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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Tea Time Thursday #20


Happy Tea Time Thursday! Summer is moving right along and the weather has cooled down a bit, so I am happier. I am still coughing just a bit but I am finally just about over this bug. Yeah!

I love Shelley tea cups. Until recently, I didn't have one in my tea cup collection. We were at a sale and Jimmy made a deal with the lady and we brought home a few. They are so beautiful and I love the scalloped cup.


Lovely tea cup ladies in their very finest!


Tiny pink rosebuds with a soft green handle.


Sprays of dainty flowers with a soft pink handle.



 Very hard to pick a favorite.

We are lucky to have many ethnic markets in the Portland area. Jimmy and I like to visit a Russian market that has the best candies, teas and tea time goodies. The owners are so fun and always give us something to try or enjoy. I love all their different teas. This is a loose leaf fruit tea from Poland. I think it will make a great iced tea for summer.


We watched a very beautiful movie the other night....Howards End. I don't know how I missed this one, but I'm so glad I finally got to watch and enjoy it. The costumes are exquisite and the photography is stunning. It's based on a 1910 novel by E M Forester.


Some of my favorite actors and actresses makes for a great film. The documentary was also really interesting.




This is a real home that was used in the movie....this is Howard End. The home plays a big part in the movie. It just looks like a Peter Rabbit house to me.

Just makes you want a cuppa! 

10 comments:

Rosetta said...

Linda queste tazze sono una meraviglia!E pure il cottage del film!Baci,Rosetta

Marta said...

Hello from Spain, i love Shelley tea cups. Awesome purchase. Keep in touch

GardenOfDaisies said...

The teacups are so dainty and beautiful. I especially love the one with the soft green edging. I recently discovered a little Russian import store near us and want to go check it out. Our daughter just happens to be dating a young man who is originally from Russia. I LOVED Howards End and have seen it at least 10 times. Emma T. is my favorite actress.

Bernideen said...

I have watched Howard's End and always enjoying the clothing, decor and era. Those are really beautiful teacups!

janice15 said...

I have never seen Howard End either but will look for it now.. I love your new tea cups...they are very sweet.. Happy Thursday with love Janice

Yesteryear Embroideries said...

I love Howards End! I love the house in that movie! Such pretty tea cups!

Susan said...

Hi Linda....I'd like to see that movie. Looks good.

Your cups are very, very pretty.

Take care! Susan

Stephanie said...

Oh Linda, your tea cups are so incredibly beautiful! I fell in love with them the second I saw your photos :) Thanks for sharing.

Love and hugs!

Sylvia said...

I just love the teacup, the shape of it's handle to the roses on it!

Karen Frost said...

Your tea cups are just so special! I love all the sweet details. I have never seen Howard's End but have always meant to...now I will be sure to watch it! Hope your weekend is wonderful. xo