This set of dishes belonged to my grandmother. We also have a set with a very similar floral pattern that belonged to my husband's grandmother. Back in the day, when I was a child, we only used these dishes for our family Christmas dinner and other very special occasions. Now they only get used as props on my blog when I want to post a recipe .
I was pretty excited when I found a (retired) Stampin Up floral stamp that reminds me so much of the floral design on my dishes.
This card is my favorite: