Friday, July 31, 2009

Happy Pink Saturday!!!


I am excited to be able to participate in "Pink Saturday" for the first time. Thank you, Beverly, from "How Sweet the Sound" for hosting each week. I wanted to show you this sweet vintage tea and toast set. I purchased this set from Debbi at Marionberry Cottage on Etsy. I fell in love with it as soon as I saw it. I love pink roses and handpainted china. On the back of each piece is the name of the lady who painted it: "Original-Designed Hand Painted (1945) by Irene M. Marshall of California." Debbi told me Mrs. Marshall is now 95 and still painting. Isn't that wonderful?
The second picture is the entrance to my home with a pink geranium hanging basket and my pink bunny wreath that I made. Please visit all the participants for "Pink Saturday" by going to: http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/
Have a good weekend. Vicki

56 comments:

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Hi Vicki! Welcome to Pink Saturday. We are so glad you decided to join us. I love this beautiful tea cup and saucer. It is so beautiful. The colors are exquisite. I also love the bunny on the front of your house. He is so welcoming. Thanks for the wonderful post today. I have signed up to follow your blog. I can't wait to see what you show next. Please pop over and say hi. I would love to have you visit. Sign up to follow my blog as well. I would be thrilled. Country Hugs, Sherry

CC said...

Hi Vicki and welcome to Pink Saturday. That's such a lovely cup and saucer..I love those beautiful roses.
have a lovely weekend..and happy Pink Saturday

♥Itajeff♥ @Something To Share said...

Hi Vicki, welcome to Pink Saturday. What a lovely cup & saucer, I love it. The bunny in front of your house and the geranium hanging basket is so welcoming and inviting!
Happy PS and have a nice weekend.

♥Ita

Enchanted Rose Studio said...

Welcome to your 1st Pink Saturday, Vicki! The tea cup and saucer is so beautiful and so precious! Your home looks very welcoming with the pretty flowers and the darling bunny!

Have a lovely weekend!

Tina

Catharina Maria said...

Beautiful Pink in your post this Saturday .
Have a nice Pink Saturday !
Rini

Regina said...

Pretty pink.
Happy PS and a nice weekend.
Regina

Dreamgirl said...

Very pretty pinks!
Just stopping by today to wish you a very HAPPY PINK SATURDAY!
I hope your day will be filled with sunshine and joy!

Greetings from Spain

~Jewel said...

The tea and toast set is adorable. It's almost too cute to use! happy pink saturday!

Jennifer Froh said...

SOOO pretty! It's my first pink saturday too!
Welcome. I've added you to my google list, i hope you'll add me too :)
Jenny

Beverly said...

Welcome to your first Pink Saturday, Vicki.

Your dishes are absolutely gorgeous. I can see why you wanted them. And, they are so unusual.

The entry to your home is so pretty and inviting.

Riet said...

Welcome and a happy first pink Saturday. Your tea and toastset is just beautiful and so special. Love the bunny too

Dru said...

Beautifu tea and toast set - welcome and Happy Pink Saturday!

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Hi Vicki,
Welcome to your first Pink Saturday! Your tea and toast set is simply darling! Thank you for sharing and have a wonderful weekend.

Blessings,
Sandi

Claudia said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday, Vicki! The tea cup and saucer are so beautifully painted! I see why you couldn't resist them. And your front door is so welcoming!

Jennifer said...

I love the Rose painted tea cup! What a great Pink thing to have! I love the Pink blooms in front of your front door. Thank You for sharing your Pink!
Happy Pink Saturday!
Jennifer

Bea said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday! Love your cup and saucer. So dainty and pretty!

Elena@EPtreasures said...

Welcome to pink saturday Vicki.

The tean & toast set is a real treasure. I love hand painted things and the work on this set is so beautiful.

Have a happy pink saturday and a great week.

ciao for now,
Elena :)
http://epdesigns.com.au/blog

Jeanne said...

Good morning Vicki. Welcome to Pink Saturday. I love your hand painted cup and saucer. The wonderful thing is to know about the lady that painted it. She is a wonder at 95. Your wreath is very cute and looks great where you hung it too.

Have a happy Pinkie day.

Hugs...Jeanne

Meg said...

Good Morning Vicki, Loved your blog. So many things so close to my heart. My son leaves for Iraq this week and I think sometimes people forget just how hard it is for families. Of course I do totally love your plate set and the fact that you know its history is awesome. Have a wonderful Pink Weekend!!!!!Meg

Beansieleigh said...

Hi Vicki! Your tea and toast set is beautiful! I LOVE that it is hand-painted! I see you have it set on something crocheted too! Very pretty! Welcome to Pink Saturday, and hope you enjoy a wonderful weekend! ~tina

char72 said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday!
I love the cup and saucer. Your banner is very pretty too.
Have a great weekend.
Charlotte

Suzie Button said...

Vicki, the tea set is just lovely! That is amazing that she's 95 and still painting! Wonderful! I love your bunny too! Happy Pink Saturday! Suzie

someplace in thyme said...

Hello Vicki, welcome to pink saturday. You will love it here, everyone is so friendly. Your vintage plate is gorgeous, if you read Debbi's blog, I think she did a piece on the woman that paints all the china. Her garage was full of her work. Gorgeous. Thankyou for posting on my blog, I am following yours, don't want to miss anything, your home is delightful, Happy Pink Saturday, Char

Sarah Bella's said...

Happy Pink Saturday. God bless you, Sarah

Gracie said...

