Monday, May 6, 2013

Lemons Anyone?

Hi everyone,
I hope you had a wonderful weekend.  The weather was beautiful here and I was able to get quite a bit of gardening done.
Please join me for tea today as I share with you my Victorian cottage roses teapot.

Pink roses make me swoon ...

Would you like a slice of lemon with your tea?

A lemon fork to dress up the table.  The pattern is French Provincial by Towle (circa 1948).

My choice of tea today is Darjeeling.  A blend of citrus notes with a hint of apricots and plums. 

Fresh roses fill a vintage crystal cruet jar.

A petite slice of cake to nosh.

A day to enjoy life's simple pleasures.
Thank you for sipping tea with me! 
Today I am joining ...
Tea Time Tuesday @ Rose Chintz Cottage
Tea Cup Tuesday @ Artful Affirmation
Tuesday Cuppa Tea @ Antiques and Teacups
Friends Sharing Tea @ Bernideen's Tea Time
Time Travel Thursday @ The Brambleberry Cottage
Thursday Favorite Things @ Katherine's Corner
Share Your Cup Thursday @ Have a daily cup from Mrs. Olson


Pat Hatt said...

Great pics and yeah was a nice weekend here too.

Bernideen said...

What a darling vignette and an incredibly pretty slice of cake. Love the teapot!

Nellie's Cozy Place said...

Morning Donna,
Love photos, and what pretty teapot,
and love those roses, there is just something about roses......
Also that cake looks mighty good too.
Lucky for you it can't be emailed I'd be begging for some and I bet some others would too!! lol

Hope you have a lovely week,

Terry said...

Beautiful roses and tea accessories! It was a gorgeously sunny weekend here. I got lots of stuff checked off my "to do" list. No roses here, so I enjoyed seeing yours. Maybe someday we'll have "smell-o-vision" so I can tell how aromatic the flowers are for myself! Have a wonderful day, Donna.

Snap said...

Donna, I love your Victorian Rose teapot! I will have some lemon with my tea and that gorgeous cake is almost too pretty to taste -- almost! Lovely! Happy Tea Day!

KarinsArtScrap said...

what beautiful and romantic decoration Donna.

greetings karin

Jonell w Harrison said...

aha~Ijust found you..loving it! am FOLLOWING. I look fwd to stopping by again [& again] to linger and explore.

Like Gramma's House blog

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Donna,
Your teapot is really pretty and the lemon fork is lovely. Pink roses always make me swoon, and Hubby just brought me a dozen for our anniversary. They're gorgeous! Your slice of cake is pretty too. A very delightful post. Thanks for sharing and coming to tea.


Liz@ HomeandGardeningWithLiz said...

Donna-this is so lovely! What strikes me too is the slice of cake is decorated after it's cut! Did you do this??? Sooo...pretty!! Love the teapot, cup and saucer too!

Lisa Gordon said...

What a beautiful series, Donna.
The teapot is magnificent, and that cake looks oh so yummy!!!

Unknown said...

Wonderful. I love the roses in that vase/ is stunning..and I sure could go for a slice of cake..I won't sleep tonight dreaming of it..

Jacqueline said...

The tea sounds so interesting and flavorful. I hadn't heard of that one.

That has to be the most beautiful slice of cake I have ever seen. Wherever did you get it?

Yes, I would love to come and share some of everything with you. Your roses are spectacular too.

Becky said...

This looks gorgeous Donna. The roses are beautiful and that cake is a work of art. Please do not tell me you made it :).

Beth said...

Your teapot is beautiful, and so is the cake. The roses look lovely in the cruet bottle. What a pretty tea!

Rosemary said...

A special tea........

Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson said...

Love your beautiful roses and teapot. My grandie, Saydee and I had tea in the garden today. I added lemon slices to the teapot. Thanks for sharing with SYC.

Anonymous said...

Your teapot is beautiful and your cake deco and rose and setting. What an invite.

So pretty.

I will be right over.

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