Monday, October 12, 2009

I have the teakettle going. Please come in for a cup of tea, dear friends!!














Let's have tea in my sunroom today! There are windows all round, and we can sip our tea, enjoy wonderful conversation, and look out onto the garden. Please sit here on this comfy pillow covered sofa. I have chosen one of my oldest Limoges teapots from France. It is blue and covered in roses. The pink teacup is perfect for a nice cup of tea. We will also have some yummy cupcakes! Before you leave, I would love to give you this pretty rose bouquet filled with roses from my garden. It smells heavenly, too! Thank you so much for coming for a visit today!! Friends over for tea is so enjoyable!! I must thank Kim from "Shabby, Pink and Pretty" for so graciously hosting our "Tea Things Tuesday" each week. Please visit Kim and all the other participants to see what tea things they will share with us. You can find them here: http://www.shabbypinkandpretty.blogspot.com/

"May there always be work for your hands to do,
May your purse always hold a coin or two.
May the sun always shine on your windowpane,
May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain.
May the hand of a friend always be near you,
May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you."
(an old Irish blessing)

Blessings to you. I appreciate and cherish each and every one of you!!

32 comments:

Pauline said...

Why, Miss Vicki, I don't mind if I do have a cup of tea. I do admire your lovely sunroom...very beautiful and so comfortable supported by these lovely pillows. Your own handy work, perhaps? These roses are so plump. Well, I have thoroughly enjoyed my visit, and will return again soon. Thank you so much, Miss Vicki, for your hospitality :o)
Hugs

♥Itajeff♥ @Something To Share said...

Hi Vicki...
I'm coming to have a wonderful tea time with you :-)...you have a very lovely and cosy sunroom, beautiful pillows..ohhh I love them all. Everything is eye candy here..so refreshing. Thank you for being so nice, I enjoyed my visit here and I surely be back again soon. Thank you so much.
Have a nice day
Regards
Ita

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hello Vicki... how beautiful everything looks, and here I am, dressed in jeans, a teeshirt and Reebox, may I still come in for tea??? I promise I won't spill on your beautiful sofa... may I pour us a cup from your exquisite Limoges teapot? Merci! Bisous... Julie Marie PS If I had known you were putting the tea kettle on, I would have saved you a slice of my apple pie!

Lisa said...

Lovely roses!!
Hugs, Lisa

Ana said...

Hi Vicki,
I am already looking forward to our next tea time together. I always have such a wonderful time here. And thank you so much for the gorgeous bouquet of roses.:-) Blessings to you. Sending you tons of love. Have a beatuiful evening.

Hugs and Kisses,
♥Ana

GWENDOLYN said...

I am so there! Thank you for hosting this lovely little tea party!
Blessings!
Gwen

Connie said...

Ohmygosh, sweetpea, that is an adorable vignette. Delicious looking, inviting and absolutely darling!
xoxo,
Connie

Tanza said...

Hi Vicki,
This is all soo beautiful !! LoVe all your pink pillows, and the limoge is my favorite !! I have soo much of it, and it brings me great joy to use it !! Soo dainty and girly.. Beautiful pics my friend.. Wishing you a blessed week ~
hugs ~tea~xo

Paula said...

Dear Sweet Vicki,

Oh, your photos are gorgeous and your home is gorgeous!!! You have such a gift for decorating. Your home looks just like a Victorian Cottage!!! I love it!!! Your chair and pillows are so beautiful... love the colors in both, such a lovely contrast, and it all looks so comfortable. All of your tea dishes are beautiful! I would love to have tea with you, dear friend! The flowers are lovely, and the photo is so sweet and romantic. The cupcakes look yummy! Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful sun room! The Irish blessing is so sweet! I wish the very same for you! I appreciate and cherish you, sweet Vicki! I also enjoyed your pink Saturday post.

Have a lovely week! With much love to you and blessings,
Paula

A Rose Without A Thorn said...

I would love a cup of tea, being British can I have some biscuits and crumpets too, mmmm.....

Maria said...

