A Garden Tea With Old Friends
Welcome to the 81st 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 

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! 

Today I am  sharing a Tea from last summer, I love this Tea!
I hope you enjoy seeing it again!!
I will be at Doctors and in test for the month.
Keep me in your thoughts
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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  1. Your table looks so beautiful with the pink flowers in the background. The table setting is just perfect. Sure would love to have tea at your table!! I also really enjoy seeing the “green” of your neighborhood. Looks so nice. Here in the desert all we see is brown. lol.
    PS good luck with your tests. I hope everything turns out okay.

  2. Wonderful table setting ~ the white setting with the touch of pink beautiful! Your dress is lovely and perfect for this afternoon tea. Thank you for sharing such a welcoming table. Keeping you in thought and prayer that all wil turn out positively well for you…xo HHL

    P.S. I’m joining and visiting from my other blog today …

    Falling Off A High Heeled life

  3. Delightful …. I love the setting for your Victorian tea party… and of course the white linens are perfect . Yummy …. Thank you for sharing… Hugs

  4. Hello Katherine,
    This tea is so inviting -perfectly set by your gorgeous roses. You’ve outdone yourself – thank you for hosting and hope you have a blessed day,

  5. I always enjoy your tea settings. I share about you everywhere I go to tea. My husband and I were sent by our daughters to TN for our anniversary, 38. He went with me to the Wild Plum Tea Room above Gatlinburg on the craft trail. It is hard for me to take time to write a proper blog and share the pictures but I will try this week. I am so much praying for you today.

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