Oct 17, 2010


Hello Ladies! Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday No. 33! It is time again to share those tea cups. I have read that some of you are taking them out of storage just to join us, others are buying some to play. Tea Cup Tuesday is just of wonderful time with friends. I have made the best of friends through this party. Who would have thought God could use tea cups to minister to one another? I have to say, some of my dearest friends are ladies I have meant through blogging! So take time to visit one another, you never know when you will find a best friend.

I have spent the weekend, putting things away in my "pink" craft room. I love how it is coming along. I will show you more pictures on Friday. Right know, on to the tea cups!

The first cup today is a Paragon. They are famous for the beautiful center design. This one is a lovely mint green with a broken loop handle and a thumb rest. It has a beautiful Adelaide shape. This cup is this week's favorite!

Cup number 2 is a vintage Coalport. It was made somewhere between 1891 and 1920. It is a bouillon cup in the Indian Tree pattern. It too is a Adelaide shape with a broken loop handle and thumb rest.

My last cup this week is made by Syracuse China in New York. This cup was made in 1944. The colors real fit that era. The cup style is Chelsea shape with a broken loop handle. For some reason, it reminds me of my Grandma, not sure way.

On the very top is a pair of Bavarian tea pots recently purchased at the thrift store for $6.00. I really scored that day. I even found two Weiss, vintage necklace for $4.00. I love it when that happens. I get all excited and can't wait to look at my treasures at home.

Not sure if Terri is going to post this week, she is in England. It is a tuff life, but someone has to live it! Hope you are having a great time, Terri! I know this is a short post for me, but I have to finish my craft room. You know what to do with Mr. Linky. Remember you are special to the Lord and to me! Blessings, Martha


Linda @ A La Carte said...

Gorgeous cups as always. I love the two handled cup!

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Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Good morning my dear Martha,
Your teapots are just gorgeous! So pretty in their simplicity and lovely in their design. Your teacups are lovely too and the first one is stunning! Always enjoy my visit with you. Have a fabulous day!


Victoria said...

Hi Martha...wow..these are delightful and super lovely..I love the colors!! another exquisite post of charm and beauty!

Snap said...

Martha, they are all gorgeous, but I'm in love with the bouillon cup in the Indian Tree pattern. Be still my heart!!!!!

Colorful post filled with teacups and bling! Party on!!!!!! :D

Home and Heart said...

Some gorgeous cups and jewelry!! What could be better???

Eileen said...

Beautiful, as always!

Lisa'sLettersandLace said...

Good afternoon, lovely having my flavored coffee and talking teacups!! I was going to use my teacup for this :)
Love the jewerly and displays, thank you for another beautiful Tuesday. Lisa

parTea lady said...

Your teacups are all beautiful, but I especially love the mint green Paragon cup. The jewelry is great too - I enjoy seeing pieces from your collection matched with the cups each week.

Your pumpkin with the blanket stitching is really cute - did you sew it?

Brenda ~ The Heminger Farmhouse said...

Hello Martha, once again you have shown us some truly lovely cups; my favorite this week is the first cup, the Paragon, with it's pretty colors of pink and green, which are my favorite colors :)

Wishing you a wonderful Tea Tuesday!

Warmest hugs, Brenda

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Martha,

I am amazed that still you keep bringing out more wonderful teacups to show us.
Love the Paragon, the moss green and the pink are such a lovely colour combination.
The Halloween pumpkin made me smile.

Happy week

Unknown said...

Thank you for sharing more tea cups! I love the 1940's china, the colours are so pretty.

Gee said...

Hi Martha,

Beautiful cups as always and thats the reason I need to visit you. You always have something nice to share with us.

Marie said...

Oh Martha...I do love tea number 2. Love the 2 handles...so elegant. Glad to hear that Terri is having fun in England. Happy Tuesday!

Lynn-Teacupstitches said...

Hi martha!
You always have such a stunning collection of tea pretties to share!! If I was forced to chose a favorite it would have to be the Paragon minty green with pink roses! So gorgeous! I think you should have a special day just for your pretty jewelry. They compliment your teacups so nicely!!
Happy TeaCup Tuesday!!

Johanna Gehrlein said...

Hi Martha,
your teacups are wonderful. I love the Paragon cup, the decor is so dainty and romantic.
Greetings, Johanna

PeregrineBlue said...

thank you once again for hosting this tea party. i love the new music you have uploaded for us to enjoy.

KathyB. said...

I agree with your words about blogging friends. There is so much good about blogging, and when you need a vast support of prayer warriors, blogging friends rally!

I like your Paragon tea cup very much. I don't think I have ever seen a "bouillon" cup and saucer, very interesting. You have so many very beautiful and interesting tea cups Martha, and I always learn a little bit more about teacups from you.

