Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Fall Tea and Falling Leaves

Today I am sharing my Colonial Homestead Teapot by Royal, along with a few other pieces.
Welcome to my Fall Tea.

Enjoying a cup of Twining's Irish Breakfast Tea with thin slices of moist fruit cake.
I have it set up on an antique small desk with one of my first quilt pieced works from 1985 called Falling Leaves.
Think here it works for a cool Fall day cup of tea.



Here is a close up of the 'Blessing' that is on a few of the different serving pieces.
I have been collecting this pattern for 30 yrs.
I love the simple look of it. On each piece is a different scene or item on the Colonial Homestead inside a log home.
When I found this teapot I felt like I had found GOLD!!!! It is a true treasure to me anyway.
I have plenty to use all plates and such for the big Christmas open house we have every year.
The green just seems to say Christmas when I pair it with red.
As you can see though it too goes well with Fall colors as well.
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Hope you are inside by the fire enjoying a cup of warm tea on this gray Fall day.. at least that is what is outside my window here in my part of Virgina!
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15 comments:

  1. Oh, would I love to see that table set for Christmas. I hope you will share that with us.
    You won't believe this, but I bought two of those plates, dinner size at a Thrift shop and broke them up for a mosaic on a stepping stone. I will tread more softly on that step in the future.

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  2. Really pretty fall setting for tea! Imagine it's beautiful with red at Christmas too. Be sure to post a picture when you use it during the Christmas season!

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  3. To ME, green goes with everything!!! I LOVE green!!! I want to go eat at your house with those dishes at Christmas time. LOL

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  4. Thanks for showing your dishes...I love them!!

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  5. Your set is beautiful and new to me. I really like it and can imagine that it is beautiful at Christmas as it is in fall.

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  6. Very nice set and it is great for fall. Love that you used your quilt...

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  7. Its perfect for a fall tea, Lola! I love the soft green and the "blessing"...just beautiful. And I adore your leaf quilt...its perfect with the tea set...looks so warm and inviting...I'm ready for a cup...will be right over!

    God bless,
    Mary

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  8. I love Twinning's Irish Breakfast tea and your green china is gorgeous. I love the teapot especially. I've been enjoying my fav tea: Assam of late...great minds....

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  9. What a lovely collection of green china you have Lola. I've never seen this pattern before. It's very charming and adds such a coziness to your tea table. If I ever see a piece during my antiquing jaunts, I will surely think of you when I do.

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  10. What a lovely set of dishes. How exciting that you found the teapot! Enjoy your cup of tea :-)

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  11. OK just a minute--will be right back--gonna put the tea pot on!!!
    pots on--gonna enjoy a cup of Zen tonight from Tazo--a harmonious blend with lemongrass and spearmint!
    Thanks for the idea!!! Love your tea set--thanks for sharing--
    Hugs, Di

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  12. I loved your autumn tea! Your tea set is so pretty and it does look like autumn to me, too. Hope you had a wonderful Tea Tuesday and blessings to you! Vicki

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  13. I love the set Lola, it's so pretty! I hope you show it set up for Christmas, I bet it's beautiful!

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  14. The green is so pretty and I love the leave quilt. Very warm and inviting!
    Valerie

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Luv hear'in from ya!!