Lady Pamela's Tea Parlor

Monday, August 2, 2010

14th Teapot and Tea Things Tuesday:


In character, in manners, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
                                                                          Julia Kavanagh

It's hot!
The heat of summer forces me to slow down and pare down.  To prioritize what is necessary. Too hot to do the multitude of things that I typically do in a week.  But, tea time is a must! There is no question whether or not to have tea with dear friends . I will simplify today.   K*I*S*S the tea  (K*I*S*S- Keep it simple and stylish, your style).

Crisp white and cool turquoise

I'll set the table

What could be simpler than picking Queen Anne's Lace for a centre piece?

Lacey like the Queen Anne's Lace

I love the Polka Dot teacup. I would love to have in every colour!!

Tea is served
What sweet will be offered?

As a young wife I wanted to adorn the house with a fresh bouquet of flowers.
Needing to be frugal I went to the park and picked a large groupig of Queen Anne's Lace.
Then proudly arranged  them in a large vase for a dinner party, only to find out that Mr R was allergic to them.  So once tea is done I will move my pitcher of blooms to the deck.

I Timothy 6:6
A devout life does bring wealth, but it's the rich simplicity of being yourself before God.

And another week begins. We thank all who are so generous with their time and willing to share their treasures with us. We invite you to take a moment to enjoy the vignettes and special tea treasures that the lovely tea ladies have to share, compliments of Mr Linky. The sincere invitation to join the party is always there.

Welcome to, Tuesday And Wednesday Teatime In Blogland and more!..,

We are all encouraged by your comments.
These are the links to the oh-so-delightful tea parties and tabletop parties that I attend. I encourage you to stop by and savour another cup of tea while you enjoy their pretty vignettes. (no calories) These are hosted by lovely creative ladies. Hope to see you there!!

~ Tuesday Tea For Two with Wanda Lee @

~ Tuesday Teatime with Lady Katherine @

~ Teatime Tuesday with Sandi @

~ Teacup Tuesday with Martha @

~ Teacup Tuesday with Terri @

~ Tabletop Tuesday with Marti @

~ Teapot And Tea Things Tuesday with Wanda Lee and Pam @

~ Teapot And Tea Things Tuesday with Wanda Lee and Pam @

~Wednesday Tea For Me And Thee with Wanda Lee @

~Tablescape Thursday with Susan @

~Foodie Friday with Michael @

~ Sunday Favorites with Chari @

~ Spiritual Sundays with Charlotte and Ginger @

Cheers and hugs from Pam 


  1. Lovely post, Pam! I love your pretty blue teacups and Queen Anne's Lace! Your whites are lovely too! Hope you are having a beautiful day.


  2. Hello Pam, Beautiful Tea post! I adore your lovely white teapot. And the pretty blue cups are very striking against it! We have a ton of the Queen Annes lace out in the fields around our house. I should go out and pick some to bring into my house :) Thanks for sharing with us!

    Warmest hugs, Brenda

  3. This is just gorgeous. I love the turquoise and gold, such fabulous colors and both the polka dot and the other teacups are just stunning. Love the tall white pitcher and the lacy flowers. This is truly gorgeous. Hugs, Marty

  4. Your turquoise tea cups are fantastic !I love that color...both are really beautiful and bright
    Visiting and having a tea with you one week more is a great pleasure for me

  5. Wow! I just love your cups. The color is amazing. Thank you so much for hosting this fun party. Have a great week. Blessings, Martha

  6. Pam, I love know what, I think we have Queen Anne's Lace growing all over the place here. I see it everywhere and wondered what it was...I'll have to take another photo before it goes away for the summer and post it here...I love it..and Diana and Anne would collect Queen Anne's Lace in the Anne of Green Gbles if it's good enough for them, it's good enough for us :) :) :) Love the polka dot teacups too!!! Love and hugs from Oregon, Heather :)

  7. Wow another person who collects colclough- love the lace pattern. Yes and I like to collect all the colourway when I like a design too.
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  8. Oh thats so awesome... Loved your tea party.. Thanks for joining in mine.. I love your blog and am here to stay.. :-)

  9. I just LOVE that blue dotty cup and saucer!!

  10. These are wonderful pictures and both teacups are so vibrant. I love them both. The polka dots are pretty but so is the lacy one. Lovely. Take care.

  11. Hi Pam,
    I have found you through Wanda Lee and put your badge on my blog.
    Your post is so pretty: most adorable teacups, but I love your photography and all that you showed just as much.
    Keep cool!
    Over here we have these sudden thunderstorms that mess up my plans in the garden. So ... there is but one solution: drinking tea with my friends.
    Nice to find you on here.
    Have a nice day,

  12. Found you via colors dekor....Love the polka dot cup and the heart shaped dessert plates! such a pretty tablescape. :)

  13. Great photos! I know you like to participate in the tabletop meme at Marty's, so I wanted to tell you that tomorrow I'll have a meme too, that I think you will love! It's called Vignette Friday's, and it's all about tabletop vignettes, bookcase vignettes, garden vignettes - any vignette you set up, photograph, and want to share! If you're interested, please stop by! EVERYONE is welcome to participate, but I really hope you do! :) Thanks, and I'm looking forward to seeing your vignette!

  14. I love those turquoise tea cups, and that Queen Ann's Lace adds a touch of whimsy!

  15. Beautiful! The Queen Anne's Lace is perfect!


  16. The lovely cool turquoise colors and the calming creamy whites must have dropped the temperature in your room at least 15 degrees. You made wonderful choices for your tablescape. Thank you for sharing your charming design. Cherry Kay

  17. So pretty these colors. My mother was highly allergic to Queens Anne Lace too -- I've always loved it.

  18. This blog post is like 'a breath of fresh air' Pam! ~ So lovely; one of your best yet;(although they are always just lovely)!

    I love the colours, the freshness, the simplicity and the Queen Anne's Lace; fabulous!

    Thanks for co-hosting yet another delightful, 'Teapot And Tea Things Tuesday',
    dear friend!..,

    There are some blog buttons that I designed for you that you may wish to have over at The Plumed Pen blog; you may choose one if you'd care to Pam, for your side bar.


  19. White and turquoise are so summery looking. I'd love Queen Anne's Lace and want to have some for my garden next summer. Thanks for the eye candy.♥♫

  20. What a breath of fresh air...your table is the turquoise cups/saucers.

  21. Pamela, Those teacups are fabulous. I love turquoise! They look great on the table with your bouquet of Queen Anne's lace.
    Blessings, Beth

  22. Just found your blog ... and am following! Your photography alone warrants many future visits. Absolutely stunning! I hope you'll stop by my blog, too.