Sunday, March 16, 2014


Green Art Deco vase
Garage sale

Green isn't normally my choice of color...

Green Depression glass pitcher
Thrift shop

...but since I last went on a treasure hunt...

Belleek, Ireland
50 cents
Good Will

...and it is St. Patrick's Day, after all...

Tiny Corningware platter
Thrift shop

...I thought I'd show you some of the green that I picked up.

The Old Curiosity Shop, USA
Two different patterns
Good Will

I thought this set of dishes would work well for Christmas.  I found 29 pieces, all plates, in different sizes.

Garden Trellis stoneware
4 salad plates for $3
Good Will

Swanky Swig glass
Thrift shop

Beautifully embossed plate
No markings
Good Will

Napkins and napkin rings from Pier One
I pay a little more but everything they have is so worth it.

Dishes shown with one of my everyday white sets.  They were a give-a-way when my daughter worked at Alpha Beta groceries about 35 years ago.

Green glasses are from Pier One also.
On sale, $3 each

As you can see, I was able to find a lot of green for very little green!

And... is a handful of green wishes for all of you on this St. Patrick's Day.


Old shamrock calling card
From my collection

Sharing the green today with:


  1. I love all the sweet green finds! The Belleek dish is so pretty with the shamrocks on it. I bunny glass is adorable. Your full place setting of mixed china is perfect for St. Patrick's Day and spring too! Have a great day and week!

  2. Judy I love this post!!! I also love the color green which I've adored long before I married an Irishman! The corning-ware pattern I grew up with and looked at that pattern for many a year! Your green Good Will plate with the building exterior we had before the corning-ware. My mother had gotten them from the A&P back in the early mid 1960's. I found one at a flea market years ago but haven't seen anymore since. The bunny glass is adorable and I love the Belleek with the pretty and what a steal!
    Happy St. Patrick's Day Judy!!!
    XO Barbara

  3. What a pretty table setting, you make me want to start collecting some green dishes. This is a lovely way to celebrate St Patrick's Day.

  4. What a wonderful collection you have! I love the shamrocks in the ceramic hand you styled, that's just terrific. Take care - Dawn @ We Call It
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  5. I love green. I don't know why I am always drawn to it...usually with pink though. Yours look so pretty. What a lucky find that green depression pitcher is...Happy St. Patrick's Day!

    Amy Jo

  6. I love all of your green finds. My favorite is the embossed plate - just beautiful.

    I was not familiar with Belleek before this past week when I saw three different posts featuring the sweet pieces.

  7. Lots of lovely finds Judy put together with your lovely style. Happy St Patricks day to you !!

  8. Wow - some really super bargains there - and all are lovely. I adore green - that pitcher is a gem for sure - and the little juice glass - love the dishes you will use for christmas - so pretty!!!

  9. Lovely finds Judy. I especially like your Art Deco vase, the glass pitcher and the cute animal design 'swig' glass.

  10. Dear Judy,
    You have a good eye, for seeing and finding such cheap and lovely glassware ,plates and other nice things.
    We dont have shops like that here. I think I would go crazy. I would have to buy more cupboards to put them in.
    lovely post.
    Happy days val xxx

  11. Did GW know that you were coming? lol Everything is just wonderful, love the art deco vase and all the dishes, Pier One is fantastic just wish ours was closer.

  12. You did good! Love your dishes and the hand is so sweet full of green! Thanks so much for sharing at Amaze Me Monday...

  13. You did, indeed, find some treasures. Of all, I love the green pitcher. LOVE IT.....:)
    hugs, bj


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