Monday, May 27, 2013

Tea Time by the Window


May is the month
Of sunshine and flowers
Birds in their nests
And one or two showers.
 
 
 
Let's stay away from the May showers and have a cozy and comforting cup of tea inside by the window.
 
 
 
This is a precious vintage Paragon teacup.  It's outer cup is white.

 
 
 
The inner cup is adorned with a pink rose and a floral pattern  of white, mauve and greenery.
 
 




The saucer is similar to the inner cup.
 
 
The handle , footed base and rims are trimmed with gold gilt.


Do you like mint green with pink?





 
 
 



 
Thank you for having Tea Time by the window!
 
Karen
 
 

19 comments:

  1. That teapot is so delicate and the teacup is too pretty for words. It must be old too if it's marked Paragon.

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  2. Dear Karen,
    That is indeed a very special teacup and it looks so perfectly beautiful with that Sadler teapot. I love the color and shape of that too. DId you find the plate at the same time as the cup? I can't tell if it is Paragon too. Yes, pink with mint is refreshing. That little Royal Tara set must go with everything. Sweet!
    Ruthie from Lady B's Time for Tea
    http://www.ladybstimefortea.blogspot.com

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    1. Hi Lady B and Dame Ruthie,
      Thank you so much for your kind comments. I just love visiting your blogspot.
      Take care,
      Karen

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  3. Love these special pieces - wonderful. What a pretty tea table you have set by the window! I will be posting Tea In The Garden in a little while - hope you can come join!

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  4. I just realized you have my old blog address to the right as I changed it several weeks back.
    It is now http://blog.bernideens.com/

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    1. Hi Bernideen,
      Thank you so much for commenting. I just love your "Tea in the Garden" and look so forward to visiting you there each week.
      Take care,
      Karen

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  5. Hello Karen,
    Your tea by the window is lovely! What beautiful china, wonderful colors! I adore your tea pot! That is my fav color! I have never seen a pot that color of blue. And your tea cup too, is right up my alley! I love that color as well, and the gold filigree style detail. I have a cup quite similar and love it too. The little cream and sugar look great with the other pieces. I have a thing for cream and sugar sets too. But I don't often see them in shops.
    Thank you for sharing your very pretty tea with us : )
    Hugs,
    Terri

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    1. Hi Terri,
      Thank you so very much for commenting so faithfully. I am now realizing how much time you must spend responding to all of your visitors on your blogspot.

      I am very anxious for your special Tea Time in the garden at the end of the month. I hope that we have a sunny day soon so that I can start my photo shoot (hee hee).

      I love visiting your blogspot and seeing your lovely collections!
      Take care,
      Karen

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  6. Lovely teascape. The Paragon teacup is gorgeous. I love the aqua color of the cup and the teapot. So pretty together. Happy Tea Day!

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    1. Hi Snap,
      Thank you so much for your kind words and visiting today. It is so relaxing to play with my pretties. I am anxious to visit your blog.
      Take care,
      Karen

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  7. Oh my goodness, Karen! I LOVE your teapot and teacup! Robin egg blue/mint green and pink is my absolute favourite colour combination! That teapot is stunning and the teacup too is gorgeous. What a lovely tea time this makes in front of the window. So happy to have you share this with us at my party.
    I had stopped by earlier and seen it but didn't leave a comment because I was busy getting my post ready for tomorrow's HOME party. Your post from last week is being featured and I just thought you would like to know. Have a beautiful day.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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    1. Hi Sandi,
      Thank you so very much for taking the time to comment. I adore your coral coloured teacup that you featured yesterday on your blog. You really are an inspiration to lovers of pretty tea things.

      I am so very honoured to be featured in your blogspot. Oh my goodness..... you have made me a very happy person ... I find all of your bible verses so encouraging for me too. So thank you for everything!

      Enjoy your little break from blogging next week - you will be missed.
      Take care,
      Karen

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  8. What a pretty spot you have set for tea. I love your gorgeous tea cup and beautiful teapot.

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    1. Hi Kitty,
      Thank you so much for visiting. It is such fun to play with teacups.
      Take care,
      Karen

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  9. Your cup and saucer is amazingly beautiful! The teapot is pretty too and your setting is lovely.

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  10. What a lovely tea! Your teapot is so unique.

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    1. Hi Kimberly,
      Thank you for your comment. I looked at your blog and just love your teapot and teacup. Your children are so precious and just beautiful too!
      Take care,
      Karen

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  11. Oh Karen, those Paragon cups are my favorite. Actually I think I have the same one you do except in a dark cobalt blue. They just shine like little jewels.
    They say it's supposed to be a bit sunnier by the end of the week but they lie like a rug, don't they? :) Here's hoping to some tea in the garden on the weekend.

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  12. Hi again Veronica,
    Thank you so much for visiting. Your cobalt blue paragon must be gorgeous. You should feature it soon.

    I really hope that the sun comes out too. Life is so much happier with sunshine!
    Take care,
    Karen

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