I love white tureens! Whether they be white ironstone or not, I just love white tureens. Actually, I love all tureens. LOL I use them all the time. Tureens are the perfect things to use at a dinner table. It doesn’t have to be fancy or you don’t have to wait to use them when you have guests. Just using them for an everyday meal is fine.
I think I have about 10 large tureens. Most of them are white ironstone but, several are patterned china or just pretty design tureens. I also have about 5 mid-size covered tureens and then about the same amount in a small size.
This past year, I have passed up so many pretty tureens at thrift stores, flea markets and yard sales. I told myself that I can’t collect every tureen I see!
But, I just couldn’t pass up this small covered white tureen set. I just couldn’t!
I love the size of it. Just perfect for side dishes such as vegetables. I just used it the other day for a mix of sweetened strawberries and blueberries to go over pound cake.
I found it at Value World while shopping with my $25.00 Christmas GC and 50% off coupon. So, for $1.46 she just had to come home with me!
I love the style and the details on this pretty little tureen.
Since I do use tureens several times a week, I need to keep them handy. However, I have a serious lack of storage for these types of things. So, I like to decorate with them.
I decided to fill it with some potpourri.
Onto a shelf it went. I can take it off the shelf whenever I need to use it and easily place it back when done.
During January, I always seem to want to have cleaner lines when it comes to home décor. I think after having the house all decorated for the holidays, I just enjoy very simple and subtle things around me for awhile.
Keeping it simple makes me smile at this time of the year. And something as inexpensive as this little $1.46 white tureen fits the bill perfectly.
Enjoying the simplest of beauty on a thrifty budget.