Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Red ~ White ~ Starry Blue

The red and white and starry blue

Is Freedom's shield and hope. ~ John Philip Sousa

Flag Day ~ June 14th

A few thrifty finds just in 

time to honor the Stars and Stripes!

Staffordshire Liberty Blue 

Promotional Pattern Developed for 

Benjamin Franklin Federal Savings and Loan

to Commemorate the Company's 50th Anniversary in 1975

and the American Bicentennial Celebrated in 1976

The dinnerware features fifteen 

different historical scenes, all from Colonial America.

The borders are a typical floral 

often seen on English transferware.

The cereal bowl features Betsy Ross,

the legendary seamstress credited with 

making the first American flag.

Each piece is marked on the back 

with the name of the historic scene.

This dinner plate 

features Independence Hall.

The mark on the dinner plate is much more 

refined and includes specific information about the 

original copper engraving used to produce the scene.

~ Red ~ White ~ Blue ~

~ Stars ~ Stripes ~

The perfect patriotic dishes!

Tutorials, Tips, and Tidbits @ Stone Gable

I like to buy vintage hankies and scarves to use as 
napkins and tray covers.  The added texture is unexpected.

~ F is for flag ~

It's red for love, and it's white for law, 

And it's blue for the hope that our forefathers saw 

Of a larger liberty.



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