Hello Vicki
Welcome to Pink Saturday...I know you will have lots of fun here and meet really great people...I have.
Love your tea and toast set,very pretty...toast would only taste better on this.
Blessing
Gracie

Look in the Nook said...

Welcome!
Happy Pink Saturday!
Beautiful cup and saucer.
ENJOY!
~Jany~
Don't forget to "Look in the Nook"

Sares said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday! What a pretty welcome your gate gave us. The rose plate and saucer are so beautiful, I can't believe she still paints! Good for her. Welcome to all the pink and have a great weekend!

KarenHarveyCox said...

Welcome to your first Pink Saturday. I must warn you it is addictive. You begin to see pink wherever you go. I love your beautiful china and your wreath on your gate. I hope you have a lovely weekend.

Happy Pink Saturday.

Karen

Bunny said...

Welcome to PS. I do love the name of your blog and your pretty pink plate and cut it is just gorgeous.

LV said...

You chose a nice post to use for the first time today. You have some very nice items to share.

Tami said...

Hi Vicki! Welcome to pink saturday!
Pretty post today!
Have a perfectly pink day!
xo-Tami

heartnsoulcooking said...

Welcome to your 1st PINK SATURDAY. I love the cup and saucer. THANKS!!! for sharing. If you have time come by and visit my blog.
Geri

Charlene said...

Vicki, Happy first Pink Saturday! It is really fun to do each week. I find myself looking for Pink thinking... hmmm Pink Saturday Seed. That is really cool that the painter of your plate is still alive & painting & that you know who & where she is. Happy Pink!

Mary said...

Hi Vicki, thanks for sharing the darling teacup and plate - it's beautiful and I love the story of it's origin! Your front entrance is also just adorable! I looked at your two precious posts as well, and really enjoyed your words and agree with them. Have a wonderful pink Saturday!

Jorgelina said...

Hi Vicki!!!
Pretty post today!
Welcome to Pink Saturday.

Valarie said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday. I love the china cup and saucer...what a wonderful story. Have a lovely day. Valarie

Mary said...

Hi Vicki!
Welcome and happy 1st Pink Saturday! I am so glad you joined in!
Very lovely pink post, pretty china...pink roses...my favorite!
Have a wonderful weekend!
Mary :)

NicNacManiac said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday!! I love the tea and toast setting! The pattern and color (of course) are charming!!
Enjoy the rest of your day!!
xOxO, Nerina :)

Mary said...

Welcome! It's fun doing Pink Saturday.
Love the pink, floral cup and plate!
Mary

Irma's Rose Cottage said...

Happy PS! Love the rose tea set, very lovely.

Hugs :)

Irma

♥Mimi♥ said...

Another rainy and cloudy and dark weekend. I fear that summer is not coming to northern Michigan this year...sigh.

With that in mind, Pink Saturday is a day that cheers me up and allows me to share a wider world than my gloomy portion.

♥Thank you so much for participating this week because it made my day just a little brighter♥

Angelika said...

I'm with you all the way. There is nothing more lovely than eating and drinking from charming vintage china. Thank you for sharing!

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Welcome, your dishes are just lovely. Hope you enjoyed your pink day.

gabrieladelworth said...

Happy Pink Saturday!


Lovely plates!


~ Gabriela ~

Couture de Papier said...

Pretty!..H.P.S.
Denise,Hull,Massachusetts

Elizabeth said...

I love your little snack set! I always forget to use these type of things, saving them for "good", but when I do remember it seems to make the food taste better!

Shirl said...

Hello and welcome to your first Pink Saturday! Your blog is beautiful, I love your header! This is just the prettiest teacup I've ever seen. Your entrance is stunning! I'm going to follow your blog so I don't miss any of your pretties!
Have a great week!
Bless you, Shirl
Shirls Rose Cottage

RobinfromCA said...

That tea and toast set is just beautiful and how wonderful to know it's history!

Happy Pink Saturday!
Robin@Miscellaneous Thoughts

Kdottie Designs said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday. I love your plate and cup - exquisite.

paintinpatti said...

Hi Vicky - Welcome to Pink Saturday - Love your pretty plate! Perfect for a pink treat! Pink Hugs, Patti

mythoughtsmyvoice said...

ooooooohhhhh the teacup and toast plate is so beautiful! No wonder you fell in love with it. And Miss Marshall sound like an amazing woman.

Love the bunny too :-)

Happy 1st Pink Saturday to you!

Li

Eclectic Pink Rose said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday. Sorry I'm a little late....but whew I made it. Beautiful teacup and saucer, absolutely gorgeous!!!! Love it.
Happy Pink Saturday from your newest follower. ;)
♥ Teresa

Shirley said...

Absolutely lovely tea and toast set. I love it. Welcome to Pink Saturday.

Nanna said...

welcome to Pink sat. Vickie, love the dishes, & those are some beatiful grankids, we have 6 grandaughters, ranging from 12 yrs old down to 17 mo.old twins, love your blog & look forward to visiting you again
Helen

My Crafty Little Page said...

Hi Vickie - Gorgeous china. It takes more than a Saturday to go through Pink Saturday blogs, doesn't it? What part of TX do you live in? I'm in Pflugerville by Austin and oh my gosh it's so darn hot and dry. We only got a tiny bit of rain last week and none forecast for this week. Pray for rain! xoxo Nancy

She'sSewPretty said...

I'm looking forward to more pink Saturday posts from you. That cup and saucer is so pretty and so is the bunny on your gate!