A quick peek at the slowly growing antique pewter collection... I found the really early dark plate (top shelf, on the left) at a little antique shop in Nags Head on the Outer Banks, NC on our vacation this summer. (Nebraska to Ohio to North Carolina by car... we get around!) It's the first piece of nice old pewter that I've actually bought in person, instead of online, so it was a fun souvenir from the trip. My souvenirs are always antiques... Hubby bought 3 T-shirts.
These little English bar measures are also new additions. They're so cute! The smallest one is not even 2" tall. There's a complete set of measures like these on Ebay right now that has all 9 graduated sizes, all the way up to a one gallon size... for $2,500. Just in case you're interested :) I bought these two little guys from separate places, and I'm keeping my eyes peeled for more sizes to help build my own "patchwork" set someday.
The PW on this large pewter charger is so charming. There's a tiny MB at the top of the small plate below, too. I always love a monogram!
I stopped at a garage sale this morning in the neighborhood, and I picked up a couple other wonderful vintage monogrammed items that I'll be listing in my shop soon - a set of fabric napkin rings, and a linen towel. I'll show them to you later this week when I get them photographed!
And speaking of garage sales, I've been mentally preparing for a sale of our own this summer, and today I started the tedious process of going through boxes, closets, and cupboards, not to mention the mountain of decorating cast-offs I've been stock-piling down in the basement. No date set for it yet, but I'll keep you posted!