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Monday, August 9, 2010

Would You Like Some Cream With Your Tea?

I was expecting my youngest son when I purchased these ceramic cows.
That was over 21 years ago!!!
I just couldn't resist them. I had this thing for Holsteins when I was in college, and I've always loved cows anyway, so when I saw them, well, it was a done deal!

The teacups, creamer and sugar bowl were a recent find at a yard sale down the road from us.



That's another thing I can't resist...china. Especially PRETTY china!
The mark on the bottom is from Poland. So hard for me to get a good shot with my little ol' camera! Sorry! I usually just forget to get the bottom!!
I'm joining in with all the lovely ladies below for Tuesday Teas!
Please look at each one and join in with us for a fabulous Tea Party Tuesday!!
Blessings,
Doni

Tuesday Tea for Two at
http://theplumedpen.blogspot.com/

and Teapot and Tea Things Tuesday at
http://breathoffreshair-paperbutterfly.blogspot.com

18 comments:

Beth said...

Doni, The teacups and cream and sugar are just fabulous! I love the cows, too. Have a great week!
Blessings and hugs, Beth

Lavender Cottage said...

I like your pretty new tea things and the cows.
It must have been a phase back then because I have some holstein items too that I just can't part with.

Snap said...

I really enjoyed seeing your new tea cups. Love the cows! What memories for you!

Terri said...

Oh your new china is so pretty! And a yard sale find too! I don't often get to see china from Poland.
Thank you so much for sharing with us today.
Hugs,
Terri

Bookie said...

What pretty disehs...and the cups have such a nice shape!

Martha's Favorites said...

Wow! I don't think I have ever seen tea sets from Poland. They are just beautiful. I look forward to seeing all your china in the future. Thank you for sharing these lovelies with us. Have a wonderful week. Blessings, Martha

Lady Katherine said...

I adore your cows! I have a thing for them too! lol Wish I had the Teapot! I just love your teacups, creamer,and sugar! What lovely finds! They are so pretty! My color! lol Thank You for joining me for Tea Time Tuesday! I loved seeing your wonderful Treasures!

Heather's Blog-o-rama said...

Doni...those china tea cups etc...are beautiful. I have a thing for roses...but even more so since I started participating in all of these fun tea events on Tuesdays...I think that's great you were able to find all of those items at a yard sale!!! I'll have to keep my eye out for more items like that!!!

Oh, the cows are fun too..I saw a photo of a Dutch Belted cow once...those made me laugh because they have this huge stripe of white around the middle. It looks almost like they're wearing corsets!!!...but lovely all the same :) :) Have a great week!!! Love and hugs from Oregon, Heather :)

p.s. I use the "flower" button on my camera when I take pictures of the backsgtamps on my tea things...most of the time it works well. I have more trouble with getting the right lighting!!!

Diane said...

I've always loved cow creamers too. They're irresistible!
Diane

Kathy said...

I love the soulful look of cows! My father-in-law raises a few - I have a great respect for their strength!
Beautiful teacup, creamer and sugar bowl!
I hope you have a Delightsome day,
Kathy

parTea lady said...

Your tea set from Poland is lovely. I really like the pretty pink roses and the pedestle base of the cups. I have a Polish teapot, but it is in the heavy blue and white pottery.

Brenda ~ Shabby Cats and Roses said...

Hello :) I truly do love your tea set, what a wonderful find at the sale! The roses are just so sweet & delicate....and your cows are cute too :)

Happy Tea Tuesday!!

Warmest hugs, Brenda

Princesa Nadie said...

That polish tea cup set is charming
I wish you a happy Afternoon Tea Time
Love

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

wow this is one beautiful set! love the roses! seriously beautiful!

Msartist said...

Such a lovely set and I love the cows! I hope you can pop over for a visit. I am having a giveaway, MsartistSewCrafty~Theresa

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Doni, your tea things from Poland are lovely! I like the cows too! I've never collected them myself even though I've been drawn to them. I can't collect everything otherwise hubby would have to move out. Thanks for sharing and wishing you a happy week.

Blessings,
Sandi

GWENDOLYN said...

How charming your cows are. Those gals look great for there age:)
Love your sweet and precious little teacups.. what a great find.
Blessings~
Gwen

A Hopeful Heart said...

Your tea set is lovely. It astounds me the things you can get at garage sales. I mean, why on earth would someone want to get rid of something as beautiful as that?!!

I discovered a gorgeous Royal Albert teacup last week. They were selling it for $1, simply because the saucer was broken in two pieces. Well, that's nothing that a bit of glue couldn't take care of, and now, for only a dollar, I have another gorgeous teacup.

Blessings to you,
Patti

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