Tea For Two

The lovely Rhondi of Rhondi's Rose Colored Glasses is hosting Tea Party Tuesday. I didn't know what colors I might use for my tea party, then...

DSC06283It all started...

It all started with the flowers

DSC06283when my daughter bought me a bouquet of flowers.

Rhondi's party nine

DSC06283Then I knew just how I would set the table for tea. I used my favorite blue tablecloth from Toronto.

My favorite tea pot

DSC06283I used my favorite tea pot from Hong Kong, for some nice raspberry tea.

Rhondi's tea party

DSC06283Vintage glass tea dishes and tea cups.


DSC06283A Chandelier prism and ribbon for napkin rings.


I set the table for tea for two.

Rhondi's party five

DSC06283A fire in the fireplace, and a bit of berry pie.


Rhondi's Tea party three


The song for this post is Tea For Two.

DSC06283Please visit Rhondi and all the Tea Parties this Tuesday.

Rhondi's Tea party

If you love seeing table tops make sure you also stop by A Stroll Thru Life to visit Table Top Tuesday.
Blondie's Journal said...

Everything is so pretty, Karen. I think this is the first time I caught a glimpse of your lovely home other than your studio. How wonderful to have a fireplace near your table. Oh, I'd love that on a cold morning!! I love all your tea things from Hong Kong...you must have a treasure trove of memories from there...


Anonymous said...

How very charming! it looks so warm and inviting there...the rich yellow tones...and pie, you have got to have a pie! right!

thanks for sharing!

Kathryn @ Bonafide Southern said...

What a beautiful place for a spot of tea! I especially love the special touches you've used for your napkin rings, particularly the prism. Very pretty!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

How very lovely. What a beautiful place to enjoy your tea.


Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

Such a lovely spot to have tea. I love raspberry tea too! Having tea by the fire makes it so much more special with these cold days lingering on.

Your crystal and ribbon napkin holders are fabulous!

LiLi M. said...

What a great way to wake up and to visit you at your lovely teaparty! I love that every item of you isn't only beautiful, it has a story too! Don't drink too much tea today!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

I will visit you for tea anytime Karen; not only would your décor and home charm me, but just to sit across from you and listen to your voice would be such a warm treat!

Have a lovely day my friend, Anita

Lori said...

so pretty Karen...tea by a roaring fire...that sounds good to me right now...and berry pie, well that makes it even better...

Sharon's Cottage Quilts said...

Good Morning Karen, how lovely that your daughter brought you flowers!! They are beautiful and the perfect centerpiece for your tea party. You are so creative friend, and such a delight to me!

Rhondi said...

Good morning Karen
I love the wonderfully creative way you set your table. Such a lovely teapot and the vintage glass plates with matching cups are so pretty. On a dull damp day like today there is nothing I would enjoy more than sitting by a fire with a friend and a hot cup of tea!
Thanks for the berry pie too. That is so cute that your husband had a piece before you got the photo taken.
Hugs, Rhondi

Anonymous said...

Good morning karen. How lovely your table looks. Every thing is just beautiful! You have a lovely home. Happy tea day ♥

Debbie said...

That is gorgeous! And with the fireplace there, it makes it even more cozy!!~

Lou said...

Beautiful!!! Just beautiful!!
So inspiring! TFS! Will definitely have to checkout Tuesday Tea setting Blog!!
Love Lou xx

Liz said...

Oh Do you have room for one more? :)

Very pretty!


Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

Oh, I want to come to tea! What a beautiful table and setting. And what a lovely fireplace...the moldings are so so nice.

Pie? Did I hear pie?! I'll be right over!

Alisa said...

Lovely. Attention to every detail!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Gorgeous, what a beautiful tea setting. I love the tablecloth and the antique plate and cup are wonderful. I also drooled over your mantel in the background. It looks stunning too. Thanks so much for joining the party. Hugs, Marty

podso said...

On a cold snowy day here in the south I enjoyed a visit to your warm and cozy blog. Wish I could come for tea!

Cozy Little House said...

I would love to join you, Karen. Would it be okay if I bring my coffee?

Kathleen Grace said...

Everything is just lovely Karen! Love that tea pot:>)

Patriotic Mom said...

Blogging Friend, a lovely place to have tea and the pie makes it heavenly! Joan

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Very pretty tea table!


laurie @ bargain hunting said...

What a pretty tea party Karen, and what a beautiful room! That fireplace with those beautiful windows just looks like the perfect place for tea. The beautiful ribbon and the prism are such a special touch for the napkin rings. laurie

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

I was just fine until I got to the berry pie..and that's the last I remember! I think I fainted!! :)
No...no..not to worry I am fine..but if I could just have a tiny taste of your berry pie..I KNOW I would be fine!
Hugs! :)

Jean Tuthill said...

The images are so pretty, and Spring is not going to get here soon enough for me. The flowers are beautiful and I'd love to have tea with you anytime.