Friday, August 27, 2010


I so love when serendipity pops in for a visit.  A couple weeks ago, I popped into the Burlington Antiques and Art Emporium.  Just passing by, I had an etsy customer interested in some items that I had at the Mall, no time to shop, just grab and run.  Another vendor was just arriving with her new inventory and price tickets in hand.  I inquired about the beautiful hand painted tray, the colors are amazing.  She told me it was $19.00, I was sold, but then she decided the $17.00 was enough.  It feels a little like stealing.

Back at home, I had a bid on the 6 enamel ware cups, vintage Mackenzie-Childs.  I won the auction!  The sad thing/embarrassing thing is, I never made the connection that these would go together.

At least not until the cups arrived in the mail.  I was so excited when I realized that the cups were such an amazing match for the tray.  The next day, I glanced at the shelf housing my collection of chintz dishes and other vintage Mackenzie-Childs, and realized that I had the sugar and creamer that were also a perfect match! 

Now, while I am thrilled with how this set created itself, I am perplexed.  Did it take me so long to make the connection because I have too much STUFF, (can't be that), or do I just chalk it off to another senior moment?

I'll enJOY my moment,
You enJOY Your Blessings,

Please scroll down for today's Birthday Bash post.


Leann said...

Perfect - love the aqua! I collect black tole trays, but the brightness of this tray!


Sherry said...

I love the tray and the combination of everything is amazing. Oh no, having too much stuff cannot be the problem.

My Blessed Serendipity Life said...

You are right what a match! I love these trays too.


BLISS angels said...

I love when that happens, luck, chance what ever... like finding your blog..have a happy day Hugs Wendy

kandeland said...

have a great weekend Kimberly! xo

Jennifer ~ Mi Vida Loca said...

I absolutely love the colors! What a gorgeous tray!

Something Special said...

What a beautiful display, you are lucky to own it.

Lynn Stevens said...

oh my gosh they match perfectly! What a find all just made for each other!

Christine said...

Don't you love it when things work out like that. The set is beautiful!!!


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