Friday, February 5, 2010

Silver Sunday #6

I am a little sad here. Our first round of Silver Sunday is drawing to a close. Probably a good thing in a I am out of silver polish and will have to get more before our next meeting. I want to thank Beth at Gypsy Fish for such a fun meme. And the funnest thing I believe for me is that so many of the ladies visited and left comments. We all found out just how much we love that shiney...or maybe tarnished silver!!

My hubby bought this for me last fall at CB. The handle and the knife are silver. Too cute to use I I leave it in the plate stand on the counter!

These are my sweet Valentine envelopes that Sherry and I made on our craft day...they look so pretty in my big Silver tray. This is another wedding gift....that was stashed away!

I use this little sugar and creamer all the time. It is from Pottery Barn and I just thought it was so cute a few Christmas' ago, that I treated myself! I love how it stacks.

I KNOW I saw so many of these cake servers on the blogs...and I knew I had one and ta da...I finally found it! But it doesn't say Merry Christmas.

I got these 2 sweet spoons at an estate sale for 50 cents each. I was hoping that one would work in that Mustard jar...but nope, too big!

This was the BEST find of the estate sale. This precious baby spoon and fork. Candy found it and I was so excited because it is either the pattern or very close to the pattern of my Grandma's everyday silverware. These are treasures!

Honestly, I do have a few more things that I could show, but I will save them for our next party! Until then...happy Silver Hunting!!


Blondie's Journal said...

Again you were able to pull out some silver pieces after thinking you didn't have much to share!! You could fill up an entire china cabinet!! I really love everything, Ceekay. The sugar and creamer from Pottery Barn is so neat how it stacks...great for a buffet. And the baby spoon and fork tugged at my heart!!

Wonderful pieces, my lady friend! :-)


Pat said...

Hi beautiful lady!
I've missed you since my computer's been out ~ so glad to be back. Your silver is lovely. I think it's great to ponder on the history of pieces that you find in estate sales or otherwise. Thanks for sharing!


Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Girl for someone who had NO silver you have held your own this past 6 weeks with your you have ha ha!! Now I ♥ that baby spoon and fork...I just started a collection last year of those for my Granddaughter as she loves all baby things...Hope you have a GREAT weekend my friend...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Jeanette said...

Lovely items, your husband did good at crate and barrel.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Ceekay, you have so much more than you thought until you started looking. I love all of your wonderful pieces. Just great. Hugs, Marty

Julie Harward said...

I have enjoyed your silver party very much, in fact it has inspired me to get mine out and get it cleaned up and use it! Love the Valentine envelopes! come say hi :D

sissie said...

Hi Ceekay,
I think your silver sunday post looks fantastic. I love all your silver and I like the Valentine envelopes that you and Sherry made.
I wish I could have been there with you two. I just know you both are loads of fun.


The Quintessential Magpie said...

Ceekay, you have some really wonderful pieces there. I love all of them and how your sugar and creamer stack! Love your little sacks, too. Very cute!

Sending you warm hugs and wishes for a bright, silverly day...


Sheila :-)

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

Hi Ceekay, You have such lovely and sweet silver items! The baby spoon and fork had been a great find! Your Valentine envelopes are very pretty, also!
Have a wonderful weekend!

Linda said...

Ilove silver too and all these pieces are so pretty. Love the piece from your hubby and your wedding tray....sweet Valentine craft project too...hugs, Lidna

julie said...

Love the stacking sugar and creamer. Your photos are lovely...julie

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Such beautiful serving pieces. I especially liked the heirloom fork and spoon. There is something very romantic about them.

Mimi said...

It's over and I thought about joining!!!!
I really didn't have much, just a few spoons, a tray and some silver jewelry from ----Tiffany's, a treat when I was in New York City!!!!!
But I hate it cause it tarnishes so bad, I would rather have the fake stuff!!!!!haha
love the val. bags!!!!!

Debra@Common Ground said...

Hi Ceekay, great silver goodies! Your baby set is just so sweet and I love the cheese set with the apple motif. Really cute. I'm with you, I need more silver polish!

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Hi CeeKay Sweetie...
Oh my goodness everything looks so beautiful. You have tons of silver. It is everywhere I looked. I love this little baby spoon and fork, they were just the best.

Your tray you got for your wedding is so beautiful, and our love letters look so pretty on them. I have mine laying on the hall table inside the front door. I love looking at them, and smile and think of the fun we had that day.

