Yesterday I gave you a little preview of today's post, remember?
I've also shared with you in another post, a tour of our dining room, and as much as I love my burgundy dishes they had to go.
See what I mean, look at the milk glass basket, I mean it really pops, right? And I noticed how beautiful the white gravy boat (below) looked sitting in there. Things just had to change.
We don't have any white "fine china" to display in there so that wasn't an option.
But...I've been clearing out our bonus room, that for years (yes I'm embarrassed to admit that), has acted as a storage unit for boxes of "stuff" that didn't make it to the initial unpack when we moved into our new home. Why you ask? Well, I'll share that story another time.
And then I found "them"...and proceeded to unpack that wonderful box that has languished in our "make-shift storage room"...and washed them all up sparkly clean to be displayed.
Tea sets!!! And all those little things I cherish, well, some of them, there are plenty more but they will have to find a home in a (future purchase) curio cabinet. I adore tea sets and collectible eggs of any kind.
I had to keep some red, like my red carnival glass.
An my vintage red cream and sugar bowls.
Then there's my gold carnival glass I had to keep in there for some contrast of course.
And let's not forget...I love, love, love this milk glass, another precious memento from my grandmother.
Another lovely tea set and my ivory (I know shame on me, but in my defense it was a gift) Chinese plate.
And my little Lapis globe which I love.
All of it comes together beautifully in my china cabinet, I am SO glad I finally did this!!!
Just look at the brightness there now, everything pops out and yells, "hey, look over here, I have something pretty for you to see". Much better than the red dishes blending into the background.
So what do you think? It looks better, yes?
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