Metlox Zinnias Brighten the Day

When I found this tiered plate stand at a local thrift recently, I knew I would put it to good use. The sweet little cups from the Metlox Sculptured Zinnia PoppyTrail dishes set (here) were calling to me to be featured in a vignette. The two combined and this is the result.

This pattern is so cheerful. Even when it has rained for days and the sun is nowhere to be found, these bright little cups can lighten the mood. One glance at them and you just have

to smile. The yellows and greens of the zinnias are soft, subtle and yet pop on the cream background. I added two spooners I purchased from what was formerly Southern Living at Home and a yard sale greenery piece to round it out. I thought you might enjoy a glimpse at the heart- warming oil painting hanging above this vignette. “Man with Pig” was painted by my very talented husband. It’s one of my favorite things. I love the farmer’s expression.

I’ve enjoyed sharing with you this vignette of some of my favorite things.

I hope to join the following parties:

A Stroll Thru Life’s Tabletop Tuesday and Bargain Hunting With Laurie’s Favorite Things Saturday.



About tammylovesdishes

I love searching for dishes for tablescaping. That leads me to yard sales and thrift shops and fun, fun, fun.
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7 Responses to Metlox Zinnias Brighten the Day

  1. Trish says:

    I love dishes too!!!!!! Thanks for your comment, your blog is GREAT! Zinnias are super pretty on your teacups. HAve a super great week. Trisha

  2. This pattern is stunning and I love the display on the cabinet. Placing the cups on the tiered server is so pretty and the plant and flatware is the perfect touch. I absolutely love that pig painting. What a treasure. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  3. Jo says:

    Love the “cheer”, such sweet zinnias!
    Thanks for brightening my day.
    ~and visiting/comment~

  4. LdyDy says:

    Those are the cutest teacups. Love the yellow zinnias. They look so nice in the vignette you have created. Thank you for stopping by! Hugs!

  5. laurie says:

    What wonderful summertime dishes, and they look beautiful displayed on the stand. Your husband IS very talented. Love his “Man with a Pig” painting. Thank you so much for sharing this for Favorite Things Sat. laurie

  6. Love these cups. I have several dishes from different patterns of Metlox china. I must say they are some of my favorites. I am enjoying going back and reading your previous posts! Great blog! ~~Linda

  7. Marantha says:

    love the salvation army finds!

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