This is so inviting Vicki!
How sweet and pretty everything is. I love tea in a sunny room!
I have tea every day... 2 cups at least!
One of my favorite things to drink and to 'do.'
I feel relaxed just looking at the photos and imagining myself enjoying tea there~
all the best to you ~ Maria

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hi Vicki,

What a lovely post! I would love to have tea with you. I will have mine in that gorgeous pink teacup, and one of your cute little cupcakes. thank you for the beautiful bouquet of flowers. :) gorgeous teapot too.

Debbie

Valerie@travelingthrough2 said...

Hi Vicki,
Beautiful setting. Your teapot is lovely and your beautiful garden roses, lovely. So pretty and dainty. Have a wonderful week!
Valerie

June said...

Oh my gosh Vicki, your pillows are so pretty. I love your china too. You know I'm crazy about the roses on them. What beautiful teapots.
It would be so lovely to take tea with you!
Hugs,
June

Sares said...

Teatime here is always so delicious! For the tummy and the eye! What beautiful pink roses you have posted here today. A gorgeous setting, all around!

My Passport to Style said...

What pretty china, thanks for the invite!So kind of you love that cake! Sharon xxoo

Susie's country cottage said...

What a pretty display. I absolutely love that sofa. I am looking for something similar for my living room and they are really difficult to find. Gorgeous tea things too.
Susie

Sheila said...

Well thank for the tea, it has been a wonderful visit.. I dream of having my front porch and back porch built by spring.. Then we can have tea on my porch.. Oh the Roses the Roses.. YOur roses are so beautiful.. I have not any roses to gaze upon yet.. That will not be the case in the spring.. Thanks for shareing

Pink and Pretty Designs said...

Oh how lovely!!
I'm having tea right now, but it would be even nicer to be sitting amongst all your darling pillows! So pretty, love everything

sheryn xox

Holly- Girls At Heart said...

Such a nice tea party! Thanks for the invite. Your pics are so pretty, Vicki! I love those pillows! ♥

Bunny Rose Cottage said...

Such a beautiful post Vicki! I LOVE to have tea parties. Even just with myself, lol! You have so many beautiful things!
Hugs,
Amy

Annabel said...

I really enjoyed my afternoon tea with you today Vicki and browsing through all your beautiful treasures. Thank you for the bouquet of roses. What a sweet gesture darling.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Such lovely pictures. And your tea service is so beautiful.

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

Mary said...

Vicki, what a wonderful collection of beautiful tea ware! I love everything, and felt as though I was actually sitting on your adorable sofa, sipping tea with you! Everything is elegant in a very comfortable way, inviting and elegant...just beautiful!

Have a wonderful and blessed day!
Mary

Jann said...

Thank you for a sweet trip down memory lane! My mother read to my sisters and me for many years, and I passed that gift down to my own children--now they, and I, read to my grandchildren. Reading and books are such special gifts!

Carol Anne's Boutique said...

Hi sweet Vicki, Thank you for inviting me over to have tea with you! Oh you have made me feel so special by having your tea party in your beautiful sunroom and using all of your gorgeous china! I can see your garden out of the window too! Is that where those stunning roses came from...I bet they did! :)
Oh Vicki, you are so sweet and you have such a beautiful home and garden...love visiting you so much!
Hugs, Carol Anne

Bunny said...

Your displays are breathtaking I am in awe with your blue teapot it is just amazing I want one. :) You sure have some wonderful things for us to enjoy.

Julie Harward said...

Hi there Vicki...lovely blog. I too grew up in the 50's..I love roses and tea pots, children's books etc. we even have 3 of the same pictures in our homes!
It's been so amazing to me as I have been blogging, how kindred spirits just seem to find each other..the feelings in common are mind-boggling! I'm putting you on my list and hope to get to know you better! Come say hi :D

andsewon said...

What a beautiful setting for afternoon tea!
Just lovely.
Your pieces are exquisite!!
Wishing you a wonderful tea day!!!
Lola

Cola's Cottage said...

Such beautiful photos! I am sitting here drinking my coffee and envisioning sitting in your sunroom, soaking up the morning sun and visiting! Thanks for the moment!

Hugs ~ Nichole

GWENDOLYN said...

Hello Vicki,
You have a lovely award waiting for you at my blog. Please swing by and pick it up. Blessings!
Gwen

Shabbychicdiva said...

I love the blue teapot, it's so pretty. You have so many beautiful things!!