Thursday, May 31, 2012

Show and Tell Friday!

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 Welcome to Show and Tell Friday!  This week I'm sharing some of my chintz collection!  



Most of these I got for a steal...like these salt and pepper shakers below, they were only $8 at a flea market!  


My mom passed down a teacup and saucer to me that she bought in the 40s.  That's what started my collection.  I was thrilled when I found one just like it on eBay for $6!  


I booked our trip to Southern California finally and we are going to stay in the hotel I showed you last week. I can hardly wait! It's not until mid July so I have awhile! 



If you are joining in on Show and Tell Friday, please remember that your Show and Tell needs to be something from your home or garden.  If you would like to join in, please enter your name and leave your exact Show and Tell blog post link, not just your blog link and as a common courtesy link back to my blog.

Thanks to all of you that join in every week! 



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41 comments:

AshTreeCottage said...

Cindy ~ I am crazy about your chintz! I don't have any, but I sure would like to start collecting some. However, when it starts coming into the house, you will surely see my husband's eyes start rolling! I am excited for your holiday. Thanks for hosting!!

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

Aimee - ItsOverflowing.com said...

Thanks for hosting Cindy! Xo, Aimee

Karen said...

Thanks for hosting Cindy, have a great weekend.

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

Hello Cindy, Your chintz is beautiful - love the teacup from your mother - it is always fun finding things at a bargain price! I appreciate you hosting,
Kathy

Little Bit said...

Hi Cindy! Thank you for hosting, and what pretty summer dishes. Little Bit

Amanda said...

Hi Cindy! It's so fun to see your chintz collection! I have a few pieces that I just love! Thank you for hosting tonight!
Best Wishes and Blessings,
Amanda

Jennifer @ Town and Country Living said...

Love the little salt and pepper shakers! Thanks for hosting.

allisamazing said...

Thanks for hosting!

Sherry said...

Oh wow! What a nice collection. I price chintz but it is never cheap! Great collection! Thanks for hosting!
Sherry

Liz said...

Hi Cindy,
I wish that I would have started a chintz collection. I always love seeing yours. I think that I have the sugar bowl that matches your blue and white teapot. So lovely! :)

Thank you for hosting! :)

~Liz

Blooming Rose Musings said...

Your chintz collection is beautiful. I only have a few pieces and I love them.
Thank you so much for hosting this lovely party.
I hope you are having a great week.

Liz - Imageremix said...

Wow, so beautiful. It never seems to end all the pretty, pretty things! Thanks for hosting the party.
Liz

Kathleen said...

You have a lovely collection! Thank you for hosting.
Kathleen

The Tablescaper said...

Cindy:

It was ages ago that you first showed your darling cabinet filled with chintz. That's when I fell seriously in love with your blog! I've followed you through the ups and down, the loss of your Mom, the loss of your job, not having time to blog, etc. I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoy your blog.

- The Tablescaper

Kerry Rossow said...

The salt and pepper shakers are beautiful!
Thank you for hosting, Cindy!
Kerry at HouseTalkN

WhiteWhispers2u said...

Amazing Collection! I Love Chintz but have never bought any~Cheers Kim

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

You have a beautiful collection of chintzware. Looks terrific together in your cabinet.

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Your chintz is absolutely AMAZING!

What a collection! And that is only just some of it, huh?

WOW- impressive and absolutely gorgeous!

Thanks so much for hosting a wonderful linky party!!

Cindy said...

I LOVE Chintz!

SwedishCorner-DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Beautiful collection of chinz!
Thanks for hosting :)
Greetings from Australia♥
~Pernilla

Divyang Patel said...

Thank You for give me such a great pic..!

Káh Lima Romão said...

I loved every one of the pictures!
I am Brazilian but I'm always here at your blog.
Forgive me for bad English!

Bjs.
Kah
http://designlimaromao.blogspot.com.br/

Debra Anne of The GIPSY in the PARLOUR said...

Thank-you for hosting - I'm new here & can't wait to check out the inspiration! Today, I'm showing & telling my Rose Garden....lots more to come this summer ;-)

http://www.thegipsyintheparlour.com/2012/05/roses-roses-roses.html

Donna Heber said...

Hi Cindy,

Your chintz is fabulous! I just love it all. Thank you for hosting our party.

Laurel Stephens said...

Your cupboard and collection of china are enchanting. Thanks for sharing them and for hosting your party today. Have a great weekend!

Hollie - TheSevenYearCottage said...

Your collection is lovely, thanks for hosting!

shabbygals said...

Thank you for hosting the party. We are new followers....love your blog! Would love if you would stop by shabbygals.blogspot.com when you get a chance!

Curtains in My Tree said...

I love your chintz and always have liked chintz however around here the prices are outrageous

Cottage and Broome said...

Love the chintz! The colors and flowers are so beautiful. Glad you booked your trip, it looked like a wonderful place. Thanks for hosting, Laura

Wendy@Once upon a rose haven said...

Hi Cindy,
What a lovely chintz collection, and the prices are right!

Thank you for hosting!
XO
~Wendy

CAS said...

Thanks so much, Cindy, for hosting this lovely party. I adore your "chintz" collection -- beautiful!
CAS

Cindy F. Adkins said...

Love your chintz! Thanks for hosting another Show and Tell Friday!
Hugs, Cindy

Anonymous said...

Love your chintz collection. There is a 3 cake tiered stand at my goodwill right now. Michele

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady.
Thanks so much for hosting your sweet linky party for us all.
I hope you have a wonderful weekend with your family.
XXOO Diane

Kristy LifenReflection said...

Thanks for hosting, have a great weekend!

Elsie said...

Cindy every time you show your chintz i just drool. It is so beautiful. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Shannon at Fox Hollow Cottage said...

Cindy,

I am headed to California tomorrow! I should be packing ;)

The chintz collection is so pretty. I love that plate with the soft lilac color very much!

Thank you so much for hosting.
Have a wonderful weekend!

twelve-O-eight said...

Thank you for hosting yet another fabulous party! I appreciate all the work you put into this :)

Tanya

Lori@Color It Simple said...

Thanks for hosting Cindy! I am your newest follower from Color It Simple

Anonymous said...

I have not been to your site for awhile and cannot believe I missed the chance to win one of the French angels...they would have been a perfect 60th anniversary gift (anniversary is in Sept.)

I have some pieces of chinz and most were a gift from a friend that I had helped many years ago.
She died this past month. May God rest her soul.

My chinz includes teacups, saucers, a tiny teapot, cream and sugar. I also absolutley pink/red transferware as well.

I now have your site coming to me by email as I do so enjoy it and Romantic is in my heart and soul.

Joyfully,
~Sylvia Faye

trolley castors said...

What a wonderful collection. Good choice of color. It is really unique. If you continue to collect like that, your house become full of color.