Sunday, May 10, 2015

Royal Winton's "Tiger Lily Cream"

The center piece is made from three cake stands and large bowl holding potted flowers.
A close up of pink flowers set up the motif for the tablescape.

On each side of centerpiece are pink candles on green glass scalloped candle holders. 
Totally spring time from pastel petals to feminine rick-rack.

 Royal Winton is over 100 years old and is better known for its extensive chintz patterns but the lovely "Tiger Lily" and also rose shaped handles are very appealing in the world of china.
Stacked dinner, salad, and bowl show the gold rim along with green and pink bands on the edge.  
Dinner and salad plates awaiting for a hot dish.
The dinner plate forms the base of the stack.
Green handled "Bella Lux" flatware match napkin rings.
Pink placemat, runner, and napkins lay on green checked mats. 
The tea cup has the Tiger Lily as the handle.
Waterford-Marquis crystal "Sparkle"
 The full place setting glows with pinks and greens, guarded by the crystal stemware.
 The tea cup awaits the English Tea Shop tin.
 The tea tin has a cute domed lid.
 
I will be posting this on the following tea blogs; 
and Bernideen's Tea Time Blog,
along with the blogs of;
and
Between Naps on the Porch,
and
are some of my favorites and
I will also post on them this week!

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Fantasy and Fancy Rabbits

Fantasy and Fancy
  Ritzy Rabbits have come to welcome you!
The Queen
Her Royal Highness requests your attendance for dining.
The King
His Royal Highness expects your presence.
Basket for your Easter eggs
A basket full of bunny brings tea to the table.
A white basket brings your spices.
The table is set for Royal dining.
Her Highness has set the table with her royal rabbit china.

What would you expect except an embossed royal rabbit?

Mirror images of the royal turquoise patterns.
Come to the table to dine.
Feast your eyes on the delicate tiny eggs on the salad plates.
We will raise a mug to our Royal hosts.
You will be asked to give a toast for this Easter celebration.
Only the best of the spring blooms will be picked from the Royal Garden to grace this table.
Of course the Earl Grey Tea would be chosen to be served on this occasion.

Our Princess Dixie Belle is looking for the golden egg as the Easter Egg hunt takes place in the Royal Garden.
 I hope you have enjoyed sharing our Fantasy and Fancy Easter story on this most Holy day.
 I will be posting this on the following tea blogs; 
and
Between Naps on the Porch,
and
are some of my favorites and
I will also post on them this week!



Sunday, March 15, 2015

St. Paddy's Day

Let's Party!!

 It is time for St. Patrick's Day, the table is set.

The leprechauns are ready to play a tune with their instruments. One even brought his pot of gold coins. Are you smart enough to catch him and make him share his treasure with you?
The shades of green represent the coming of Spring, the candles and their holders are from clear to white, spring green, grassy green, chartreuse and forest green.
Your place is set for you, so sit and enjoy the party.
The leprechaun is dancing a gig as the music floats through the air.
A lovely luncheon plate will be used to serve the traditional corn beef and cabbage. 

Stepping on the bowler derby, he carries the Irish tune with his horn and sing "O' Danny Boy".

The perfect china for St. Paddy's Day is Copeland Spode's "Shamrock". I love the embossed pattern of green.

The pipe, the pipe is calling O' Danny Boy to the table. 
The lovely pale shade of green in the linens are  balanced by the green in the napkin.
A bold green  charger grounds the Shamrock china with its embossed leaves.
The little mouse is tempting you to dine with him and his golden coins.


This is St Paddy's day, green tea is the only choice to be served in the wonderful cup and saucer.
My husband's favorite drink will be served, the bold green of Mountain Dew!!

Were you tempted by the stacks of gold or the hearty fare of the Irish menu??
Glad you came for a visit and sat at the table to celebrate St. Patty's Day.

I will be posting this on the following tea blogs; 
and
Bernideen's Tea Time Blog,
along with
the blogs of;
Cuisine Kathleen,
A Stroll Thru Life,
  A Delightsome Life,
and
Between Naps on the Porch,

and
are some of my favorites and
I will also post on them this week!