Archive For The “Flow Blue” Category

Estate Sale: I found flow blue

By | September 9, 2012

I went to a local estate sale this weekend and came across a small lonely flow blue plate. I am not sure of the pattern but the price was pretty steep. Normally estate sales mark down prices by 50% on Sundays. This sale did not do it. I probably would have paid $15 for it […]

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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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Public Service Announcement

By | August 27, 2012

  I have neglected this blog for a while because I have not been fortunate to come across any flow blue in the last few months.  Partly because I have been busy with other things but also the places that I have been looking have not had any.  Rather than continuing to neglect this blog […]

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Flow Blue Paris New Wharf Pottery Covered Soup Toureen

By | January 31, 2012

My friend Jackie sent me this beautiful covered soup tureen made by New Wharf Pottery Company.  The pattern name is Paris and based on my research this piece dates back to the late 1800’s.  

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Flow Blue Fever –W.H. Grindley Shanghai Round Covered Butter Dish

By | January 23, 2012

Travis has a serious case of Flow Blue Fever. He found a W.H. Grindley Shanghai Round Covered Butter Dish on eBay and won the auction after a fierce bidding battle. We can’t wait to send that to Grandma Bev since she has wanted a covered butter dish for a while. At the rate we are […]

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Another Day, Another Package

By | January 23, 2012

Today I came home to another package waiting for me. This is like the never ending birthday, I can’t really complain. My friend Jackie (who also sent me some Flow Blue dishes) sent me this really cool book.   I opened the book to this sweet little note: Then I flipped through the pages and […]

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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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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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Grindley Shanghai Bowl found in Ocean Beach, CA

By | January 22, 2012

This weekend we went hunting in Ocean Beach, CA. As soon as Travis set eyes on some Flow Blue pieces he was stuck. It is funny seeing how excited he gets about this stuff. A month or so ago he would have walked by it without paying any attention. Now he has Flow Blue on […]

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Flow Blue covered dish – Fraureuth Germany

By | January 22, 2012

So even before Flow Blue hunting became my hobby I liked going to estate sales. Lucky for me I live in a town that has a lot of “senior only” neighborhoods. That equates to estate sales pretty much every weekend. Some of them are full of junk, others remind me of mini museums. This weekend […]

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