Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Italian Pots de Creme

 Image source: scanned cover Victoria Jan/Feb 2009
Did anyone remember this cover of Victoria magazine?  It featured these little Pots de Creme. 

I just so happened to see one of these little pots in the thrift store the other day.  I only found one.  It was $2.  I was really surprised to find it because it really is similar to the one on the cover of Victoria.

Pots de Creme refers to the custard dessert as well as the small lidded pots this dessert is served in. Pots de creme translates from French to English as "pot of cream".  Source: potsdecreme.com
This creme pot is made in Italy.  They could also be served as part of an Italian Christmas Eve dessert.  This little pot is getting wrapped up to go under the tree to my Mom.  She loved the pots on the cover of that Victoria.
May everyone have a fantastic Holiday filled with special desserts, great family, and friends! 
Sherry
 I will link this to:
2nd Time Around at A Picture is Worth a 1,000 Words
A Return to Loveliness  at A Delightsome Life
Wow Us Wednesday at Savvy Southern Style
White Wednesday  at Faded Charm
What's It Wednesdays  at Ivy and Elephants
Wednesday Show Off  at Elna-Sudden
Thrifty Things Friday   at The Thrifty Groove 

22 comments:

Paulette said...

Very similar indeed. What a sweet little pot, I love it! You also have a very good memory since you remembered a cover from 2009.

Melanie said...

I didn't see this cover of Victoria, but these little pots are so charming! What a lucky find in a thrift shop. I'm sure your mother will love it.

Diane@A Picture is Worth.... said...

Thank you Sherry for linking to 2nd Time Around! Love the post!

Hope you have a wonderful Christmas!!

Bella said...

Hi Sherry,
Wow what a find, a Great knockoff, and your photos are dreamy... Beautiful!
Hugs,
Bella

Babs said...

That beautiful little pot will make a special dessert even more special. Great find!'
Merry Christmas!

Suzy said...

What a great find. You're such a sweet daughter to share it with your mom!

Tina said...

That is the cutest little pot! I'm sure your mother will love it.

Have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year.

My Beautiful World said...

Love this little pot.So nice to meet you just found your beautiful blog and so happy I did. I have enjoyed looking around and I'm now following you, if you find a spare minute hope you visit me sometime and follow back so nice to meet new friends. Sending you special wishes for a very Merry Christmas Day and look forward to keeping in touch in 2012.

Always Wendy

Cheryl said...

Sherry! These are beautiful!! I just love them! I think I am going to have to start a new collection!! heehee! What a lovely daughter you are! Such a wonderful gift!!
Merry Christmas!!
xoxoxo
Cheryl;-)

Tanya@takesix said...

A super find that is!! Your mom will love it for sure! Have a very Merry Christmas!

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

What an adorable little pot! I ADORE Pots de Creme although I don't have cute little pots -- I just use custard cups. What a great find that pot is -- Merry Christmas!

The French Hutch said...

What a lucky find, and it's so similar to the Victoria cover. I'm sure your mom will be delighted her daughter was so thoughtful! Love your tablecloth too.
Merry Christmas Sherry……..

~Emily
The French Hutch

Lorraine Young Pottery said...

That is amazing, the pot found the right person!

HUGS! and may your New Year be the best yet :-}

Lorraine

Jennelise said...

What a find! It is very pretty and sweet :) I remember that issue - I thought the cover was lovely! Merry Christmas!
Jennelise

Ivy and Elephants said...

What a fabulous find....my goodness. It is exquisite. Thank you so much for sharing this with us.

Paula

http://findingsecrettreasures.blogspot.com said...

What a cute little find!

Jo's This and That said...

Beautiful!Lucky you finding such a great deal!Merry Christmas!

Micupoftea~ said...

What a little treasure! It is so lovely~ Merry Christmas :)

Elna said...

Merry Christmas

Hugs
Elna

Amish Stories said...

Id like to thank you so much for being a reader to my blog Amish Stories, and id like to wish you and your family a merry Christmas and happy new years.yours truly Richard

The Cottage Market {Andrea} ♥ said...

what a tiny little glorious treasure -- one that your mom is going to love a life time! thank you for sharing and thank you for hosting this beautiful party...sending holiday hugs from your newest follower : )

Candylei said...

Lucky you! It's gorgeous. Happy New Year!

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