Saturday, April 16, 2011

Celebrate Spring with flowers...Seasonal Sundays

I love Spring. I love to see the first blooms of the season, even if it is very short lived in South Texas!!! So I'm celebrating Spring with flowers of a different kind. I found this sweet little platter (Copeland Spode) at an Estate Sale. It was the only piece in this pattern, but for the price, it was too good to pass up. It reminds me of my mom's mother...she worked at a museum in the planetarium and would always tell me how the stars and constellations changed from season to season. She also had the most beautiful gardens...inside and out of her Texas home.
I bought this vintage linen runner a couple weeks before at an Estate Sale. I love how the colors of the platter tie in so well with it. I can't believe I got this for $4!

Smiling Sally for Blue Monday
Smiling Sally



Beautiful runner and gorgeous platter...and what bargains! So lucky. I love to embroider, so I think I might copy the pattern of the runner and make one, or a tablecloth! Thanks for sharing and happy Easter!

Babs said...

Oooh... love your platter. The colors are beautiful and the runner is perfect with it. No wonder you love it.
Have a great Sunday,
~ Babs

Queenie said...

Your vintage plate and embroidery are something those :)
Happpy SS!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Very pretty! I love your new runner-enjoy:@)

Snap said...

Well done! The platter is lovely and i adore the old, embroidered linens.

Kathleen said...

Both the platter and runner ...just beautiful!
Happy Easter to you and your family!
Here from Seasonal Sunday

Anonymous said...

I love the embroidered table runner you bought! I'm your newest follower.

SmilingSally said...

Love your blues!

Happy Blue Monday, Meredith.

momgen said...

It looks beautiful one for blue Monday....See you.

mine is here

chubskulit said...

Very pretty!

Would you mind peeking at my blues? Thanks!

Joy said...

Very pretty, I love the vintage linens and the pretty tray.

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