Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Wildcard Wednesday: Signs of Spring.......In My Cupboard

I originally had another post all put together & ready to share with you today, but when I was browsing through some of your blogs a little earlier, I began to see a trend......everyone was showing their amazing cupboards!  
That's when I realized, there must be a blog party going on!  

Not wanting to miss out, I quickly changed my plans.  Better late than never!
So today I'm going to share a little peek into some of my kitchen cupboards......the ones containing a few of my Spring dishes, of course!

I must admit, however, after looking at all of your beautiful cupboards, I'm inspired to do a little more work on mine.  But, being short on time, for now I'll just leave them as they are.

So here is the small section of my kitchen you'll get to see today.
(You'll have to wait 'til another time to see the rest......mean of me, I know).

This section of my kitchen is one of my favorites because of the glass doors & the stem holder.

 Here's a closer look at those goblets.
These are just a few of my vast collection, but I chose to display them because the colors go great with my kitchen decor. 
{With the exception of Christmas, when I swap out the purple & blue goblets for more red or green, these hang here year around.}

Now, what's behind those glass doors?

Well, it's my Sahara dinnerware by Capriware, of course.

The top row has a couple platters & serving bowls, along with some mugs.

The second row has another serving bowl, along with a few of the plates & salad bowls.

And want to know a secret?

The big serving bowl is hiding a few of my Spring napkin rings!
Here's a little peek inside:

And the bottom row displays a few more plates & bowls, along with a pitcher (from my Valero Ambiance collection).

Here's a closer look at those bowls:

I just love how the inside has a coordinating pattern!

As I said earlier, all of your cupboards have given me some great inspiration......I now have a vision of the glass cabinets filled with my cream, khaki, & sage dinnerware, along with some nests & eggs tucked here & there.....and maybe even a bird or two. 
But for now, this will do.

Okay, so now you've seen one set of my spring dishes (trust me, there are many more!)

But it would be kinda mean of me to show you the outside of the adjoining cabinets & not show you what's hidden inside.  So here's a little look:

They contain the majority of my everyday red dishes, most of which are my "Kick It Up A Notch" collection by Emeril.  I love red dishes because they can be mixed & matched with others for so many occasions.....Christmas, Valentine's, July 4th, summer BBQ's, name it.

And here's a little closer look at the decor on top of the cabinets:

Okay, since I mentioned wanting to trade the Sahara dishes out for some of my cream, khaki, & sage dishes, maybe I'll give you just a little peek at those as well.

They're tucked into this corner cupboard.

The top row contains a few of my cream Gracious Goods collection, my very favorite dishes!

The second has my "Isabella" collection from JC Penney.  I often use these during the Spring as well.

And the bottom row holds an assortment of Nina Campbell dishes & Valero Ambiance dishes, which I often like to use together.

And here's a close up of the decor:

Okay, so that's really it for now!  Thanks for taking a look into my cupboards & a few of my spring dishes.

Look for some of these dishes to appear in tablescapes in the near future.

And of course, I'm joining with the "Heart of the Home Party."  Check it out for more fabulous cupboards! 


  1. Hi Shae! Oh, my goodness! I'm having a big case of envy right now! Your cupboards are beautiful and look at all your pretty dishes inside! Love it.
    Thank you so much for coming to my party.
    You are a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  2. Oh my what a pretty cabinet. Your dishes look so pretty in there all organized.


  3. Shae, what fun to get to see all of your dishes, and you do have your fair share, lady! I also love that neat goblet holder. Wish I had one, too. I love how you have mixed colors in the center cabinet and how that is then flanked by the flash of red. Your cabinets are so net nd organized that you have inspired me to do thta to my kitchen.

    I shared my dining room cabinet because it has glass doors and forces me to maintain it. lol


    Sheila :-)

  4. Hey, pretty and me both! I love your dishaholic full and gorgeous cupboards! Beautiful, beautiful and packed! My favorite view in the whole wide world!!!

  5. Oh My! You have a lot of dishes - beautiful and colourful too! What a lot of storage. Your cabinets are lovely. Have a great day! Pamela

  6. Thank you all for the sweet comments! These are actually just a small selection of my dishes....many more in the kitchen & dining, as well as a large cabinet area in my garage. I think I have a slight addiction! :)

  7. Gorgeous dishes...interesting collections.
    I,too, am a dishaholic...

    Betty @ Country Charm