So snowfall forecasts here are greeted with great anticipation. Two to four inches were promised! Instead we got a 1-inch coating of ice. We were not amused.
To counter my disappointment, I decided to design a table covered with snow. If I design it, it will come.....
My sister gave me these cute hand-painted plates and mugs one year when I was pining for snow. There's also a platter with a similar design that I'm not using today.
They're perfect for sharing dessert with friends after a movie or shopping trip.
Some hot chocolate or flavored coffee will fill up these mugs.
The photo above shows that the snowman is figural, not simply painted on. A view of one of the plates provides a better perspective. The dishes were handpainted, but there is no identifying backstamp.
The vintage cake plate is one that matches glassware my mother received as a wedding gift. The etching reminds me of the designs that ice crystals trace on windows.
Crystal holders encircle white-as-snow napkins.
The icy landscape continues on the buffet where snowflakes and snowballs lie at the foot of silver trees.
Placemats | Crate & Barrel
Flatware | Oneida 'Julliard'
Cake plate | New Martinsville 'Prelude' (1930's-1950's)
Sherbet glass | Cambridge 'Caprice' (1940's-1957)
Napkin holders | Gorham 'King Edward'
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