Saturday, February 28, 2015

Pink Chintz Teacup I Won!!!

OH, my, what a blessing this is for me!

I've been in a really foul mood such a funk with our long snowy winter.

And along came a sweetheart of a tea cup lover
 who announced I won her giveaway for
this GORGEOUS Gracie china teacup & saucer set!

Isn't it precious?!?

 It positively LOOKS like SPRING to me!

It has that vintage tablecloth vibe to it, too.

I absolutely adore this cup!

The angel who sent this to me is Carrie -
from Teatime Journeys blog.

If you haven't had the chance to visit her,
please do - you will be very glad you did!

She loves All Things Tea.
(So she's a lot like you and me!)

Inside my package was this beautiful tea card
 with a teabag tucked into it in the front
(which I haven't tried yet it just looks too good in the card!)

And another envelope of tea was inside -
 which I am ashamed to say I already drank and have no pics!

I heated up my kettle immediately and I used my pretty teacup
 literally ten minutes after I received it!

I really thought I'd remember the kind of tea it was
to tell you all about it
(bonks herself on forehead.)

It was great tea, though and a wonderful win.

You have managed to make spring flowers
seem not so very far off now.

And you've brought me such joy,
 and for that I am humbly and truly appreciative. 

I hope each of you has a special few moments
to oneself today....perhaps sitting and finding some
peace & quiet
tucked in a favorite corner sipping a nice hot cuppa....

Happy tea time and happy pink and happy day
to each and every one of you today!


As always, thank you for your visit!




  1. Lucky you! It's a beautiful teacup. Amazing what a cup of tea will do to lighten a mood. Enjoy!!!!

  2. Such a lovely teacup, Michelle. Spring is not too far away--So glad it came to you when you needed it. ♥

  3. Hi Michele! Congratulations on winning the beautiful tea cup! It is such a sweet pattern too. Wish I lived close as we could get together and talk about the coming spring! :) Cheer up.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  4. What a beautiful tea cup! I am so happy you won it! Come on spring!

  5. Congratulations on winning the beautiful tea cup. It is really beautiful.
    So sorry that the weather is still bad where you are. But, hopefully it will soon be Spring.
    Have a great warm week,

  6. Oh yes, Michele; that teacup and saucer is just absolutely gorgeous! We got a little snow today, but we needed it so badly! Hopefully the warm weather we have been having is heading your way! I am going to visit Carrie. Not familiar with her. Have a wonderful Sunday!

  7. I could well see how this cup of tea would cheer you up, it is lovely.
    Have a great week.

  8. The cup and saucer are so beautiful. I love it of course because it is PINK. Congratulations on winning!!!

  9. Congratulations on winning the gorgeous teacup from Carrie!

  10. Congrats Michele, that is a beautiful teacup!

  11. Congratulations, Michele! The teacup you won is a beauty!

  12. Congrats on winning such a lovely teacup! It is so pretty. I'm not familiar with Carrie and will stop by for a visit.

  13. I remember when you won the pink teacup from Carrie and it was meant for your home Michelle! Congrats!

  14. The teacup is pretty enough to inspire a whole room - I love the colours. Congrats on the win!

  15. I'm so happy you won that beautiful tea cup! Such a cheerful print. I picked up some daisies today, just to get a little lift here in the middle of this long, long winter.

  16. Aren't you bleessed to win the teacup Michelle! I just love it too! Tea is always so much better in a beautiful cup! I always love visiting your lovely blog. I get such a chuckle from your lined through comments! I hope you had a great weekend and saw lots of finches .

    Blessings to you,
    Linda (and Jeannie) at The French Hens Nest

  17. I'm so glad you like it in person Michele! Thanks for linking back to me--I definitely saw an uptake in views this weekend :)

  18. Congratulations Michele. How wonderful. That tea cup is so cheery and beautiful. I can see how it reminds you of spring.

    I have been feeling the same too. Winter has been too long and frigid this year. Boy spring has never been more wished for in my heart.

    Have a wonderful week.


  19. What a beautiful tea cup and saucer..and it sounds like it came at the perfect time. How wonderful! I hope your winter subsides soon.

  20. I just love tea cups and this one is fab, it's so springlike and fresh, enjoy!x

  21. That is such a pretty teacup, Michelle. I agree with you, it both looks like spring and has that vintage look and I love old tablecloths. I would also have used it immediately. A gift like that demands stopping to have some tea and contemplating the beauty and thoughtfulness of the gift!

  22. Yes it is a beautiful tea cup and you are a lucky girl. I too thought of vintage tablecloths when I first looked at it. LOVELY.

  23. How wonderful you won! Fabulous! A lovely gift. Thanks for linking to Tuesday Cuppa Tea!

  24. My dear friend, what a beautiful tea cup! The color is so cheerful and bright :) A lovely win from a lovely lady!

    Hugs to you!

  25. Congratulations, Michele! Your pink teacup is a real beauty and I love it! Carrie has such an interesting blog and it's always a pleasure to stop by and visit with her. You will enjoy many lovely tea times using this pretty teacup, I'm sure. Thank you for sharing with us and joining me for tea.
    Like you, I am more than ready to see the snow go and the posies pop up.


  26. Oh my, your new teacup is just gorgeous! Reminds me of Cath Kidston's designs in the UK. Congrats on winning, which is no doubt deserved -- I know what a giving heart you have!


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