Monday, September 17, 2012

Tea-cup Tuesday & counting the days

Fall is in the air and our cravings are leaning more toward the comfort foods. That means more walks for me.

One of my kitty client's owner's was so sweet to give me a piece of brown transfer-ware that she no longer wanted. It is very old and beautiful.
This has been well-used. I can imagine all the home-cooked meals served on it.
I liked it with my orange tea-cup and saucer.
Yes, I have a wooden cat, too. This one doesn't break anything.
I love the colour.

This plate is J. Broadhurst Ironstone. Made in Staffordshire, England and named
'The Constable Series'
So now I have two brown transfer-ware plates. It's a start.

This little tea-cup doesn't have a name.

This little lady is about to become a big sister.

Her baby brother (my first grand-son) is due this week.
Are we excited?
We are counting the days.
1...2...3 more.

I'm joining A Return To Loveliness at, Tea-time Tuesday at,amp; Tuesday Cup of Tea & Tabletop Tuesday at

hugs, Deb


  1. I'll keep my eyes peeled for brown transferware when we go junking! Fingers crossed for baby to arrive soon...

  2. What a very special gift! I love brown transferware! Congratulations on the new addition, Grandma! I'll bet you're excited. What acutie she is! Thakns for sharing your family tea party and linking to Tuesday Cuppa Tea!

  3. Brown transferware is so pretty and hard to find! What a sweet gift. I know you are all excited about the new baby....any day now!! Hugs, Linda

  4. She's such a cutie pie. She'll love being a big sister.

  5. Last year in one of our antique barns a whole collection of brown transferware came in but it all sold in no time. Your two pieces are nice and perfect to mix and match with.
    Congratulations on a grandson coming along, our youngest grand is 6 now but I still get excited when I hear of another grandparent's good news.

  6. Hi Deb,
    Your brown transferware plate is lovely and so perfect for this time of year. Transferware of any colour is almost impossible to find here where I live so I envy those of you who can find it!
    Your little one is the cutest little thing sipping her tea! A new grandbaby is just the most exciting news! I'm thrilled for you and the little lady too getting a baby brother. Thanks for sharing with us today and I know you're going to have a wonderful week!:)


  7. Hi Deb, Love your new transferware plate. It looks lovely with your orange - very fallish! Congratulations on the coming new arrival, Deb. I really like your blog and have signed on as a follower.
    God bless, Beth

  8. Love brown and white transferware! So exciting to be getting a new grandbaby. Your granddaughter is adorable.

    Thanks for your visit and yes my husband did make that cookie tiered plate for me.


  9. Exciting times around your home! The brown transferware was a lovely gift and with the bright orange teacup --- perfect for Autumn. Happy Tea Day!

  10. What a lovely gift to receive and an even better gift on it's way! ~ Maureen

  11. I have brown transferware and set my table with it during the fall. I love the orange with it and you've given me an ideal for a new table runner. Can't wait to see the new grandson--aren't they wonderful! XOXO

  12. That is a pretty plate!

    Best wishes on your new granson ~ how exciting!

    xo Catherine

  13. hello Deb,
    Love transferware - I need to look into them more - there's so many stories told there!~ Such a thoughtful gift! Love your wooden cat - so you!
    Congratulations on the new grandbaby! Wishing all the best! I appreciate you sharing with A Return to Loveliness,

  14. Beautiful transferware ... truly a spirited favourite of mine... I always feel fortunate to find an old piece... Yours is perfect for the Autumn season.... Your grand-daughter will be a darling big sister... She's so cute... Bright blessings are being sent to your new grand baby...ENJOY !!!...Hugs