Plate Girl offers vintage decor for your birthday party, tea party, shower or holiday

Plate Girl offers beautiful vintage and antique decor accessories for your birthday party, tea party or shower. .

Tablescaping: We can provide more than just china, working with you to use our accessories or yours. Call us for holidays, parties, or even if you’re selling your home and want a gorgeous table to entice buyers.

Florals: We can add to your party with large floral centerpieces or smaller individual pieces in milk glass vases or creamers and sugars.

Parties: Do you have a Pinterest board full of ideas but you don’t have the accessories to make it happen? We have the accessories you need:

  • Teacups
  • Tea pots
  • White milk glass  vases
  • Creamers and sugars
  • China platters
  • Crystal decanters
  • Silver and crystal candlesticks
  • Large silver champagne bowl/bucket
  • White long tablecloths
  • Floral tablecloths
  • Blue transferware dishes
  • Baskets
  • Vintage books
Vintage mix and match china
Champagne bowl, punch bowl, silver trays, crystal bowls, angels
Silver and crystal candle sticks
Blue and white china and angels
Sweetheart tables
Floral arrangements

We serve Pinellas, Hillsborough, Sarasota, Pasco, Polk and Orange counties.

Also in smaller quantities:

  • Crystal wine and champagne glasses
  • Colored vintage glass – blue and purple

Contact Plate Girl at marshastrickhouser@gmail.com or call (727) 242-0770.

Find Plate Girl on social media at:

  • Facebook: PlateGirlFLa
  • Twitter: @plategirl19
  • Instagram: Plate_girl
  • Pinterest: Plate Girl
  • Blog: PlateGirl.com

Bringing 2018 Pantone purple to life with tablescapes at Robyn Story Designs

I am thrilled to have met Robyn Story at Robyn Story Designs in Tampa. I have always been a fan of hers and her gorgeous shop, and I am so glad to find out what a warm and kind person she is.

We finally had the chance to spend a couple hours together working on two  little tablescapes at the amazing Robyn Story Designs in Tampa.

We wanted to highlight The Pantone 2018 color of the year – Ultra Violet- and show how you can use purple in your entertaining and decorating.

She carved out a special space for our vignettes.

The plates and linens are from my collection and the darling wood tables and gorgeous florals and accessories are from Robyn.

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School of Rock rocks out to delight Tampa audience

I received two tickets to School of Rock due to my relationship with The Tampa Bay Bloggers and theirs with the Straz Center for the Performing Arts. However, all opinions are my own.

While it’s difficult to imagine School of Rock without Jack Black, Joan Cusack, or the budding newbie Miranda Cosgrove,  School of Rock the Musical, has pulled it off.

My daughters, now in their 20’s, spent many hours watching the 2003 movie with my husband, who gladly played the part of guitar-playing, rock and roll loving social misfit Jack Black.

We’re pretty big fans of Jack Black in my house, and I have to admit our favorite role of his was probably Nacho Libre. (Please don’t hold it against me.)

In the movie and the musical, we see Jack Black, or Dewey,  kicked out of his band, and going nowhere sponging off his best friend and his girlfriend.

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