those wooden plates

Friday, August 29, 2008

First of all, for anyone that has ever e-mail me about my wooden plates, I apologize for not getting back to you.  The truth of the matter is that my sister has bought us all of ours.
For a few years when my birthday rolled around I would ask her to add to my collection. Pretty sweet sister.
I adore these plates.  And they are used daily.  Mostly the small plates.  For sandwiches.  Or toast.  Or cookies.  
But I also use the bigger sizes.  A lot.  For holding the main serving.  Or chips and dip.  Or cheese and crackers.  Or as a tray.
They do need to be hand washed.  And dried.  Which doesn't seem to bother me.
Anyhow. I finally got the information from my sister. 

For anyone interested, these plates can be purchased from Gingersnap Station.
Happy Friday!

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26 comments

  1. Uhm. These types of plates would suit my lifestyle very well. I don't mind washing or drying. We like to eat wherever we want, not necessarily at the table as its just two of us so something sturdy & safe would be perfect, and as "foresters," wood is good (I'll have to show hubby.). Furthermore, as you've shown us, they take a pretty picture. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Those are beautiful!!! They seem like they would last a lifetime!

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  3. They are beautiful plates. You are so lucky to have such a generous sister. I always admire them in shots of your Saturday breakfasts.

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  4. oh, i think these will go on my christmas list. thanks for sharing the source, leslie.

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  5. Love these plates. And your knitting is absolutely beautiful.

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  6. I have admired your wooden plates many times, and even tried to find similar ones myself. I am so happy you shared your source. Your pictures are always so lovely!

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  7. I have been longing for those plates ever since I saw one of your cookies on them. I spot them in other places occasionally, and I just think "those are Leslie's plates!"
    Thanks!

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  8. Oh I am going to go all copycat on you right now and nab some!

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  9. Very pretty. I have a set of wooden bowls but I don't use them often. They aren't kid friendly. Not my kid friendly.

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  10. Oh! Such a lovely and big wooden collection. Such a delight to see your signature breakfasts and other shots in them. I have a few similar plates that I enjoy using, mainly from Target. I really like using wood as an alternative that makes me feel back to nature.

    Gorgeous shots too! You are amazing L.!!!

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  11. They are beautiful plates!

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  12. We sell them at Surlatable.com :) I love, love, love these plates!

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  13. I just discovered your blog via Mayfly and I am adding you to my blog list. Such awesome pics!

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  14. Those are gorgeous, what a good find!

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  15. Sandwiches look so yummy!

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  16. They look far too nice to use! But lovely too, every meal/snack must feel special on plates like that.
    Have a great Labor Day Weekend. I'm busy painting my bathroom so not much knitting going on!

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  17. Oh my gosh my stomach is growling. I could take a big bite of your sandwich right about now. Yummo!

    I feel your love for wooden plates. I have a few pices of wooden things and I would have more if it weren't for having to hand wash and dry them right away. Thank you for sharing sweetie.

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  18. thanks for sharing, leslie! have always loved your plates and thought I would mention that one can find these at sur la table also (I shop there online and love it!)

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  19. oh, i love wooden plates. love them. and need to start adding them to my kitchen collection. what a great birthday idea. super great.

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  20. oh. my. goodness. i have a serious soft spot for hardwood. love those plates.

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  21. Oooooh, pretty! (I have Target's rendition, and while they're probably not quite as lovely, I agree they are very useful, and worth the handwashing requirements...)

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  22. these are great!

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  23. Lovely! I must go look at that site...

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  24. My aunt has those same trays! My uncle was in the Navy, and I am pretty sure he got them overseas somewhere. She also uses them all the time. It was so nice to also see them on your blog.

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  25. Those are wonderful! Now you've got me coveting them. :)

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  26. Really nice set of wooden plates and easy to use and clean.

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