This part of my blog is all about the things I collect or the things I make myself. I love so many things, I paint and draw and want to learn oils and pastels. I knit and crochet but want to learn tatting. I embroider and can turn my hand to most things given a chance. So much still to learn and do. I live in hope of some day reading all my books, learning all I want to learn and now I am learning to blog. You will often find my original poems, poor as they are I offer them here. I also appreciate other people art and will feature things I find that I have enjoyed. That includes pictures of fairies and fantasy or maybe just anything beautiful.
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Saturday, December 12, 2015

Red ware ........

I am not sure what it's really called. Red Ware fits the bill for me anyway. When I did my last post I had forgotten the basket that I found and bought. I really liked it and will fill it with glass balls. A good time for that as I am now getting the Christmas stuff out. I think this year I will sort it and maybe get rid of some of it. Pass it along that is. I can't help it, I keep seeing more things I like and already have way too much. Well, that's getting off track, I will do a post on that when I do the tree tomorrow.
So anyway, this is the basket I found at the Red Dresser.
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Isn't it sweet?. Well I had to rearrange a few things. I decided I would put it with the tea set that I have in the entrance. I may as well keep things together right?
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I really liked this set. I went through my cupboards to see if I could find anything else. I did, so they all sit together now.
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I have two plates in the dining room, on the wall that were my Grandmothers. They also belong in that line but not enough room out in the entrance where the big dresser is. So this gives me something else to hunt down now. Red Ware. Hmmmm
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I need to make a trip to my thrift shop. I did find another couple of pieces that I didn't take pictures of, those I put out with the others.
After Christmas, when it all dies down, maybe we can begin to do some painting. I can maybe rearrange things and get a bit better organized. I don't know. I do know I have way too much stuff. I still have boxes downstairs of the things that were in the bedrooms when they flooded. I never did go through them to see whats packed away. I should do that.
I could use another glass display cabinet but would have nowhere to put it. Do you think I should downsize? ..............but I love finding treasures.


  1. These are really pretty, Janice! I can understand "running out of room" as that is how I feel regarding craft supplies. As I move onto other interests, what I collected for the previous "fads" pile out. I am just starting to sell some supplies for things I will never do anymore--so I can buy more for the new interests, of course!!! :)

  2. Lovely Janice, I had one piece of this and if I remember it was a sugar bowl. Of course I never use something for what it's made for and probably had it filled with cotton balls !
    Your art is on it's way.. enjoy.
    hugs, Barbra Joan

  3. Beautiful items Janice! I love your treasures! Only downsize if you feel like it! I know the past few years, I have been doing a large clean out. I guess it was time for me. But, I will never get rid of things that are truly dear to my heart!


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