Thursday, April 18, 2013

Vintage Pink Plate Plaque



I sometimes find the sweetest treasures
 while out and about thrifting and hitting antique shoppes.

This sweet plate is no exception.

I love its patches of dark pink with its fancy scalloped
holed edges with gilding.







I'm not one to ever really hang plates on a wall
 so she has been used on occassion along with a paper doily
 to serve petite fours and mini cupcakes in the past
 when having a friend or two over for a little tea social visit.

(But right now she is making a really pretty candle holder!)









I love this silk floral candle ring,
even the roses look "spent," which makes it so realistic!









And with a little bit of Pic Monkey imagination
it also makes a mighty fine framed piece of artwork!








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As always, thank you for visiting!


~Michele



Linking:

Open House





17 comments:

  1. Very pretty! Have a wonderful day!!

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  2. So sweet. Love it with or without the candle!! I need to catch up on your posts! I have missed you!
    Karen

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  3. Your plate makes a great candle holder. I have a "Daily Bread" plate very similar.

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  4. It is a very nice prayer on a lovely plate. You find some sweet things.

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  5. What a pretty plate Michele! And it is lovely holding the flowers and the candle. Thank you for joining TTF. Have a wonderful weekend!

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  6. That is one sweet plate, it would be lovely on a plate holder, too. xo

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  7. I love that plate AND I love the floral candle ring, too. It is really sweet and natural looking. xo Diana

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  8. I hope you will come link to Open House. I have one of these plates my Mother In Law gave me with the 10 Commandments on it and I love it!

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  9. Pretty cool picture work! I like the ways you have used your pretty plate. Lets have a cheery weekend! :0)

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  10. Love it Michele! Wonderful blessing. I have a plate with an edge like that. I have it displayed on the shelf that runs along the wall in my living room. You created a lovely floral arrangement!
    hugs,
    Jann

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  11. That's a great way to use a pretty plate! More bang for the buck :) Have a great weekend!

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  12. Love this plate, very pretty. Have a great weekend!

    Cynthia

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  13. How clever with Pic Monkey! I would never have thought of that.

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  14. Lovely little plate and it looks so pretty with your candle arrangement. You certainly have found a multitude of uses for it.
    I haven't been thrifting much as I need absolutely nothing. I do miss it though. Too busy and too cold to do yard sales yet.
    Cindy

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  15. Such a darling plate with a cute saying. I go to more Estate sales these days than thrift stores.Always fun.

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  16. That's one pretty plate. I'm always on the lookout for plates like that when i'm out thrifting.

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  17. I love it when we use china for a multitude of purposes, as you so clearly do! And I can see I need to become acquainted with Picmonkey. You really do some fun things with your photos on here, Michele. Thanks for the inspiration!

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