Monday, November 18, 2013

A Spot of Tea

                           I hope you all had a lovely weekend ~ it was a good one here. It seems like awhile
                           since I was able to join in for Tea Time so I am happy to be able to join once again.
                     I will soon be doing Christmas teas etc. but today it is a soft Autumn tea. Did you notice
                     the pretty brown and white transferware pitcher ~ I love it!
                     The pillow is one I made last year from an old sweater, it has a warm cozy look for the                                fall and winter.

                                      I have been gathering spruce cones from the woods.
                                                     I love these bayberry branches too.

                              The chaise has a new fall look too with some faded linens.
                             With the sleeve from the sweater I made a few hearts- waste not, want not ( so my                                   parents always said). The tea cup and teapot came from Winners (tjmaxx in U.S.)

Isn't it nice to enjoy a spot of tea on these cooler Autumn days?

I am joining Rose Chintz Cottage for Tea Time Tuesday.

Thank you for visiting,



Betty W said...

You have to come and visit my blog. I have the same teapot, but I have a mug instead of a cup. Love your post.

Tea in Texas said...

Love your brown transferware. It make such a pretty tea setting. also tjmaxx is one of my favorite stores, along with Marshall's and Home Good's.

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

I am not in a hurry to give up Autumn just yet, either, Carolyn.

Your soothing relaxing tea on the chaise - with your gorgeous sweater pillow and heart is beautiful.

I love that transferware pitcher!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hello Carolyn,
It's lovely to have you join me once again for Tea Time! I do love your soft brown and cream transferware. Betty shared the same teapot and a mug instead of the teacup. Love your pitcher too. There's just something about transferware, isn't there? It doesn't seem to matter what the colour is either, although I do try to collect the red, as I know you do too. Your sweater pillow and heart are so cozy and perfect for Autumn and Winter time. Thank you for sharing.


Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

This is just the coziest setting for tea! You have an endless amount of pretty. I love these tones for fall.

Linda said...

Lovely as always, Carolyn! I LOVE your mom's saying, "There's always something to keep the rabbit's tail short!" Lol
Linda at Beautiful Ideas

Bernideen said...

I laughed because I say "waste not - want not" all the time. What a lovely tea setting there and pretty vase with branches!

Deb said...

I love the tea-pot with the little feet. So sweet. Deb

Maple said...

I was lucky enough to join dear Carolyn for Tea today, however we enjoyed her homemade hot apple cider in the most beautiful cup and gingerbread and homemade whipped cream on a matching plate. We sat by the fire and chatted and I commented how she should have a scratch and sniff on her blog as her home smells as beautiful as it looks. Thanks again for a wonderful day.

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

Very elegant setting and beautiful photography!
Thanks for sharing.
Hope to see you on my blog:)

Ruth Weston said... always! I love the transferware pitcher. And the teaset is perfect for autumn. I love the pillow. How clever! And what a nice addition of texture.

Pamela Gordon said...

Just lovely. It was a nice mild and wet day here, perfect for a cup of tea. Well, any day is perfect I guess. :) Have a nice week.

Georgianna said...

Hello, Carolyn, Everything is perfect, as always. Such a festive celebration at this cusp of winter. Wishing you a really lovely week ahead!


Elzie said...

I just love this fall tea time. The dishes are just Lovely, and i like the way you have used your old sweater to a pillow lol.
Hope you have a nice day.
Love Elzie

Betty Sneeringer said...

Beautiful! These may be your prettiest fall pictures, ever!


Jennelise said...

Beautiful photos as always! Your home always looks so elegant and cozy! Thankyou for your sweet comment at my blog. Hope you're having a lovely week!

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi Carolyn: So glad you could join the tea parties this week. Love the brown transferware. Have a wonderful week. Blessings, Martha

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

A cozy autumn tea and I like the pillow and hearts made from the old sweater. Aren't you clever! Yes, we grew up not wasting anything, including the waxed paper I took my sandwich to school in. It had to be used twice, so I was told, before throwing out.

Susan Scott said...

My grandmother, who was from the Island, used to say "There's always something to keep the rabbit's tail short". This blog is the only place on the whole World Wide Web that I could find that exact phrase!

Your pictures are fantastic.