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in the kitchen...

last week i motored up to williamsburg to pick up some new glasses and accessories for the kitchen. we get all of our glassware from moon river chattel in williamsburg so as i was grabbing more juice cups i noticed these beautiful little dishes from mud australia. i was swayed by the rich olive and smooth cream colors. i immediately scooped them up and took them home to house my salt and pepper. there's something about teeny tiny dishes that fit right in your palm. and, the ultimate splurge (which i've been saving up for since christmas)- a le creuset pot in their gorgeous new "lemongrass" hue. so springy and happy.



Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm green with envy (ho ho)- I love those lemongrass Le Cresuset pots. In fact, I'm going a bit mad over anything in a lime shade at the moment.

10:52 AM  
Blogger design*sponge said...

i know! me too- my oven mitts are lime green, too. it's such a nice color for spring.

d*s :)

10:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

as a fellow le creuset lover i say bravo on that color... there's nothing like their brightly colored cookware!

11:36 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Have you seen the new "Caribbean Blue"? It is also gorgeous...


11:51 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have the white-ish Dune color. So beautiful and sleek. You will love love love cooking in them! Williams-Sonoma is having a sale on them right now. I bought 2 different sizes because the prices were so great.

11:52 AM  
Blogger design*sponge said...

i love the new blue at sur la table- such a happy color.

i'm thinking about getting the grill pan in dune. i wish they still had white but i guess dune is close enough. darn the backorder though!


11:59 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Grace, You know why I like your blog? Because even though there are a lot of times where I (Spendy McSpenderton) recoil at the prices people are charging you chime in every now and then with how you had to save for a purchase and it makes me remember that you're one of us!

1:45 PM  
Blogger design*sponge said...

thanks anon ;)


1:47 PM  
Blogger Katie said...

such a happy color!!! and i love those cute little dishes!!!!

3:43 PM  
Blogger La Petite Maison said...

Hee, I have this Le Creuset... in the same exact color! My holiday work at Williams- Sonoma finally enabled me to afford one. My kitchen and living room both utilize the lime green color. Thank you for sharing your blog with the rest of the world.

3:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I got those same cups a few months ago only in black and white and put my salt and pepper in them. I can't believe you have them now.

5:15 PM  
Blogger Pickles & Ginger said...

That is awesome. My blue Le C. seem so dowdy. The Caribbean Blue Nicola mentioned is really gorgeous too.

5:50 PM  
Blogger alice said...

i love the lemongrass line of le creuset too! i have this exact one as well. what great taste you have hehe ;)

9:54 PM  
Blogger Heather Moore said...

Beautiful things!
I've had such good luck over the years, finding ridiculously cheap le Creuset at car boot sales, but I do look forward to the day when I can afford to buy one fresh out of the box. A green one like yours would be a really fine prize!

2:12 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what about the fantastic sea urchin plate under your new dishes? did i miss that mention?

4:09 PM  
Blogger design*sponge said...


it's actually a small saucer that came with a matching teacup from anthropologie last year. i can't find it online anymore- sorry :(


5:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OMG! I bet that pot weighs more than you do!!!!!

7:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I do like to support small stores/shops... but just a tip: For some reason Marshall's has the motherload of Le Creuset pots & etc. as of late.

I do concur: Moonriver in Billburg is a great place for all sorts of housewares and antique fixtures.

10:27 PM  

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