Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Blue and White Tea Party For One


Years ago, when I was living and working in Houston and before I
married David, my office was very close to the Galleria.  If I did not
have a business luncheon I would often spend my lunch hour shopping.
At that time Marshall Field's was still in existence and both Field's and
Lord & Taylor had large stores in the Galleria.  Both stores were old
favorites of mine.  I loved Marshall Field's from my youth while 
growing up in a Chicago suburb, and Lord & Taylor from my time 
spent in NY.  

This particular shopping trip I was looking for a gift for my Mom and
found this adorable blue and white teapot and cup for one and a
matching salad plate.  It was the perfect gift for my Mom since she
collected blue and white pieces and knew she did not have anything
quite like this.




The cup sits on top of the teapot for storage.



It also has its own lid for steeping the tea.  


Such a sweet design and a bit of a departure from her usual Asian
style porcelains.  


I found napkins from Williams Sonoma recently that I think work very well
with this ensemble.  I just never get tired of blue and white.  It's so fresh and
crisp and clean looking.  Timeless.


Big Texas Hugs,
Susan and Bentley


11 comments:

  1. A timeless classic, always my favorite!!

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  2. Very pretty and a lovely memory also!

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  3. This is so pretty and I love this color! The Galleria can be a bit overwhelming but I have to go there each time I'm in Dallas.

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  4. O'M'Gosh....wow, love this set. Touch of nostalgia updated, very pretty. Ilm such a sucker for blue and white, grins, Sandi

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  5. Your picture of the blues and whites caught my eye... such lovely items. :)

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  6. What a pretty set and even sweeter memories as it belonged to your Mother! I agree blue and white is just crisp and clean and very cheering!
    Blessings, Roxy

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  7. Susan, I am with your about blue and white. This a nice Asian influenced set. Thanks for sharing. Sylvia D.

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  8. A lovely way to treat yourself to a bit of relaxation. The mix of blue and white styles is very pretty.
    Sandra @ Dinner at Eight

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  9. Love the blue and white! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

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  10. I had not heard of either company, but the teapot is so unique! I love the design. I'm sure your mother loved it! Thanks for sharing it with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  11. HI Susan, just hopping by to let you know that you will be featured at SYC this week.
    hugs,
    Jann

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