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Monday, December 30, 2013

Tea Cup Tuesday-New Years Eve

Happy Tea Cup Tuesday!

Soon, we welcome in a new year with
new possibilities. 

Above is an early morning picture of some lovely Christmas gifts...
This beautiful floral  tea cup trio is from my friend Dianne
up in Stoke On Trent, England.
I am happy to share it for our last Tea Cup Tuesday of 2013!

Dianne really knows what I like!
This pattern's name is "Ming Rose"
I even love the name : )

What a sweet handle...

This is the dessert plate. 
I find the mix of colors lovely.

This pattern looks quite nice on the quilted box.

She sports a ring handle, which turns out is very comfortable.
I think she is going to be a nice cheery morning tea cup!

From the backstamp we can see Coalport was the manufacturer.
This English company is one of my favorites.
Their wares are high quality,
and beautifully designed.

This is Dianne's Christmas card this year...
She painted it herself! Wow!

Dianne also painted these tags for me!

I almost forgot...this is the box she used, didn't she decorate it beautifully?!

Thank you so much Dianne!
You are so kind and generous!

This super lovely mint (?) green quilted box is from Sharon,
Oh how I love it!
Sharon knows I love love love this color!

Dear Sharon made me these earrings!
I adore the stones she picked for me!
She even makes her own ear wires. 
I feel very lucky : )

As if these gifts weren't enough....
This magnificent collage by Sharon made me catch my breath!
It will be hanging in my art room soon.

Sharon also made a wonderful birdie ornament for me,
and I promptly hung it up on my tree.
But I cannot find her picture so I must save her to share later....

Sharon sweetie, Thank you so very much!

I feel blessed.
For so many reasons.

I have a few more lovely gifts to share yet in the next post.

We had a lovely Christmas here...

Emma knew just where to sit Christmas Eve...

And Betsy tired herself out running after her new santa toy.
: )


Thank you all for sharing Tea Cup Tuesday with Martha and me in 2013!
We are so thrilled to know each and every one of you!
Thank you for all your visits and kind comments!

If you have a tea cup you would like to join in and share, just link up your tea cup post to Linky Tools below and then we can come and visit you too : )



Antiques And Teacups said...

Hi Terri and Happy New Year! What a wonderful gift! Perfect! And Betsey is so cute! Thanks for hosting and may your 2014 be a blessing!

Anne Payne said...

I have to say this might be one of my favorite teacups so far! I love the combination of colors and the design/pattern is so elegant. You are indeed blessed to have such giving friends. Wishing you a very Happy New year! And I look forward to participating on occasion in the Tuesday tea linkups.

Elaine said...

What lovely gifts, it looks like you had a special time. Wishing you a wonderful year in 2014. Elaine x

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Such beautiful gifts! Your fur baby is ADORABLE!! Happy New Year!!!!!

Cindy said...

Terri, what wonderful pictures to share for tea cup Tuesday. A lovely selection you have choose this Ming Rose tea cup pattern. The box is decorated so pretty and she also did a wonderful job with the tags. I think I might just use my Christmas cards from this year into next, thanks and Happy New Year

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Oh my goodness, Terri, those little fur babies just made me smile when I saw their darling faces! They are just too cute!
I love your new teacup trio; how very pretty. Your friend from the UK is quite the artist. I love her work; so charming. You have some thoughtful friends. Thank you for sharing your gifts with us and I hope you had a splendid Christmas and your New Year is filled with joy.


Martha's Favorites said...

Hello my dear friend! Happy New Year to you. May the Lord richly bless you this 2014 and meet all your needs, according to His riches in glory. Sending lot of hugs your way, Martha

Christina Paul said...

What a lovely gift and love the tag! Happy New Year to you, yours and those adorable pups! Too precious!

Karen said...

Hi Terri,
That Coalport teacup trio is just gorgeous. Oh my! What a kind friend. I am wondering if you met her blogging or have you been friends forever? Have you ever visited her home in the UK? Dianne is also my sister's name and it is spelled exactly that way ~ with two n's. My sister is also generous and kind. Your sweets look delicious too. Thank you for hosting Tea Cup Tuesday and also for visiting me! I wish you the best of everything in 2014! Karen

Veronica Roth said...

Hi Terri, you lucky girl! What a wonderful Christmas you've had. I'm so happy for you. Also, your pups are so adorable. I just showed Robert and he said, "that's not real, that's a toy!" LOL. I assured him that they are real! Much love to you for 2014, I treasure our friendship and love getting to know you better and better. X

Christine LeFever said...

