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Monday, March 8, 2010

Tea Cup Tuesday Debut!

Welcome to our very first Tea Cup Tuesday!
I have admired tea cups for many years now. Over time I have collected a few that I truly enjoy drinking from.

What I love about Tea Cups is that they make you want to sit down and drink from them.
They ask for you to have a beautiful moment.
Tea Cups are so lovely they make it easy to feel special.
Tea cups are so beautiful, whatever you drink from them tastes even better.

The tea cup I am sharing today, I found in a Canadian town called Sault Ste. Marie.
It was sitting in a little antique store just waiting for me to pick it up!
I love it's soft blue color and the beautiful roses.

From the little I could find through Google, It seems that Adderly was taken over by Ridgeway Potteries in Longton England in 1947. They still used the Adderly name for a while though. I could make a guess and say that this cup may have been made between then and 1960. I would like to learn more about this, so I will keep researching.
Here are the links to other sites that are participating today. Have a good time visiting with these wonderful ladies. (If your name isn't on here and it should be, I am so sorry. Please e-mail me and I will fix it pronto..nliten@usa.net)

Martha's Favorites
Glitter and Roses
Whimsical Notions
Roses Cakes and Pearls
Oak Rise Cottage
At Home With Elaine
Writing Straight From The Heart
A Journey...
Rhonda Mum
Creative Carmelina
The Thrifty Groove

Hugs to you all,


Unknown said...

oh wow Terri!!! what a beautiful tea cup!!! this is so much fun!!!

I love this new Tea Cup Tuesday stuff!!!

I am working on some tea cups in my illustrations for my alice in wonderland tribute....and seeing your tea cup made me think of this work!!!

Have a wonderful day!!!


Unknown said...

Terri, I found out too late about your party to participate tomorrow, can you count me in for next week?. Enjoy your blog and already try making the shoes. Mine did not turn out as beautiful, I kind of know what I did wrong. i will show you one when I get happy with the final product. My blog is "For the love of junk" and my name is Marta. Thanks for visiting my blog sometime ago, that is how i found you. Blessings, Marta.

Rhondamum said...

Hey Terri! I love your cup and the story behind it. I can't wait to see more of your collection. I have several that my grandmother passed down to me, but today I shared an old favorite. You'll understand when you see it, lol. Thanks for all you do to bring joy to my day. xoxo Rhonda...

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

Good Morning, Terri! Such a pretty tea cup you have here! I just adore tea cups. So feminine and dainty and classy! Thanks for hosting this wonderful blog party!! We are going to have so much fun!

Geralyn Gray said...

Love this idea....I just posted about a tea party I hosted a year ago.....I love how you added the history of the company that made the tea cup

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Terri,
What an adorable little teacup! I have a love of teacups and tea pots myself. I am also hosting a Tea and I would love to have you stop by for a sip. Have a wonderful day.


Anonymous said...

Hi TErri...I love your pretty tea cup...

i think you had asked me before if I was going to join in on your tea cup tuesday...
and I think I will for this tuesday anyway!!!

I have to get busy and do my tea post for the day!!
ciao bella...

Carrie said...

Your teacup is lovely...

I just published my post. Here is the link:

Carrie - Oak Rise Cottage

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi Terri: I have that very Tea Cup. We even have the same taste in Tea Cups. We were meant for each other! Blessings, Martha

Debby said...

Terri, your tea cup is so pretty, what a fun idea. I will have to dig deep as I have many beauties that belonged to my Mother.

Anonymous said...

Ahhh...sweet roses. I love this cup, too! And Teacup Tuesday! I'm proud to be on the ground floor of this group and am loving all the blogs I am visiting today. Hope everybody has a lovely cuppa tea today...with a smile!

Anonymous said...

I did it...I posted about tea cups today...
put me on the list too, if you please...I only hope I can do it every tuesday? is that how it works? let me know please...

it was fun to post...and now I'll go and browse the other tea posts too! ciao bella

Lady Katherine said...

I just love your tea cup!

Diann @ The Thrifty Groove said...

Hi Terri!

I just discovered your tea party! I added your party button to my tea post today along with you nd Marth's links. I hope I am not too late to joi in the fun!

Carolyn said...

Love your teacup and the quote!I will have to join in sometime.
Thank you for visiting me,

Anonymous said...

hI tERRi...I've just added your
'tea cup tuesdays' button to my blog! come have a look!

thanks for asking me to join along!
it's fun!
ciao bella

Ldy ~~ Dy said...

Hi Terri!
Thanks for stopping by! I was in the process of posting my Tea Cup Tuesday contribution. Sorry for being late! Please stop by again to see my post! I just love your tea cup. I agree...everything tastes better when drinking from a beautiful dainty tea cup!! Hugs!

Lynn said...

This is such a pretty teacup Terri, I have one similar, white with almost the same roses.
Maybe I can join in next week, I didn't know you had started the Tea Cup Tuesday.

Claudia said...

That is such a lovely teacup, Terri! My grandmother collected teacups and I had many of them until someone knocked into the cabinet that held them. They fell to the ground. I was so upset - but that is many years ago and now I am starting to collect them again in honor of her.


Kristen H said...

So beautiful. I love Tea Cups! I will definitely have to stop back and see more.
I had a Tea Cup with 3 little legs and a matching saucer from my grandmother who's family came from England. I always kept it in my headboard as a child and one day knocked it somehow out of the headboard and it broke. I was DEVASTATED! I will never be able to replace it.

I did just receive the same grandmothers China set and it had 12 teacups and saucers in a Queen Anne's Lace print. Very simple, yet very pretty!

Have a wonderful Tea Cup Tuesday!!!

xxx Kristen

Terri said...

I want to thank each of you for visiting, and/or participating in, our first Tea Cup Tuesday! I loved hearing from you, about your tea cups and your tea cup memories.
Hugs to all!

Awishdream said...

Hi Terri,

Love your tea cup, I also am collector of English Tea cups and... Tea pots, had to stop as my house was getting smaller! lol... I sold some and kept the ones I cherish the most. Someday I will have a real tea party!

Melanie :)

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