Monday, January 30, 2012

Teacup bird house lace n flowers.....

Sometimes beauty is all around us. It's just there in front of our eyes, but sometimes we need a little nudge to pay attention..........a gentle reminder to stop slow down and smell the roses..............to not forget beauty in our lives all around us, everywhere, if we care to notice.  We live hasty & busy lives.

It is a gift in itself when we are able to just slow down long enough to savor beauty, no matter where it is found.

So it pays to listen to our sweet little beauties when they whisper to us to enjoy.........today I am glad I listened. Because together these beauties spoke in volumes!


Oh, such sweet tiny hand painted roses!


The chippy ole birdhouse, with its cute heart-shaped door has come out to help make a theme - just in time for St. Valentine's Day!




A cherished heart-shaped Battenburg lace "Friends" doily that my dear friend MD gave to me at last year's Valentine tea party......



And this is so the teacup lovers will  know who is the oldest classic beauty here today:





 
Joining Sandi for Tea Time Tuesday!

Heading over to Tea Cup Tuesday!

Linking up for another Tuesday Cuppa Tea!

10 comments:

  1. Roses, hearts and friends ... perfect for Valentine's Day. Lovely vignette. Happy Tea Day!

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  2. What a gorgeous teacup! Just beautiful! And I love the birdhouse and Friends doily! A beautiful post! Thanks for linking to Tuesday Cuppa Tea!
    Ruth

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  3. Hi Michele,
    Oh, what a gorgeous teacup! I love Limoges! Your birdhouse is darling and the doily, so pretty! I have a 'thing' for not only teacups, but birdhouses too! Lovely post and thank you for sharing it with us. Enjoy your day.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  4. linda xícara!
    linda casa de passaro!
    e belissisma renda!

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  5. I have a similar plate, but I've never seen a teacup in this pattern. So pretty!

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  6. there's nothing as lovely as Haviland!

    I have a gene in my body for dishes

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  7. Very beautiful post! The tea cup you are sharing today has stolen my heart! It is a very beautiful Haviland pattern! I adore the design and all the sweet flowers.
    Your birdhouse too is very sweet.
    Thank you so much for sharing with us.
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  8. Everything is so beautifully elegant and romantic ... The lovely fluted lines of your teaset is so endearing to the heart as is the heart-shape friendship doily..There's nothing like lace and china to warm the soul....and of course a sweet note from the songbirds that might come to live in your darling birdhouse...I'd say your Valentine Day going to be perfect... Hugs

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  9. Oh my goodness, I love this teacup! I have a Theodore Haviland Limoges cup, also, but yours' is so gorgeous. I love the little roses all around the inside of the rim. Thank you for visiting my blog. You asked where I'm at in Ohio - I live the northwestern part of the state, not too far from Toledo. I'm your newest blog follower!
    Hugs, Cindy

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  10. Hi Michele,

    I just loved your tea post for this week! Your Theodor Haviland teacup is gorgeous. Limoges are one of my favorites and seem to be coming more rare these days. Very pretty and elegant.

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