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Antique French Egg Cups-Thrifty Style Team Grand Home Decor Giveaway

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Our good fortune is soon to be your reward. We found these beautiful antique french egg cups on a recent thrifting trip.

Actually we found the antique french egg cups in a home decor consignment shop. We had never visited this particular store before. The shop was filled with furniture, artwork, decorative accessories, kitchen appliances, dishes and other household items. Individuals bring their unwanted wares to the shop to be sold and split a commission with the shop owner. For every 30 days that their items are not sold, the price decreases each month for a total of 6 months. At that time the owner can pick up their unsold item or it is donated to an organization of the store owners choice.

The Thrifty Style Team Grand Home Decor Giveaway

Before we get too far ahead of ourselves, we have a fabulous treat in store for you. Our Thrifty Style Team is shaking things up this month. Not only will you have an opportunity to be gifted our antique french egg cups, you will also have an opportunity to win 11 thrifted home decor items from our thrifty team members!

Our Giveaway Entry

Okay – back to our consignment shop discovery.  These Le Comptoir de Famille “Le Petit DeJeuner” egg cups are from France.

You can see the mark on the bottom.  Imagine our surprise when we were told that the total price for both cups was just $1.00. We ran to the checkout register quicker than you can say “”Ooh La La”.

Antique French Egg Cups-Thrifty Style Team Grand Home Decor Giveaway. The egg cups are marked on the bottom that they are from France.

We found THIS recent Ebay listing for just one egg cup. As you can see it sold for $9.99 plus $8.95 shipping. That’s a whopping grand total of $18.94 for just one egg cup! Remember, we scored two cups for $1.oo!

We are passing our good fortune onto you.

One of you will have the chance to be the proud owner of these beautiful antique french egg cups.

They don’t need to be used in just the traditional way at breakfast time. You can use them in a variety of ways in your home decor.

How Do You Win?

  • Just leave us a blog comment below telling us how you would use them in your home.
  • Or maybe you are an egg cup collector.
  • This giveaway is for 2 antique french egg cups. Nests and succulents are not included.
  • We in turn will enter your name in Google Generator, a program that randomly chooses a winner.
  • Comments will be collected until midnight Tuesday March 20th, 2018. We will announce the winner for the egg cups on Wednesday March 21st, 2018.
  • We would love for you to subscribe to 2 Bees in a Pod – but it is totally not necessary to be eligible to win. If you are already a subscriber THANK YOU!

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Now visit all of our thrift style team friends and see what goodies they are giving away. Don’t forget to enter your chance to win too! Good luck!


103 Comments

  1. These are soooo cute! My air plants would look great in them! Great find!

  2. Oh my gosh! I am in love! These would look so nice in my kitchen!

  3. Pop in a succulent as you have done and I’m thinking these would make for an “egg”stra special Easter gift for my two co-workers.

    Please Mr. Random Generator, PICK ME!

  4. Suzanne Lee says:

    OMG. Love these.
    I would put them on my desk and display seasonal items in them.
    Right now jelly beans and candy eggs.

  5. Debra K Casebere says:

    How pretty! I love egg cups and would probably add succulents and moss as you did. It’s my new favorite thing, thanks to you!

  6. Elizabeth Johnson says:

    Love these! I need some cute things in my house as I live in a house with all men (husband and three sons). Pleas pick my “randomly” of course!

  7. Debra Schramm says:

    I’ve been wanting to get some air plants and these would be perfect holders; however, at Christmas I will use these egg cups to hold an antique ornament on my mantel. Also, just signed up for your emails! Glad I found ya’ll!

  8. Stephenie says:

    These are beautiful! I am refinishing an antique coffee cabinet for my kitchen that these would look amazing on! It would bring out color and brilliance as well! It would add elegance as well! I hope I will be able to see it in my kitchen!!

  9. Would love…all about chickens !!!

  10. Would love !!! have chickens

  11. Deb Eastwood says:

    These are just adorable! I would proudly display them on my kitchen window sill. Red is a accent color in my kitchen. I also keep a small egg wisk with a rock and tiny panda for when my grands visit.

  12. ColleenB.~ Tx. says:

    The egg cups are so cute and would be gifted to my daughter who likes to use egg cups to display her painted / decorated wooden eggs in. She would absolutely love these.
    Thank U 4 this giveaway opportunity

  13. Angela White says:

    These are adorable. I would fill them with salt and pepper and set them by my stove.

  14. Linda Heitzman says:

    I would use them for individual butter dishes…especially for a brunch! Just fill with soft, whipped butter (or cream cheese or preserves).

  15. I just learned about your blog. So ready to make new friends. Love your style. Thanks for having me.

  16. Linda Nelson says:

    Oh, those egg cups are really sweet, and using them to hold succulents is a cute idea. I love them plain, too, and would simply tuck them up on my kitchen window sill.

  17. What a treasure y’all found! And the price was amazing. I would love to win those. I wonder how my Russian eggs would look in them? Or, I’ve wanted to try succulents, so I might use your idea for that. I’m sure I could find many other uses if I were lucky enough to win. Thank you for the chance.

