Bless my heart...I was on Pinterest last week looking at one thing and ended up at another. You know that 'ole rabbit hole that's easy to get sucked into?
Anyway, I saw some beautiful table settings, which of course made me think to myself: "Sugar, you need some of those plates!"
I went to the website to see how much a set would be. The price was $298, which was OK by me...I just wanted to check how many there were in the set.
My hopes of setting my future fancied-up table were dashed when I realized they wanted $298 a plate! COME ON! With tax that would be almost $3000 for just a set of 8 plates.
A few days later, I went to a Vintage Market Days event where I spotted a lovely soup tureen, with a ladle, and a price tag of $19.
As I was gleefully paying for the soup tureen, the vendor asked if I noticed the matching bowls on the same shelf?
I told her I didn't really need bowls, but when she said they were $2 apiece...well, back I went for them!
Sadly, when she showed me the last piece she had, a matching platter for $19, I was
To tell you the truth, I like the blue band a lot better than the green band around that $298 one. I figure I can always throw some acorns around the table to bring in that woodsy feel!
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