Spider Mums & Oysters & Pearls

Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Another vintage table today! Recently I found a set of Homer Laughlin china from the 1950's (found at Goodwill). I fell in love at first sight. The pattern is offically named London but it is also called Spider Mum. The flowers are so funky and fun and PINK. I am not usually the biggest pink fan but I have a few pieces of pink depression that would go nicely with. The china is also edged in platinum. I'm not really sure why I liked that so much but I do. Anyway, I was able to pick up 4 plates, 4 salad plates, 4 bread plates and 4 cups (I'm cheating and using the bread plates as saucers) and the grand total was $12.00. Later, at another thrift store I found the sugar bowl sans a lid. I almost left it there but decided to go ahead and get it (since it was only 50 cents).

I've put a small arrangment of pink roses and lilies in the sugar bowl and elevated it all with a little candle pedistal.

Such a fun and funky pattern!

Beautiful platinum edging really is set off by the cream color of the dishes.

Place setting complete with a burgandy colored napkin and my everyday flatware.

Hand crocheted tablescarf. I should have starched it but I decided to use it at the last minute.

Cream colored candle tapers in pink (color not showing very well in my photos) candle holders.

Oyster & Pearls by Anchor Hocking Candle Holder. I have a few piece in this pattern which was only made in serving pieces.

Oysters & Pearls Divided Dish.

A lovely table for a coffee with friends.

Posting this post to both Susan's Tablescape Thursday & Suzanne's Vintage Thingie Thursday. So many fun posts at these 2 weekly parties!