Sunday, March 17, 2019

St. Paddy's Day

A Green Irish tea time will honor the 
March 17th traditions.
Lucky Day! So many Shamrocks are needed to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!!
 Belleek china with a Shamrock pattern is a truly an Irish way to commemorate the day.
A green Irish top hat certainly harkens more to the holiday.
 Anna Lee's sweet Irish Lady Mouse dresses in a green bonnet.
The Irish Sir Mouse has a green top hat and vest surrounded by green candles and holders.
Our Belleek teapot has a tree limb for a handle and lovely shamrocks.
 An extra special cup and tray combination are for the special people at each end of the table.
The Irish Leprechaun dance above the St. Paddy's Day table!!




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Monday, February 11, 2019

Valentines and Love Birds

Ready to celebrate on February 14th!
Red and white centerpiece
Tall red glass candleholders, Red heart picks in small pitchers, and Red and White rose bouquet in a large pitcher.
The Valentine centerpiece is balanced by red candles and hearts.
A darling teapot is on top of a red heart embossed teapot.
Surprising British telephone bank contains 
English tea.
Hearts everywhere in each place setting!
Beautiful Queen's China designed by Alex Clark is the perfect pattern for Valentines named 
Love Birds.

Red is everywhere in the tea towel heart embroidered turned napkins, red handled flatware , redbird votive holders. 
Hot English Tea will be served in Love Birds mugs.

Sparkling white grape will be appropriate in the hearts goblets for us to toast our love!


I will be posting this on the following
tea and entertaining blogs; 
A stroll thru life, 
A delightsome life,
rustic-refined.com,
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and
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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Christmas Canines

The Curtis Collies are always part of our Christmas.

A wonderful tradition of dining with the dogs at our feet will ever more meaningful.


The Byer's Collection of carolers will be performing among the trees and candles.

 Our centerpiece of the dog nutcracker will be lighted at dusk!
 The appropriate Tipson tea tin with a Christmas puppy will be opened and the green tea will be served on Christmas Day.
How exciting to find two Bryer's Collection dogs, the black Labrador and golden retriever, will sing their heartfelt Christmas carol. They both coordinate with the china.
To the left of the center of the table is a puppy dressed in a Christmas Sweater.
To the right of the center is a pup waiting on a Christmas treat! Maybe some turkey. 
The Christmas place setting is highlighted by red and green stripes and plaid. the red Santa Paws adds the puppy prints.
 The Celtic Canines China has four different dogs dressed for Christmas. The red and white toboggan and scarf adorn a golden retriever in the center of the plate.
A black lab replicates Santa in a stocking cap.
 Antlers with bells are so festive on a precious pug.
 The German shepherd poises with a green and red ribbon collar and green holly.
The pug and retriever mugs coordinate with the appropriate plates.
Theses mugs of the lab and shepherd match the china plates. They will be filled with hot green tea  for a warm feeling.

May you be happy and merry on Christmas Day!
The Curtis's

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

THANKFUL FOR ALL THINGS

Our long table is set our family's Thanksgiving dinner. 
Have a peek from the dinning room into the octagonal family room with a roaring fire.
 Time to think of yummy turkey, dressing, and all the sides. 
 To the left of the centerpiece is our Pilgrim Lady and all the pumpkins and candles.
 To the right of the center is our Pilgrim in traditional attire.
 The two lidded pumpkins below the orange cake stand are filled with scented candles. 
 The pumpkin shaped teapot with clinging vines and leaves form the handle and spout.

 Tom Turkey is wearing his top hat. English breakfast tea will be served in the mug.
222 Fifth pattern "Balmoral" has blues and blacks hues in the center a turkey with a black stencil of pumpkins and vines around the rim.

 The mug shows the plumage of the turkey.
  •  Different shades of blue flowers and leaves of the placemat continue the colors. Friends Giving napkins and ceramic turkey napkin ring add a homespun feel.
 The lovely shade of blue in the water goblet enhances the setting.
 A bronze turkey will contain a guest name card.
 The tea cart is dressed for Thanksgiving with pumpkin candles. 
 Also on the cart Anna Lee mice dressed as pilgrims with an Anna Lee turkey featuring fall leaves and fruit.
Thanks for visiting our 2018Thanksgivens Day celebration.

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

FUN TIMES FOR TREATS

Spiders 'n Webs
Special treats for our tricksters coming to dine.
Left side: Witch with her eyeball in a champagne glass! Laughingly!!
Right side: Witch ready to ride off on her broom! Up, up and away!!
Center; Big black spider crawling creepily
up the Haunted Teapot! 
Teapot for Halloween to share a haunted house and several ghosts!
Boo!!!!!
A place setting to scare away hunger!
Black salad plate with silver web and small concaved sides to catch the delicious dishes!
Crawley Cuties!
Daring dinner plate full of haunted house, black cats, bats, tombstones, and skeletons!!
Your glass spider for you to light!
A gray blackish water goblet to hold a witch's brew! Tasty tea!!
Loving the black canister for Halloween! A blueberry tea hue to represent the witch's brew!
Humorous teapots for Halloween! Surrounded by pumpkin candles!
Planning on other tea flavors for that night! Will you choose a Mummy or Ghost to be your drink? 
HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!

I will be posting this on the following
tea and entertaining blogs; 

A stroll thru life, 
A delightsome life,
rustic-refined.com,
along with the blog of; 
and
are some of my favorites and

Antiques and Teacups

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