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Thursday, February 4, 2010

Show and Tell Friday... Ravishing Ruffles...

This evening when I got home from work... my sweet mailman had delivered my Country Living Magazine... March 2010...

this is what they were talking about... Ravishing Ruffles... according to Country Living, Ruffles are all the rage this spring... but what really caught my eye was....

these pretty ruffled plates... and why... other than they're lovely...enchanting...divine... No... none of those reasons... though they are all good reasons to be sure...

Earlier in the day I'd been on a business trip to San Marcos, Texas... San Marcos, where one of my favorite thrift stores resides... Candy and Terry introduced me to Twice Blessed last year... and today while searching for that perfect thrifty find, I came across this... Ravishing Ruffles... (ahead of the trends, for once anyway! LOL)

Actually... two bowls...

Lovely...

6 Dessert Plates... and 8 Dinner Plates...

Enchanting...

and a Platter... Divine...

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Beautiful Mikasa Romance Petite Blooms... It sings "Cottage" to me...

Fine China at the Thrift Store...

Twice Blessed...


Ravishing Ruffles... It's all the rage this Spring... down here in French Lique...







I'm joining Cindy for Show and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home... why not drop by and see who's playing along today!

29 comments:

My Crafty Little Page said...

Okay you! lol You are the queen of finds this week. I have got to get to that store. Love the dishes! xoxo Nancy

Mimi said...

You struck it rich, girl! I have one of the lime ruffled dishes..use it as a cake plate.

Gee said...

yes i agreed with you. its lovely, enchanting dan divine. thanks for sharing and have a nice weekend.

Diann said...

Oh, those are so pretty! Love them!

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Oh Dixie sweetie...
These are just beautiful, and boy did you get a GREAT find. I just love it. Thank you for sharing.

I love the little petite flowers on the edges and the way the blue outlines the center. So very pretty.

And by the way, when I see my mailman, I am going to tell him he is no long sweet, because Ms Dixie down in Texas received her Country Living yesterday, and I did NOT. Gosh I hate it when you gals do things BIG down there in Texas. What have you been bribing your mailman with Dixie? Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha!

Have a beautiful Friday sweetie. Country hugs and much love, Sherry

Rebecca said...

Very, very sweet my friend! I love stopping by your blog! Love to you~Rebecca

trash talk said...

Only you would read about something in a magazine and find it the next day for a song! Love the ruffles.
Debbie

The Apiary said...

They table cloth on the cover of the book is wonderful.. Great finds.. :)

Dawn said...

Those are adorable Dixie. And you get to write off your junking mileage as a buisness trip. Perfect!
Hugs,
Dawn

Anne at Fiona and Twig said...

I am such a ruffle ho!
Did you see the ruffle shower curtain from Anthro?
SWOON!!!

Have a wonderful Friday!
Anne

debbie said...

DEAR DIXIE,
OH HOW I WISH I HAD BEEN TO THAT STORE WITH YOU....WOULD YOU LET ME KNOW IF YOU ARE GOING TO PUT THOSE DISHES IN YOUR STORE......I WOULD LOVE TO BUY THEM IF THE PRICE IS RIGHT.
I LOVE RUFFLES.
I HAVE NOT RECEIVED MY NEW COUNTRY LIVING YET.........
HUGS TO YOU MY FRIEND
LOVE
SIMPLY DEBBIE

Lamp Tramp said...

Perfectly beaytiful ravishing ruffled dishes! You did great to find them. I think all you Texas gals are so lucky ~ you have so many great fleas and sources to find such lovely things!

mbkatc230 said...

What a find! I love those ruffled edges, and the pattern is so delicate and sweet. Candy is a true blue friend - most people would keep that store as their own little secret! Have a great weekend. Kathy

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

I LOVE RUFFLES~ AND YOUR PLATES ARE GORGEOUS AND SUCH A GREAT FIND! Thanks for sharing with us, glad ruffles are back in style. Cindy

sissie said...

Wow, Dixie, hold the door Mama!!!
You just found the find of the year girl! Give me ruffles anytime, and I just naturally get happy. I want ruffles on everything and I also want my copy of COUNTRY LIVING! But, I have yet to see it in my area. Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! That's me cryin.
Have fun playing around with all those pretty dishes, I'm so jealous.

hugs
Sissie

Deb said...

very pretty..

The Lazy Peacock said...

wow -really pretty finds. i got my CL yesterday too, and haven't read it yet, but can't wait to!

Mary said...

Absolutely beautiful. Great find. Hubby and I are going to an estate auction tomorrow, we hope.

Vintage sandwich plates are my Show and Tell this week.

Blessings,
Mary

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Dixie, I love those plates! They are neat! I'm glad to know about ruffles. I have some plates (four to be exact) that have ruffled edges. I will try and pull them
out!

Have been missing you...

XO,

Sheila :-)

Helen said...

I felt the same way when I came to the ruffles article. I have always loved ruffles, the more the better. I have a beautiful white ruffled shower curtain, a ruffled bed skirt and way too many articles of clothing with ruffles!

Ms. Bake-it said...

What darling plates! Now those are ruffles I can definitely love.

~ Tracy

Tammy@ A Doctor in the House said...

Beautiful! I love ruffles anywhere!

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

Well aren't you lucky! I saw that article in the magazine and loved the dishes too. I've decided I'm going to have to leave my town and go thrifting. I'm just not finding anything in our 2 little shops.

Sue

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

Well aren't you lucky! I saw that article in the magazine and loved the dishes too. I've decided I'm going to have to leave my town and go thrifting. I'm just not finding anything in our 2 little shops.

Sue

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

I can't quite get enough ruffles right now! I'm so glad to see them in so many places now.

Jenny said...

Oh I love, love those plates! How wonderful!

Angela said...

Hey Dixie!

Wow! What a sweet find! Your new china sure is beautiful! I love the ruffles too!

You sure are crafty and creative! I love your new header! I really love the old Mason jars but your French Lique is over the top!

Hugs,
Angela

Cindy ~ My Romantic Home said...

Those are beautiful! I was looking at some ruffled dishes like the one in the magazine and they are sooo expensive! You did good!

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

great find and beautiful dishes! you are so lucky to find them all in good condition!..