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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Blue Day

I am really blue today.  Not in the unhappy sense, but because I have been washing my china collection,which was very much in need of some attention.


The first thing I started on was my dresser,where I display most of  my blue china collection


Although these china trio's are not really in keeping with the other blue and white china,I am running out of room in the glass fronted kitchen cupboards,so for the moment this will be their home.


I have collected quite a bit of this pattern, I think it is the onion pattern.
I find it quite reasonably priced when I find it.


I love this little collection of animals, especially the little frog and the smiling baby cow.


The soup terrine was given to me by my son when he was a teenager,which is a long time ago,so I treasure it.












I know, I didn't straighten up the plate before I got out the camera.   Not to worry, I did later.










I bought the vintage tin on Ebay and it has an aged patina,which is why it has faded to another shade of blue.



I am playing around with the arrangement to get the right look




More blue and white on the kitchen cupboard shelves




I use this lovely willow box, for paper napkins.  It fits them perfectly.


I was lucky enough to find some willow pattern vintage tea towels.





Some of the collection has to go onto the walls


I am visiting the following parties in the coming week

House in the Roses
A Delightsome Life
Rose Chintz Cottage
 Tea Cups and Tea Things
Coloradolady
My Romantic Home
Kristens Creations
and a little bit of pink for Pink Saturday at
 How Sweet the Sound

                                                                                      

                                                                                           Tea Time Tuesday at Rose Chintz Cottage

Some pretty pink china, which I use,  I so enjoy a cup of tea in a china cup.  Why not join me after all that china washing and arranging.


A bit more Pink



 My one and only Black Boy Rose.  This bush is not a prolific bloomer in our garden,but when we do get a bloom, it is always beautiful and the colour gorgeous.


I hope you  all have a lovely week.  xx  jeanetteann 


PS. As you can see on the rose picture above,I have gone back to jeanetteann instead of jeanette odonnell.  I think it is more friendly somehow.

22 comments:

cassandrasminicorner said...

Lovely flowers..Beautiful photos.

Visiting for Pink Saturday! Here's my share- hope you can stop by:)

http://www.loveablecassandra.com/2012/01/pink-elephant.html

Shabby chic Sandy said...

Wow--you really have a large collection of blue china! As always--your flowers are so pretty! Thanks for sharing!

Shelia said...

Hi Jeanetteann! Oh, we're both so blue today! I love your wonderful collection. I have always loved seeing and wishing I had some - your little spice set pieces and canisters! :) You've put together a very nice display in your china cabinet! Thanks for popping in to see me and I now you're newest follower!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Babs said...

Your blue and white china collection is impressive and you have so nicely displayed.
Thanks for sharing.
Babs

Snap said...

I love blue and white ... it seems so fresh to me! Your teacups are lovely. Happy Tea Day!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

You have a wonderful collection of blue and white and I love your collection of little animals. I like hanging plates on the wall too! Beautiful blooms you've got! Thanks for sharing and have a beautiful day.

Blessings,
Sandi

Johanna said...

Hi Jeanettann,
that blue and white collection is gorgeous. You have many nice things. Thank you for sharing the collection and the flowers to us.
Best greetings, Johanna

Lavender Cottage said...

A large collection of blue and whites, I like the animals. I see you have a number of candlesticks too. You must enjoy keeping an eye out to add to your treasures.
Judith

Cindy F. Adkins said...

Oh, I love all your blues, especially the collection of animals! The little smiling cow is so cute - I love cows! I also have a fondness for Blue Willow. Have a wonderful week!
Hugs, Cindy

Susan said...

Lovely blog! Your header shot is just stunning. Your blue china is very, veyr nice, too. Thanks for sharing. Susan

Susan said...

P.S. Oh, thanks for Following my beloved blog, Jeanetteann. Now I'm YOUR newest Follower, too! We live far from each other but will enjoy each others' posts. Isn't blogland wonderful?

Kathy said...

Hello, You have an amazing collection of blue and white dishes! I love seeing them displayed, such a serene sight! Thank you for sharing with A Return to Loveliness,
God Bless,
Kathy

The Porcelain Rose said...

Jeanette,
First let me say your blue & white spice/cannister set is to die for! I love it!
You are killing me with the flowers! I love my gardens but, it is winter here and everything has faded. I'm already dreaming of spring!
I had the pleasure of meeting your sweet daughter.... Kerry. She visited my shop. She was so kind to write and let me know she rec'vd her order. I am honored to have you both as clients. Please let me know when you rec'v your order.
She is as sweet and cheerful as you are.
Will visit again soon!
Best,
Elizabeth

Jann Olson said...

Hi Jeanetteann, What a wonderful collection you have! I love it in your white cupboard. The plates look so pretty on your yellow walls! Also adore your pretty pinks! The rose is well worth waiting for!
Hugs, Jann

Kathy said...

Jeanetteann, your blue and white collection is simply exquisite! Love your tea setting and that rose is amazing! I am so thrilled you shared it with Home and Garden Thursday! I appreciate you,
Have a great weekend
Kathy

xinex said...

You have a beautiful collection of blue and white dishes and other stuff, Jeanette. I enjoyed seeing them....Christine

Pat's Pink Apron said...

You have a great blue and white collection. Very nice. I love your Tea Pot and tea cups. Happy Pink Saturday! Pat

chubskulit said...

Gorgeous!

Pink at my page, have a lovely weekend!

PS. I am now your blog's follower.

Antiques And Teacups said...

Do I love your post or what??? I love any color as long as it's blue so yours is perfect!!! Thanks for visiting and sharing memories of your Grandmother!
Ruth

Sharon said...

Oh my, I love your collection of blue and white china! I too have quite a collection, an eclectic mix of different patterns and shades :-)

GardenofDaisies said...

Your blue and white china is gorgeous and I can see how the "chore" washing it up would be a pleasure.

Matilda said...

Me gusta su blog es precioso todo lo que he visto hasta el momento me ha encantado , he de decirle que me ha hecho mucha ilusión ver algunas piezas azules que son como las mías, son esas en las que ponen, cinnamon como esa pieza tengo cinco y he de decir que son preciosas, felicidades por el blog tan bonito ,bs.