Posts Tagged ‘teas and teacups’

Recently, while at a friend’s house, I couldn’t help but notice how welcoming her African violets looked in various tea pots with an array of purple flowers painted on them. Flowers and dishes just go together. And purple anything is splendid.


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French African Purple Violets Tea Cup and Saucer

I have decided this pattern is the one I want for my fine china for very special occasions. And thank you to the kind reader who helped me locate the pattern name.

Secondly, these are lovely:


Coffee, tea…even milk and beer taste better out of purple.

Thank you to my kind reader for locating the name of this next pattern. It is: Maxwell Williams Cream Pansy Bone China.

Here is a link (also by way of my Kind Reader), which shows this pattern and many others. (One could spend one’s life at this site, enjoying dishes.)

Then, too, we mustn’t forget the way other dishes-type items look about the home:

I’m not much for large vases, but this one has charm, and I could see it for forced-bloom arrangements.Lilac Painted Vase


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