Farmhouse Vintage Cake Carrier and Ironstone Cow Milk Pitcher

July 21, 2013

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Isn't she beautiful?  She was a recent Goodwill score for $3.99.  I can't get over my luck.  As soon as I brought her home I just had to use her in a kitchen vignette.

Here she is sitting on my stove, along with my ironstone cow milk pitcher ($1.99 Goodwill find) and my vintage ironstone kitchen canisters (also Goodwill finds from a few years ago).  I threw in a large blue vintage mason jar and some hydrangeas that are starting to dry (yay!).

I have to admit my family didn't quite feel my excitement about the whole thing.  That is, until I used it for this.

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Now they're just as happy as I am {insert smiles here}.

Isn't she beautiful?  The bottom plate is made of very heavy, ornate, leaded glass.  I just love her.  I did a little research and found similar vintage cake carriers going for $38.00 on ebay.

I also love how you can see the reflection of the hydrangeas in the lid.  The white clay tag (with a bee on it) that's hanging on the vintage ball jar is one that I made myself.  

If you're interested, you can see my easy, DIY clay tag tutorial here.

I was also thrilled with my ironstone cow milk pitcher.  Isn't he cute?

In all honesty I have to say that I already enjoy baking, but this beauty inspires me to bake even more! 

Brownies, anyone?

Keep cool and have a great week!


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Glenda/MidSouth said...

Wow - you did get a nice deal!! If they don't show interest, just remind them it keeps bugs, etc. off their treats. :-D
Have a great week.

Bonnie and Trish @ Uncommon Designs said...

Great finds! Thanks for sharing with us this week at Monday Funday!

Take care,


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Kelly Howard said...

Loving this piece! Love your blog too!

Anonymous said...

Wow, what a great find! I love your vignette! You really found a jewel!

Diane said...

I love your vintage cake carrier and the cupcakes look quite tasty. What a great deal. Such a pretty vignette. New follower on GFC, so hope you'll stop by!

Nancy Carr said...

Saw your comment on Villabarnes and came over to check your blog. I am now following you. Blessings

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

That cake carrier is beautiful, Kathleen, and in great condition! Great find for the money!

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

Pretty kitchen goodies like yours would make me want to bake cupcakes too. What a bargain!!

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

I love your finds, but, I'm sorry, I couldn't take my eyes off those cupcakes. lol Yum!

Denise @ secondtimearoundfinds said...

What a great cake carrier.

At Rivercrest Cottage said...

love the cake containers. your clay tags are really great looking too.

foreverdecorating said...

I have had several of these and usually paint them but your cake carrier is so shinny and cool...I wouldn't want to paint it! Lucky you!

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

This is definitely a treasure. I love it. I have a vintage one, but nothing as lovely as yours. Gorgeous. I would love for you to link up to my Inspire Me party that is ongoing.
Hugs, Marty

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

Love your cake stand and those clay tags are so cute! Such a pretty vignette, thanks for sharing at Amaze Me Monday!

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