I just love it when the postman delivers me a package that I wasn't even expecting to receive! And that is exactly what happened recently! My dear friend Bertie at Aunt May's Cottage knows how much I adore GONE WITH THE WIND items, so look what she sent me!!!
2 gorgeous Bradford Exchange GWTW Collectors Plates from the Costuming of a Legend: Dressing Gone with the Wind!! And generous Miss Bertie wasn't about to forget my daughter who is getting married in November ~ she also tucked in the neatest book called Bride's Little Book of Cakes and Toasts by the editors of Brides Magazine!
The first one "The Green Sprigged Dress" is of Scarlett O'Hara in her barbeque dress that she wore to Twelve Oaks. I've placed my small Franklin Mint figurine & my Hallmark ornament beside this plate.
Next is "The Red Dress" that Scarlett wore to Ashley's birthday party. Wasn't she a vixen in this one? Vivien Leigh was a real beauty. I've placed my Dave Grossman figurine & another Hallmark ornament next to this plate.
Bertie is a true blue friend & has a wonderful new blog called Aunt May's Cottage & a fantastic website, too, so please go visit her & tell her hello! She offers the most incredible items for your romantic home & has very interesting information on the Victorian era. I can attest to her superb craftsmanship in all she makes!
I've gotten many items from her that will be incorporated into my daughter's wedding, so a little closer to the wedding date, I'll post pictures of those!
And yes, Lori, very soon I'll be posting pics of the rest of my GONE WITH THE WIND collection!