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Monday, January 17, 2011

Tea Cup Tuesday Pink!

Hello All
Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday!
The one day of the week that Martha and I get to share out tea cups and hopefully get to come and see yours!
I am also showing a doll I just finished as well as a new Fairy School Tutorial video at the end of this post.
Today I am sharing a lovely pink tea cup and saucer.
This cup has a corset shape.

Simple loop handle with gold highlights.

This cup has been well used and well loved.

Love the gold leaf detail.

This cup was created in 1952 by the English company Anysley. How do I know the date? The number 28 below the stamp was part of a system installed in 1924 to help date the cup. You add the number below the stamp to 1924 and you get the year it was made. This is a handy system! The number 2225 is the pattern number, and the R may be the artist's initial. I know some of you out there are real experts on china, if I am wrong, please let me know.
I appreciate your help.

This is a very vintage looking poesy of roses!

And here is a prim doll I made as practice for a swap.
I have not made a cloth prim before, and I have never needle sculpted a nose! I did enjoy this project very much!

This little one is about 12" tall.
The pattern is by Back Porch Pickens at Pattern Mart and can be found here
She has painted on simple blue shoes, but with a sparkly addition...for added magic!

Thank you so much for stopping by today! I do so love it when you do!
I hope that you are having a very good January.
If you have a tea cup you would like to share with us, just sign in with Mr. Linky below by filling in the two blanks. Remember to click on the link yourself once it comes up so you can be sure it goes to your tea cup post.
Sometimes a link does not work and I am sad to not be able to find you!

Free New Tutorial!
If you are interested in Mixed Media and fairies....you may be interested in my newest videos. Below are part A and B of making the Fairy School House itself. The next two videos to make the fairies and the furniture will be out very soon! (this weekend).
Thank you so much for all your very kind and supportive comments about my video tutorials.

Here is part a

And here is part b


Donna Kohler said...

Hi Terri,

What a beauty of a cup! Love the pink and the delicate lines. It's a "sexy" cup. ;)

I have a couple of Ansley serving pieces that I use for crumpets and lemon curd.

Can't wait to post my second Tea Cup Tuesday post in a few hours.


Tara said...

I love pink, and this is a fantastic tea cup! So pretty, and such a neat shape!

Jocelyn said...

What a gorgeous pink teacup. So delicate and feminine.


The Tablescaper said...

The pink of your cup is just amazing. Thanks you for hosting.

- The Tablescaper

debi said...

I'm seriously swooning over that luscious pink cup! That is the most beautiful shade of pink.

I love your sweet doll...she's just adorable Terri.

Martha's Favorites said...

Terri: What a beautiful tea cup! You never disappoint me. You always have something stunning to show us. I just love the pink. Hope you are well. Blessings, Martha

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Terri, I love your pink teacup! I love the colour and the shape; gorgeous! My, there are so many beautiful teacups out there! Thanks for sharing yours. Cute little doll too with her sparkly shoes!


Marie said...

Hi Terri - Your pink tea cup is fabulous of course, but I'm afraid I can't help you with the detail you're looking for. I love how delicate it looks, almost like a cotton candy.

I of course am loving your fairy doll, especially coz of the sign it's holding and the colors are my favorite.

Anonymous said...

The most elegant shape I have ever seen...and don't you just love the glazing over that pretty pretty colour!?

Your doll is adorable too!
I love that you sew and craft and love tea cups...we actually have a lot in common!

I have signed up for tea cup Tuesday, it has been so long since I've joined in all the fun!
Here!s hoping that when I wake tomorrow morning...which will be Tuesday for me....i will remember to photograph one of my cups and post it!

Hope your videos are coming along!

Ciao Bella!
Creative Carmelina

Diann @ The Thrifty Groove said...

OMG Terri! This teacup and saucer are absolutely beautiful! I love them. And thank you for the info on the dating of this teacup. Tomorrow I am going to drop by and check out your tutorials!

LiLi M. said...

Hi, I just discovered your blog. Your china collection is great and I love the fairy tree house! The doll is awesome too. Have a lovely teacup Tuesday!

Marjanne said...

Before I didn't know how interesting a teacup could be.. thank to you I know it now, I love this weekly post of yours, sharing your teacups with us! This one is a beauty!!
And so is your doll!!! I love it

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

Dear Terri, again you awed me with your beautiful teacup! this one is such a beauty! love the colour which is my fave and the shape of the teacup too, very exquisite.. thanks for sharing this! this cup shall go into my wish list! have a great day!

Snap said...

Love the pink cup and the handle ... used and loved is good! Your Primm doll is grand and thanks for the tutorial. I do love fairies...

Julie Woods said...

Gorgeous cup, I love the pink and detail inside plus the information about dating it is fabulous and very useful to know! x

Victoria said...

Terri! Fabulous post! Such a romantic looking cup..i adore it..love the shape very stunning...lovely! and awwww...your doll os fabulous..I love the charming blue shoess..oh so pretty and so magical! yay..shine on..your creations are magical!
I love when you share them...keep em' coming!!
Have a beautiful week ahead!

Kimberly said...

Your pink teacup is absolutely divine and your prim doll is so adorable. Have a wonderful day!

Lynn said...

What a beautiful cup to share with us today, Terri. The color is so pretty and I love the shape. Thanks for sharing how to determine the date too - very interesting. Thanks for hosting!
Lynn at Cottage and Creek

Mapi said...

Hello Terri

What a beautiful post.
The Doll is stunning !
My compliments.


