Spring has me cleaning up and looking for the perfect place for everything.
This old cupboard can hold an enormous amount of goods. Its shallow shelves can be more accommodating than larger kitchen cupboards in some ways. At any rate this is where my recent china acquisitions have ended up together.
I'm pleased at the harmonious result. My older things are right at home with the newer collections.
The new transferware doesn't even take up much space when it's all stacked up together!
An older bowl up top in the Alfred Meakin "Charlotte" pattern blends in so well with the rest.
My favorite McCoy pot reigns up here too.
I love the look of open shelves for china, and plan to have them in our kitchen too one day. (The new chamber pieces that I have tucked in here too almost seem part of the same dish set.)
I'm always hunting for more marmalade jars like this at a good price.
It's all just an illusion, of course. It doesn't take long for things to get out of order again. But at least spring cleaning makes you feel ready to get on with a new season or two outdoors.
Happy first day of spring!
It's official, and so, so welcome this year.
Looking ahead to a beautiful weekend. . .
I hope it's beautiful for you too!
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