It’s true. I have a thing for plates.
I just love old china patterns, and new ones for that matter. I’m sure that I’m not the only one.
Last Saturday morning my sister and I went to my absolutely favorite Zumba class (Cindy’s Saturday morning class at the Xperience Fitness in Vadnais Heights, in case any of you locals need an amazing Zumba class). She did a Halloween themed class complete with Thriller, Monster Mash and The Time Warp. So fun, and it left us totally sweaty and gross. But that didn’t keep us from stopping off at the Goodwill on our way home!
By the way, Goodwill on Halloween morning? Not the greatest of plans. We barely got out of the parking lot alive. Lots of last minute costume items were being purchased.
But … I did find plenty of plates! Which was what I was looking for.
I was pretty excited to find another set of these numbered plates from Target. I already have two sets of these, which means I can serve appetizers or dessert to 8 people. So I sort of had to buy these. At $1.99 each this was a no-brainer. Now I can have 12 people over. The more the merrier, right?
I also purchased a small stack of plain ironstone plates.
Isn’t that little bee hive sweet?
I’ve been picking up stacks of ironstone plates when I see them to add to my Welsh cupboard. That thing is huge, and I want to really fill it up.
I also found some china with gold patterns. I plan to use them for Christmas decorating this year. You’ll just have to stay tuned to find out what I do with them.
Finally, I will add some holiday words to some pretty vintage plates that I picked up.
I’m thinking words like merry, peace, jolly … hmmm … got any other ideas for me?
I’ll be making up a few of these for both Reclaiming Beautiful and Eye Candy ReFind.
All told, my stack of 26 plates cost just under $40. Not bad, right?