Absolutely NON-NEGOTIABLE is a display cabinet in our house.
Here are some inspirational pictures.
Windsor Smith for Veranda Mag.
A life’s Design
Even if it is just in the way of 2 glass cabinets in the kitchen like this:
A Life’s Design
^^ This kitchen drives me mental it is so beautiful in every way imaginable.
Or even just open shelving.
Things I want to put into my cabinet/shelving
White ceramics, Silver ware and Crystal!!!!
(Similar to this bowl)
I like classic brands, contemporary, artisan, handmade . . . as long as it is white, ceramic and I have positive connection. I want it in my collection, old or new.
Donna Hay for Royal Doulton Colander.
This was also love and first sight. I love a bit of whimsy. The 3 feet and the love heart shaped cut outs.
I love Wedgwood Intaglio collection. All items are truly versatile, should work with all styles, great for gifts, not too expensive. (Unfortunately now made in Indonesia and not England, but I guess it would be short sighted not to accept this, as it is happening with nearly everything.) Early this year, I gifted my friend this trinket bowl with lid that was for a housewarming-come-wedding.
And for a wedding just passed I gifted this bowl as the couple had not lived together before their wedding and thought it was a fail safe bowl. I would like to get one for myself. My husband and I have a couple of salad bowls, but they are all on the small side and we love munching down salads, like last night, we just had a smoke salmon salad for dinner and that was it, so it needed to be pretty substantial in size to fill us up, This looks like a great size. This bowl could be used for many things, a fruit bowl, salad bowl, bread bowl. Could make it work in any meal setting.
I also love this vase! Don’t normally go for vases that you can’t see through.
So petit and perfect.
I also love that you can just keep adding pieces from this range to your collection. And hopefully you have some lovely people in your life that have eagle eyes and take note and buy you a few pieces too! LOL HINT HINT.
So if you are stuck for a gift and the occasion calls for it. I really recommend heading to a big Myer or David Jones and buying something from this range.
I already have a few vintage silver wear pieces! Do we all remember my beloved trays. . Is that no I hear you say, well here is a refresher:
Small Silver tray
Large silver tray with 2 tea pots.
I am on the hunt for a beautiful vintage silver letter opener. The bane of my existence is opening mail. I am always in a haste and I tear it all up. I would actually use this.
Now I just need to start off my crystal collection.
I NEED THIS VASE.
It is by Villeroy and Boch and from their Jewellery Collection…. ohh yes, that is sooo up my alley.
Comes in quite a few different sizes. And really sparkles.
I also wonder quite often if the trio of crystal decanters is still for sale in the shop in Bowral, I can’t get them out of my head. They were just so whimsical and precious. They were love at first sight. Hmmmph.
So there you have it. A few pieces I own, a few pieces I want. I need to love it for it to be in my collection, but I am only young and I have the rest of my life to add to it!