Friday, October 23, 2009

Elm Street Teapot

The traveling teapot went to Oregon yesterday to serve tea to Paula and her sister, Jacque. The decor was perfection! Elm Street Antiques is a lovely, vintage shop filled with china, linens, antiques, and more. Paula and Terri really know how to create beautiful displays that draw the eye, and recently redecorated their entire shop. Every nook and cranny is filled with beautiful things! So much so, that we had to improvise our tea table. A recent shipment, still packed in a large brown box, created a table. A pretty tablecloth from a nearby display was draped over it, and the tea basket unpacked of the blue traveling teapot, pastel yellow teacups, a candle, tea, and cookies. It wasn't long before the tea kettle was simmering, and tea was brewed. Antique chairs covered in lovely patterned fabrics were drawn to the improv table and we sat to tea. It was a quiet day, but as soon as we sat down to tea, things got busy. It was alright; a friendly, cheerful twist ensued as cookies were shared with Paula's customers. Conversation, tea, and friendship shared together on a lovely autumn day in a beautiful impromptu tea room! Thanks, Paula, for welcoming the traveling teapot!

9 comments:

  1. Anonymous11:03 AM

    LaDonna,
    Thank You..for a really fun afternoon!! and the pretty earings..and the yummy tea...and the great visit..a very memorable day!! Paula

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  2. Paula, it was really fun to share an afternoon with you at Elm Street! I enjoyed it very much! Thanks for having me!

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  3. You know LaTeaDa, that tea pot has it pretty good ;-) xoxoxo Clarice

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  4. It has been awhile since I visited. I lost you when my page went down.
    The tea looks beautiful.
    Brenda

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  5. It has been awhile since I visited. I lost you when my page went down.
    The tea looks beautiful.
    Brenda

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  6. Wow! You are going to be able to fill the entire journal with traveling teapot stories!

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  7. I have thoroughly enjoyed your time with the traveling teapot. I will look forward to more stories as it travels to it's next destination.

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  8. The traveling tea pot is a really lovely idea. Your autumn is looking beautiful!
    Hugs,
    Lallee

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  9. totally enjoyed my afternoon!!Darling, just stopped by to see how you are doing. Longtime no visit...I missed you. I hope life is treating you marvelously.

    Love
    Duchess

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