Anonymous said...

Well, Terri...I actually woke up...and forgot about posting for Tea Cup Tuesday today...can you believe that? !
My readers were all asking me about a sketch that I was working on, saying they couldn't wait to see it finished..and well...I got my post done for that...and as I hit publish, I remembered that I'm on the Link List for Tea Cup Tuesday....so....

I did a second post!
Hope you'll stop in, if you haven't already done so!

after all of this tea talk, I think I need to go make a coffee!

ciao bella!
Creative Carmelina

Marianne C. said...

Terri, hi! Your teacup is lovely, lovely...The pink is very pretty, and of course the gold leaf and rose add just the right touch, not to mention the elegant shape. That really is a cool system for figuring out the date of the cup.

Your doll is delightful (but then all of your projects turn out so well). That swap should be fun. I am looking forward to viewing the second half of the fairy school video...I've been collecting items to make my own.

Have a wonderful day,

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

What a stunning tea cup! So elegant and lovely in pink!!
And what a beautiful doll that you have created! You are so talented!!


parTea lady said...

That is a gorgeous teacup. I love the pink color and the corset shape. Your prim doll is very sweet.

Ann said...

Terri..such a beautiful tea cup! your prim doll is fabulous..and I can not believe that is your first prim doll,let alone your first needle-sculpted nose!Practice..heck..I'd be thrilled to get her!!!!!!! I've been making cloth dolls for a few years and I've never done shoes like those!! she is a treasure!!! ann

Princesa Nadie said...

Dear Terry
That Tea cup is really lovely with that pink color ,I love it
Watching it I think I have got one with the same roses but in a different pattern ,It's Aynsley too and I showed it in my first Tea Cup Tuesday
And your doll is precious! Visiting you is always a pleasure
I have fallen in love with your Fairy School!

Fixing My Thoughts said...

Pretty tea cup! I'll have to check the bottom of my cups tonight to see if any are Aynsley. I think your doll you made is beyond wonderful! And she has an excellent message! Love her! Bess

Wanda Lee said...

Hello there Terri,

How pretty your pink teacup is! ~ I am drawn to richly hued, rose pink teacups thses day sespecially!

Thanks so much for co-hosting the weekly, 'Tea Cup Tuesday', experience with all of us!~ I warmly invite you to also visit Pam and I for, TTTT and also for my 66th, 'TUESDAY TEA FOR TWO' at The Plumed Pen blog...,Fun!

Have a marvelous week Terri!

Cheers and hugs from Wanda Lee
@ http://silkenpurse.blogspot.com
@ http:/theplumedpen.blogspot.com

P.S.~ Loved your videos by the way, charming little fairy house.

Pellie / Penny said...

I love your pretty pink cup - it is gorgeous.

Your fairy doll is awesome.


Marlynn said...

Terri - Terri - love the tea cup and the doll - she brought a smile to my face. I love how you take your photographs! Hugs, girlfriend!

Farah said...

Hi Terri,

What a beautiful Cup it is A T-CUP IN T-PINK COLOUR :)... little touch of golden enhance its beauty and delicacy ... Gorgeous

Theresa said...

Lovely cup Terri! & I love your dolls message! Happy, creative week to you! ~Theresa

17-17 said...

This cup is cute, I love english porcelain, my hobby is collecting cups.
This color pink is lovely.
Greetings from Warsaw:o)

Anonymous said...

Terri, I'm late for your Teacup Tuesday! I have none to share this week but wanted to say yours is soooo sweet! And the little prim doll...oh my! You DO have a way with the needle and thread when you make your dolls. They are always so delicate and the tiny details amazing!
XO Diane

Denise said...

Terry,I just spent the early part of my morning with you.Breakfast and two cups of coffee.What a wonderful morning ,thank you so much.There's so much I could say but I'll try to keep it short.First of all, I have to remind myself to check your site more often.So much to see and learn.I adore the pink cup and the tutorials.I am a fairy and teacup/teapot girl so I had so much fun.Denise

Unknown said...

The cup is divine I love Ansley make I have two I will look for more. The pink is very yummy

And the doll well very lovely loving the videos your talents know no bounds apart from journalin it seams. Well I don't know why you find it difficult (well yes I do so many variations around it's hard to tell what you do) However your talents are such I am sure you will succeed if you really go for it,

Love Dawn xx

Maminka Girl - Loribeth Robare said...

Oh my gosh...I just love your new tutorial and your pink teacup. What gorgeous shade of pink. I can't wait to finish up in the house so I can get back to crafty pursuits. It would be so much fun to play in your art room. Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us!

xxoo Loribeth

Ozstuff said...

Terri, your blog is such a joy to visit. It is a very warm, early Sunday morning here in Western Australia and I have just spent a pleasant twenty minutes savouring the wonderful fruits of your labour. Wow!

Linda Vincent said...

Terri your doll is absolutely adorable! You are so neat in everything you do...I am in awe!
Thank you for sharing your techniques in your videos :-)

Anonymous said...

Beautiful post thank you for sharing

Nancy said...

What a beautiful posting! The cup and saucer are exquisite, and I just love the little doll. You did a wonderful job! Do you remember my telling you how I love Wedgwood Patrician? I found the coffee pot last week in a thrift store for $15.00 and it is in perfect condition. I now have one cup and saucer, 1 teapot with a small chip, and a perfect coffee pot (which may be used for hot chocolate. Oh for some tea biscuits, lemon curd and Devonshire cream!

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