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

Dear Martha, that green teacup of yours is a fave of mine! beautiful! thanks for sharing and have a great day!

Concetta said...

Dear Martha,
The Paragon is definitely my favorite as well - I just love those cups! We have a great friend in you and are all very blessed.
<>< Concetta

Diann said...

Hi Martha!

Oh, some pretty teacups and saucers to show us today! I love the colors of the first one. that pretty mint green is so delicate. And I love the 2 handled one. I one have one of the 2 handles teacup but, I keep my eye out for them all the time!
I hope you have a wonderful week!

Terri said...

Hello Dear Martha!
I managed to get internet connection and was able to post! Yea!
Your tea cups are fab, as usual. I love, love, love the mint green one. The others are beautiful as well. And you really scored on those gorgeous tea pots! Holy cow!
I am going to go have a look at your craft room post. I can't wait to see how it turned out.

" SHABBY JUNK" said...

The Syracuse China cup reminds me of my grandmother. She gave me the set of china one day. I gave it to my daughter,because she has a green kitchen. It's beautiful! ~judy~

High Street Cottage said...

Beautiful Martha, I have been debating as to weather I want a white teapot, I have too many as it is, so I went for the coffee caraffe

Pellie / Penny said...

Hello Martha,
Commitments made it impossible for me to comment earlier, but I'm back home now and with teacup in hand am ready for an evening of visiting.
All the cups you are showing today are awesome but I really like your first cup of the day. The design on the saucer is just beautiful.


Princesa Nadie said...

Dear Martha
I love watching your Tea Cup treasures

Patti said...

Hi, sweet Martha. I didn't get a chance to do a tea party today. My son didnt' get a chance to take my photo for me (sniff, sniff), so I'm just visiting this week.

Yes, I, too, would choose the Paragon as my favorite of your showings this week. I love the colors of it (I'm a pink/green gal). I have one teacup in a style like that, where it's decorated only on the inside, and the outside has the gold band.

The second teacup with the two handles...how totally unique. I have never seen a teacup like that before.

How exciting about your thrift store finds. I love it when that happens.

Hope all is going well.

Love you!!


suzeeez said...

Love your teacups ! I especially have interest in the double handled cups and would love to know more about them. I've posted the ones I have so far on my site.

Wanda Lee said...

Hello there sweet lady,

Happy 33rd Teacup Tuesday!

I have 'a tear in my heart' however dear Martha, as just yesterday around 5pm we watched our dear neighbors house, (two doors down), burn to the ground practically; they were at work, when a wonderful imedieate neighbor of ours, saw smoke and flames and called 911!

~ (The folks were then apparently called; the dog was saved, the cat hads not been found)! Please pray for them and for our community as we endeavor to rally around and help them as best we can!.., We are kind of in shock!

Thankfully, other than their precious pet cat, no human lives were lost!

I just love your Paragon tea cup especially.., So lovely; the colors and motif are exquisite!

You know that you are also always most warmly welcome to pop by for a tea visit in my little corner of, 'Tuesday And Wednesday Teatime In Blogland' anytime!

~ The tea kettle is always at the ready!

..,(This week has marked my 53rd, 'Tuesday Tea For Two', blog teaparty, my 44th, 'Wednesday Tea For You And You And Me')..,

~ Also with dear Pam, (of http://breathoffreshair-paperbutterfly.blogspot.com );she and I have celebrated our 25th, 'Teapot And Tea Things Tuesday'..,


~ I guess you could truly say; 'I love Afternoon Tea' and most of all sharing the experience with my fellow bloggers!

..,Please do come by next week also Martha and we'll delight once again in sharing yet another lovely a cup of tea!..,

Thanks for joining us last week!
Have a marvelous week!

Cheers and hugs from Wanda Lee

@ http://theplumedpen.blogspot.com

Annesphamily said...

Once we move I plan to participate more in all the fun memes here. I have lots of tea cups and tea pots. Now I need to share their beauty with my sweet friends. I could use lots of prayer Martha. Housing woes, car woes and work place hatefulness to name the top three! I think God is trying to teach me a new lesson. I want to learn quickly so all those awful stuff goes away! I always love stopping here and I am so behind visiting everyone. I love all your pretty treasures here. Thanks for sharing. Blessings Anne

Nezzy (Cow Patty Surprise) said...

What a show you and your dazzlin' cups put on. Ya never disappoint me girl!

Ya'll have the most wonderfully blessed and beautiful 'fall' day!!!

Jacoba said...

Roses, roses, roses, just cannot get enough of them. Such a pretty center design in your first cup!
Happy day,

Denise said...

Always enjoy visiting with you.Lovely teacups.Thank you.

Anonymous said...

Martha, I want to join you in Teacup Tuesdays.
Just have to buy a new printer for sending pics to my modem. Can't wait!

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