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Monday, March 26, 2012

Tea Cup Tuesday-Beauty

Hello All!
Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday!!! (crowd goes wild!)

Another week flew by and Spring is definitely here.
It is hard not to think about beauty at a time like this! 

When I opened my back door this morning to let our little doggies out,
I was greeted with a cool fresh breeze filled with the smell of newly bloomed flowers.
The air was so fresh, so full of oxygen, I felt more alive just taking a deep breath. So my husband and I took the girls (doggies) out for an early walk to get as much enjoyment out of the peaceful morning. 

(What a treat in mint!)

(I do love this beautiful gold design around the outer edge of the plate and inner cup.) 

(Simple yet fancy handle touched with gold and gold pedestal base)

(Beauty in a cup!)

 (And yes!....it is a Paragon! As you all know one of my all time favorite companies.)

Beauty is something I look for... and I find it,
in tea cups, in china,
in sunshine pouring through the trees,
in laughter, in smiles,
in flowers, in puddles, in music, in whistling,  in people... 

I could go on and on...
For I finally found out that I can find beauty any where and every where if I want.
Even if my day is not so pleasant a day....it can be a little better if I open my eyes.
I am not always actively looking, sometimes it blows gently in my face
like this morning when I opened the back door.
And for that, I am truly grateful! 

 (My little doggies, Wee Betsy and Miss Emma, they both want a sip of tea....after all they are from Yorkshire, lol!)

(Oooops, almost forgot! Anyone out there interested in participating in a Downton Abbey ATC swap???)

If you would like to join in Tea Cup Tuesday with Martha ( I know you will want to visit her and see her amazing china!) and I, just go and prepare a post with a tea cup you would like to share in it, then come back here and link up with Linky Tools below. Now we can come and visit you!


Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Terri, your teacup is just gorgeous! I love the colour and design of it. Thanks for sharing with us.


Cinderella Moments said...

Love the colors on this one too. The combination is just gorgeous. I love your babies! I have one of those Yorkies too. Lizzie! :)

Ana Cristina Caldatto said...

Terri feliz primavera!
aqui estamos começando Outono!

sua Xícara é divina...amei dourado as flores!

estou feliz de juntar-se a vocês!

sharon said...

You are quite curator of beauty Terri! This cup is so regal and gorgeous...I would feel like a queen drinking from it!
Your pooches are just too adorable...I love them, give them a hug for me!
Here is to a beautiful week!

Martha's Favorites said...

Terri: Love the tea cup. You always find the most beautiful cups in the world. Have a great week. I will email you tomorrow. Hugs, Martha

Antiques And Teacups said...

Another gorgeous Paragon teacup. I love it!And your pups are so cute! Happy TT!

Michele M./ Finch Rest said...

Oh what a lovely post and an amazing profound statement.

I love the way you write.

And that teacup is absolutely one of the most beautiful I have ever beheld. Wow, it is gorgeous.

And those girls, they look so cute kinda "begging" for tea, darlings!

Lovely post, thank you so much.

Ruth...Time Was Antiques said...

Aren't Paragon teacups always so perfect! Yours is beautiful. Your Yorkies are so cute.

Anonymous said...

Hi Terri....

I've added my link,,,,hopefully it shows up in time.
Love your tea cup...it is stunning...so elegant..and it's so nice to see it in use! There's nothing worse than hoarding and hiding these little treasured gems...am I right!

Have a great day....and thanks for your comment on my video.

ciao bella
creative carmelina

Zinnia said...

Wonderfully elegant teacup. To walk in a spring landscape is a delight. One drawback for me is that the soil is wet in many places. My dog ​​usually go directly into the bath. I wish you many wonderful tea moments of the week! Zinnia

Dorthe said...

I alwayes loved Yorkies-and yours looks so cute, looking at that beautiful cup filled with tea.
I also alwayes find beauty-or try to,- and if eyes opened all up, it is not difficult :-)

EllenaElizabeth said...

What an utterly divine cup and saucer. It's just spectacular.

ooglebloops said...

BEautiful teacup - beautiful little girls - such sweet faves!!!

Brenda said...

Finding happiness in every day is a MUST! It's good for the heart and soul. I just love your little "girls!" They are so adorable. Your teasets are beautiful and I must look into Paragon. Right now I seem to be having an affair with Aynsley. It's all new to me and I'm loving it!
Have a joyful day!

