Tuesday, March 23, 2010

g'day thrifters...

G'day bloggers! My day started off wonderfully this morning...I won the fabulous giveaway from Sarah over at A Beach Cottage! A gift certificate to Anthropologie AND the Australian home magazine Real Living!! Sarah herself was featured in this magazine....can't wait to get my copy! I am sure you all know Sarah and her tale of moving her family from England to her amazing beach cottage in Australia. Her blog is beautiful and inspiring, I know she would love to hear from you! Thank you again Sarah!!


Today I am joining in with other thrifters over at Coastal Charm where Linda is hosting Nifty Thrifty Tuesday. I found this sweet set of 4 Johnson Brothers plates for $3.00...
They are in wonderful condition although the pink one is cracked... Easy to hide if I tuck it in somewhere, or cover it with a cupcake! The roses on the pretty aqua one are a bit faded... Maybe those two were the original owners favorites! The yellow one is perfect for a sunny spring day...which we are not having today... Last but not least is this pretty dove gray one... I just love them all! I think I will use them for my Easter dinner table then scatter these roses around my house. Until Easter I have them stored in this pretty basket under the table in my den... Yesterday I showcased the pink plate, today it is the pretty aqua one...Feathering my nest and making little changes here and there makes me happy! Well today I am over the top happy thanks to Sarah ! G'day thrifters!!

16 comments:

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Good morning and thank you for sharing your pretty Johnson Bros. plates. I have a pink one but it has fruit on it instead of flowers. I actually like the flowers better. I won mine on eBay several years ago and I always meant to get others but never did. I LOVE the aqua one! I love the shape of the plates and the romantic look of them. Very pretty! I am hosting a Tea over on my blog. I'd love to have you stop by for some. Have a wonderful day.

Blessings,
Sandi

Lisa @ Another Day Today said...

They're so pretty - I would have snapped them up as well :)

Sandi said...

Pretty plates Sandi and I have a basket exactly like yours! I was trying to decide whether to take it to my booth or not. Trying to downsize my pretties. :)
I love your plates under your sign in your last post too. They look wonderful with it.
Hugs~

Sandi said...

PS I forgot to tell you CONGRATULATIONS on your win too!

Paula said...

Hi Sandi! congrats on your win! I just went over to Sarah's blog... so beautiful! Thanks so much for posting about my sign again! Love the plates...these and the ones under your Patisserie sign:) You're a peach!

stefanie said...

oh, I am jealous!!! they are gorgeous!!

Rosie@Journey to Charm said...

Pretty plates. And I like how you displayed them.

Ticking and Toile said...

oh you lucky lucky girl!! yay for you!! Well you better come by and enter my fabulous giveaway too! It's a jeanne d' arc style giveaway ~ including a copy of the magazine!

Shellagh

Enchanted Rose Studio said...

Sandi! What a fabulous find! The plates are so pretty! Congratulations on your win! How thrilling!

Cheers!
Tina

Angie said...

I am a sucker for pretty plates...those are so nice! I love the shape!

Hugs ~ Angie

sissie said...

If I had my way I would have plates all over my house. I can't get enough of them.
Yours are so pretty and look nice displayed in the basket.

Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a nice comment. I'll be back to visit you often.

hugs
Sissie

Jane said...

Congrats on winning the giveaway!
I love the plates. You are going to be able to get a lot of use out of those.
Jane

Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

Congratulations on the win! Sarah does have a wonderful blog. I love your little plates too.
Blessings,
Marcia

T's Daily Treasures said...

Congrats to you on being the winner of a fabulous giveaway. I LOVE your gorgeous plates! They are soooo pretty. I really love the mix of aqua and roses. Have a great day! :) Tammy

Rose Garden Romantic said...

Your plates are so pretty!! What a lucky find!!
Michelle

Linda said...

Sandi,
Congrats on winning the giveaway:) I'm lovin' your PRETTY plates...you can never have too many plates. Thanks for coming to my NIFTY THRIFTY TUESDAYS PARTY...hope you had a good time!

Blessings,
Linda

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