Sunday, June 6, 2010

{tabletop inspiration}

betcha didn't know I collect peach petalware
{ just a few of my cups and creamers}
I use them as my everyday dishes

I received this lovely book for my birthday
from my sweet daughter
alexandra
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it's a must if you have a dish obsession
like myself
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{The Vintage Table...Jacqueline de Mondtravel}

xxx

44 comments:

debbie said...

HAPPY SUNDAY KORALEE
I LOVE THE PHOTOGRAPH OF YOUR PEACH PETAL WARE.
I THINK IT IS AWESOME YOU USE THEM FOR EVERY DAY. I HAVE NEVER HEARD THE TERM PETAL WARE. I COLLECT PINK MELMAC BECAUSE THOSE WERE THE DISHES MY MOTHER HAD WHEN I WAS GROWING UP AND EVERY PIECE I SEE, I GET. MOTHER HAS JUST ONE PIECE LEFT AND IT IS LIKE A SMALL RECTANGULAR SHAPE THAT SHE USES FOR FRIED POTATOES.
THAT WAS VERY SWEET OF YOUR DAUGHTER TO BUY THAT BOOK FOR YOU. I WAS WONDERING IF YOU CAN STILL BUY A SIGNED COPY...I WOULD ALSO LOVE TO HAVE THIS BOOK. I DON'T KNOW WHAT DAY YOUR BIRTHDAY IS/WAS BUT HAPPY BIRTHDAY.
ANGEL HUGS
SIMPLY DEBBIE

Sophia said...

No, I did not know that! Peach, ey? :) I love collecting teapots of all sorts, tea mugs, and bowls. :)

Hope you have a nice week coming up.

Dustjacket Attic said...

Oh that was sweet of your daughter, looks interesting.

Love your photography honey, keep meaning to say that!
xoxoxo DJ

Beach Vintage said...

MUST have that book. I love the look of it....and your pretty pink cups!

Vintage by LOU LOU said...

That books looks great...will keep an eye out for it xx And loving your peachware. I don't see the point in having pretty dinner sets and the like and NOT using them because they're TOO good! What's the point of owning them me thinks xx

Beatnheart said...

love the peach ...yum

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Koralee,

What a lovely book your daughter bought for you and she must be sweet like her Mother.
You peach petal ware is gorgeous and I love the pretty colour.

I hope that you are having a lovely weekend and that you enjoyed your shopping trip.
Hugs
Carolyn

FrenchBlue said...

Dear Koralee~
Thoses peach dishes are adorable! So you...especially if they were filled with blue bubble gum:)
Xo
p.s. Great birthday book from Alexadra..did you see my dishes in there?

theUngourmet said...

What a sweet gift from your daughter! I do so love vintage dishes! ;)

Elizabeth said...

Your petal ware collection is so pretty! how sweet of your daughter! She has good taste! That book does look like a must :]
Hope you had a wonderful weekend!
Elizabeth

Simply Mel said...

Hi Koralee ~

I was just about to write, "did you see FrenchBlue's dishes?" in the book. I love my copy!

And your peach dishes are delightful ~ being a Georgia Peach, I'm very fond of such things that show-off that beautiful pastel shade!

Bisous,
Melissa

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

A dish obsession? Oh my, Koralee, your week is off to a greaeaeat start, watch my words ^_^
Sweet Alexandra has chosen a very thoughtful present. The cover is adorable and so is your mug! Hugs and more hugs for a marvelous Monday. xx

katrina said...

i've only seen a stack of cups as such in cartoons. beautiful photos, as always.

Poppies and Sunshine said...

I loooove those peach cups. So cute! I hope you had a wonderful weekend! xo

Anne in Oxfordshire said...

Hi Koralee.. Your daughter certainly knows her mum :-) I love it all ♥

Luiza said...

Wonderful porcelan!!!

Your sweet daughter seems to know exactly what you like.
I imagine that book is wonderful!

Have a lovely day, sweet friend!
Hugs/
Luiza

Geisslein said...

Did I missed your birthday? If yes, I wish you a very HAPPY belated BIRTHDAY! Hope you had a wonderful day with a lot of hugs and kisses!!!

Julie said...

You just can't go wrong with dots and checks!

Rizzi said...

GOOD MORNING KORALEE,
THAT WAS REAL SWEET OF YOUR DAUGHTER BUYING SOMETHING YOU LOVE, HOW THOUGHTFUL.
YOUR PEACH PETAL WARE CUPS ARE PRETTY, YOUR TABLE MUST LOOK SO NICE EVERYDAY. HAVE A GREAT DAY MY FRIEND. RIZZI

Haleigh said...

sounds like you and your little ones just have the best relathionsip :-D how cute of her to give you this book.

i love the picture of the pink teacups too :-D

xoxo Bardot in Blue

Cristie said...