MomWaldsPlace said...

Utterly charming. Your teacup has all of the beauty it could possibly hold.

It is nice to see pups groomed and beautiful. I am sure they appreciate your love and care.

Faith Hope and Cherrytea said...

i'm another paragon fan ~ gorgeous! thanks, Terri, for gifting us today with this one ...

Zaa said...

Oh Terri..
Your Paragon cup and saucer are so elegant... I love the intricate gold gilding decorating the pale green... Gorgeous and perfect for Spring... ENJOY ...HUGS

Linda M. said...

Hi Terri, Thanks for sharing your tea post and your little Yorkies and your thoughts. I don't have a cup to share this time. Joyous wishes, Linda

Elaine said...

Hi Terri, a beautiful cup indeed and it does feel a beautiful time at the moment, I just came in the door past a perfect camelia bloom, looking at my delicate white daffodils and thought very much the same, you can almost breathe it in. Happy days

I would love to take part in your ATC swap.
Elaine x

Kathy said...

Hello Terri,
Gorgeaous teacup - I just love all the detail in the gold, the fruit and of course the flowers. Exquisite! Thank you for being a gracious hostess!

The Tea Enthusiast's Scrapbook said...

Hi Terri,

Everything about your Paragon cup is stunning, but your precious Yorkies steal the show. :)

Thank you for sharing.

Blessings, Darlene

Victoria said...

Such a beautiful post Terri.and i enjoyed all those magical words and insights you shared..beautifully said! HUgs..beauty is in everything!LOve the cup..I fall in love every Tuesday it seems ha ha!Exquisite set!! and love your sweet puppies..awww..too cute!Yours are beauties..I have a part Yorkie/Maltese..they are such fun!

Fishtail Cottage said...

Thanks Terri for coming by! i tried linking up to your party with this post a few weeks ago, but you were out of town - so i thought i'd do it this week! xoxo, tracie

Johanna Gehrlein said...

Hi Terri,
oh my, what a charming tea cup with delicious design you share. The mint color and the golden lines look great together. Ant the flower decoration is so nicely made. Love the little faces of your cute Yorkshires.
Best greetings, Johanna

My Grama's Soul said...

Hi Teri.....as usual I really appreciate you stopping by with your positive comments. I have to tell you.....YOU have the most beautiful china....I'm sure you have spent a life time collection all this beauty..and it is so great you share it with us all.



CEO Lisa Anne - L.A said...

Hi Terri,
Your teacup is so lovely and I adore your yorkies...they are so cute. A grateful heart is a wonderful way to live life...thanks for sharing! Have a wonderful week.


Linda Kunsman said...

What a most gorgeous teacup!!! I have a few antique/vintage ones and so love them.

Such sweet girls you have!

I'm so behind on the "Downton Abbey" thing but I will eventually rent the seasons from the beginning so I can watch-I've always been a fan of this type of series.

cairncottage said...

Oh, your teacup is beautiful. I adore your little 'girls', too! They are too cute, looking up at you!! I agree, that we can find beauty anywhere and everywhere, if we just open our eyes!

In His Lo♥e, Ann ✞

pooky said...

What a lovely tea cup!!! Your little fur babies are just the cutest little things! Tfs!

debi said...

Terri, your tea cup is gorgeous! Love the colors, so perfect for spring!

Your girls are absolutely adorable, and look like they make wonderful tea companions.

Marjanne said...

oooo how cute they are!! they are adorable!!And the teacup is gorgeous!

Terri Gordon said...

Hi Terri, Oh your paragon cups are so gorgeous, they are really beautiful. Those pups are just the sweetest, thanks for visiting my blog, I hope you are doing well. Hugs, Terri

Linda Carole Bloom said...

Hi, I love this beautiful teacup! By appointment . . . as well, very impressed. I have some teacups, (not nearly so grand)- maybe I can do the next teacup Tuesday. Oh, your doggies are Wonderful Cute!!


Your tea cups are so dainty and beautiful! Lovely design too. This is my first time joining your party, it won't be the last, so thank you for hosting. I'm also your newest follower, hope you like to do the same. Wishing you a HAPPY EASTER.

Marianne C. said...

I love all the teacups, Terri, as each one has its own beauty and unique flare.

And the bracelet is sooo pretty. A perfect teatime momento.

Happy creating,

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