The World of Peter Rabbit

Do you love the Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit? I think he is the cutest little bunny and her illustrations are just so wonderful. As a child, I had a paperback version of a Beatrix Potter book which was well-read.

When I saw this sweet dish set on the thrift shelf, I instantly knew it was something that I would purchase.

Each piece (except the cup) came with a plate hanger already attached. This set would make a charming display in a child’s room. I wonder if that’s what it was used for before it made its way to the thrift shelf?

I think my favorite of these Wedgwood pieces is the alphabet plate which features Peter in various poses around the edge and Mrs. Rabbit and her bunnies in the center.

On the mug, Mrs. Rabbit is preparing the girls for an outing while Peter, such a boy bunny, pays no attention to Mrs. Rabbit’s instructions.

On the bowl, we see Mrs. Rabbit on her way to the baker’s for a loaf of brown bread.

And on the small plate, Peter is tucked into bed as he is not feeling well. A little camomile tea will set him right.

I paid less than $7 for this whole set. I think that was a deal!

I have been restricting my thrifting of late for various reasons. I am living vicariously through so many of your blog posts. I thank you for sharing your treasures so that I can continue to “thrift” via your experiences.

For more fun, visit these parties:

Flea Market Finds at Her Library Adventures, Apron Thrift Girl’s Thrift Share Monday, Knick of Time’s Knick of Time Tuesday, Nifty Thrifty Tuesdays at Coastal Charm, Thrifty Thursday at Tales from Bloggeritaville, Thrifty Things Friday at The Thrifty Groove, and The Penny Worthy Project at Hey, What’s for Dinner Mom?



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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11 Responses to The World of Peter Rabbit

  1. Okay, so I am here way early (I see you are linking up to my TTF party later this week). But, I just had to stop by now and say I LOVE these dishes! I have a lot of the B.P. books for the princess and have been looking for other B.P. things to add. They are so adorable! Thank you in advance for joining TTF. I hope you are having a wonderful weekend!

  2. Love these Peter Rabbit items. So cute! I am thrifting less lately also but still enjoying the visits to see others fun stuff! Hugs, Linda

  3. Paulette says:

    I can certainly understand why you bought those darling plates and cup, and I do love Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit. A lovely treasure.❤

  4. Betsy says:

    How could these end up in the thrift shop? They are just too cute and needed you to come along and rescue them. So sweet!

  5. Leah says:

    I too believe that Peter Rabbit is the cutest, I love your finds!

  6. That’s a great deal on the Peter Rabbit dishes! I love Beatrix Potter and all of her illustrations, I they are all quite beautiful.

  7. What a lovely set you have! And such a great deal on it. Fantastic! Found you via the Penny Worthy Project, come say hi sometime.

  8. Pinky says:

    What a sweet set of dishes and at a BARGAIN too! When my son was a baby someone gave him just a bowl like this. That is all I had and now have no idea where it is:( Sadly. Love that alphabet plate. XO, Pinky

  9. joyh82 says:

    Love that, what a cute find. Lucky you!

  10. I love Beatrix Potter’s illustrations as well. Those are really cute finds. I’m trying to be more selective with my thrifting as well but I don’t think I could resist those plates and mug either.

  11. Laurie says:

    What a find! Yes, I think you got a fabulous deal. Love the alphabet plate. laurie

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