Archive For The “Fenton” Category

My new rug, rearranged hobnail, and Halloween

By | October 5, 2012

I already started with Halloween decorations. I imagine I will add to what I have put up since October just started. I rearranged some of my dishes to coordinate with my rug and Halloween decorations. My new black and white chevron rug from Overstock.

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What’s on Craigslist today?

By | August 28, 2012

I love shopping at estate sales but craigslist is always an interesting place to search for dishes. Sometimes you can find great deals and other times you come across people trying to pull a fast one. Here is what I found today: I searched “flow blue” and found this expensive platter. It seems overpriced but […]

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Hobnail, Hotcakes, and tamales

By | January 22, 2012

Today started off like any other weekend. Until late morning when the doorbell rang. My daughter opened the door and my sister. sister-in-law, nephew, mom, and dad suprised me and brought a party with them. They brought me my favorite cheese tamales from La Masocta Bakery and some delicious cupcakes from Hotcakes Bakes. I probably […]

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Grandma Bev’s Collection

By | January 22, 2012

This is Grandma Bev’s Flow Blue collection. How could we not fall in love with Flow Blue after seeing this?  

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Del Mar Antique Show and something came in the mail for me :D

By | January 22, 2012

Today Travis and I went to the Del Mar Antique Show.  I was really excited about it.  I was sure we were going to find a ton of Flow Blue and lots of hobnail and Fenton.  Waaaaaaa, I was so wrong.  There were a couple of pieces of overpriced Flow Blue.  Prices aside, none of […]

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Happy Birthday to me!

By | January 22, 2012

I picked the perfect time to start collecting dishes. About a month before my birthday, which means I got a lot of pretty pieces this year. =) Grandma Bev and Grandpa Bill sent me two beautiful pieces. I love hobnail!  Here it is with it’s new family:   They also got me this pretty bud […]

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My little collection

By | January 22, 2012

Inspired by Grandma Bev, I decided I wanted to start collecting some sort of china/glassware. I had a hard time deciding because I hate commitments. At first I thought I wanted carnival glass, then fenton, then milk glass. I bought my first piece in Indiana. A small blue fenton hobnail dish. While I was in […]

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