September 15, 2011

Bowled Over...




while rummaging through my kitchen pantry i noticed a stack of things...
in a dark corner...{this is not unusual for me...hoarding 101 ;}




paper plates and napkins were on top, but i knew that the whole stack
was not entirely paper goods...{i knew this because all my paper goods
are on another shelf! ;}




hmmmm....what was under there?
{of course, i couldn't remember...i can't remember what i had for lunch yesterday! ;}




{i'll will not go into great detail regarding the next part as it required
crouching, squatting and other indelicate actions! ;}




well, mercy sakes alive! so thaaaaaat's where those beauties have been!




yep, it was a glorious stack of royal winton chintz serving bowls!





poor things! they used to be ohhhhhhhed & aaaaaahhed over...like the crown jewels!





and then, through no fault of their own...merely the fickle finger of fate...
the were banished!






ok, banish is a strong word {it just sound really good with all the drama i
was building up! ;} let's say...cast aside like a bastard child? no, no! again
with the drama...and waaaaaay too much BBC for me!






forgotten.
plain and simple.







but they are darn cute! too darn cute to sit in a dark corner...
so, i think i will bring them out into the light again.





what say you? ;}

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28 comments:

  1. So lovely.How happy you must be to re-find them.I may or may not have a few lost items like that (or 100...)Enjoy!

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  2. You didn't hear them screaming...let me out!!! I am so glad your freed them from their confinement....you probably should buy them a new friend...it would put you back on their fave list!! (seriously, I gotta get out more, I am losing my everlovin mind!!)

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  3. Beautiful collection... I love those vintage type plates... they are simply beautiful...
    Please come and have a cup of tea with me …I baked a delicacies Cheese Strawberry Cake…

    http://craftaworld.blogspot.com/
    Love
    Farah

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  4. ooooooohhhh- those are fantastic! All I ever find in the back of my cupboards are crumbs, a stray plastic fork, and maybe something that once resembled dried fruit.

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  5. Take them out INDEED, my friend! they were meant to be admired- not banished! (I liked banished)
    I still cherish the little bitty one you gave me. :)

    I have a cupboard where things hide and you have to do exercizes to get back into. Even my boy says that cupboard is horrible! But I promise, there is nothing PRETTY back in there! ♥

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  6. The glorious "forgotten's" hidden right under our noses! Oh happy day!

    KJ

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  7. I think that they are absolutely beautiful and will be wonderful in the light of the day on some fall morning ~ when you create ;-) Can't wait to see what you do with them

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  8. Very pretty plates! I would use just about any excuse to set those babies on my table!

    Jeanine

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  9. I'd say if you're going to be hiding them away in a dark corner then you need to box them up and send them my way. They're much too lovely to be stuck in a dark corner of a cupboard.

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  10. What a shame to hide them away. I'm really glad that you have brought them out for all to see. I wish that they were mine!!

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  11. Much to pretty to hide in a dark corner.

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  12. Oh yes, put them out where you can see them.
    I've done the same thing - it's like Christmas, finding a forgotten goody.

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  13. ohh I'd be doin' a little happy dance to have found those babies !
    They definitely need to be OUT of the Closet !!!
    (())

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  14. What beauties! I bet if felt like Christmas to find them, again!
    They should always be out to be admired as they are truly beautiful! I love the shells in them....
    HPS!
    Jil

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  15. Haha! I'm trying hard to unstuff also. ;-)

    They're way too cute to be hidden.

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  16. i'd say YES! bring those babies out in the daylite ! and Quick like! ooo too lovely to be hidden in some corner ~ yikes! in fact i think i've a teacup to match one of them!
    we should get them together for tea and some treat in your dish, what say you? =)) enjoy!

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  17. HPS!


    I love your plates, they are fabulous and look great together!



    Gabriela

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  18. Oh my gosh--they are gorgeous!!! You're welcome to link up to my Shabby Chic Girls' Club party too!!! It's my one and only party for my new blog.
    XO
    Cindy

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  19. My goodness what a wonderful collection! I love Royal Winton chintz! And the contrast of the glorious florals and the white shells is gorgeous! Thanks for a wonderful post! I don't think I have met you before. How nice!
    Cheers!
    Ruth

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  20. I say if you ever want to sell them please let ME know...lol

    Beautiful!!!
    Sylvia

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  21. Wow - it's like Christmas when you find hidden treasure as wonderful as these serving pieces! (not that I've ever done that LOL!)

    Happy Pink Saturday to you!

    Hugs,
    Marie

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  22. They are gorgeous!!!
    What a great find and you didn't even have to go far to find them :-)
    Happy Pink Saturday.
    Suzann ~xoxo~

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  23. Promise that you will never let these beauties be unused or hidden again.

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  24. so lovely. How nice to find your hidden treasurer.Hugs and wishes for a weekend filled with Happy!

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  25. So funny. I love blogs that make me laugh. Good one with "bastard child" line...BBC does rub off on a person doesn't it. I just joined Pink Saturday and so glad that I have because of all the kindred-spirited blogs I have found (like I need more blogs to daze out in front of while my children destroy my house). I loved the bowl with the pink and black, one of my favorite combinations. And by the way I went poking around at some of your other posts and LOVED your Jane Austin posts. It reminds me that it has been a few years since I have read Pride and Prejudice. And should do so again this Winter.
    Will be stopping in again,
    Cheers,
    Leah

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  26. Soooo pretty!! How lucky for us that you ran across these beauties! Thanks for sharing.

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  27. Hi there~ Just stopping back by to look at your gorgeous dishes again and say thank you for sharing them at Feathered Nest Friday! :)

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