Beach Time

Welcome to the 67h Tea Time Tuesday
Join me today for a Beachy Tablescape
For my husband’s Birthday, I surprised him with this Beach Tablescape.
I had been hiding these dishes for a long time now, from him!
He loves Destin, Florida So I brought the Beach to him!
Centerpiece:
Boat, from South Carolina 
 Caption, Sea Shells, Seagull, Lobster, and Crab
Captain and shell tea light holder: from Peeples
Seagull: from Destin, Florida
I use this black candle stand under the boat for many things! Garage sale 50 cents
Lobster and Crab Salt and Pepper Shakers: from Peeples 
Notice the glass out of place? I forgot to move it back after taking the centerpiece photos! 
I almost forgot to add the flatware! I did forget to add my Iced Tea Glasses! 
Terry has to have his Iced Tea!
Did you notice my New/ Old chairs? I found six at the annual garage sale for $40.00!
This is my Mother’s Table with chairs broken long ago, I have been using an old pew, my husband cut down. I am not yet willing to give up the pew! My grandchildren love to sit on it. 
Place Setting:
Woven Placemat: from Ross
White Great Gathering Dishes: from Big Lots
 Sonoma Seaside Salad Plates: from Kohl’s 
Sonoma Seaside Shell Bowls: from Kohl’s
I used a white napkin with shell shower curtain hooks for the napkin rings
I just love the shell tea light lite up!

I have two large blue crab bowls with spreader on the table: from Peeples
Notice my new paintings in the background, Hubby not put them up yet! 
I moved the chest in from another room
Wine Carafe: from Walmart
Shell plate: borrowed from my daughter
Seahorse candle holder: from Kohl’s  
candles with beads, annual garage sale $1.00
Thank You Susan for the tip on Kohl’s half price sale this past year!
 Thank you for joining me for my Beachy Tablescape
Thank You for Joining me for Tea Time Tuesday
As Always Save A Cup Of Tea For Me!
Lady Katherine
I will be joining:
Marty at A Stroll Thru Life
 Susan at Between Naps On The Porch
Michael Lee at Designs By Gollum
Laurie at Bargain Hunting With Laurie
The Tablescaper
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A COLLECTION OF AFTERNOON GARDEN TEAS’S





Welcome to the 66th Tea Time Tuesday
Today I am sharing a collection of Garden Teas,
I have given in white, cream, blue, purple, pink
Just photos for you to enjoy!






































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Lady Katherine

I will be joining:
Marty at A Stroll Thru Life

 Susan at Between Naps On The Porch

Michael Lee at Designs By Gollum

Laurie at Bargain Hunting With Laurie

The Tablescaper
for Seasonal Sunday

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CREAM TEA IN MY ROSE GARDEN

Welcome to the 65th Tea Time Tuesday
With Lady Katherine
Welcome to my Rose Garden Tea
My Grandmother’s pink roses are in bloom. Last year I had Tea in my Garden,
which is my Tea Time Tuesday Logo. This year I will be having at least four different
Afternoon Tea Settings in my Garden.
I have been sharing these Teas in my Rose Garden in the last weeks.

Notice in the pink roses floating in my bird bath
See a little of my arbor of grapevine, and now the pink roses are starting to climb on it

I used my cream Heart Pierced dishes, from Ross
In this view, you can see on both sides of the arbor

My pink roses are a lot fuller this year, so lovely to look out at.
I used a white tablecloth and added my husband’s Aunt’s
off white sheers curtain for the topper
Place setting: Pierced Heart charger, and cup
My Husband’s Grandmother’s everyday dinner plate.
Flatware pattern: Renaissance reproduction, from Walmart
Napkin holder from Dollar Tree
12×12 Tea napkin, which I made
Added a place-card and a small pink rose

Close up of the table
Centerpiece: Tree Tier plates and a Pierced Heart Bowl of Roses
Centerpiece:
Pierced Heart bowl, with my Husband’s Grandmother’s bowl inside with pink rose floating
Centerpiece: Three Tier off white dishes, from Fred’s Dollar Store
On the bottom Tier: bite size chocolate chip scones and butter brickle scones
On the middle Tier: white Fancy Cakes, with a pink rose bud in center
On the top Tier: chocolate cookies
The scones were made from a mix, bought from Victorian House Sconces
I made the scones bite size to sample the two types scones
Garnish: with pink roses, and peppermint leaves
I floated pink roses in the off white soup tureen
This soup tureen was given to by Becky at Holiday In The Sun
The top is so lovely but decided not to use it today.

