Monday, February 7, 2011

A Valentine's Tea for Two

"I am the happiest creature in the world. Perhaps other people have said so before, but not one with such justice. I am happier even than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh."

Elizabeth Bennet
Pride and Prejudice




38 comments:

Lynn's Little Cottage said...

Beautiful! I love handpainted china. Happy Valentine's day.

Linda J. said...

Oh, my! Absolutely beautiful!

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

oh gosh! this is awesome set! the pattern just exquisite! love them all! Happy TT
xo

Pat said...

This china is gorgeous!

Allie said...

Beautiful tea set!

Terri said...

Such a romantic tea set! The tea cup is gorgeous and I love the gold handle. It all looks so beautiful together.
Hugs,
Terri

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Oh, what a pretty tea set! The flowers look like they may be apple blossoms, are they? Gorgeous! I love Pride and Prejudice too! Thanks for coming to tea and enjoy your day.

Blessings,
Sandi

Julia said...

Reading your blog makes me happy! Beautiful dishes!

Marianne said...

What a pretty, romantic set! How perfectly it would be in the setting of Pride and Prejudice!

Happy Tuesday,
Marianne

Penny said...

Amazingly beautiful tea set. Perfectly romantic.

Hugs,
Penny

Heirlooms For You said...

I love the colors of your dishes. They are so soft and sweet. Perfect for Valentines. Carol

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

O MY! What a beautiful set!! I just love the muted colors!!

Hugs,
Debbie

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

That set is beautiful....never seen anything quite like it!!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Love your gorgeous tea dishes, they are so pretty. Beautiful tablesetting. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi: What beautiful dishes! I love handpainted tea cups. Thank you so much for joining our party. Have a wonderful week. Blessings, Martha

Marie Arden said...

It is so funny how many of us love tea and love Jane Austen!! there is an actual Jane Austen Society you can join. I love all her works wish there were more. The tea set is romantic looking.
I am a Southern blogger too!
Marie Arden Pink Living

KathyB. said...

The tea set is beautiful, and the quote is perfect, especially since Valentine's Day is soon to come.

Valerie@travelingthrough2 said...

Hi Jocelyn,
Very pretty post! So very sweet.
Valerie

Judy said...

That is really beautiful. I have a tea set from my grandmother that reminds me of yours. I found you over at Between Naps on the Porch. I am your latest follower. I would love for you to come and check out my blog at www.diybydesign.blogspot.com and follow me back. Thanks so much. Looking forward to keeping up with your blog.

carolinajewel said...

Gorgeous! Love the Austen quote and the china!

Miss Char said...

Your china is exquisite, thanks so much for sharing.

The Tablescaper said...

What a beautiful post and such beautiful china.

- The Tablescaper

Marlis said...

Your china is amazing. I love the hand painted pieces.

CJ said...

My guess was dogwoods on the plates. Whatever they are, they are lovely! Thanks for sharing your beautiful design. ~CJ

Debbie said...

I love your tea service. Pink is a favorite of mine. And that's one of my favorite quotes from Pride and Prejudice, too.

Shirley said...

The china is beautiful and it makes for a perfect tea time.

Entertaining Women said...

This so reminds me of my grandmother's Occupied Japan Yamaka, "Magnolia" china. Brings back such sweet memories. Your pieces are beautiful. Thank you for sharing your lovely design. Cherry Kay

Marigene said...

Very pretty!

Kathy said...

Mr Darcy would be honoured to take tea at such a beautiful table :-). happy TT.

Southerncook said...

Your hand painted tea set is just gorgeous. What a treasure.

Carolyn/A Southerners Notebook

Tricia said...

What a lovely pattern on your tea set! Your photography is wonderful, too -- soft and romantic! Thanks for visiting my table this week on Tablescape Thursday!

we three dogs and me said...

Beautiful tea set. I love it

Bill said...

So beautiful! The quote from Pride and Prejudice really set the mood perfectly!

parTea lady said...

Your tea set is beautiful. It's perfect for a romantic Valentine's "Tea For Two".

paperbutterfly said...

This is beyond exquisite! Do you know the history of the set?
Thank you for sharing it with us. We look forward to sharing tea again.

Blessings,
Pam

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

What a lovely tea set. Beautiful!

AverettLadyNana said...

Beautiful Tea Set!!! I just may have to pull my great-great-great-Grandmother's out and have tea with my three little (just turned 5 this month, turns 4 this month and 2 last Sept.) and have tea with them on Valentine's Day!

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Just beautiful tea set, so elegant!!! Hope you visit me, thank you in advance. I'm your new follower, I love what you do, now I will always visit your posts to see your beatiful things.

Happy Valentine's
XOXO
FABBY