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Re-imagined Dish Displays


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I love my white dish pieces–all shades of white. None of them are heirlooms or are displayed because they are worth any money. I display them for the simplicity of the white color mixed with the wood tones around. I’ve picked different pieces up at yard sales and thrift stores, none of them are new.

My displays pieces aren’t new either.

I have my everyday plates and bowls displayed on a re-purposed plant stand–voila plate rack.

White dishes of different styles are displayed on an old re-purposed hardware-store shelving piece–voila open kitchen shelving.

My soup cups are hung from an old re-purposed garden rake–voila cup hanger.

And another way to display my lovely white dishes in the kitchen–specifically a white glazed platter?

A wipe board! Hanging on the front of my cabinet, I can keep track of those pesky groceries that need bought and those to-dos that absolutely must be done.

Hung with a thick twine…

… and a vintage cookie cutter covering the nail…

…it makes the perfect reminder board. The glaze gives the platter a wipe-able surface using a dry-erase marker.

Look around, get creative, display the dishes you love!

Cindy blogs at Chippewa Creek ~ Our Life Simplified.

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Posted by on March 18, 2011 | Permalink  

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  1. 3-18

    Just beautiful! Very creative use of the whites. My white dishes are the workhorse of my tablescapes! Stop by my blog sometime to see,

  2. 3-18

    What an absolutely marvelous idea.

  3. 3-18

    OMGosh! Those are some of the cutest ideas I’ve seen in a LOOOOONNNNGGG time. Thanks!

  4. 3-18

    I love that!!! Especially the rake for cups!

  5. 3-18

    I love it!!

  6. 3-18

    I love your soup bowl holder…I might steal that from you..but won’t tell you if I do ūüėČ

  7. 3-18

    Your whiteboard idea is one of the best I’ve seen in along time! Off to peruse my platter collection in search ofa good candidate…

  8. 3-18

    The garden rake also makes a great rolling pin holder too!

  9. 3-18

    Very nice displays. The wipe board is a real winner.

  10. 3-18

    Love Love Love the rake and wipe board, and the cookie cutter is ingenious. You are one smart gal!

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