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!

 

Sunday, February 8, 2015

In the pink Valentine mood

Valentine's Day is for lovers, family, friends, and neighbors.
The tablescape's china was discovered in the city of Yates Center, Kansas this fall. I knew the Shelly China, Sheraton pattern would be placed on my Valentine Day's table. (To discover how special Shelly China is refer to ruthw@antquesandteacups.blogspot.com )
Elegance is the moment you sit and enjoy a dramatic tablescape. Here the sun shines through the lace curtain and blue silk drapes casting a mesmerizing glow on the table.
Softness of light falls on the centerpiece of the many pink embossed Valentines on the rim of the cake stand placed on the lovely platter. 
Wide gold accents the pretty pink teapot, the pink roses and flowers brightens the white center band.  
The beautiful Shelly pattern of flowers are shown on the china's creamer and sugar bowl.
The bright pink candle holders and soft pink candles surround the creamer and sugar.
The candles also encase the oval vegetable bowl.
The full place setting gives a glimpse of the beauty of the china, crystal, and flatware.
A close up of the cream soup and saucer,
the salad plate,
and the dinner plate display the glory of Shelly.
A pink napkin is covered with a napkin crocheted with a dark pink edging. A pink glass napkin ring holds the set together. The flatware with a pink handle also has an embossed medal tip.
The champagne flute is hand blown with a pink heart encircling the bowl on a pink stem.
Tamaian is the etched signature on the flute.
A velvet pink pillow embroidered with sweet sayings ......... 
is tied with the sheer pink ribbon to the back of the chair! 
Have a sip of pink lemonade from the flute and a cup of hot tea with dessert.
Please choose a special tea to serve on this Valentine Day's party in the pink and gold teapot.
 Even the glass stem of the clear crystal candle holder creates the Valentine heart. Have a special day with all of your love ones.
 
I will be posting this on the following tea blogs; 

and


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!