Friday, July 20, 2012

Found some pretties....

I had a wonderful day today.
I finally had enough money saved to pick up the rose dishes I found at the little "cottage shop" at the other side of the lake.
I got side-tracked on my way, however.

There is this sweet little garden shop that has lovely statuary pieces, and gorgeous roses.
I have always loved this darling little girl....and since she was only $30.00 , how could I leave her just standing there in the heat???

There was no tag on this Chicago Peace Rose. All the rest of the roses were marked $23.99, and I thought this one would be the same price. When I brought it to the counter, and the clerk couldn't find a tag, she asked how $14.99 sounded.  I blinked my eyes, and smiled, and said, "oh just fine".
So...I left the garden shop, and headed to pick up my dishes.

Before I even entered the store I saw these beautiful vintage iron pieces sitting on a table outside!!!!
They look as if someone sawed them off from an iron gate, or old trellis?
I don't know what I will do with them yet...but I think they are soooo pretty!
For just $10.00 a piece, I think I got a great deal!!

These are the dishes I went to pick up.
It's a service for six.
I love the little pink roses

I purchased some extra pieces, because Mr. L doesn't do well with pretty dishes, and I use my pretty dishes a lot.
(I'm sure if I see this pattern, I'll be sure to pick pieces up at other shops, or markets).
That was my day....I had fun, and got some good deals!
I'm very happy with the things I found, and so glad I was finally able to bring home the vintage dishes.
Hope you have a fun weekend everyone!!!


  1. What great finds!! Love your pretty! And I love that iron piece too!!
    Have a great weekend.

  2. You did good! I love the dishes. I LOVE those iron pieces. I found one small chunk of something similar but not nearly as beautiful. I was going to paint mine white (using water based paint) and hope that if I left it out in the rain that it will bring out some rustiness! I think yours are well worth the price. Pretty rose and little girl statue too! Glad you had a fun day!

  3. So pretty, Debbie! Sounds like you had a fun day! I love that sweet little girl, and the iron pieces are gorgeous! I know you will find the perfect spot for all of your treasures:)

  4. You got some great deals! Love your little girl.

  5. Debbie, You did very well. Love the new rose. I was afraid you were going to say you spent your money on the way to the dishes.:)
    They look so charming. xoxo, Susie

  6. Debbie!!! I think those dishes are the same one that my daughter has...they were gifted to her by an older lady that befriended her. I will see if I can get a picture of them to see if they ARE the same.

    Looks like you got some good deals all the way around. Those little iron things are amazing. Your rose and little girl are both beautiful. What a fun day for you- xo Diana

  7. Glad your pretty dishes are finally home, I know you'll enjoy them! Have a great weekend:@)

  8. Great finds and the delicate little dishes are so pretty.

  9. Such lovly finds...hope I have a day as good as your tomorrow when I go to the flea market...wish me luck! x0

  10. happy sunday,, what a treasure trove! i'd say you SCORED!!!

  11. Sure sounds like a great day to me! Love all your new friends and can't wait to see what you do with all of them. Hope your weekend is a good one. We are back in the heat again. Snow would be good today!

  12. Your new dishes are soooo pretty, Debbie! I can see why you fell in love with them! And those pieces of ironwork....??? Awesome!!! You'll find something creative to do with them, I'm sure! Love you! ♥

    xoxo laurie

  13. mmm sounds like a good day and you did some mighty fine shopping ! have a nice week...gail x

  14. Loving your new treasures and those dishes are so sweet!!

  15. You found some awesome treasures Debbie. I love them all! Your rose is so pretty. I'm hoping to put in a rose hedge next year. I need to get the strip of yard ready for it this fall...we'll see if it happens ;)