Friday, December 24, 2010
I've Finally Dragged Out The Winter Collection. C'mon, Winter Just Started...Right? Status: Not Too Late.
So It's not up in the China Cabinet yet but will be soon. Maybe this weekend if I can find time.
I started this set of Salem North Star with a Craigslist purchase of 8 settings for
$75. I've since added bits and pieces acquired at thrift stores and flea markets. I
can now serve 12 people comfortably as long as nobody whines about their
saucer not having the pattern that their neighbor has (only 8 saucers with
And what a great pattern. I've wanted a set of this for a long time. I remember
seeing a few pieces of this at an estate sale many years ago and how pricey
(even at an estate sale!) it was. It just hollers "Modern Atomic" or ModTomic as I'd
like to put it!
Unfortunately...I found that Salem also offered this pattern in a PINK hue! And of
course, now I want that set too!