Pink Saturday at Essex Street Antiques

It's Pink Saturday again. Today's post features some items I purchased yesterday at Essex Street Antiques. Where is it located? That's right Essex Street in Melrose, Massachusetts. This mantel was so springy I just had to take a photo. Don't worry there's a hint of pink there.


Don't you love this egg tree? Faux chocolate eggs, totally non-caloric.
I wanted this plate and egg to go home with me but I went in with a budget and I stuck to it.



Here's my new pink teacup. I put it on top of the tea chest I have in my dining room. It's calling out for some Harrod's No 42 Earl Grey.



Here's a view of the saucer. Isn't it perfect for an Easter tea or brunch?



I couldn't resist snapping a photo of the pink cup in the sunlight. It is almost illuminated. My new pink dish from France is also on the table. The tea chest covering is just a piece of lace I picked up a while ago.






A better view of the candy dish. It might become a potpourri dish or a guest soap dish at some point. I'm not sure yet. My pink items cost me $20 which was my limit for the day's shopping. But... while at the store they told me about a flea market in Melrose. You know I'll have to check that out!





Comments

kari and kijsa said…
Love all your goodies- esp the chocolate and cream egg tree! Happy Pink Saturday!
blessings,
kari & kijsa
Michelle said…
Wow, love everything! I absolutely love your header. Thanks for pointing the song on your song list. I can relate. Going back and forth is hard and that's what happened with us. I just can''t let myself get sucked back in. Time to move on for good! Now, where's that vet with a farmhouse and a wrap around porch and farm animals for me to care for? LOL! Kidding.
Allidink said…
*Gasp* that cup and saucer are gorgeous! lol And yes it is perfect for Easter. I love it all!

All the best,
Allison
You're working the bargains Elaine! Love the whole post! Don't you wish that were your mantel? I know I sure do! SPRING is on the way big time!

Love the pattern on the saucer and cup, but I'm a bird person : )

Happy Saturday!
Mimi said…
One day of the week I get to truly indulge my ♥ for pink and today, you sure have made me happy! Thanks so much!

Aren't the faux chocolates wonderful? At least I won't eat those!
salmagundi said…
Thanks for the tour. I love the saucer of your new c/s. Beautiful pictures. Sally
Lovely! Happy Pink Saturday.
Susan said…
Love the tea cup and dish... beautiful! Happy Pink Saturday ~ Susan
Claudia said…
Such wonderful pink things! Happy Pink Saturday!
Amy said…
Love the pinks.. but those brown eggs are awesome!
Michelle said…
Just love the Pussy Willow Egg Tree!

Have a great Pink Saturday!
Jennifer said…
I love all the stuff! That looks like a place I could just spend Hours in! Thank You for sharing all the great stuff!
Happy pink Saturday!
Jennifer
Happy Pink Saturday!

Amazing pinks!


~ Gabriela ~
Samantha said…
Beautiful pinks, thank you for sharing !
TRES BELLE said…
Wow, I love that Pink dish...anyone who knows me knows how I love things from France...it seems as though they speak to me..."take me home with you" or "you won't be sorry" or "I'm well worth the cost".

Happy Pink Saturday.

Kris
kayellen said…
So pretty Elaine! Love the mantel ;-)
Have a wonderful weekend!

Hugs,
K
They are all so pretty! My fave is the 'chocolate" eggs :-) I wish they were real. :-)
That's just so pretty! I would love to have every single thing on that mantel!! Did you see the Martha issue with the decoupage eggs - I might have to do one like in that photo! Thanks for sharing, (I saw you on the Bellapink blog) and Happy Spring.
thankyou for the great walk thru all the pretties, Happy Pink Saturday, Char
I post under the name someplace in thyme and not english cottage rose
HiHo said…
everyday is a good day to go antique-ing!
happy pink
Heidi
The mantel looks so pretty ~ I love all the fresh colours. I don't know how you resisted!
OH MY GOS!!! I love everything! sooooooooooooo beautiful! thanks for sharing and thanks for visiting me.. have a good week!
The White Bench said…
Soo cute! Love the Easter tree!
Thanks for your lovely words about my pink picnic basket!
Monica.

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