I love vintage teacups. Today I opened up my overstuffed china cabinet to retrieve a saucer and about 6 teacups fell to their death on the floor. I was particularly sad the one with the grapes and walnuts design broke. Just calm down, I told myself, its just "stuff" right? And you shouldn't have had them stacked so high anyways!
Well, what did I later do? I walked to a thrift store and looked in the teacup aisle---and found this wonderful fairytale castle teacup and saucer for 2 bucks!!
Sometimes things start out like a disaster---but then they are really a blessing in disguise :)