. They are all mismatched and by different makers, but look similar. The flowers are in a old jar, sitting on a vintage potholder.
While I was looking up this maker, I did find several pieces on eBay, as well as some more dinner plates. You have no idea how much I want to purchase the other four dinner plates and some of the smaller plates and bowls, but I am trying to just not think of it......that really is the last thing I need is more plates. I paid $1.50 for the four plates, and was thrilled with my purchase!
The same trip to Goodwill, scored this cute little creamer and sugar bowl. They really are a lovely shade of blue, and I love how the sugar bowl is shaped like a flower. The set cost $2.00.
Here is the mark on the bottom of the set. The maker is James Sadler of England. He is really better known for his tea pots. I discovered the mark was used in 1942 and after. It's not too old, but it is a nice set and I love the color.
Thanks again for all your well wishes, and support during this difficult couple of weeks I have had.....things should be back to normal soon, whatever that may be!
Have a great Vintage Thingie Thursday and a wonderful weekend, hopefully around here in our neck of the woods, we will see the sunshine for a few more days.
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