I love this view of the large oak trees, the bird bath, and my goose
Gentleman’s blue is one of my favorite colors, my kitchen is decorated in this color.
I used a gentleman’s blue iron table, with the gentleman’s blue old ladder back chairs I painted.
Fifteen years ago, I took fabric and tore it into strips and wove the rag seats in each chair
Pierced Heart Tea Set on a round aluminum tray with a doily,
sitting on a iron plant stand covered with my off white shawl

I hope you enjoyed my Cream Tea in My Rose Garden

 Thank you all for linking up each week, as I continue to recover from my surgery, many have asked how my daddy and I are doing. We both are not well yet, Daddy breathing better, and I hope soon he well.
Since my fall, I have had a few complications, working on trying to get my strength back.
I’m not there yet, but hopeful soon.
Our Old General Store/Cafe will soon be ready to open, I can’t wait to show you some photos of it.

Thank You for Joining me for Tea Time Tuesday
As Always Save A Cup Of Tea For Me!
Lady Katherine
I will be joining:
Marty at A Stroll Thru Life
 Susan at Between Naps On The Porch
Michael Lee at Designs By Gollum
Laurie at Bargain Hunting With Laurie
The Tablescaper
for Seasonal Sunday
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TEA WITH LADY KATHERINE IN MY ROSE GARDEN

 A Garden Tea With Old Friends
Welcome to the 64th Tea Time Tuesday
Join me again in my Rose Garden,
 as I pour a cup of Vanilla Cream Tea for Old Friends.

For this Garden Tea, I will be using a lot f my favorite things!
My favorite view with the birdbath filled with floating roses and my swan
Tablecloth: White Battenburg Lace Curtain, from garage sale
Plant stands: Covered in vintage lace, from a garage sale
12×12 White Lace Tea Napkins: I made, using vintage lace from garage sale
 Southern Living Napkin Ring/Place Card Holders: bought on Ebay
Early American Prescut Crystal: from Antique and Thrift Shops all over the South
Butter dish, bowls, cake stand, water glasses, and water pitcher
White Tea Set: from Marshall
 Fine China: Royal Swirl,  from Thrift Store for $6.00
Three Tier Plates: Studio Cordon Bleu Collection, Fred’s Dollar Store
Flatware: Renaissance Reproduction Pattern, from Walmart 


Centerpiece:
Early American Prescut Crystal
Footed Bowls of floating pink roses on cake stands 
Three Tier Plates 
 bottom tier: chocolate chip scones
middle tier: chicken salad sandwiches
top tier: double chocolate cake
Garnished with pink roses
Can you see all the different shades of pink roses, that all come from one Climbing Rose 

Notice the Star on the Early American Prescut Crystal Water Glass
This pattern some people call the Star of David,
 A lot of visitors to my website come just to see my Early American Precut Crystal Collection
I have many, many pieces of this Crystal, I also have some of the rarest finds, the paneled bowl,
 the chip and dip collection, the Tea Glasses, and 10 inch plates with no ring.
 Some of my Treasured EPA Crystal I showed back in April at my Daughter Reception.
How I would love to find the coal oil lamp
Bowl of Strawberry Preserves 
Bowl of Clotted Cream for the Scones, 
Notice the glass spoon, from Thrift Store for $5.00 
I just love this little serving spoon
Place setting:
Royal Swirl Fine China, This pattern has pink roses and silver designs  
Place card for my friend Linda in Cross City, Florida
Another view of my Pink and White Garden Tea Table
I used a plant stand covered it with vintage lace, from a garage sale
On top my white Tea Set with a Juice glass filled with roses
Placed on an aluminum tray covered with a doily
Length View of the Tea Table 
Place card for my Friend Melba from Brandon, Mississippi
Can you see the little white bird salt shaker? The famous white shakers we all fell in love with, when Susan at Between Naps On The Porch showed her set from Target!
Close up View:
Don’t you just love the huge oak trees in the background?
I painted the old ladder back chairs gentleman’s blue,
 and tore strips of fabric and wove the chair seats fifteen years ago.


