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Monday, August 20, 2012

Tea Cup Tuesday-Tea And A Good Book

Hello All!
Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday once again!
How are you all doing this week? 
Hopefully you are all well and enjoying moments of beauty,
peace and healing.

Today I am lucky to be able to show you a new tea cup I found this afternoon.
I popped in a local tea shop just to see their collection of cups for sale.
I didn't expect to find one,
especially not in my favorite color!

but i did.

She is such a dignified upright cup!
Just look at the way she stands so tall and  holds her handle,
if that doesn't say "confidence" I don't know what does :  )

....yet, maybe there is more to her than just looking good on the outside?

aaaah....yesssss.....we get a peak of her inner beauty......

and once you truly get to know her you are blessed with her full loveliness!

Even her plate is precious. 

I must admit, I was surprised she was and Albert girl!
She must be around my age.....

Time to enjoy!

...a cup of tea in a beautiful cup and a new library book....

...and some gluten free chocolate chip cookies...


Thank you so much for coming over to visit me today. I love hearing from you all!

If you would like to join in, just create a post with a tea cup in it you would like to share,
then come back here and link up below with Linky Tools.

Martha and I are having so much fun each week visiting all of YOU!
It is amazing to me how we sometimes all post daffodils, or pink cups...
It is like we are all connected : )



Martha's Favorites said...

Hi Terri: I love the new cup. Royal Albert cups are always amazing. Sending hugs your way! Martha

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

Oh Terri, LOVE your new addition. The color, shape, and interior are so beautiful. AND WOW your book like a fun read also.
Have a glorious week,
Big Hugs,

Unknown said...

Beautiful tea cup and my favorite author! I look forward to seeing more :)

suziqu's thread works said...

Hello Dear Terri
What a stunning cup and saucer and in my favourite Royal Albert!
Such a stunning colour which goes so beautifully with the gold.
Have a lovely week!

EllenaElizabeth said...

Oh what a stunning cup and saucer. My favourite colour too. Pretty as a picture. Bet the tea tasted so lovely too.

Barbara said...

I love this post. Tea & books what a wonderful combination.

Gorgeous tea cup and your photo editing is awsome.

A cup of tea always gives me comfort, a time to rest and most of all something to enjoy any time any where.


Dorthe said...

What a luck for you, to just have a look, and then come home with this beauty, dear Terri.
I am also so in love with the colour and that sweet golden patterns on the outside, and whom (of us) can get too many beautifull flower bouquets on our cups :-) Not me!
Wish you a happy day, with your new cup ,tea, and a cosy hour with both.

Donna Heber said...


Your new teacup is divine! Royal Albert is one of my favorites. Your book looks very interesting. Happy Tea Day!

Johanna Gehrlein said...

Dear Terri,
isn't it like having birthday when you find such a treasure. The cup is sooooo beautiful. Love the soft aqua color, the luxury gold trimming and the flower bouquet inside. It confirms my meaning - Royal Albert has the nicest cups. Thank you for sharing your new find and for hosting this event.
Best greetings, Johanna

Maria Andrade said...

You're right Terri!
Tea and a good book...and also some delicious cookies ;)... are a perfect association!
But with the help of such a gorgeous tea cup, things get much much better!
It's a treasure!
Thanks for hosting this lovely tea.

Sylvia said...

Terri, I love your new teacup and the beauty found inside! Great find.

Ruthie Miller said...

Oh Terri, that cup takes my breath away! I guessed it was an Ansley and was surprised to see it wasn't. It is Gorgeous! I will look at this post again and again.
Happy week and thanks for the teacup joy~

Ruthie Miller said...

Just looked at the teacup again. I didn't notice how sweet those little stripes are that the cup is perched on.

Clara said...

Hi Terri!
I love your new teacup. It is so pretty inside and out. have a lovely day.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

What a stunning teacup, Terri! She's lovely inside and out. I love the green. Thanks for sharing and have a delightful day.


xinex said...

Your teacup set is exquisite, Terri. I love the color and the design. Beautiful design inside the cup too!...Christine

Two Cottages And Tea said...

Hi Terri,
What a beautiful teacup! Love the sweet flowers inside the cup and the color is lovely. Your book looks interesting. I may have to go to the library! Thank you for hosting your party and have a wonderful week.

Brenda said...

WOW! Royal Albert is going to be my new favorite. This tea cup and saucer has so much style! I know she must make you feel very special. How could she not. The color is breath taking and her design is not only classy on the outside, but very sweet and delicate on the inside. Beautiful, BEAUTIFUL set.
I'm so excited! I'm learning so much from you wonderful ladies about tea sets!

parTea lady said...

A cup of tea and a good book - nothing better. :-) Your new Royal Albert teacup is gorgeous - I love the color and the shape.

The Sugar Queen does sound like a fun book, at least from the reviews I've read.

Sweet Pea said...

Royal Albert is quickly becoming my favourite...this is such an exquisite colour. Thanks again for the chance to share 'tea'.

karen hess jewelry said...

Terri, although I'm not a Tuesday Tea lady, I enjoy your blog posts so much every week. I love the tea cups and treats. Don't you love it when you find a "surprise" image at the bottom of your cup? I have a set of tiny Japanese tea cups and when you hold one up to the light you can see an image of a lady on the bottom. It was created during the cup firing. Enchanting!
The book looks to be a wonderful read, and I will have to check it out. Have a beautiful week, sweet friend!

Michele M./ Finch Rest said...

OMG Terri I ADORE that new teacup- that's my favvie fav colour too- gorgeous.

What a sweet post.

Pretty pictures, just brings me such eye pleasure!

Thanks so much for co-hosting!!

Victoria said...

Oh my..I hope to find a cup like that one day..so magical and charming colors..blissful! What a gorgeous photo journey today..thankyou sweet friend for sharing your enchanting tea time..beautiful!!

Bookie said...

Blogger is not letting me comment...let's try again. The color of your cup is such a unique green...cool and minty looking. What a find for you!

Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson said...

Hi Terri, happy to be linking with you today. I don't do alot of tea posts. I simply adore your new treasure. The color is one of my favorites. Simply gorgeous!

Anonymous said...

Oh how pretty! I love the gold filagree pattern...do you know I've been itching to go to the library...you've just solidified my plans to go this weekend. Thanks!

ciao bella
Happy Tea Cup Tuesday.


Michelle said...

I love your new tea cup and saucer. Such a beautiful cup on the inside as well as the outside and a lovely green color.

Elaine said...

What another beautiful cup Terri. I have read that book and have enjoyed all her books, Garden Spells is one of my favourite books, I love the touches of magic!

Have a happy day

Elaine x

Linda Vincent said...

Delightful post Terri...I have checked out the novel and it sounds rather intriguing! It seems I can buy it for 1p on Amazon (but pay £2.80 postage :-) Bargain!!

Beedeebabee said...

Oh, she is a beauty, and her interior and the center of her saucer is such a lovely surprise! What a beautiful find! :)

GardenOfDaisies said...

That is a beautiful cup! As pretty on the inside as it is on the outside. I love that color, too!

Zaa said...

Dear Terri..
How very exciting to have a new teatime companion to sip from...especially with it's gracious colour and shape...IShe looks so very victorian ... A lovely addition to your collection....Enjoy your day!!! Hugs

Crazy for Tea Time said...

Wow Terri, that is an amazingly beautiful tea cup. What a find. Don't you love it when you go shopping expecting to find nothing, and then you find a treasure like that? Fun! --Lucinda

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