We will have to do another one soon. I so enjoyed myself. I will give you a call this week and maybe the end of this month or the first of March we will do another.

I pray you are feeling okay sweetie. I think of you and pray for you each day. I pray for good health and happiness. God Bless you my sweet friend.

Country hugs and so much love...Sherry

Kathy said...

You always have the most unique things to share! I love everything in your post, but you know I adore that baby set. You really did find some great buys with the pieces you bought.

Wonderful Silver Sunday post!
xoxo...Kathy@Mimi's Garden

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

did you hear??? Silver Sunday's will continue. :) yeah! So you are teasing me with your 70 degree weather...huh? :) I don't mind the snow at all. It is so beautiful with so much of it clinging to the evergreens. (just don't want to lose power...heaven forbid). Love all your silver. Those last pieces look just like my silver pattern. xo

Helen said...

Love your silver ... and I will be back for repeat visits! Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Brynwood Needleworks said...

Hi Ceekay!
Love your silver pieces...and your valentine envelopes. Stop over to enter my giveaways!
Happy Silver Sunday.

tales from an oc cottage said...

Oh my gosh! Those envelopes you made are sooooooo cute!

m ^..^

Mimi said...

CeeKay, that is the cutest spoon and fork. How cool is that stacked sugar and creamer.

Diann said...

Hi Ceekay!

All your silver is so pretty! Love that stacked sugar and creamer!

Marsha (Sassy Mini Dolls) said...

You have some wonderful silver pieces! Love the baby spoon and fork, so sweet! And I too like how the sugar and creamer stack!

Now when I go antiquing I have a good idea of what to look for!!

Thank you for stopping by!


alice said...

You are the find-n-est girl! Wonderful post. Anything that reminds us of our Grandmothers' are just the best.
I love your Valentine goodies.
smiles, alice

Myrna said...

Oh! Your silver is so lovely and those envelopes are just darling!
Thanks for your sweet comments..copy away! They say that imitation is the highest form of flattery!! ;-)


Whoa Girl! You just bowled me over with this stash of silver! I don't think I have much either, but I'll bet I would be just as surprised as you were if I started searching for silver in my house! I LOVE the baby spoon and fork...such a sweet pattern. The PB creamer and sugar is so sweet, too, and PRACTICAL!

How I love the envelops you and Sherry made! It's so super that you two can get together for "craft day". Wish I didn't live so far away, cuz I'd just have to crash your craft party! :)

Hope all is well with you, Ceekay! L, Dana

Heather said...

love the CB cheese board and spreader. and the valentine envelopes are so cute!

Tallulah Antiques Closet said...

I like the vintage silver it always seems to have a great glow about it, and your bentley is soo cute. thanks for visting my blog Julian

Sue said...

You have beautiful silver....Some how I have managed to be married for 40 years and I don't own one piece of silver anything....not a spoon...or a fork...not a thing...isn't that a bit sad....

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Ceekay, I am in LOVE with that baby fork and spoon! I have a teensy collection of baby cups and baby shoes myself!! Your large tray is really beautiful, too, as are all your other pieces. The cutting board is waaaay cute!

Big TX Hugs,
Angelic Accents

Gypsy Fish said...

Just dazzling! Love the cake server...Thanks for playing along...tune in next week for the first Second Silver Sunday and the announcement of the SS giveaway....see you next week!
{{gypsy hugs}}

Scooterblu's Whimsy~Rhonda said...

Hi Ceekay! Love all of your silver pieces, especially the first apple shaped piece! I've run out of silver for this week, but still wanted to see what was posted. :)

Love your "Blog Book" below! That is such a neat idea! I've wondered if there was anyway to run it off and preserve it "hard copy."

Praying for you this week as you go through your CT Scan! Big hugs sent your way! ~Rhonda :)


Love the silver tray and the cake silver. GORGEOUS! Hope all is well for you.

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Wow! What wonderful pieces of silver you have. I'm especially fond of the children's set. What a treasure. As Janie said, "it tugged at my heart!!" hugs ~lynne~

The French Bear said...

Great silver pieces, love that stacking cream and sugar. How cute, I have enjoyed seeing all the beautiful silver everyone has, wow, what collectors we all are!!!
Margaret B

Cheryl~ZanyMayd said...

