Monday, July 9, 2012
TEA CUP BARGAINS!
Hi Ladies: Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday No. 121. Hope everyone had a wonderful week. Many of you received a weird email from me, no worries, I was hacked. Spend an hour this morning trying to change everything. Not sure why I was picked, but oh well. I think it was fixed. I did have a lot of you let me know and I want to thank you for that.
I am feeling so much better this week, compared to last. Thank you for your prayers. Big family news, Sophia has started to crawl. (We are so in trouble!) Anything she finds, goes you know where, straight to the mouth! Life has just changed for us. My son, Kyle, is off to Las Vegas (always scary). It is not easy being a Mom.
Spent some time this weekend changing my home around. Colors this month are green & pink. These colors make my home feel cool. I am so grateful to hear that the weather has cool down for many of my dear friends. It has been a nightmare just to watch the news. I thank God that we have had good weather.
The first tea cup I am sharing today is a Franz Porcelain, Papillon Butterfly. I have the cup and saucer as well as the tea pot. I had the tea spoon too, however it was recently dropped by a friend. She was beside herself. She tried to replace the spoon, but it would have cost more than what I paid for the whole set. This pattern is one of the award-winning, porcelain studio's, most popular lines. I love the delicately glowing hues of celebrated Franz designer Johnny Ho. I was lucky enough to get this set at an antique shop for $35. Not sure if she just did not know what she had or she purchased it for far less, either way, I scored!
My next cup is a vintage, Bavarian demitasse cup and saucer. It is hand painted with cute little pink roses and a handle that looks like it is part of the rose stem. Just love it!
Cup No. 3 is a green depression glass. I think it might be the Madrid pattern, but not sure. I love depression glass, not even sure why. I think it feels like "home" for me. Depression Glass has a comfortable feel about it. It is surprisingly strong and can go right into the dishwasher. Did I ever tell you I collect Depression Glass? I have lots of colors like pink, red, blue, yellow, brown, purple and of course green. I use the Red & Green Depression Glass for my Christmas table. It looks so pretty. I just submitted an article for a magazine on Thanksgiving Decor and the Brown Depression Glass is a big part of that month's decor.
Well, here is Mr. Linky for this week. We had a wonderful turn out last week, with some new ladies joining us. Thank you for your faithfulness. Don't forget Terri is having a give away.
Talking about Depression Glass, I listing some a hard to find piece, American Fostoria pieces. One piece I just listed is an old cigarette box. I have never smoked so I used it to store pretty buttons. I am being so good. In order to avoid a personal appearance on "Hoarders", I am using this summer to thin things out, because, I am not a Hoarder! Have a wonderful week!