Archive for January, 2012

January 31, 2012

‘Christening hire’ of our stands!

“Thanks so much for the beautiful stands…..they were AMAZING! 
Everyone commented on how special they were”. – Nina
These are recent photos taken at Baby ‘Roses’ Christening – I think the cake stands looked amazing for such a pretty and special event – and the sweets look plain delicious!! Thankyou Nina for sharing!

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January 31, 2012

…and one more ‘Christening hire’ stand!

January 30, 2012

The ‘Blissful’ stand

I like each of these plates for different reasons. Top plate has a great eucalyptus flower graphic – the colourings of the middle plate with the lovely autumn leaves goes so well with the bottom plate of art deco patterning. The crochet doily was made by the late ‘Mrs Brooks’, a very sweet elderly lady who had a magnificent Christmas bush in her front yard that her father planted in the early 1900’s. The other plates in the photo are recent finds and are ready to be ‘drilled’.
Top: Sovereign Pottery,  Middle: Winterton Longton and  Bottom: Unmarked, but is numbered (very very old!)
January 30, 2012

The ‘Peppy’ stand

I think each plate compliment the others. The detail is amazing. The top plate even has gold detail.
Top: Empress, Middle: Shelley and Bottom: Johnson Bros.
January 27, 2012

Soy Candle Houses…& ‘Cooper’!

I just bought these cute and practical glass display houses for my candles. I think they work really well.
You can just see my Carlton Ware pieces behind. I love that stuff…such lovely colours and designs! I am slowly building on my collection.
January 25, 2012

Depression glass milk jug soy candles

January 25, 2012

Gorgeous old plates equals gorgeous new Cake Stands

January 24, 2012

A dance…then time for tea?


Now for something a bit different, but still from the era of many of my plates…I loved this jive  / Swing?? dance…so much fun to watch.

January 23, 2012

Sitting Pretty, charming ‘plates’

…plus new marketing material. Postcards with Cake Stand images. All ready for the Vintage Fair.
My favourite plates from this collection is the ‘Shelley’ and ‘Royal Staffordshire’ plates. 
All ready for their life as a ‘Vintage Plate Cake Stand’!
January 20, 2012

Closeup of ‘Fresh little cupcakes’ on Dainty stand

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