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Monday, November 18, 2013

The Patisserie Stand

One of my favorite things in my home is the Patisserie stand on my kitchen island. I love re-doing it for every season.  It gives me the chance to rotate some of my treasures and enjoy them  for a little while.  This week, I took the time to polish the silver and clean the crystal and set the stand up for the holidays. 
 
I get to re-live some memories as I place the objects on the stand.
 
 
The excitement of finding a complete set of crown embellished dinnerware.

 
Finding this "Friendship" glass at the Paris flea market.

 
Spotting this silver wine chalice in Cashiers, NC with my friend Jill.

 
Finding these crown embellished spoons on Victoria Island, Canada.

 
The vase was a gift from my friend, Marlene, in Tennessee.

 
The black swan salt cellar, a gift from Mariterese
and the pretty crystal glass, a gift from the Romancing the Home girls.

 These pretty mint julep spoons from the "Antiques in the Field" show here at home.


Old Paris Porcelain from my favorite haunt in Wisconsin.
 
 


 
a find on Ebay

This past weekend with Laurell at an antiques show.
 
To add a few finishing touches, a bit of Christmas sparkle. Just a bit for now- more after Thanksgiving!


 
 
It just makes me smile remembering all these times!

9 comments:

La Vie Quotidienne said...

So many lovely objects, so well displayed ~ the patisserie stand in wonderful, how I would love to have one.

Anonymous said...

Hi, it is sooo beautiful! You have an eye for details! May I ask where you got your stand? Thank you!
Zoe

Amber said...

That is the most amazing Pastry display ever! I LOVE it! I have a secret desire to open a small Pastry Cafe and if I did, it would have beautiful displays as yours.

Christy said...

My favorite piece of charm in your kitchen, too. It is always filled with such lovely things!

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

I am in love with the patisserie stand and your display is beautiful! New GFC follower.
xx,
Sherry

Emily said...

It makes me smile too! It is absolutely one of my favorite things you have featured from your lovely abode!

The enchanted home said...

SO magnificent, I had my eye on one in a local shop and then finally decided to do it and it was gone:( Now on the prowl yet again!

Katha said...

How special! So many pretty things! Enjoy!

-Lisa said...

Hello Susan,
I have just discovered your blog and can not stop coming back to it!!! Can you please tell me where you found your Patisserie stand. I have told my husband I would love one for Christmas and even I am having a tough time finding a good source.
Fondly-Lisa