Sep 17, 2012

Tea for One...

 
For tea today,
I thought I would share with you
the prettiest of my summers garage sale finds...
 
 
a sweet tea for one set...
 
AFTER I took all my pics
I realized I had forgotten to show it off from the side...
 
but,   I am sure you know
a tea for one set has a little teapot which nests
on top of a matching cup...

 
purple roses!
swoon...


a fun three footed cup...
 


 
since purple was the theme of the day,
I made a blueberry crumb cake...
 
I think this was the most delicious cake EVER...
 
I don't think the recipe was anything special or unusual,
except for the addition
of the zest of one lemon...
 
amazing!
dangerously so...
 

 
A pair of Sceptered Isle Roses,
 
vased in a vintage cruet jar...
purpled over time by the sun...




 

the simple pleasure of tea...

 
today I am joining...
and
 
***
I posted the recipe for the
 
Thanks for sipping with me today...


25 comments:

Snap said...

Bella, what a beautiful post. Your tea for one is gorgeous. It has a handpainted quality that I love. I'd love the recipe for the delicious looking blueberry crumb cake. Happy Tea Day!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hello Bella,
That has to be one of the prettiest tea-for-one sets I have seen! Your crumb cake looks delicious and a perfect dessert with your pretty set.
Love your roses and also the center photo in your header; gorgeous! Thank you for coming to tea and enjoy your week.

Blessings,
Sandi

Rosewalk Cottage said...

Oh Bella..What a beautiful post! Your teacup a teapot are so lovely. Your photos are gorgeous.
~Clara

Deb said...

That has to be the cutest tea-cup ever with polka dot feet. How sweet is that! Love this post. Deb

Shirley said...

That is one beautiful tea for one ever! Makes solitude extra special!

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

Great photos of a beautiful teapot and tea cup.

janice15 said...

It's just beautiful, I love the soft colors and photos...very nice post...great find...with love Janice

Lavender Cottage said...

The lavender roses on your tea for one set are stunning Bella, and the pot looks like it holds a good couple of cups. Very nice find, and pairing it with a blueberry cake has brought a smile to my face with my favourite colour scheme.
Hugs,
Judith

Rose L said...

Sweet cup and saucer and tea pot! A great find!

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

What a gorgeous post, oh my goodness you take the most amazing photos- wow just lovely!!!!!!

What a a treasure you found, too!

Well done!

Shabby chic Sandy said...

I am loving that tea for one--beautiful! Your roses look so pretty..as always.

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

Hello Bella, this is such a lovely post - your beautiful tea-for-one is exquisite - LOVE the purple rose and the shape! I love the combination of blueberries and lemons - match made in heaven - your cake sounds scrumptious! I appreciate you sharing with A Return to Loveliness,
Kathy

JP said...

Bella,where DO you live? I want to stroll through your gardens, knock on your door and be invited in for tea!
More perfection!

Amanda said...

Love love love your beautiful blog!
Amanda xx
www.notsoperfectmess.blogspot.co.uk

Janneke said...

A lovely teaset, you were lucky to find this on a garage sale! And.....you made again a gorgeous post of it in combination with the blueberry cake.

Spanish Princess said...

Oh, my that is breath-takingly beautiful!

Danette said...

Absolutely divine! What a find!!!

Haworth said...

What a lovely find, Bella! And so beautifully displayed. (And that cake does look delicious!) Tea and cake on a late summer day... it doesn't get much better than that! Hoping your week ahead is a lovely one.

Antiques And Teacups said...

What a lovely blue rose tea for one. That's one of the prettiest I've seen. And your cake looks delicious! Blueberry crumb is a favorite for me to bakes for tea. Your photos are just lovely!
Ruth

One bolt short of a toolbox said...

Beautiful post.

Jan @Door251

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

What a stunning tea for one set!!

Lovely!!

Hugs,
Deb

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Peggy Roosa said...

Hello Bella - would you mind sharing the name of the manufacturer who made this beautiful little tea pot? Many thanks in advance. - Peg