Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Teacup Tuesday - Week 3

Hello Ladies...

Well, it's Tuesday once again and that means that it's time for "Teacup Tuesday". This is the day of the week that I have designated to share with you photos of the teacups that I have in my collection.

I must say that there are quite a few teacups considering I started collecting teacups, teapots, desert plates, etc. about 20 years ago. A girl sure can accumulate a lot of pretty china in that period of time.

This week, I am showing off my solitary Royal Albert "American Beauty" teacup. This is a lovely pattern that has large deep pink (almost red) roses. I love both the pattern and style of the teacup.

I was thrilled to bits this past weekend to be shopping at one of my favorite antique stores where I happened upon a set of 4 matching desert plates that I just had to add to my collection as well (I propped one up behind the teacup so you could see!!) . They were a steal at just $12.50 for the set of 4 plates. That's a very good price considering how the cost of desert plates have skyrocketed over the years. Now, if I could just find a matching teapot, I be even more thrilled.

Thank you so much for stopping by for a visit. I love having visitors and reading your comments.

Come back next Tuesday to see more of my collection!!

13 comments:

Holly said...

Very pretty, Kim! Are the desert plates in the same pattern as the cup? Sure looks like it! ♥

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

Kim you got really beautiful collection of teacups.. I love American Beauty flowers. the roses are so beautiful.. and glad that you found the matching plates..

Pink Slippers said...

The pinks in it are very beautiful.
What a nice one to own.
Wendy

Melinda said...

I love it Kim. The colors are amazing!

Valerie@travelingthrough2 said...

Just beautiful! I'm so glad you found the dessert plates too, they can be so useful.
Valerie

Stephenie said...

Another beautiful teacup...Just love the roses on that one..I'm loving the pink...You really have an amazing collection...
Stephenie

Lori said...

Kim, thanks so much for coming over to visit with me...you are so sweet...i love your teacup, it is lovely...you have some wonderful collections i see as i scroll down over your older posts...i think your planters are adorable!!!

Lori said...

Kim, Love the pattern! So happy to hear I'm not alone in being drawn to pink! Thanks a bunch for not making me feel alone! Love ya,Lori

rosecottagegardensandfarm said...

Your teacup is so pretty! I love all the roses! Thanks for sharing. This is the first time I have been to blog and I really enjoyed my visit!

Happy day!
Debbykay at Rose Cottage Gardens and Farm

Sandra~Romantique Inspirations~ said...

Hi Kim, I try not to go over board with teacups, but when something like that comes along, I would probably have to buy it-very lovely!

Enjoy your day-

Queenie's Vintage Finds and Treasures said...

Girl, you have got a wonderful collection of teacups...this one is very pretty...and that's great that you found the matching dessert plates, and the price was right! Fingers crossed that you find that matching teapot on your searches for treasures. If not, there's always the always dependable beautiful silver teapots, or mixing and matching is always fun too.
I sure am looking forward to seeing more of your teacup Tuesdays!
I hope you have a wonderful day!
Big Hugs,
Queenie~

Katie said...

I'm loving your Teacup Tuesdays! Are you going to do the Mr. Linky thing? I could see this taking off! Lovely roses!

Piney Rose said...

Love this teacup! I have a collection as well.