Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Welcome to my Very First Teacup Tuesday!

Happy Teacup Tuesday everyone! A BIG thank you to Martha for hosting this wonderful weekly event! You can go to her blog to check out all the other ladies who are participating by clicking on her link on my sidebar, and also to Terri at http://artfulaffirmations.blogspot.com. This is my VERY first time participating, and I am soooo excited! So, for my first Teacup Tuesday I thought I would show you my first teacup that I ever purchased. I'm sooooo happy I took these photos yesterday afternoon when the sun was shining brightly, because this morning it is grey and rainy, and they wouldn't have turned out so good!



This is also my most favorite, as it is so sweet and delicate. It has wonderful pink roses and white daisies, and the color of the cup itself is white with very softly shades of green ~ the cup is very thin and delicate, and when you hold it to the light you can see right thru it. I also love the shape of the cup and saucer, it's so very feminine and dainty :)



The cup and saucer are stamped on the bottom: M. Z. Austria.



I've also included this sweet little Teapot that compliments the teacup I've featured. It has many of the same soft colors. It isn't marked anywhere, so I don't know it's maker :(



I set up this really cute vignette with both the teacup and the teapot, along with one of Rhonda's sweet faux cake slices, also done in pretty greens, and of course the pillow that I posted about yesterday, as it shares many of those same pretty greens and pinks :) These are all placed on this vintage bed/lap tray that I keep in my sewing room.



Thank you so much for stopping by today. I hope you have enjoyed your visit with me, and be sure to check out the other lovely teacups that will be featured today!

26 comments:

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hi Brenda, that is so pretty! I love your delicate little teacup, and the beautiful treasures you have displayed with it... the soft colors are so gorgeous... xoxo Julie Marie

Victorian1885 said...

Good morning Brenda! Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday..I am doing #2 and loving it.
Your tea cup and pot are so pretty! Have a great rest of the week..

Wanda

Denise@alloverroses said...

Brenda, Welcome to your first Tea Cup Tuesday! You picked a real beauty to display. The tea pot is gorgeous too and of course the pillow!
Have a wonderful day,
Denise

Tanza said...

Hi Brenda,
Just beautiful, and EvEr soo delicate !! There is something just so charming about a table set for tea !! I'll be over in a bit .. hahaha .. Thanks for sharing such sweetness !! Have a terrific Tuesday my friend ~
hugs ~tea~ xo

CARMELINA LOUNSBURY said...

Oh how much am I loving that tea cup vignette!!!! that is delicious....i want to come over and drool, lol!!!

oh so pretty! glad you've joined in on the tea cup fun! I'm doing it too today, come by if you've got the time!

ciao bella
creative carmelina

AshTreeCottage said...

Hi Brenda! What a sweet vignette! The tea cup, tea pot and the rest so darling! I was looking at your side bar and love your house. We live in a Victorian house too. I am your newest follower Brenda! It's so nice to meet you!!

Love,
Susan and Bentley
xxoo

Mari said...

HELLO MY SWEET FRIEND,
YOUR TEA CUP IS BEAUTIFUL, I LOVE YOUR VINETTE SOOOOO ROMANTIC.....ILL BE RIGHT OVER FOR SOME TEA AND CAKE.....YUMMY DELICIOUS...LOL :) HAVE A GREAT DAY SWEETIE.

chateau de fleurs said...

what beautiful treasures you have,Christie

Diane said...

Hope you had a Wonderful Mothers Day! Stop On Over I'm having a Virtual Baby Shower for my daughter Breezy, games and prizes, would love to see you there! Let's Get This Party Started!! Hugs, Diane

Diane said...

Hello, Brenda! Today is my very lst Teacup Tuesday too! Yours is so sweet. And the setting with the teapot and pillow and cake...Is that cake REAL? It looks yummy! The pillow is beautiful. Did you make it? It was a pleasure visiting here.
Blessings,
Diane

Paula said...

Dear Brenda,

I love your beautiful teacup! It is very dainty and feminine! I also love your beautiful teapot! The vignette you created is gorgeous!!! I love the pretty pillow you made and the faux cake. It all looks so lovely and welcoming!!! Have a lovely day sweet friend! Love, Paula

GrannySue said...

That cup is stunning. I adore the handle. Thanks for sharing it.

bunny said...

Welcome Brenda...glad you could attend. I'm loving the color combination...green and pink is so dainty and fresh. Lovely!

bunny

Terri said...

Your very first tea cup is gorgeous! So delicate and the color combination is perfect! I love the roses and green colors together.
The tea pot does compliment it beautifully.
Thank you for your lovely post and for joining in Tea Cup Tuesday.
Hugs,
Terri

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Now THAT is one sweet tea cup!!
I love the delicaate flowers and the colors are so very pretty!!
And you are right...I can see the light coming through it! I love when a tea cup is that dainty!!
Your tea pot is just darling and matches perfectly and I am totally loving that precious pillow!! I think it is absolutelt stunning and it is the colors of my craft/sewing room.
Now on to the lovely faux cake.....I just adore it!
I really enjoyed my visit here today .
Thansk for visiting me and I am signing up as a follower so i don't miss anyrhing of what you have to share!!
Debbie

Sherry said...

What a beautiful tea set! Love the colors. I used to have a Himalayan just like your Estella. Such a pretty cat! Thanks for stopping by my blog.:)

Susan said...

Oh Brenda. Beautiful! Just love it. Thanks for sharing. Love your kitties, too! Sincerely, Susan

kimberly shaw said...

A very pretty tea set, love the delicate edges. So nice to meet you, this is my first teacup Tuesday also.

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi Brenda, your teacup and teapot are so lovely and so very delicate looking. I just adore teacups and have many of them.

All your pictures are truly lovely!!

Barb ♥

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hi Brenda,

Thanks for coming by for a visit, and for your sweet comments. I love your blog too, and am your newest follower. I can see we have alot in common. Love all your pretties, and lovely teacups. I'll be back soon! Oh, congrats on your first Teacup Tuesday! It's addicting.

Debbie

Jillian said...

Hello, Brenda! Thanks so much for stopping by...and welcome to Teacup Tuesday! (This is only my second time posting for TCT!)

Your china is GORGEOUS and I love how you color coordinated everything. Your blog is so pretty!

Jillian
Bella Rosa Antiques

Ginger said...

Brenda your cup and saucer are just beautiful, anything from Austria or Germany are my favorite dishes. And that teapot is gorgeous. I just love teacups and teapots. And the pillow you have shown with the teapot is one of my favorites. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Ginger

Rose Garden Romantic said...

Oh my! What a beautiful teacup and teapot!! And the pillow is stunning!
Michelle

The Vintage Rose said...

So very sweet - love how you put it together!

Lorna ~ Lace and Ivy Cottage said...

Hi Brenda,
This must be the sweetest teacup and tea pot I've ever seen, and I've seen many! Your tea vignette is so pretty, it just makes me swoon.

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

oh dear Brenda, you got the most beautiful teacup I ever see.. you are so right, all so pinky, dainty and delicate and perfect for a tea! thanks for sharing.. the cup as I love them really! Have a good week
xo
fitty

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