My iron table set covered with the white crocheted tablecloth my sister, Doris gave me last Christmas, she bought from a garage sale.
Centerpiece: EAP Crystal bowl floating pink roses
I wish the rose bush was blooming, behind the table!
This bush is always covered and starts blooming in February and blooms up until the first snow.
My husband Aunt gave this most fragrant bush to me.
In the background is an oak tree stump, I love to give an outdoor Tea on.
For our 25th Wedding Anniversary, I made a replica of my Wedding Dress, 
we got married at a JP Office. Terry and I as of now have been married 34 years. 
Today I am wearing this white dress as a Day Dress for Tea! 
Thank You for Joining me for Tea Time Tuesday
As Always Save A Cup Of Tea For Me!
Lady Katherine
I will be joining:
Marty at A Stroll Thru Life
 Susan at Between Naps On The Porch
Michael Lee at Designs By Gollum
Laurie at Bargain Hunting With Laurie
The Tablescaper
for Seasonal Sunday
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MOTHERS DAY TEA

Welcome to the 63rd Tea Time Tuesday
Come join me in my rose garden for a cup of Tea in my blue southern garden setting.
As I await my pink roses buds to open, I plan my Teas for the garden.
These roses were my Grandmother’s, they have different shades of pink blooms.


A perfect Tea for Mothers and Daughters this Mother’s Day
  When we bought my Birthday dishes at Cracker Barrel, I saw this Teapot. As I was planning this Tea in my garden. I thought this Teapot would look lovely with my
 Staffordshire Engravings Wild Rose Dishes.
One day I decided to call to see if they had this Tea Set in stock, 
they told me the Blue Bliss Teapot was 40% off and they had only one.
 I had them to hold it for me, and my daughter, Jennifer picked it up for me.
How excited I was when I saw the Teapot came with a cream and sugar dish on a small tray!

 Blue Bliss Tea Set 
Sitting on my blue round platter, and cake plate.  I bought from Cracker Barrel seven years ago.
On a plant stand with a vintage crocheted doily. The stand and doily are yard sale finds. 
I am using for a Second Time Around.

Join me for a cup of Rose of Venice Tea
Poured 3/4 full, as not to spill, and  leave room to add sugar, honey, or milk.
Would you like to have a few scones, and deserts with your Tea?
A glass of iced water?  Iced water is in the blue pitcher,
on a plant stand with a crocheted doily.
Where are the water  glasses? On the other side on a plant stand with a tray.

Oh, I just love the pink roses with this blue and white Tea Setting.
Behind the table are the water glasses in the tray, on the plant stand covered with a doily.

After setting the table.  I took all the trays which held the food, and china for this Tea,
 to the porch. I sat on my porch swing for a little rest. 
My daughter, Suzette says this view of the Garden is so peaceful. I do agree!
 I just loved sitting and looking out at the view. 
Thinking how I would love for my daughters, and granddaughters  join me for for this lovely Tea.
I want to give you a tour with close ups of some of the things that are in my Garden.
My birdbath floating roses, I did not fill it as full with roses as they just starting blooming.
I adore the lilly pad with the birds on top of my birdbath!
My daughter’ Suzette’s iron table set is getting a paint makeover, but I decided I loved it in the view. She got this iron table set on freecyle last year. This Mother’s Day she sat this iron set, with cans of spray paint at my front door with a big card saying Happy Mother’s Day! The card also said you made this iron set famous, now I want to see what all you will create with it!
This past October, receiving an honor from the wonderful 
Artist Fifi whom  painted your Garden Tea Setting. 
(I have the original painting, Fifi sells prints of the painting she calls Tea With Katherine.) 
This past April you received another honor, of having your Tea Setting photo published in a newspaper, THE NEWS REVIEW in Ridgecrest, California. A lovely article about,
 TEA IN THE GARDEN was written by Wanda Church.
Thank You Wanda for choosing my last year Tea in my Rose Garden!
 ( which is my Tea Time Tuesday Logo)
  I plan to borrow this famous iron table set for a while! 
Then I shall give it back to my daughter, for she loves it as much as I do.
For now I am loving using it for Teas.

On top of the table I added a crocheted tablecloth my sister, Doris gave me Christmas, 
she found this tablecloth at a yard sale.  The little tray came with my Blissful Blue Tea Set.
Ceramic bird basket bought from Peeples, for half price, just $9.00, last summer. 
I filled the ceramic bird basket with my lovely pink roses.

