Feb 19, 2012


Hello Ladies: Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday No. 101! I will still be sharing with you more pink cups this week. Noah has informed me that Valentine's Day is over and I need to redecorate. This is how he put it "Grandma, is it still Valentine's Day? No, let's change it people." The child is three! He sure keeps me on my toes. His Dad got on his case for calling me "People." I sure love that boy! Despite my orders, Valentine's decorations will stay up another week. I am sure I will hear about it. I have been feeling very crafty this week. (It is Pinterest, I am addicted.) One of the items I made was this wreath. It was made with vintage bling. I think it came out so cute. It is far prettier in person than these pictures show. If you are interested in how to make it, just email me and I will tell you how.

Before I start sharing my cups, I just had to share this great tea pot. I picked it up at a thrift store, a few years ago. I love the lips. It only comes out in February.

My first cup is this Schumann, Arzberg, Germany beauty. It is very ornate and reminds me of the Flintridge China I own.

My next cup is a Haviland Limoges. I have the complete dinner set, service for 12. I am giving this set to my Princess Maya, when she gets a home of her own.

Cup No. 3 is also part of a set. I know, I know, how many sets do I need? Anyway, it is a Johnson Brothers tea cup Made in England. Love the delicate rose design of this piece. Although, Johnson Brothers tend to craze very easily. The quality must not be high, but I love the set anyway.

Cup No. 4 is also part of a set. (Let's not talk about!) Love the shape and the roses on this one. It is Hankook China. It is a newer set. The leaves are hand painted in gold. Great set!

Did I ever tell you I collect vintage paper weights? Well I do, I especially love the ones with flowers on them. They are getting so much harder to find these days. I also collect Fenton, in every color. I love this dark pink dish. The red bowl at the top of this post is also Fenton, Buttons & Bows.

This is the last week you will have to enter the give away. Remember it is only for followers. Please see the first post for this month with the give away information.

Before I give you this week's linky I want to show you this "Useless Piece of Junk, I can't live without." I have a lot of things that fall into this category. I not even sure what it is. Maybe you can help? It is very pretty. It is two pieces put together. What do you think it is? I am going to put it in my shop this week, I think. I have had it forever. Believe it or not, I am thinning things out!

Here is Mr. Linky. You know what to do. I heard Terri has a beautiful new cup to share this week. Have a wonderful week. You are treasured by me! Hugs, Martha



Oh dear Martha! I knew I had to come and see your stunning teacups, I love them all! Yeah, can't talk about our complete sets either, lol. I also love those with the big rose that's on your header, just fabulous and the lips...oh well..I didn't link, as I didn't have a tea party, but daughter's new home.
Have a terrific week.

Susan said...

Hello Dear Martha....

Oh, lovely, lovely treasures. And Noah! I get SUCH a kick out of him, People! I do , I do. He's so doggone adorable. Well, listen, keep those Valentine Day decorations up a little bit longer and just tell "Little People, they'll be down soon!" Thanks for sharing----treasures and treasured Grandson! Susan

Kathy said...

Hello Martha,
I am so happy to visit and to see your lovely teacups - I love the sweet little roses on the Johnson Bros. teacup - beautiful. Your wreath looks marvelous! I hope you have a great week,

Snap said...

Hi Martha, everything is lovely (as usual), but I really love the beautiful rose teapot, sugar and creamer! Happy Tea Day!

Antiques And Teacups said...

I love the teapot with the lips. How cute is that! Lovely post. And I adore your wreathe! That's luxe!

Terri said...

I am sorry I don't know what your cherub piece is. It is really something though! I hope someone can share with us all what it is.
All you cups are totally amazing! I think I have to say the Limoges is my favorite today. I am always partial to the dainty sprays of flowers and gold touches!
A wonderful post! And Noah, as usual, is his funny self! Where do they get this stuff???

Trisha said...

It is so hard to not giggle when cute little kids say such adorable things! So many pretty teacups, paper weights and jewelry!


Zaa said...

Hi Martha ...
What a lovely display of treasures... Your wreath is gorgeous with all those glittering jewels... and your February Teapot , certainly put a smile on my face( Ha Ha) dainty Limoge always steals my heart. Thank You for sharing these treasures....Hugs

Micupoftea said...

Hello! Happy February~ Thanks for hosting. Love the Johnson Bros cup!

Johanna Gehrlein said...

Hi Martha,
thank you for sharing more items of your beautiful collection. Love that wreath with lots of blings. And your china is always stunning. What a fun to have a grandson like Noah. Thank you for sharing and for hosting this sweet event.
Best greetings, Johanna

ooglebloops said...

Gorgeous displays, as always!! I will have to look for you on pinterest- my latest addiction!!!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hello Martha,
I am always amazed at your teacups. Each one is so pretty. I like the wreath; it sure sparkles! Grandchildren say the cutest things, don't they?
Thanks for sharing and enjoy your day.


Brenda said...

OH, Martha, Martha, Martha!! You are showing that BEAUTIFUL set that I love so much; with the BIG rose on the front of each piece! What a great set that is. And I do love your BIG pig on the table! LOL!
Your grandson Noah is such a delight. I bet your heart just melts when he walks in the door. He is making some great memories at your house.
The wreath you made is so beautiful. and I find it amazing that you got a teapot at a thrift store that has LIPS! I fell in love with this one. You have some of the most amazing things that I just adore and enjoy seeing.
Tea was great with you today!
Have a lovely day,

Tea in Texas said...

Always fun to see your collection! I am loving the red lips teapot so cute! Your Schumann cup is so elegant from the shape to the pink flowers! Noah is cute and love his way of keeping you on your toes. A precious three year old. Happy Tea Party! Pam

Pamela Gordon said...

Hi Martha, this is my first visit here. You have some very pretty teacups and the teapot with the red lips is a hoot! I love Limoges and Bridal rose patterns for their delicate softness. Have a great day! Pamela

Charlotte said...

Your grandson is a doll! Only three years old? He already has an eye for details...like his grandma?

Your teacups are beautiful...the first one has a very lovely gold design and looks gorgeous with the flowers!

Anonymous said...

Noah brings back many fond memories of my son when he was that age. They really do keep us on our toes. That was adorable.


Kathy said...

Hello Martha, you have such a stunning collection of teacups - definitely pieces of artwork! Thank you for sharing with A Return To Loveliness,

Annesphamily said...

Oh Martha I do love all your beautiful tea cups. My little collection is so small. I really love it here. Thank you for this beautiful opportunity! You are such a doll! Have a great weekend!

GardenOfDaisies said...

Martha, your rose teacups are all so beautiful! And I don't know what the "useless piece" is, but it looks Italian to me. Maybe Capodimonte? Sweet cherubs anyway. :-) It reminds me of a carved statue my FIL had.

Michele M./ Finch Rest said...

Dear "People,"

Love your pretty cups and that table is gorgeous!

I can't even believe you made that wreath, that's amazing! You should make another one and do a step-by-step tutorial!

Beautiful post.

One more week for the Valentines, eh, People? I actually giggled out loud reading that, so hilarious!



Ana Cristina Caldatto said...

uauu sua postagem é grande
com boas novidades
e belas imagens!

Vicki said...

Hi, Martha,
Your tea cups are always exquisite! I always enjoy seeing them. The wreath you created is beautiful, love everything about it. Thank you for hostessing the tea party each week! Vicki

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

i just adore Limoge tea cups, so pretty and such dainty flowers.

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