Aren't you happy that S.S. will at least be around monthly, gives us all time to find More Silver.... I Love your Silver Tray, your Valentine Creations are so Cute too.... Have a Great Week

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I have a few of those same spoons. Now I know why we adore each other! :)

Love the bags you and Sherry made. Well done.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

Great pieces! I love that beautiful cake server and the adorable baby fork and spoon were a wonderful find! Your Valentine envelopes are darling too.

Kathleen said...

How cute is that bread board, and I love your big tray.
My heart went pitter patter on the last one though..I have some that were my mom's..
Can you stop in and tell me the pattern? And also I am asking everyone to vote on their favorite silver polish..I am going to tally it up!

The Lazy Peacock said...

beautiful pieces! love the cake server and the baby fork & spoon. i also really love those valentine envelopes - i hope you do a post on how you made them!!!

Vintage Christine said...

Don't you just love everything silver? I prefer it polished but when you start collecting and amassing, tarnished doesn't sound so bad. I LOVE that cake server!

Theresa @ 612Riverside said...

Ceekay~ Your envelopes are sweet, and so are the baby silverware. Happy Sunday! Theresa

junkdreams said...

Hi Ceekay..
Aren't you happy to hear that SS will continue once every month! Love your silvers this week and love those sweet little Valentine envelopes you created.
Happy SS!

Julie@beingRUBY said...

Hi Ceekay
That sugar and creamer combo is so cute!! and your silver tray holding your clever crafting goodies is lovely too... but it's the baby spoon and fork that is just so precious.. have a great week.. xx Julie

Sonia said...

Hi Ceekay,

Well one of the nicest things that happened during Silver Sunday is that I met you and your wonderful blog! I've enjoyed all you silver and wanted to thank you for all the sweet posts you leave for me!

I love meeting new are a treasure!

Miss Bloomers

Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

Oh, it was fun. I ran out of silver things, but will try to get more before she does another one. I do have a silver cake server though, I forgot about that. I use it all the time. It's been nice to meet so many wonderful ladies through this too.

Sarah said...

Thanks for sharing more silver. That bread board is too cute to use. What a clever idea to have it out on a stand. Happy Silver Sunday!

Gracie Jewellery said...

love all the silver, especially the spoons.

Lyneen said...

Beautiful pieces... especially the sugar and creamer. Thanks for stopping by and checking out the silver at my place... Happy Silver Sunday!

A Hint of Home said...

I love your little creamer and sugar set.
I didn't know you made valentine envelopes. How did you make them?
All your silver is so pretty.

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Ceekay, Every time you say you've found some more silver pieces, you come up with some great stuff! I don't think I'd want to use that pretty cutting board either. Those little envelopes y'all made are so sweet. Love your pretty children's fork and spoon. Have a great week. laurie

Sharlotte said...

Hi Ceekay,
I love the sugar and creamer...they are precious! The baby spoon and fork are adorable...can't you just imagine the family that used them? Thanks so much for sharing.

Dee@FrenchBleuVintage said...

HI Ceekay~ I thought you didn't have much silver??? Honey, No wonder you ran out of polish. Just gorgeous~ especially the baby utensil set. Love it. Estate sales are such a great spot to find extra silverware~I am always adding to my very unpolished stash. Have a great week~Dee

Shelia said...

Hi Ceekay! Oh, I have so loved seeing your pretty silver and man, you've got a lot of it! Love the little wood board and little knife! Your tray is gorgeous! I guess it would be neat for you to put it all out and let us see all your silvers together! :)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Melanie said...

Oh sweet friend,
I have been thinking of you and prayed for you just this morning.

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

You have so many pretty silver pieces! I've enjoyed seeing them!


EnchantedBella said...

So much wonderful silver you have a great collection.


Liz said...

Your little valentine envelopes are darling. I bet you and Sherry had a great time! Love that little cheese tray that hubby bought you! :)


Melissa Miller said...

~WOW! Ceekay I just adore your cutting board. It is truly a beautiful piece. All of your silver is just gorgeous and detailed.

Thanks for coming by sweet friend! It's always nice to hear from you.

~Blessings, ~Melissa :)

Rebecca said...

Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have a lovely Birthday! Many many blessings on your birthday!
Love all your silver. especially the flatware, my mother had that pattern when I was growing up.

Shelia said...

Hi Ceekay! Oh, I'm so glad you popped in! I'm a two lumps kind of gal too! :)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Hi Ceekay,
You have so many nice pieces of silver, so fun to see them all! And yes, hubby is shoveling as I write this, you smarty pants! Hope to see you in two weeks, I haven't heard back from Karen yet. Hugs, Cindy

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