Mar 17, 2014


Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday No. 209! Hope you are having a fun and safe St. Patrick's Day.  We are in the celebrating mood.  We had an earthquake and everything is fine, reason enough for me, yeah!  God is good.  I bet you didn't think that Mexican's celebrated St. Patrick's Day, but with a husband name Kelly, how can you not?  My son has a party to go to and I will be sharing my Irish tea cups.  Today is also Princess Maya's birthday. Do we need anymore reasons?  She is on her first week long school field trip and having a blast.  Her Mama is just trying to make it through the night! This is a picture of them both. 

Before I start, I want to share the invitations I have made for the wedding shower I told you about.  It is shape like a bride dress and  on the back, the information is done in calligraphy.  I think they are very cute.  What do you think?

Now down to business of Irish tea cups.  This first one is a Shelley.  It is a demitasse, as delicate as you can find.  

The next cup is a Royal Dover. Also quite cute, but the Shelley has it beat!

Of course, the tea pot on  is a Belleek. It is amazing looking.  

 Have a wonderful week.  Remember to love yourselves!  Not sure if Terri is going to post today. She is celebrating her birthday!  Happy Day my sweet friend (another reason to celebrate)!   Sorry, no pictures on my link. Have to wait for Terri.  She is the brains in the family!  Hugs!

Irish blessings to you all, Martha


Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Martha,
Your shamrock teacups and teapot are just lovely! I stopped by to link up but it is telling me your link up is closed. I am on my way to have, hopefully, a good night's sleep so I will have to wait till morning now. Hope you can get the kinks worked out. Don't you just love computers when they do this to you? Have a lovely week and yes, Happy St. Patricks Day!


Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

Very nice invitation!
Happy St. Patrick's day. ♧

Two Cottages And Tea said...

Lovely teacups and teapot! What a darling invitation! Thanks for hosting and happy St. Patrick's day evening!

xinex said...

Your Irish teacups are so pretty and so is your Belleek teapot. The invitations are very pretty and unique....Christine

Susan said...

Hello Dear Martha...

Oh, the shower invitation is very adorable! And different! Haven't seen one like it. Did you design that?

Hope your St. Pat's day was fun.

Waiting for warmer weather here.

Take care, Martha. Hugs to you, Susan

Cindy said...

I so enjoyed your shamrock tea cups and special tea pot. The invitations are amazing, great job well done, everyone will be excited, enjoy your week, take care - Cindy

Faith Hope and Cherrytea said...

Lovely shamrocks for a spot o' tae!
Thank you for sharing that gorgeous beleek teapot too =) HapPy teatime!
and HapPy St Patrick's Blessings to you, always...

Beth in NEPA said...

I liked seeing all the shamrock cups. I have only one. Didn't know there were so many more.

Antiques And Teacups said...

Well you know I love the Shelley! Aren't Shamrock patterns fun! Yours a wonderful. Thanks so much for linking to Tuesday Cuppa Tea!

Princesa Nadie said...

Hello Martha
Meet you again is a pleasure
I hope I´ll find enough free time for join you every week and share our tea cups

Denise said...

Martha-Beautiful Irish collection You have.Enjoyed dropping by to visit You as always.Just in case,I was wondering if were real neighbors,I live in Rancho Cucamunga? I noticed You have up the Linky I can join so I would like to join the party-I'll be right back-Hugs and blessings Denise

Denise said...

Opps- Too late-sorry :)

Karen said...

Hi Martha,
I love your shamrock teacups this week. I agree that the Shelley is so gorgeous and so is that Beleek teapot. Thank you for hosting today! Have a wonderful week! Karen

Anonymous said...

Blessings, Martha! Loving all your green this week with our teatime - especially that teapot! I've a creamer and sugar that would love to spend some time on a shelf with that one!! Sweet demitasse, too! Taking joy in almost spring!

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

You have the best teacups for Saint Patrick's Day!

The Charm of Home said...

Hi Martha,
I hope you had a wonderful St. Pat's Day. I love the Beleck teapot. The handle is so unusual and very pretty.

Carrie said...

Wonderful Belleek teapot! I just loved how you paired the cups and teapot with beautiful brooches--extra sparkly in each picture ;). Thanks for sharing your Irish teacups and teapot and thanks for stopping by my blog :). By the way, the invitation was beautiful!

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

What a beautiful invitation, Martha. I love your teacups and the wonderful Bellleek teapot. Happy belated St. Patrick's Day.

KathyB. said...

I LOVE the bridal shower invitations. How many did you make ?

Your daughter & granddaughter look like you, and also look like they're having a lot of fun together.

Your Irish shamrock teacups are so pretty but I covet the tea pot !

Glad the earthquake did not cause any damage , goodness, an earthquake could wipe out a priceless tea-cup collection at your place !

Deborah Montgomery said...

that shower invitation is beautiful! so much fun! Love your Irish tea cups and pot. Have a wonderful week Martha!

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

The invitations are sweet and I like your collection of shamrock china.
I almost forgot to link this week, but finally made it!

Dee said...

The invitation is adorable...and so glad the earth quake did not damage your tea cup collection....i heard it was quite the jolt.

Martha said...

What lovely Irish teacups! Lucky you!

Poppy @ With a Dash of Color said...

Oh my, what a beautiful collection of Irish teacups and pots! And I love the cute bridal shower invitation card...looks so adorable! Hope you had a wonderful St Patrick's Day celebration! Thanks for throwing a tea party for us! Have a lovely weekend!~hugs, Poppy

Romantic Country Living said...

Hi Martha,
Beautiful Irish tea cups!! Hope you had a happy St. Patrick's Day. Also, I wanted to say thank you for being my first friend on my blog Romantic Country Living...I was soooo excited to see I had a follower!!! I am new to blogging. I'll have to come back for one of your link parties. :)

J said...

Hi Martha!
You have a lovely blog, beautiful grandchildren, and a wonderful happy spirit! I would love to follow you back, but the GFC is not working. I will try again in a few days! Best Wishes!

Felicity W said...

i love violets too, i find out i have two sets of cups with violet patterns.

Your grandchildren are lovely as always.

Annesphamily said...

I love all the teacups but that teapot! Sigh! I love them so pretty. I am searching for "reasonably" priced Lily of the Valley teacup. Sigh! SO cheerful visiting you here. Hugs, Anne

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