Monday, September 5, 2011

Teacup Tuesday

This sweet Coffee/Tea service was painted for me by my mother in love. She was a china painter and loved to paint on porcelain. She is 90 years old now, and the ravages of Parkinson's Disease has taken away her ability to do what she loved.

The Yellow Rose set was painted for my daughter.



Do you know how special it is to have two beautiful tea sets?

Thanks for stopping by. I am joining these tea parties this week.


15 comments:

Just me said...

Just dropped by from Rose Chintz Cottage.
What wonderful treasures you have there! They are both beautiful!

Trish - Sweetology101 said...

Lovely tea sets, truly! Thanks for linking up to Tea Party Tuesday!!

http://sweetology101.blogspot.com/2011/09/tea-party-tuesday-tea-party-sweets.html

~~Carol~~ said...

Both sets are so beautiful, and wonderful family heirlooms! My Mom has some kind of condition where her right hand shakes. It's not Parkinson's, and her Dr. never really said what it was, but it keeps her from doing the lovely embroidery that she's done for years. Such a shame!
Happy Labor Day,
Carol

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Both tea sets are gorgeous, so sweet and romantic, I love them!! I just came from Tea Party Tuesday

Johanna said...

Hello,
I am enthralled by the two beautiful sets. What a treasure to own such a handpainted set and to know the painter. All her love for your and your daughter is in this sets. Your Mother in Love painted the sets so wonderful. Thank you for sharing and blessings to your MIL.
Best greetings, Johanna

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hello Jocelyn,
What beautiful tea sets painted by your loved one! They are real treasures. Having done ceramic pieces myself, I know how time consuming and lovingly painted these pieces were. Thank you so much for sharing their beauty with us today. Have a delightful week.

Blessings,
Sandi

Julia said...

Oh My, how beautiful !!!!!

Lavender Cottage said...

Hi Jocelyn
You have the greatest treasure of all for your tea parties. Both sets are gorgeous and the flowers painted on them are a work of art.
Thank you for sharing these, I enjoyed seeing them.
Judith

Snap said...

I love hand painted china. The tea sets are gorgeous. How lucky to have such a talented Mother-in-love. So sad that her Parkinsons keeps her from what she loves. Happy Tea Day.

Mrs.Rabe said...

What special treasures you have!

Deanna

yvettesblogs.com said...

Beautiful teasets, my grandmother painted china plates, my sister and I are lucky to have been given a couple, she had so many grandchildren it kept her busy for many years. Just beautiful family treasures.

Wanda Lee said...

Dear Jocelyn,

I love your pretty tea time treasures, especially the yellow Rose set! So lovely!

Many thanks for joining me in the celebration of my 100th Tuesday Tea For Two and also our 71st Teapot And Tea Things Tuesday!

Cheers and hugs from Wanda Lee

Zaa said...

How wonderful to possess such heart-felt memorabilia... especially since teatime is such a special part of life. Both sets are absolutely gorgeous ... Thanks for sharing..Hugs

Terri said...

What dear treasures you have shared with us today! Your MIL is so talented. And how special that you have these works of her art to cherish! Thank you so much for sharing them with us.
Hugs,
Terri

Martha's Favorites said...

These are the most beautiful sets I have ever seen. How wonderful to have this treasure from you MIL. Thank you so much for sharing these amazing sets with us. You are blessed to have them. Martha