Diane and Sharon are immensely talented and gracious. I am so very happy for you, Terri! You have certainly brightened my 2013. I look forward to our new year with great joy.

Happy, happy New Year to you!

KathyB. said...

Oh Terri, those are beautiful gifts ! I love the teacup , and the packaging of it is so artfully done it too seems as precious as the gift it contained.

Happy New Year to you and thank-you so much for hosting this online celebration of teacups and tea times .

suziqu's thread works said...

Dear Terri
What gorgeous gifts have been bestowed upon you! Such a pretty tea set of Ming Rose, beautiful cards and, of course,
the magnificent hand fashioned earings from Sharon along with the amazing collage - it's truly beautiful!
You are well loved and what a special time of giving it all represents.
Wishing much inner peace and little joys throughout the New Year and always.
Sending love and hugs,

Lucille said...

Lovely gifts, Terry, for a lovely lady! Such beautiful colours! Your little dogs are so cute! I would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very Happy New Year!

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

The teacup is absolutely lovely. I love how the colours on it are perfect together. Betsy is adorable and looks so happy. Have a wonderful new year, Terry.

Sylvie said...

Happy new year 2014
I love blog ♥

Rosemary and Thyme said...

Hello Terri. Happy New Year. What a gorgeous tea cup. Very thoughtful gift. I love Emma she is adorable.

xinex said...

You are truly blessed. What thoughtful gifts, so beautiful. happy new Year, Terri!...Christine

The Charm of Home said...

What a gorgeous gift of that tea cup! Happy New Year!

sharon said...

Oh Terri, your gifts from Diane are simply amazing, the teacup set is so gorgeous, and her paintings are beautiful! I am so glad you like your gifts, it is wonderful to share with you! Your table looks so inviting and beautiful, and I just want to reach out and give your pups a big hug, they are so adorable! Happy New year to you and lets wish and hope for a very healthy one! Hugs!

Edith DUTERTRE said...

toujours partante pour une
TEE Party ♥♥♥
Je vous souhaite à tous une excellente Année 2014 ! Q’elle vous apporte joie, bonheur, prospérité et qu’elle permette la réalisation de tous vos désirs.

Sweet Pea said...

Hi Terri, even though I haven't linked up with you in a while, I still enjoy having a sneak peek to see your beautiful teacups. How blessed you are to have such wonderful friends. (Your favourite colour is the same as mine by the way).
I hope that 2014 is everything you want it to be...Happy New Year!

Sugar Lump Studios said...

Happy New Year Terri! I love your sweet little doggies - they are just so adorable...they don't even look real! :)
Hoping that 2014 is filled with many blessings for you and looking forward to more art and friendship!


Dorthe said...

Dear Terri,
Your new teacup, gifted by your friend, is very beautiful,-and a lovely set for you to enjoy this new year.
And Oh I love the earrings from dear Sharon, she is such a wonderful artist, and friend- her collaged piese,is gorgeous, too.
Beautiful gifts for a beautiful lady, -and you so deserves them my friend. I send you evening hugs from here where it is now 10,30 evening. xx, Dorthe

Bess said...

Really lovely gifts! And your puppies are so adorable! Blessings for a happy 2014, Bess

K J D said...

What a gorgeous post full of such lovely things.... your dog is such a sweetie!

Karen x

Victoria said...

Yay, what a beautiful new Years eve post..I have the same tea set..but only a few pieces now..some of it broke, so sad!What a treat to see it here!Gorgeous pictures..love the treasures and creations form friends!And aww...love when you share pics of your pups...so sweet and beautiful!
Hugs friend..Many Blessings this year to you!

Beth in NEPA said...

Happy New Year Terri. I have been absent from Tea Cup Tuesday for so long but am making an effort to rejoin all you lovely folk. 2013 was NOT my best year. So and very much looking forward to 2014. Doing Tea Cups again will help. I loved this post. Not only the china, but the pictures of all the lovely gifts. Inspiration there!

Marjanne said...

such nice presents you received! I wish you love, joy and peace for this new year and strength to cope with the difficulties of life! Love Marjanne

Terra said...

Hi Terri, I am Terra and always hit it off with gals with the name of Terri. Your gifts from friends and your tea cups are beauties. I came over from the tea party blog where she shared your link. Happy New Year.

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