You must have a wonderful way of storing beautiful cups and such! Your collection is vast and beautiful :)

Carol said...

Oh my...We should be a part of the D-D-D club...all of us with that "Dish Obsession:!! Love your Peach Petal almost as much as my yellow Laburnam Petal! Our cupboards and tables ( I use mine too) are overflowing with all that makes us happy! I always wonder who the lovely ladies were who used these dishes before they came to my home! Wouldn't it be fun to have a huge tea party with all of us who just LOVE dishes!!
Have a happy week!!

Silver Strands said...

I'm with Cristie - where do you store all your AMAZING dishes?
oxoxox
Denalee

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bellaboo said...

I love petal ware too!I have some yellow and blue.It's lovely that you use them as I think it's a shame to keep these things 'just for best'.Now that book sounds like the sort I would choose too!

Bellaboo :0)

The Garden Bell said...

Not surprised at all you collect peach petal dishes. You must have all kinds of cabinets full that we haven't seen yet.

Kate

Gloria said...

What a sweet gift that book is!! :)
Your peach petal dishes are so pretty, I love the way you stacked them in your photo!!
@}`~}~~~ Gloria

pollydove said...

What fun to have cute color on your table at meals! My every day dishes are all white ... I even collect (just) plain white dishes, but I do love yours!!! :)

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Bonjour Koralee! I had trouble with my blogger comments today, but here I am to enjoy your fabulous array of colors....so perfect for this wonderful season of colorful goodies to collect! Have a splendid week dearest! Anita

Privet and Holly said...

I've never heard of peach petal ware, but it is lovely and seems just like YOU! The book also looks like you....and a lot of FUN! Hope your week kicked off to a great start. Like Anita, I couldn't leave comments or post on blogger almost the entire day {sniff sniff}! xx Suzanne

Jacqueline said...

Dearest KORALEE, that book looks amazing! I am going to check out that book at my local bookshop! Thank you so much for sharing and i hope you had the most wonderful weekend birthday celebration! Have a lovely week and love to you!

jacqueline
http://jqlinesocuteithurts.typepad.com/

JBeaudetStudios said...

Hi Koralee! Peach is my favorite color! I just bought a peach blossom shower curtain from Martha Stewart collection and I love it!

Just wanted to let you know that you have a surprise waiting over at my blog...
Jennifer:)

Kristin said...

What a super cool thing to collect!

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

I adore your peach petal ware!
It just looks so happy! :-)

Have a wonderful week!
Anne

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

Lucky you! Obviously you know I have a dish obsession.

Marilyn said...

Love your peach petal ware. I collect green depression glass and use it often. I hadn't really noticed the peach, but I like it alot. That book has intrigued me, I might have to buy it.

Sara's Sweet Surprise said...

Hello Koralee~I've been busy with visiting family. Summer weather may not be upon us, but the summer guests are.
I did take time to sneak out of the kitchen (from time to time) to see what you'd been up to.
It's nice to finally have time to chat.
What a *sweet surprise* from your lil' girl.
I looove dishes of all shapes, sizes and colors.
Peach petalware...is a rare treat.
You have such a gift with color. I'm drawn like a moth to a flame each time I stroll in.

Come by for a visit...the kettles always on.
Sweet wishes,
Sara

Auntie Cake said...

I already had a dish obsession, but after oohing and aahing over your beautiful dishes for the past year, I am even more obsessed! There is nothing better than a beautiful cup an saucer, or a flowery plate or platter. I am constantly on the lookout!
Kate

Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

I've been wanting to pick up that book. It looks so fun. Your peach cups are very pretty.
Have a wonderful week.
Blessings,
Marcia

Free Pretty Things For You said...

thank you SO much for your comment and following me!! i am so happy you love my work!!
i have been a fan and a follower of yours since i started FPTFY back in Jan.. I love all your inspiration!!
XoXO!!!
Keren

Isabelle - Suzy's Vintage Attic said...

Hi Koralee

I like your peach petalware (such a lovely name for it). I have made a note of the book as it's sounds just like the kind of book for me. How thoughful of your daughter ;-)

Warm wishes
Isabelle x

Amanda said...

Why am I not surprised that you collect such lovely tableware? And I love that you use it for everyday. Everything always tastes so much nicer from a beautiful plate or cup.

Martha said...

Sounds like a wonderful, wonderful book...and your peach petal ware...just beautiful!

Kissed by an Angel said...

Love your peach petal ware!! it's so pretty!! Love your book too!!!
xxxx