A Pansy Tea

Hi everyone!

Some of you may remember this tea from last year at about this same time. It is one of my favorites. Probably because it is loaded with the color purple and my favorite flowers, lilacs.

This week I have a gazillion things going on, so you may see a "rerun" or two from me. But, I figure I have a lot of new readers so, they will be able to see them for the first time. LOL Yup, that's me "figurin'".

I hope you enjoy your visit today!

Today I am inviting you for a light tea. I am featuring my Pansy teapot, matching salt and pepper shakers, two pansy teabag/spoon rests and one of my newly acquired teacups with pretty purple pansies on it.



A few other flowers are joining the party as well. I have a vase of fresh picked lilacs, my absolute favorite flower. Their sweet perfume smells wonderful here in the living room.



Here is the pretty purple pansy teacup I am using today. It is Sadler Wellington fine bone china (made in England)






A few different pictures before we bring on the refreshments.










We are having both hot tea and a glass of fresh brewed iced tea. I have a little sweet treat, praline pecans to go with the hot tea and some fresh sliced tomatoes to enjoy with the iced version. Now we have a little something to nibble while we chat.





I even polished up a couple of my misfit WM Rogers silverware pieces for your visit.




I also went out to our mint garden and picked a fresh baby sprig of applemint for our iced tea.








Well, I hope you enjoyed your visit with me today for this week's tea party. And just a little FYI, everything shown today was bought 2nd hand. :)

Have a wonderful day!

Now, join all the other fun and fabulous tea parties going on!



Tuesday Tea For Two



Tea Time Tuesday



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20 comments :

  1. I love your pansy tea, Diann, you really find the best stuff. I wish I could go shopping with you! xo,

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  2. I enjoyed the re-run. Such a lovely tea and the beautiful colors! Have a good week Diann! hugs, Linda

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  3. Really pretty! You find some of the most beautiful dishes and accessories. The lilacs are gorgeous ~

    Glad you had a wonderful evening at the Black Tie affair. Blogger is acting up, at least for me it is, so having difficulty with different posts. The food and flowers look dynamite!

    xo
    Pat

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  4. This is absolutely lovely! Definitely puts me in a mood for a tea party!
    Best Wishes and Blessings,
    Amanda

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  5. I love all the pinks, so pretty! Scarlett x

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  6. Oh, very pretty indeed, Diann. Very nice. Susan

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  7. Diane, I love your beautiful pansy teacups!!

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  8. Never have I seen a teapot like your pansy one. Really "pansyish." You must be an attentive shopper to find so many pretty things that go together!
    Nancy H

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  9. Your teapot is so pretty, very elaborate. Love your whole tea set up, pretty cups too!...Christine

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  10. Very pretty indeed! Loved each on of those pictures! Nice space you got!
    Hope to see you on my blog :)

    Sanghamitra.

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  11. Your Sadler pansy tea cup is really lovely. I have Sadler tea pots, but never saw a tea cup! That is fab! All your vignettes are beautiful. I wish I could pop over for some of your lovely tea.
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  12. What a beautiful post! You have some lovely tea things.
    be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  13. Pretty Pink and Purple post! Love your pansies and the lilacs are lovely. I want to *thrift* with you! Happy Tea Day!

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  14. A sweet tea part with pretty china :)

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  15. I agree..I want to go to the thrift stores with YOU....I must must must get a pansy teapot. NOW! Oh this post made me so happy..pansies are my mom's favorite and remind me of her...hugs Trish

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  16. Dear Diann,

    What fabulous Pansy teatime vignette! So charming.., With the little treats to nibble on, everything looks delightfully pretty and yummy.

    Happy bargain hunting/ thrift store trails!..,

    Thanks for joining me once again for TTTT and also for my 84th, Tuesday Tea For Two, it's always such a pleasure having you join us in the fun!

    Cheers and hugs from Wanda Lee
    @ http://theplumedpen.blogspot.com
    @ http://silkenpurse.blogspot.com

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  17. Oh wow, this is gorgeous. I love all of it. Your really out did yourself. Beautiful. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

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  18. I love this re-run..beautiful photos of beautiful items.
    I am showing a lot of re-runs, too..just too busy this time of year. :)

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  19. Hi Diann,
    I'm back again to try and leave a comment. What a week this has been with Blogger!
    Love your sweet pansy tea and the pink polka dot plate is just adorable! Thanks for sharing and joining me for tea. Have a wonderful day.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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