Jobson & Nell

I know, you are already thinking, what did she switch gears for? I thought this week’s posts were about animals……well, maybe this one is too! These are gorgeous unmarked Staffordshire figurines. You can find the children’s book about Jobson & Nell below: THEENTERTAINING HISTORYOF JOBSON & NELL. ILLUSTRATED WITH HUMOROUS ENGRAVINGS. Near the sign ofContinue reading “Jobson & Nell”

I love Cows!

I spend a good bit of time looking through my willow pattern reference books and I often find the items I find myself gazing at are always the willow pattern animals or figurines. They are kind of like toby jugs, the ultimate willow pattern find. I have two different sets of willow cows with theContinue reading “I love Cows!”

Here Kitty, Kitty

I have decided this upcoming week will be dedicated to nothing but animals. I can tell you, I simply love cats and love them even more with the willow pattern! I have 3 cats of my own. Thankfully only one of them can meow. Tigger is a big orange cat that we have had sinceContinue reading “Here Kitty, Kitty”

How is it Made?

My favorite willow pattern pieces are not always blue, but for the most part they are typically English. I love older English pieces. I simply love to research where they came from, and how each piece may have been made. I have to admit, a trip to England is on my bucket list! Someone letContinue reading “How is it Made?”

Willow Pattern in Silver!

I have to say, I love the willow pattern in about any color, but this is about one of my favorite sets. I look at the silver engraving work and the little Asian man adorning the lids on these pieces. This is one of the easiest sets to add to absolutely any color place setting.Continue reading “Willow Pattern in Silver!”

Cheese Domes – Who eats that much cheese?

I have to say, while I love cheese, this my friends looks like a ton of cheese. I had to say I was so excited when the first cheese dome arrived at the house. It is the one on the right. It is not marked but I knew it was from England just based onContinue reading “Cheese Domes – Who eats that much cheese?”

Blue Willow Addiction!

I have to start off by telling you how I got to where I am in my Willow Pattern Collecting I received my first piece of willow (showcased on my home page) after my husband and I got married. I was 20 and he was 19! Needless to say, we were entirely too young toContinue reading “Blue Willow Addiction!”