Cherry Thieves is a vintage Johnson Brothers china pattern from the late 1960s. It features birds and cherries, on stylized tree branches.
A reader, Priya, wrote to me about this pattern, and I’ve been looking into it ever since. I’ve never found this pattern, though I have had a similar one from the Johnson Brothers’ Old Granite line.
Here’s the question: what can one do to pull together a charming table setting, without more dinnerware in the same pattern?
Start With The Goal In Mind
Take your color and shape cues from the Cherry Thieves pattern, and decide how eclectic . . . → Read More: Complementing Vintage Dinnerware – Cherry Thieves
Get out the cookie jar, and make some easy, no-bake peanut butter bars for quick snacks.
Not that they’ll last long.
If you’re of a certain age, you’ll remember Rice Krispie Bars made with marshmallows, or the version with chocolate tops.
This one is something of a hybrid, to my mind. It has peanut butter to give it some extra goodness.
Just make up the “sauce”, stir into the cereal, and top with some melted chocolate.
No Bake Peanut Butter Bars (Also called Sweet Marie Bars)
1 cup light brown . . . → Read More: No Bake Peanut Butter Bars | Sweet Vintage Treat
Pink dinnerware and glassware are in style for 2011 table settings.
The color specialists at Pantone have chosen Honeysuckle Pink as Color of the Year for 2011, as part of provide their color consulting to industry.
Vibrant pink: this is another color that has cycled in and out of fashion. This color designation is born from, and will influence design and fashion in all kinds of products.
When it comes to dinnerware, china and table setting fashion, go ahead and head for pink! Whether you’re looking for a feminine pink table setting, a charming cottage version, or a modern and . . . → Read More: Think Pink for a Stylish Table Setting