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Friday, October 31, 2014

Holy Night Medallion Printouts



 The stars are brightly shining...

These vintage images from religious theme Christmas cards can be downloaded and used to make medallion style ornaments, used in making tags, or   banners.

Remember to clink on them and save large, they will have better resolution that way - no matter what size you print. 

Happy Pink Saturday!
Have a great week!
Susan 


















Sunday, October 26, 2014

Shall I pour?



What mattered was that they were together 
with a million thoughts to share and plenty of tea in the pot.


Tea Pot - American Traditional Ironstone Pottery Co. Canonsburg, Pa. U.S.A.


Creamer- Empress China 


 Tea cup -  LENOX presidential Collection Monroe


Poppy Seed and Apricot Crescents

 

Shall we take a turn about the room while the tea steeps?

 
Theodore will guard the biscuit tin.
 
 

Vintage Sunshine American Masters Series Cookie Tin - Still life Fruit by James Peale


 It is decorated with small treasures, items of minor worth, their value is in the pleasure of a vintage find, whimsical appeal, patina, or the echo of a pleasant memory. 


 Nasco - Rosalee ironstone

 Turkey platter - made in Japan


 After admiring so many paper wreaths I finally made one for myself.




A pair of vintage Gurley turkey candles.




Cuttings from the garden fill out a pretty store bought bouquet.


White Damask Slipcovers from Surefit. I love how well they wash.


Izzy finds a sun dappled spot for a nap.

 Heissner squirrel is busy among the leaves.



Theodore is looking concerned. He hopes we haven't let the tea grow cold.


But no, it's perfect. 
Almost, but not quite too hot. 
Shall I pour?


Thank you for joining me. Have a blessed week!

Susan


Keeping It Simple Monday Link Party

http://wwwYour Gonna Love It Tuesday @ Kathe with an E

Mod Mix Monday@ Mod Vintage Life 
My Halloween -ie Picks of the Eek!

 

PennyWise's Enchanting Brew- Witches Tea Party 

Artist  Christina Paul creates a delightfully ladylike witches tea and shares some whimsical crafts complete with free printable.

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 Join Jann for a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson and check out
My Apothecary Cabinet



Halloween Decor at Debbie-Dabble


Bernideen's Fall Tea in the Garden



Fall in the Garden at Priscillas2000.


Visit Mod Vintage Life for a post full of wonderful Pinterest Favorites 

Mod Vintage Life - Halloween Decor

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Blustery Day Tea


Oh the wind is lashing lustily
And the trees are thrashing thrustily
And the leaves are rustling gustily
So it's rather safe to say

That it seems that it may turn out to be
feels that it will undoubtedly
looks like a rather blustery day, today
It seems that it may turn out to be
Feels that it will undoubtedly
Looks like a rather blustery day

- A.A. Milne

Blustery  days are perfect for tea in a heavy mug and listening to adventure stories featuring mummies and  quirky, intrepid heroines. 


Blustery  days are perfect for ravens perched atop vintage Underwood typewriters. The scratch and rustle of dry leaves sends a shiver down my spine. Is that the flutter of dark wings nearby?

Crow image - The Graphics Fairy

Blustery  days are perfect for time travel( What is that whiring sound I hear? Is it the wind or a wibbly wobbly timey whimey thing?) - let's go back and  visit 2013 

 

And don't think Debbie is resting on her laurels this year!


Bluster days are great for walks on country lanes


or a visit to a spooky place




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Welcome to Hauntsville!  
 Bluster days are perfect for cozy work rooms and projects

Keeping It Simple Monday DIY Link Party

Vist T'onna at  USSCrafty and see her tutorial for this adorable tea rug



And blustery days are perfect for tea with friends.

Hope you'll join me at some of the best parties ever.


Saturday, October 18, 2014

Do you hear it ?

 






 


Now everybody sing!
These are a few of my favorite things

I woke up with this song in my mind and thought I'd share the happy.
Happy Pink Saturday!
Susan



and now for my
Picks of the Week

Check out all the DIY Projects for Pets Link Party at


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Check out Teatime Journey's 

 


found at Martha's FavoritesTeacup Tuesday  link party