Monday, March 4, 2013

Tea for One

Some days, it is nice to just treat yourself to a cup of tea, especially when the weather is a bit brisk.  Join me today as I enjoy a cup of Herbal tea.

 My teacup lost it's saucer, so I paired it with an orphan Shelley saucer.

 I found a selection of these lovely plates at the thrift store.  They are Faberware "Blossoms" and I just love the delicate spray of roses.

Tea Pot is David Michael China for Staffordshire (Made in England) and the cream pitcher is St George Fine Bone China (Made in England).
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Do you have a favorite Herbal Tea??  I love True Blueberry.

Won't you join me visiting these parties?

18 comments:

Beth said...

Your china, teapot, and cream pitcher are really beautiful and they look great together, Jocelyn. Very feminine and romantic tea setting!

Karen Mary Butterfly said...

I love all of these pieces! How sweet to treat yourself like that! I need to do this! My favorite herbal tea of late is peppermint! Had some last night, but not in a pretty cup and saucer like this!!
Karen

Wanda Lee said...

Hello there Jocelyn,

This teatime respite for one with you herbals tea is so soft, pretty and cheerful. Pretty teacups are always just so perfect to enjoy any time of year and then to just sit back and enjoy with a sweet treat and to sip a nice cup of tea.

It's so serendipitous that you found a selection of these lovely plates at the thrift store. with the delicate sprays of roses. Paired with your teacup that lost it's saucer, it is darling paired with your pretty "orphan" Shelley saucer...Lovely.

I do not drink a lot of herbals tea, yet I absolutely love, Cream of Earl Grey, black tea.


Cheers, blessings and hugs from Wanda Lee
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P.S. ~ I thank God that after a very exceedingly long respite due to illness, I finally have the strength to come back and visit my you precious, fellow tea ladies in blogland.

Snap said...

Your tea set is lovely and I like to mix and match. Very dainty! Happy Tea Day!

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

What beautiful china. I lov eyou had such a nice pairing matches with orphaned china - love it when that works so perfectly!!

I love blueberry tea, it's my fav in the summertime - it's even great cold.

I haven't had it since it was warm - should be thinking about sipping it again hopefully in the near future!!

Antiques And Teacups said...

Whate an elegant spring tea setting. I, too, love the delicate blossoms. The Shelley saucer fits right in! Love your photos!
Ruht

Pamela Gordon said...

These are all such pretty pieces and go together so well. Have a great week! Blessings, Pamela

Lavender Cottage said...

Even having tea by ourselves, we can make it special with pretty china. A nice tea you've put together.
My favourite herbal is chamomile; it took me awhile to like the taste and that's when I realized it pays to buy quality tea.
Judith

Sylvia said...

Your teacup and saucer goes so good together. I often have tea for one.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Jocelyn, your china is just beautiful! I like your marriage between the orphaned cup and saucer. Special and pretty too. I am in love with your pretty teapot. Thank you for joining me for tea and enjoy your week.

Blessings,
Sandi

Johanna said...

Hello Jocelyn,
although your tea set has different patterns, they match perfect together. And each item is a treasurer. They make a wonderful tea setting. Thank you for sharing.
Best greetings, Johanna

Bernideen said...

Hello Jocelyn:
I do recognize the plates - a pattern I remember as sometimes called Apple Blossom and also Rose Chintz sometimes.Everything looks lovely!!!
I am so pleased you linked to Friends Sharing TEa!

Magnolia Cottage said...

Love your pretty tea vignette for one! My favorite herbal tea is lavender rooibos. Thanks for sharing.
hugs,
Lisa

Donna Wilkes said...

Love the way you have mixed the pink floral patterns. What a treat!

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

Your teacup seems to have find the perfect new frind with this saucer. All the patterns mix very well together!

Debra @ Homespun said...

I usually just load up on coffee before going in to work but when I am off and want something hot but not caffeinated I have some Earl Grey tea on hand...I know this is boring but it is true life :) Meanwhile I love your pics :)

Felicity W said...

Such a beautiful set with romantic touch. The saucer matches with the cup so well.

I like herbal tea too.

Rosewalk Cottage said...

Your teacup is very pretty. Thank you for sharing.