Let's take break from our everyday tasks and have a cup of tea, shall we?
The tea cups and saucers, cream and sugar, luncheon plates and cake plate (not shown) were given to me by an elderly lady from our church. Whenever I visited her, she would tell stories about her many sets of china. This one was brought from Scotland when she emigrated. I always admired it and when she was downsizing, she called one day and invited me to come and get it. I was so surprised and pleased!
The china pattern is Melba bone china, Made in England. The little mat, embroidered with acorns, was also received from another elderly friend. Here is a little closer look at the detail on the china:
The teapot is one I only take out of storage in the fall, as I usually prefer lighter colours.
I think the colours of the flowers complement the china, don't you?
I am joining Sandi for her weekly tea party today.