Thursday, December 18, 2014

Tea Time Thursday # 57 Christmas Teapots

It's been such a busy week and it's hard to believe that my last post was last Tea Time Thursday. I have shopped, wrapped, written my Christmas cards, kept Otto overnight,  had my car in the shop for a major repair and finished two major sewing projects to be shared later. We are leaving for an early Christmas in Seattle on Saturday, so I have been forced into getting everything done.
Ok, so let's get back to Tea Time Thursday! I love this postcard of the little girls and their dollies having  Christmas tea. Today, I would like to share some Christmas teapots. These little pieces of a dolly tea set are so sweet and I just found them at a shoppe. They are old and charming and perfect for the dolls.

I was at a flea market and picked this little demitasse cup and saucer. It's just so cute and it was only $2, so I wanted to sneak this in today too.

I think this is my favorite Christmas teapot. It is English and I love the shape. I've had it for about 15 years or so. I used to sell them in my retail shoppe....Holiday Card Shoppe. I love Father Christmas and of course the holly design.

This is the teapot that matches the Christmas Cup of Tea cup and saucers. It also has a nice shape and is a simple design. I have collected the cream and sugar and a few teacups.

I can't remember where I got this teapot. I like the lattice design. There are no markings on the bottom.

I HAD to add the Spode teapot! It has the famous Spode shape and keeps the tea nice and warm.
I love my Spode collection.

As you know, I am a big fan of Sandy Lynam Clough. A Cozy Christmas Tea book is full of tea recipes and charming graphics. It was fun to read through it again.

This recipe for Orange-Cranberry Tea looks delicious! I would like to make this during the Christmas season. I think it must be very pretty with the cranberry juice.

4 cups of cranberry juice
3 herbal orange tea bags
Thinly sliced orange wedges

Heat cranberry juice to almost boiling.Place tea bags into the pot to steep for 3-5 minutes.
Serve in mug with orang wedges for garnish.



Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

You have some lovely Christmas teapots Linda. I've been trying to locate one with a cardinal on it to match my kitchen decor but resources in Canada are limited.
A friend recently gifted me with the miniature tea set to match the book A Cup of Christmas Tea which I've shared on my blog.
Tea blogging sisters are the nicest women I've met and I enjoy your Thursday tea posts.
Merry Christmas.

Bernideen said...

I love all your collection. Ismthat Father Christmas teapot a Crownford by any chance?

Jemma@athomewithjemma said...

Sounds like you have been busy with all of the right things in life!

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a safe journey too!

Susan said...

Oh Linda, how absolutely darling! Loved all. Thanks for sharing.

Hope your holiday is studded with beauty! Susan

Denise said...

Thank You Linda for My sweet rose teapot notecards.I do love them :) Hoping You and Your family have a blessed Christmas.I always enjoy Your posts as You know and love teapot thurs. Christmas hugs to You,love Denise