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About Me: I am the creative person behind Ribbonwood Cottage. A mother, wife and grandmother. My goal in life is to leave a lasting legacy to my family that life is incredible. God gave us this one life and it is worth the journey! A believer. A pianist, church music and worship director. Focused on intentionally living the best life possible.

May 25, 2008

Show and Tell Sunday

I am joining with all the gals over at Sugar Sugar http://leesiebella.typepad.com/ to do a show and tell. This week's show and tell is China, tablesettings, crystal. This gal always has the greatest ideas and pictures on her web site. Wait till you see all the beautiful pictures these ladies are putting up on their blogs. She has kindly made a master list of the ladies who are involved. Wow. Very lovely and very inspirational. I am posting this late Saturday night as I don't post on Sunday's. Enjoy!

The china is white Bavarian china that my husband's grandmother hand painted and fired in her kiln. She was an amazing china painter. Every grandchild has china painted by her. I chose pink roses and have never tired of them. My husband loves china, and has actually bought me two china hutches to hold all of our dishes. Keep in mind we both have large families and when we do holidays at our house we have 50-60 people. I don't have that much china, but I do have alot of dishes. With all the china loving (almost driven) relatives, you would never think of serving a holiday meal on paper plates. Oh my! I did that once early in our marriage, oh dear, you would have thought I committed the unpardonable sin!!! My husband's grandmother was horrified that she painted all this gorgeous china for us and I was using nice paper plates. So I gratefully wash these beautiful dishes and I don't complain!

Thank you for visiting me today! Blessings


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Trish said...

your set is very beautiful, so pretty xxx

Kathy said...

Just Beautiful!!! Thanks for sharing.



The china is awesome. Lucky you!!


Karen ~ Cider Antiques said...

Lovely china ~ your pretty florals are the beautiful.

Karen at Ciderantiques

leesiebella said...

Hi Debbie~

Such pretty Pinks! Love it!

Thanks for sharing today!!
Have a nice weekend too!


Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

I can honestly say I have NEVER seen a more beautiful set of china in my life!!!! And I have several sets that I love dearly, but that set must be so very special to you!

Angelic Accents

Carla said...

You're the second person I've visited today who had a relative who painted china. I just think that would be so wonderful to have that kind of legacy. Your holiday table must be very pretty.

Cami said...

I love the cross stitch!

Andrea said...

Pretty! I do love the country also! My daughter who is 6 is writing and illustrating a farm animal book!

Michele said...

STUNNING!!! The fact that it was made for you makes it all the more special!!

You made me laugh with the paper plate story!!