  18. Laura Laskey says:

    Those are SO cute! I would use them in my Easter/Spring displays! Thank you!

  19. Pretty darn cute little egg cups ‘ya got there.

  20. I love these so much, I’m always drawn to vintage dishes! I really like how you added succulents and moss!

  21. I collect roosters and chicken items. These egg cups would make a nice addition. I think to display them with the nests and eggs as you have would be just perfect!

  22. I love these two tiny egg cups and my kitchen has lots of red in it. They would look so sweet on my window sill in front of my sink filled with tiny eggs. Thank you so much for your kindness, and I’m signing up to follow your lovely blog. LindaLee

  23. These little French egg cups are so cute! Great find!!

  24. My daughter just got married and love the idea of how you have succulents in yours. She had succulents for her wedding and have saved many from her bouquet. I was looking for a container to plant them in and this would be so cute.

  25. Adorable! I have no imagination I would use this for eggs

  26. We would love this! We have chickens, so we display some egg-related objects and these would be darling additions, especially in my sewing room with some little quilting objects tucked into them.

  27. Carolyn Fox says:

    I love a treasure when you least expect it! That is why thrifting is so fun as well as using something someone else loved at one time. I would give these to my daughter who loves all things vintage and red. Her little kitchen would be a perfect place for these adorable little cups.
    Carolyn

  28. Deb Harris says:

    How adorable and would fit in sweetly with my all things white collection! Thank you for the opportunity!

  29. Marlene Stephenson says:

    I am an egg cup collector, these would be a great addition. Thanks for this chance to win.

  30. Since my favorite color is red it was love at first sight! I would blow out real eggs and use the for spring & Easter! Thank You!

  31. Adorable! I would use them as a decorative feature in my home & really love the nest with eggs the way you have it displayed.

  32. Great giveaway and I would plant succulents in them, they’d be perfect in my blue and red kitchen.

  33. Audrey Stewart says:

    I just started collecting egg cups. I also love that they are red. That is the pop of color in my kitchen.

  34. Stacie Humphrey says:

    I collect vintage kitchen odds and ends and i would love to have these!

  35. Cheryl B. says:

    These are so cute! I would use them in my spring decor!

  36. Peggy Cartwright says:

    The egg cups are a nice french country touch for any season. For easter I would fill them with violets or pansies. You could also use them filled with salt and pepper on the food buffet with small spoons for serving. I love them! Your newsletter is always a delight to read when it hits my mailbox.

  37. I would make a tiny primitive looking hand stitchery pillow to go into each. And change them out for the seasons. A great little stitchery pillow in each for Christmas would look awesome. Maybe a 3D Victorian Santa and a Victorian tree or Mrs. Clause.

  38. Rhonda Green says:

    What a wonderful addition to my french country kitchen….love your blog and am now signed up as to not miss your updates! Living in LA I have transformed my yard from ugly shrubs to succulents…would look great in my kitchen window!

  39. I am a subscriber and would love to win these egg cups! I probably would display them in my kitchen with faux blue robin eggs. Thanks for the opportunity to enter the giveaway!

  40. I do have a collection of white egg cups and these would fit in nicely! I use my egg cups sometimes to start little African Violets from leaves. Sometimes various types of seeds, too. They are just the right size not to take up too much room until the plants need to be transplanted. And I love the look of them all lined up on my kitchen window sill. So, I could use these!

  41. Love those egg cups! Would decorate them for each season!

  42. Debra Wise says:

    I’m a new subscriber and thanks for the giveaway! I would love to display these egg cups and change them out for the seasons. I love the way you displayed them with the succulents so I would definitely copy that idea from you!

  43. These are sweet! I would have to put a little nest with an egg or bird on top. If I win this, what an awesome birthday present for me….my birthday is the day you announce the winner!

  44. I love the egg cups. They are so cute. I would use them with my Easter display in my kitchen as little Easter baskets like y’all did. Such a great ideal that y’all fix with with the egg cups!! I love reading the emails everyday that I get from y’all. Enjoy your day!!

  45. Janet Messina says:

    Would love to add these to my collection. My first cups were my grandmothers.

  46. Sandy Hoffmann says:

    My kitchen is full of chicken items. These egg cups would be a delightful addition. I would actually use them for poached eggs.

  47. So sweet! I would use in my egg cup collection and feature in Spring décor!

  48. Chelle Chapman says:

    I LOVE the look of them w/ the small nests & I DO have 2 wee nests like these, maybe even smaller so this is how I would probably showcase them. Thank you for the giveaway & GOOD LUCK Y’ALL!!!!!

  49. These are so cute! I’ve never seen egg cups quite like these before – makes me think of the Ben & Jerry set my grandmother used to have!

  50. I would put moss in each and in one a cross and the other little chick and add them to my centerpiece.

  51. Not only do I love Vintage French finds, I also have a collection of about 9 or 10 egg cups. I periodically remove them from display and use them for seasonal decor or as part of a vignette. These French egg cups are like hitting the jackpot!

