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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Red and White can KNOCK YOUR SOX OFF

OOPS...I let OCTOBER almost get by me before I could do my monthly
fun post.
 Ever since I've posted my RED AND WHITE POLKA DOT dishes,
I've had a lot of emails asking where I got them.
 I THINK I got this little cutie bowl at WALMART a few years back...

 The site I ordered these plates from no longer offers them.....??

The RED is very versatile.....and now that we KNOW it's OK to combine designs and colors...I've had a lot of fun with my red and white polka dots.
Not only is it OK now to use dots and checks together...
When I was a young thing..we didn't put checks and stripes together...nor red and pink...nor black and brown...
What WERE we thinking ...
Yep...the company I ordered my dishes from aren't carrying them any longer...
...take a look at THESE.

Now that I am looking at the above plates, I'm not SURE they come from this company....
I'll check that, tho.
SOOO, if you have some serious RED AND WHITE POLKA DOT (or plaids) LUV..
These are all at 
and very reasonably priced, I think.

Yep....RED AND  WHITE pretty much just
how 'bout you ?
Joining with


Marydon said...

I love your reds but mine has to be pink, BJ! Love your designs & combos ...& your wonderful presentation.

Have a beautiful weekend ~


BJ you look great in your new pic, I almost didn't recognized you without your grand next to you! I love red and white dishes and specially in dots! Beautiful displays of them too.
Have a lovely weekend. FABBY

Kathleen Grace said...

You know how I love red and white! Those dishes are so adorable! Now I have to go look:>)

Bunny Jean said...

Yes! I LOVE red and white... and polka dots TOO! Love those dishes :)

I just posted about red and white in MY kitchen. Come see APPLES AND OLD LACE!

xoxo Bunny Jean
Wednesday's Bunny Hop Party!

Kelly said...

I love red and white dishes too. I have a red and white striped bowl that I bought on ebay last year that I really love. It's so cottagey. It's classic. Those dishes would be cute used at Christmas time.

NanaDiana said...

Those are just darling dishes, Bj! You're right- we were classic all the way, weren't we? No mixing patterns in those days...only if you were too poor to afford a "matched set". I'm glad things have changed! xo Diana

Susan said...

There is nothing that makes my heart go pitter patter than red and white in a kitchen!

Debbie said...

By golly BJ, if I were wearing socks, they would be knocked off too. I guess I'll have to say that those red dishes are so cute they peeled my polish.

Madeline's Album said...

Your dishes are very cute. How well I remember that you did not wear red and pink or brown and black. Your photos are great. Enjoyed this post. Have a blessed evening. Madeline

Saun said...

Your dishes are very pretty ... I really love your socks pic, (pencils) too cute!

Vee said...

It's fun to see what you'll have on the table next either with food or dishes. I have been looking for some cute black and white and red and white ones myself, but they'll have to be cheap. Say, I was thrilled today when Nate Berkus said that picture frames no longer have to match. I've pretty much had that philosphy all along, but am glad to be considered "intentional."

Honey at 2805 said...

Checks, polka dots, stripes, plaids: if they are red and white they work for me! Great mix.

I noticed what you said about vintage being over 7 years. Wow, most everything I own is vintage. And I thought most of it was just old and out of date.

Thank you for participating in Potpourri Friday. Many thanks!

Gina said...

Oh yes! Give me red & white gingham, polka dots or plaids & I am in love. Your plates are wonderful!

Shelia said...

Hi BJness! Are those beignets? Boy I love those! :)
Your reds are always just so charming and you sure do know how to display them. Those are cute plaid dishes you're showing us! You need them! :)
Thanks for popping in to see me.
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Carla said...

Too Cute. I love all the variations

Neabear said...

Love all the red and white stuff! So pretty!


Pondside said...

I love red and white, and have a dash of red in every room in the house. Sometimes you have to search for it, but it's there!

Rettabug said...

Oh Honey, you know we both have that red polka-dot obsession! These are just wonderful!

Thanks for telling up about them AND thanks, too, for telling us about that Grandpa's cinnamon bread from Wal-mart. I FINALLY found it yesterday & had it this morning, toasted with just a titch of real butter. Yummo!!

I may try to make French toast with it for DH.


Rettabug said...

forgot I wanted to ask you if you have seen the Lake Forest Kitchen Lady's shop?

LOTS of darling, 40's & 50's vintage red & white stuff...shelf paper, tablecloths, cupcake liners. She is right up your alley!

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

What awesome dishes is right! I love red and white together and polka dots and plaids! So sassy and girly and fun!
BJ, I would love to have these too for my dish closet!
Thanks for showing us these great dishes and combo!

The French Hutch said...

bj, I do love those red and white with polka dots. They do look so cute mixed with the plaid. I have sold red and a madras check I use. I break all the old school rules today, who made those rules?
Have a great weekend.

The French Hutch

Rita said...

Only you can make reds and whites so Attractive; I want them all.

Designs By Pinky said...

OH dear, now I am gonna go over there and SHOP!!! What have you done????:):) These are FABULOUS and I want some! XO, Pinky

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

I've always loved red...I wear it when I can find it, and of course I also love black and white. I can remember my grandmother having lots of polka dot things (mostly housedresses). For the longest time, I didn't like polka dots, they seemed way too old-fashioned for me. Now, I can't get enough of them! Funny how we change over time (in lots of ways)!

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

I have my red baking dish with the white polka dots...but that's it.
How cute those dishes are. So far I have not run into any polka dot dishes so this is so nice of you to send us links where we might find them.

Holly Lefevre said...

Love the red and white and th epolka dots - it can hint at vintage and yet also go more modern. I need more polka dots in my life...and red!

Sherry said...

Oh, I love it too! Yours is wonderful! I plan to do some red and white Christmas Nordic style. Thank you for linking up with Home Sweet Home!

Sherry said...

Oh, I love it too! Yours is wonderful! I plan to do some red and white Christmas Nordic style. Thank you for linking up with Home Sweet Home!