Confession

Now firmly in the grip of nostalgia brought on by the changing season, I confess to disregarding some of my own best interior design advice…i.e. ‘keep it simple’, ‘less is more’, ‘practice restraint’… you get the idea.  So this morning, with complete abandon I set about once again re-doing the Welsh dresser in my dining room.

Having lived with my paternal grandmother on and off during my childhood, I well-remember meals served on her Old Britain Castles dishes,

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each shape depicting a different castle.

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Oatmeal, raisin toast, and coffee liberally laced with cream and sugar, appeared each morning on Old British Castles – with the exception of her coffee.  Although compatible in color, her cup was over-sized,

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produced by another company,

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with motif equally as enchanting.

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Having these pieces in place on the shelves and supplementing the look with some random designs…IMG_6680

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I decided to ‘layer’ Nannie’s Limoges luncheon set with the other dishes

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I am predicting that this arrangement will stay in place until I add Spode Christmas plates as the holidays draw near…or until my eye longs for the simplicity of plain white ironstone once again ……

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One response to “Confession

  1. What a great display. Enjoyed your post very much.

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