  52. I love these! I collect stone eggs, and they would be perfect to display 2 lovely eggs in my red kitchen!

  53. These are so beautiful! I have a small collection of painted eggs that would look lovely in these!

  54. Oh my goodness! What a great find and fabulous giveaway! Always a pleasure to be a part of the Thrifty Style Team with you.
    Have a wonderful weekend.

  55. I have a huge blue emu egg. I’d open the top of the egg for flowers and set the egg in the egg cup.

  56. amy white says:

    I love these, and I’d like to start a collection.

  57. Adorable egg holders, I would love to use these in my vintage table setting collection.

  58. I have a collection of egg cups. I am excited about displaying them for Easter. The French egg cups would be a treasured addition. 💕

  59. Those would be perfect in my French county decorated kitchen. I would use them in a centerpiece setting for starters.

  60. They are so pretty. I collect egg cups.

  61. Bunny Ryan says:

    They would be so perfect on either side of a terra cotta chickens I have just found.

  62. Like everyone else, these egg cups are so adorable and perfect for the season. I would incorporate them into my Easter table decor!
    I am already a subscriber! Thank you for the opportunity to enter.

  63. These are so cute, I would be doing the same as you show with the succulents as I am currently using succulents around the house in the decor. Thank you for this opportunity.

  64. Kathy Beemer says:

    I would put these two little lovies on my vintage wooden shelf in my dining room.

  65. Jennifer Hedden says:

    I have never owned egg cups but have always wanted to so these will be the start of my collection if I win. I love the idea of planting something in them and the idea of putting a birds nest on top. So it is between those. I will probably do the birds nest and put them in my kitchen. Thank you for this awesome giveaway!

  66. I think these would look adorable in a display with my motley assortment of pie birds. (eggs and birds go together, right???)

  67. Those egg cups are so cute! What a great find! I loved soft boiled eggs growing up and would love to share the tradition with my kiddos.

  68. So cute…love egg cups.

  69. i would put them on my shelf with my angels

  70. Elaine mclane says:

    I’d use these with succulentsome in them.

  71. what a lucky find! Love how you styled them with the little nests.

  72. Rhonda Oldebekking says:

    I just love egg cups. I really like the succulents in the cups, and I have a sunny kitchen window to put them in.

  73. Nadya Kotik says:

    I would love to win these and use them for eggs. I never had egg cups and it would be a great addition to my kitchen!

  74. These are just lovely! I was born in Chinon, France and have decorated my kitchen and dining room to match a French country theme. These would be beautiful next to my other vintage glass.

  75. These are the perfect size to hold my succulents,

  76. How nice to share them with someone! I would maybe put them in my sewing room to catch pins when sewing. Or maybe in the kitchen to actually use them at intended, for breakfast!

  77. Dianne Gregory says:

    Awww , these are soooo cute , i want them , would have to put a plant in each one would be sooo lovely in the kitchen.

  78. Donna Gonzalez says:

    So pretty. I would display them with alcohol ink eggs on top of my vintage kitchen scale.

  79. Supercute! Love the just in time for Easter decor inside too! Great find <3

  80. These would be such cute decor for my kitchen.. little tealights in them.. would be adorable!

  81. The little egg cups are just the sweetest! I adore the idea of a pretty little succulent in each one! I follow on IG and Pinterest. Thanks for this sweet giveaway!

  82. Heather Mccann says:

    I would love to have these! I’d put succulents in them for the spring and change it up with something else for the fall.

  83. The egg cups are adorable. I would set them on my mantel and put an onion peeled dyed egg in them for Easter butctheca hen n’ chicken would be wonderful for the rest of the year. My dear friend lives in Paris and they would remind me of her.

  84. These egg cups are totally fabulous! I swear you guys find THE best stuff! Thanks so much for the chance to win! Hugs, CoCo

  85. Those are so adorable! Since spring is upon us, I would put sweet little nests in those. Later, flowers, plants, shells, a teeny topiary…

  86. The egg cups are charming! I would display them in my kitchen.

  87. These are soo adorable…I would definitely use them as egg cups in my red kitchen.

  88. Annamarie V says:

    I love them, I would put them in my garden window in my kitchen as a decoration, they are so cute.

  89. I would set a candle ring on top with a short candle in it. LOVE the egg cups and crossing my fingers. 🙂

  90. Omgoodness! What a fab find and at a steal!!! I would use them as part of my Easter vignette and then on Easter as part of my tablescape I’m thinking softened butter in one and honey butter in the other! Thanks so much for chance to win!! Also, I’m a new subscriber and going to follow on social media sites .

  91. Cassandra D says:

    I would use these as cute decorating ends for my library.

  92. Debra Wise says:

    I am a subscriber and love the egg cups! I would use them not just for Easter but display them year round! Thanks for the giveaway!!

  93. Debra Schramm says:

    Was the winner posted?

    1. Hi Debra –

      Our winner was contacted and will be announced in our blog tomorrow. We had to wait for her to contact us. Thank you so very much for asking.

      Vicki and Jenn

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