Some of My Favorite Things, upon my Table Top are:
 My Centerpiece:
My three tier plate rack from Fred’s Dollar Store,
 I added my blue and white Wild Roses dinner plate, salad plate, and saucer.
On each side of the tier are small ceramic birdbaths from Peeples, ( I bought these half price for $9.00 each last summer) the birdbaths feature floating pink roses. 
I met Vicki, the day I bought these, she asked me what I was going to do with them. I explained I loved to create Teas and Tables Settings on my website. She told me she loved visiting Designs By Gollum and Between Naps On The Porch. I then told her I was Lady Katherine. She and the ladies also knew my website. I had so much fun meeting Vicki and the other ladies at Peeples. 
 After I had my 41th surgery, I received many cards. gifts,  
from blogging friends, facebook friends and friends here at home.  
. Wow, the internet even brings people who live near you, 
whom you’d probably would never have known.  
I so lucky to have so many friends, I have met over the years online.
Every year the Mississippi Magnolia Southern Belles, 
which are ladies that have met online,( from Mississippi, and neighboring states)
This year in September, I hope to host the Tea Luncheon in our old General Store/ Cafe.
It shall be later fall before the Tea Room is open.
 I will let you all know the closer we get to opening the Tea Room.
The Cafe will seat around 50 people, we are working hard to get it open in the next month.

The blue butter dish, I bought from Cracker Barrel about seven years ago.
The little vase is a Thrift Store find, I shall use to serve jams or honey. The little blue and white Teapot is really a night light! I took the bulb out and it looks wonderful on the table.
Both were given to me by my daughter Suzette on my Birthday.
Can you tell my daughter, loves finding things to use a second time around? 
We both just love Thrifty Finds!
Don’t you just love the fresh pink rose buds on the fancy cakes!
Oh, and my dishes, I added on this Three Tier Server!
 So fun to be able to add different dishes to my Three Tier Server.
This is the first time I have used the ceramic birdbaths, 
and bird basket which is on the round iron table. 
If you look close you can see why I used these light blue Tea Napkins.
My tablecloth has light blue embroidery flowers on it. I used this vintage tablecloth,
 I bought from a yard sale at least 15 years ago, for a skirt at my kitchen sink for years. 
Oh, why did I do that? 
I love this vintage blue and white tablecloth! It is now all free of stains and is at it rightful place! 
On the Table Top!
Close up of the my Vintage Tablecloth
I love the scalloped edges, I see my ironing is not so great! lol 
Place setting:
 Staffordshire Engravings Wild Rose dishes: a 12 piece setting a gift from my sister, Gloria
(This pattern looks so much like Blue Willow, but it has flowers around the edges of the plates.)
Tea Napkins: I made
Napkin rings: a Thrift Store find
With a tiny pink rose added to the napkin holder
Flatware: reproduction Renaissance pattern, from Walmart
I do love my  Blue Bliss Tea Set! 
Doesn’t it look great with all the different patterns of blue dishes I have?
One of my most favorite things! My chairs! 
Which are usually at my Breakfast Table in the Kitchen.
I love to take this chair to sit in when I spin on the spinning wheel,
 and weave on a loom at different demonstration.
This old ladder back chair, I bought at a Thrift Store.
 Some of the chairs were gifts from friends.
I painted the chairs Gentleman’s Blue and tore strips of fabric.
 I then wove the rag chair seat about fifteen years ago.
How do you like my Southern Blue Tea in my Rose Garden?

My Roses are in full bloom, and so hope to do more Teas in my garden.
I’ve been very busy with Doctor visits, and at the store/cafe with my husband.
Can’t wait until the telephone and internet is installed. lol
I am trying to paint all the chairs, a little at a time, I then go and lay on my 1950 sofa.
Which is great therapy for my arms, as long as I do not over do. I am still having a lot of pain from my fall, but the healing is started, and I hope to be back up and about soon.
This past week, I have been really sick and stayed home in bed, 
but I am feeling a little better today.
So hopefully I will get the chairs and tables done by opening day.
If I haven’t been to visit, Please know I have loved reading your comments,
 and I wish I was able to visit All YOUR TEA’S I have missed!
How would I have loved to have a Tea for the Royal Wedding, 
I loved watching the wedding on TV.
I hope you all celebrated with a lovely Tea for this Historical Romantic Day.
Have a lovely Mother’s Day!
Thank You for Joining me for Tea Time Tuesday
As Always Save A Cup Of Tea For Me!
Lady Katherine

I will be joining:
Marty at A Stroll Thru Life

 Susan at Between Naps On The Porch

Michael Lee at Designs By Gollum

Laurie at Bargain Hunting With Laurie

The Tablescaper
for Seasonal Sunday

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