Wednesday, June 21, 2006
Dishes and More Dishes !
My dear friend "Farm Girl" asked me where I keep all my dishes etc. A very good question indeed. So I thought I would share.The main holder of China is my Welsh Cupboard, it holds a lot of china and has two drawers, one I use for flatware and the other holds my many cloth napkins.
Some of my tea things stay on my tea cart all the time and then I have two shelves for tea cups. Now I have told myself not to collect more tea cups than these two shelves can hold but if something wonderful came on eBay or something, I may just break that rule.
My everyday dishes, three sets, yes, that is excessive I know, but I adore dishes and you need different kinds of dishes for different types of food and atmosphere right ??? well anyway they are stored in the kitchen cabinets, along with my glasses and stemware.
Linens all stay in the one and only linen closet in this old house, which is really the boys old bedroom closet.
When that gets full, I guess there will be no "new" linens added until I have the heart to move something along to make place for something new.
Its fun trying to be creative and put things together to make it look right for the moment.
That's half the fun of setting any table.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...