Monday, June 27, 2011

A Surprise Gift to Me

Hi Everyone:

Hope you all had a great weekend!  I sure did...I wanted to share with you a gift from my friend.   You have to check out her blog, missmeijuene.blogspot.com.  I can imagine that she got a great deal on these since her passion is:  thrifting, junking, picking, etc.


The pattern is absolutely beautiful and are in excellent shape.  I received a place setting which includes:
dinner plate, luncheon plate, saucer and tea cup for a serving of four.

Look at the adorable napkins from Anthropologie...I just love the ruffled edges!


The pattern is called Crown Ducal England - Ivy.

Crown Ducal Backstamp

Tea cup and saucer -- just adore the ivy pattern

The place settings were placed in a basket and decorated with a pretty ribbon...


I just love receiving little goodies like this.  Why don't you share with me some of your surprise gifts......

5 comments:

  1. I just love vintage china and this is a great gift idea to use for friends birthdays or hostess gifts or even house warmings. Thanks for sharing this. I will have to go find some napkins and china to send to my friend for a 4th of July get together!

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  2. Oh how pretty! The colours are so fresh with your lovely china!!! I'm off to make a pot of tea and sit to enjoy the rest of your posts! Warmest wishes from an old farmhouse in England full of French brocante! - Glenda

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  3. I am indeed your newest follower!!! Hugs - Glenda xxx

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  4. What a delightful surprise! Your friend has a good eye for breautiful dishes. And you are very lucky to have these new pretties!
    Are you from Chester County Pa by any chance? I live in Lancaster County and I am trying to get a group of local blogger together this fall.
    I am a new follower.
    Yvonne

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  5. Hello~ Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today!;) LOVE the ruffled napkins. I found my chippy french bistro chairs on craigslist.I put an ad on there asking if anyone had any they wanted to sell and a gal contacted me. Im your newest follower~ Hugs, Rachel

    French Farmhouse 425

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