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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

My Favorite New Teacup

My favorite new teacup arrived from new friend Jo from Australia.

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For the past few years I had seen postings from dear blogging friends about a teacup exchange hosted by the delightful Stephanie from The Enchanting Rose.

This was the first time I joined and it was such fun!

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You send a package to one person which should include tea and a teacup. You are also welcome to add in sweet little extras. You then also receive a package from another participant so it is like gaining two new friends  at one party.

Joanne Roberts wrapped each lovely item so beautifully it was like the happiest of birthdays and the most magical of Christmases in one pretty package.

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Jo herself does not have a blog but she should! When reading her sweet handwritten note I found myself wanting to know more about Jo, her family, and their home in New South Wales.

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The teacup pattern Jo chose for me is absolute perfection! It is “Lady Carlyle” by Royal Albert.

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I so adore the delicate pink floral design. It was truly a sweet treat!

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Thank you so very much Jo for your sweet gift and thank you Stephanie for arranging the exchange.

If you would like to participate in the next teacup exchange please visit The Enchanting Rose.

Do you have a favorite teacup or mug?

Laura

23 comments :

Daniela said...

Dearest Laura,
you've received such wonderful goodies !!!!
I'm participating for the first time and it was such an exciting experience to me, it's a stunning idea to bring women together from around the world, isn't it, my loving friend ?

Sending blessings to you

XOXO Dany

Louise said...

How pretty and something tells me I should join the tea cup exchange!

Trisha said...

I love the reveal and getting to see what everyone gave and received!

~Trisha

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

Oh my goodness, Laura, your RA Lady Carlyle teacup is just perfect for you! I can see why it's your new favorite one. You also received so many other lovely gifts from Jo. Isn't this sweet exchange, hosted by Stephanie, the most rewarding experience ever? Enjoy your new gifts!

deborah said...

How do you join? I would love being in a teacup exchange! How fun!

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Laura, so glad you joined in the exchange this season. It's so much fun and you received a beautiful teacup in your gift package from many miles away. Such a treasure with a delicate rose design. The Rose and French Vanilla tea sounds delicious! Have fun visiting the reveal posts. Wishing you a beautiful rest of the week my friend. xoxo

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

Lady Carlyle is a pretty and feminine pattern, lots of nice goodies travelled with her to you.

Simply LKJ said...

It's beautiful!

Mildred said...

Your new teacup is exquisite, Laura, Isn't it grand to be able to exchange gifts with women from all around the world?
Blessings to you and yours.

Jeanie said...

I've seen several posts on this exchange and I am blown away by the beautiful cups everyone has shared. This is no exception and all the wonderful extras make it such a treat. How fun was that?! I love it!

Stephanie said...

Oh my, be still my heart....what a beautiful little tea cup! Indeed, I can see why it's your new favorite {{smiles}} Jo is such a lovely lady and she certainly put together a stunning package of tea treasures.

Thank you, dearest Laura, for joining the exchange. I am so glad you were richly blessed. Hugs and joy to you!

Eilis said...

Your new tea cup is charming for sure! I know you will enjoy it.

Stacey said...

You and I were both first timers. :)

Your tea cup and saucer are just beautiful! I'd say she knew just what you might like.

Lynn Bean said...

What a stunning teacup! Your gifts are wonderful and I have no doubt you are enjoying them already!

Michele said...

Oh my gosh- Laura- Lady Carlisle is one of the prettiest of English china there is out there - what lovely treasures you received from Jo.

I sent MY package to New South Wales, Australia, too. Too bad our two gals didn't swap, huh? : - )

What a blessing Stephanie is to so many. She's an angel.

Hugs!

Kathleen Jerry said...

Love your new teacup Laura. Thank you for sharing. I love teacups and anything to do with tea. My new favorite is called Paris by Harney &sons. As I was looking at all the photos I saw so many I would love to try. Enjoy!

ellen b. said...

So lovely. I don't know that I have a favorite. I enjoy many because of the the designs and shapes. Always interesting. I've had a little difficulty leaving comments lately with the open ID. Hope you are having a lovely week.

Creations By Cindy said...

Sweet teacup Laura. This is so much fun isn't it? I love it. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Shellie Almond said...

I truly enjoyed getting to see what you received ! Everything was beautiful! This exchange has been so much fun and blessing ! Hope you have a blessed week!

Ang Smith said...

Such a pretty tea cup! You were very blessed, for sure!

Lillie said...

Beautiful teacup and a lovely package.

Debbie Harris said...

Hello Laura~~ oh my my...that has got to be one of the prettiest pink tea cups I've seen, wow, she's gorgeous in deed!
Jo has beautiful taste when looking for tea cups.
Such beauty you received~~

Margie said...

What a wonderful package to receive for your first exchange. I've always admired the Lady Carlyle pattern. My favourite teacups are the ones that I received from family and friends!