Collective “awwwwwws” were heard round the world at the weekend when Kensington Palace shared a collection of heart-warming images of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s family Mother’s Day celebrations as they marked the day along with their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.
Along with touching messages to ‘Granny Diana’ from the Cambridge kids, there was also a sweet picture of a decorated sponge cake made by the royal little ones served up on a gorgeously simple heart-shaped plate.
A colourful cake decorated by the Cambridge kids was presented on a heart-shaped plate from John Lewis
Far from being expensive luxury tableware, the adorable heart-shaped piece appeared to be a £10 side plate from none other than John Lewis.
Even better, not only can you still get the Kate's plate online, it's also in the John Lewis spring sale for 25% off!
THE ORIGINAL: Textured Heart Stoneware Side Plate, was £10 now £7.50, John Lewis
Many members of the Royal Family appear to be fans of the John Lewis – Princess Eugene announced her pregnancy with a photo of a pair of teddy bear baby slippers from the retailer and Duchess Kate is known to shop for her children’s clothing there as well.
The John Lewis & Partners Heart Stoneware Side Plate measures 22.5cm (8.9in), features a rippled texture and is both microwave and dishwasher-safe for daily use. The plate is part of the textured stoneware collection which includes everything from a full dinnerware set to mugs.
Or, if you love the romantic tableware shop some lookalikes! Whether you're in the US or UK you can also find a similar heart-shaped plate online at from retailers like Marks & Spencer, The White Company, Amazon and Macy's.
'Nordic Love' heart plate in white, more colours available, £22.99 / Amazoneach,
Maxim heart porcelain serving bowl, in three sizes, from £5 / $9 each, Marks & Spencer
Porto Stoneware Heart Side Plate, £10 / $15, The White Company
The Cellar Whiteware Heart Bowl, £16.79 / $22, Macy's
The royal Mother's Day post, featuring the cake and a cute throwback snap of a toddler-age Duchess Kate with her mum Carole, created quite a splash with nearly 650,000 followers liking the photos, including celebrities like David Beckham and Holly Willoughby.
Duchess Kate's memorable Mother's Day
William and Kate had also earlier shared letters from George, Charlotte and Louis written to their late grandmother, Princess Diana, on the official Kensington Palace Instagram account.
Seven-year-old Prince George wrote: "Dear Granny Diana, Happy happy Mother's Day. I love you very much and think of you always, sending lots of love from George xxx."
In the second note, decorated with hearts and stickers, Princess Charlotte, five, wrote: "Dear Granny Diana, I am thinking of you on Mother's Day, I love you very much. Papa is missing you. Lots of love Charlotte xxx."
Prince Louis, two, paid tribute with a heart-shaped finger painting on a sheet of green paper embellished with stickers featuring animals and insects, including a rabbit, frog and ladybird.
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