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Friday, October 21, 2011

Tea Time

About twenty years ago this tea set was an anniversary gift from my hubby. It is called Old English Melon.

We rarely ever use it but it is so lovely to look at. He arranged it last week with some of my red transfer ware. We are always moving things around.

I love brown transfer ware too but red is my favorite.

This is my favorite pattern. It is called Colonial Times and depicts scenes of colonists and Indians.

Linking to:
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Feathered Nest Friday
Potpourri Friday
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Micupoftea~ said...

Pretty transferware, lovely tea set!

Debbiedoo's blogging and blabbing said...

I love your red transferware, not a common pattern and color to see. You know me, I love color! Have a great day!

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

I love red transferware!!!! The tea set is pretty, too. :D

poppilinnstudios said...

Beautiful tea set! Did your husband pick that himself? Your transfer ware is lovely too.

Lemon Lane Cottage said...

What a thoughtful hubby. That set is beautiful. Have a lovely tea. Patty

Diane said...

The red and white is one of my favorites too, as well as silver.

Beth said...

smart man. what a keeper. excellent pick. so pretty. (:

Kris said...

I love transferware, and I don't have any! I get such a kick out of the fact that your hubby helps you decorate, and enjoys taking part. My husband could not care less!!
Love the tea set.

Babs said...

Beautiful, and not often seen transferware pattern. Just lovely with your special anniversary tea set. Thanks for sharing your beautiful pieces.

Kerin said...

Your hubby is a sweetheart... to give you such a thoughtful gift, and to set it out for you to enjoy.
How nice :)

Cindy said...

Elaine, your silver tea set is so beautiful! I love the transferware, too, so delightful!
Have a lovely weekend, Cindy

Jilly said...

Elaine, your silver tea set is really beautiful, that transfer ware is so delightful! It is perfect time for tea party for any guests.
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Gen said...

How nice to have a hot, spot of tea as the weather is cooling a little. Your husband is so thoughtful. I just love the red transferware. How great that he helps you to decorate!

reginascottage said...

hi elaine,
i love red tranferware,too.i love your silver tea set,it is absolutley a dream!!!
have a wonderful weekend in your cosy home,
love regina

Ginger Zuck said...

It is so beautiful! Love the tea set.

Honey at 2805 said...

Your tea set is beautiful and looks great with your transferware. He's so creative!

Thank you for linking this lovely post to Potpourri Friday. I always appreciate your participation!