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*** *** ***I recently pulled some things from my ‘holding area’ in the basement thinking I would take them to my booth at Old Banks Antiques. I haven’t seen these little desert plates for a while, but I fell in love all over again as soon as I saw them. (You probably know where I am going with this story.) I thought they would be great in a wall arrangement, even though I don’t have a wall that needs an arrangement right now. But, I continued to plan and play anyway and for now, they will remain here.
I will tell the rest of this tale with photo captions.
These are the pretty plates that for a micro second I thought of selling
And, the tray???
It’s a new junk store purchase that I could not pass it up!!!
It is the Brimfield tray from Southern Living At Home .
I thought it was wood, but it’s a resin-y material and it had some surface issues
I think the details are just fabulous but it really needs a little something – but what???
It just so happened that…
MY CHALK PAINT ORDER CAME FROM ROBYN STORY DESIGNS
and I was dying to play with my DUCK EGG AND OLD WHITE PAINTS!!!
This paint is truly so much fun to use.
All I had to do was to clean the dirty tray before I started painting.
No going outside to spray a primer on first – I love that!
And, the wax is really what brings the piece to life.
Plus, it supplies protection – I promise this paint is sticking like glue to this resin tray!
When I first started playing, I thought I would just use the two matching dessert plates
by Johnson Bros. River Scenes – they are discontinued, but not vintage.
The colors look so great together
Then I grabbed this square plate (Vintage Colonial Times by Crown Ducal/England)
The brown in the this plate is the same shade as the dark chocolate on the other two plates
~ One of the four corner designs ~
This combination makes my heart skip a beat!!!
I simply must find a place to use it!!!
And, I would love to have a whole set of these dishes!
I have one dinner plate, these two desert plates and two coffee cups – that’s a start.
*After a Google search, I won’t be getting the rest of this set anytime soon at those prices!
Maybe, I’ll get lucky and discover other pieces in junk stores and yard sales!
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