Tea Time 12 - Wm Adams & Sons Winter Scenes

I haven't written a Tea Time post since mid November, when I got heavy into Christmas crafting.

Last month, I purchased a couple of saucer-less teacups at the thrift shop for $1 each. I usually never ever do this, but I liked the Christmas scenes on them.

Now what to do with two saucer-less teacups?

I was coming to the end of my Christmas decorating. and still no inspiration for the winter scene teacups.

I have turquoise cabinets in my laundry room (that is right off of the kitchen), and I decided to put this little vignette on the dryer.


A candle ring with vintage cloth sewing "garland" (that was Grandma's), the teacups and fabric star and owl ornaments.


I may look for saucers for these.

They are in perfect condition, and I love the pattern.



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35 comments:

  1. Those are nice mugs. Reminds me of Currier and Ives......????
    Looks cute with how you set it up. You should have been on our Cup of Kindness swap.

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  2. Love the cups. Sometimes an item will just "speak" to me and I will have to take it home with me. I call them rescue items.

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  3. LOVE YOUR SITE!!! I am your newest follower!!! hugs from Alberta Canada!!!

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  4. Carlene these are just adorable stacked with a couple of cute ornaments. You have such a knack for putting things together! Love it!

    hugs, Linda

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  5. Carlene, You are so creative! LOVE the transferware cups..even without saucers. Cute garland, too.
    Hugs,
    Babs

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  6. I love English ironstone and those mugs are lovely, so right for a cold evening hot chocolate. I love the garland and the decorated cups, you are so talented, honey! Happy holidays.
    FABBY

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  7. Your tea cups are special and hopefully you will find the
    saucers one day...
    Love the little design you
    created especially for the
    washer top..
    Happy Holidays
    Sandy

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  8. Your cute mugs remind me of the Currier & Ives dinnerware I grew up with. Memories of home.

    What a nice display for a room that can always use some cheer.

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  9. I thought the same thing as Debby. They loook like Currier and Ives designs. I think my mother has a platter in this design. I'll have to check underneath the next time she uses it for a holiday meal. Pretty little teacups!

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  10. Carlene, I love this pattern. You come up with the best ideas and vignettes!!
    Mary Alice

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  11. Such a cute vignette Carlene! I have seen this same pattern at the auction that I attend every week. If I see some saucers, I'll let you know.

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  12. Oh my, these are just such awesome ideas and I love to try out your ideas for this year.

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  13. Hi Carlene!
    You got such a good deal on the Christmas teacups. I love the pretty scene. Your sure to find some saucers to go with them. Love the vignette.
    ~Clara

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  14. Hi Carlene. The teacups are a lovely pattern. Well worth bringing home indeed! I love transferware! I think your vignette is charming! Perfect for the season. Thanks for sharing your rescued treasures and linking to Tuesday Cuppa Tea!
    Ruth

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  15. Love your vintage cups, and how you are displaying them. Beautiful and creative!

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  16. Your vintage teacup vignette is lovely.

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  17. Those tea cups are perfect for the holidays! Hope you can find the saucers to match--and maybe a plate or two?

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  18. So, so cute Carlene! I might even be enticed to do some more laundry if I had a sweet little vignette like yours to admire! :)

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  19. Love your vignette. I think the cups are wonderful and hopefully you can find saucers to match :)
    Laura

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  20. It's just adorable! I love how you wrapped the vintage sewing tape around the bottom, very clever. Those tea cups are so pretty too. Thanks for sharing.

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  21. Sweet teacups. I love the old cloth measuring tape for garland. Merry Christmas!

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  22. I'm a teacup hoarder, so you know I'm loving your new ones.

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  23. Love your little vignette-it's inspired! :)
    Susan

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  24. Hello Carlene,
    Those are beautiful cups! I love the shape and colorful designs! Your vignette is really lovely!
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  25. Wow- that's so clever, and I can definately see why you picked up those wonderful and thrifty treasures!!

    Well done!!

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  26. Hi Carlene. That just proves my point, how you can make anything out of a little bit of something. Sweet cups, I wouldn't have passed them up either. Just keep an eye out and you will probably find saucers. Looks so cute..Happy Tuesday..Judy

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  27. You can always marry them with a cute similar saucer. But your vignette is darling...so creative!
    Have a happy week!
    sandy :)

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  28. Carlene, I just LOVE those cups!! The scene on them is just so pretty. That was a lucky find.

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  29. Dear Carlene,
    I am so glad these cups went to a good home. They are darling.
    Love to hear of the color of your laundry room too.'
    Ruthie from Lady B's TIme for Tea

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  30. Love, love the vignette cup. It did come together for you after all.
    Michele

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  31. Such a sweet display, so cozy, makes me want to curl up with a cup of tea and a good book!

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  32. I have a bunch of plates, bowl, cups, saucers, cream and sugar and gravy boats of this pattern. I'm looking to get rid of them sadly because I am in need of the space they are taking up. If you're interested, let me know!

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