Thursday, December 15, 2011

Thursday Teacups And Tea Things, Poinsettia Pitcher, Rocking Horse Teacup

A a wonderful Thursday morning in the week before Christmas! It's Thursday Teacup And Tea Things! I am also joining Vintage Thingie Thursday with Coloradolady and Teacup Thursday with Miss Spenser.

I think the design of this little cup and saucer is so cute! Like a Swedish wooden horse turned into a folk art rocking horse for Christmas. The design isn't English but I really like it! The teacup was made in the late 1980s.  

To go with it, I have this cool 1960s ceramic pitcher with a molded poinsettia design. Talk about making a statement! It is so bright and cheery...not to say eye popping as far as the color contrast is!

At one time I had a whole set including salt & pepper, cream and sugar etc. That was a vintage Christmas table! To see more info about the teacup or pitcher at Time Was Antiques click on the photos.

And here are a couple of ornaments from my tree, made from dough from the 1980s. We used to visit Ashland, Oregon, home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for the plays. There was the Lithia craft market on Calle Guanajuato along Ashland Creek where I got these from an artisan. I have treasured them since!  These were made from a walnut shell with a little critter having a snooze inside. I have some magnets on the fridge as well, and that year guess what everyone got for Christmas???!!!

Well, I hope you are getting ready for the holiday. We attended a Christmas party yesterday and have another this evening. Busy, busy, busy! But what a wonderful time of the year!  Take some time to visit the other great blog parties!


LV said...

I enjoyed seeing all your things, but the green pitcher is the neatest.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

These are so pretty! I love the design on the cup and the walnut is precious! I had one years ago! Happy holidays! ♥

Coloradolady said...

Oh. Your green pitcher is really amazing, I have never seen one like it!! Happy VTT!

Antiques And Teacups said...

I love the little nutshells! The pitcher is gorgeous!

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