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Monday, December 9, 2013

Comfort & Joy Tea Set

One of our family traditions is to use the Mary Engelbreit "Comfort & Joy" tea set at least once during the holidays.   My daughter gave me this tea set several years ago....I will always treasure it!

I have a casual table set in the "eat in" kitchen....

In fact, I even used paper plates and napkins....which I often do.
  I am not afraid to mix my antique green opalescent Cherry & Cable sugar and creamer with paper plates!  I think the tall piece behind the sugar & creamer is a spoon holder...not sure!  I have the matching butter dish, cracker jar, and cookie jar on the pass thru ledge behind the table.

I layered three small paper napkins for the fork to rest on....and used a scalloped white plate as a charger.
Each cup and saucer has a different saying on it... 

Here is a close up of the cracker and cookie jar...and the butter dish....     



Merry Christmas!



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51 comments:

  1. What an adorable tea set. You have so many lovely items. It is always so joyful to read your blog.
    Patty at Home and Lifestyle Design

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  2. I was so glad to see this darling tea set Comfort and Joy. Your use of the sweet green glass sugar and creamer with it is just perfect. You have a cute table and chairs by the Hoosier cabinet! Have a lovely tea day!

    Pam

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  3. I love Mary's stuff. Yours looks so pretty In your kitchen.

    Blessings,
    Amy Jo

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  4. OMGosh! Is that CUTE!!!!! I just love it and ME's art work always makes me smile- I have a few things of hers, too. You daughter knows you well- xo Diana

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  5. I will adore that gifts too Penny if I am your daughter's mother, LoL*

    I love the cakestand... so crispy and I am loving the merry colors that fit in every inch of your treasures.

    Happy week ahead.

    Greetings from D´Box,
    /CC girl

    P.S.
    Hope you visit Stockholm to see the simple idea of a Swedish thoughts.

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  6. Hi Penny,
    I like the look of your kitchen. The soft colors and white look now winterly and inviting. Mary Engelbright's tea set is lovely and so is the cherry and cable glass set. If you hadn't mention it, I would not habe seen that you used paper plates. They match perfectly. Thank you for this delightful tea time. Have a wonderful Advent time.
    Best greetings, Johanna

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  7. Penny, your tea set is adorable and a really lovely keepsake. I love your setting, paper plates and all for I love gingerbread houses. Your home looks like a fairy land. Thank you for sharing with us and have a lovely week.

    Christmas blessings,
    Sandi

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  8. I know several little girls and a few big girls that would love to be at this tea party. Love Mary Engelbreit.

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  9. Hi Penny: I just love looking at your blog. You have to look very carefully so you do not miss a thing. Where do you keep everything? Have a great week. Blessings, Martha

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  10. Entirely enchanting! I love your home and the attention to beauty you have. The tea part looks so sweet with your ME china. And that green glass set is totally wonderful!
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  11. Gorgeous Tea set!!! I wish i lived closer to you... your decor is amazing.

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  12. So adorable! I have never had a tea set. It could also be a hot chocolate set!!

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  13. AWE! Penny! Your tea is perfectly whimsical. I love ME!
    Merry Christmas!
    ~Liz

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  14. Everytime in your blog my eyes are very glad...your tea set is delicious and i love every single decor.
    Kisses
    Alessandra

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  15. Adorable! I love Mary E. Your attention to detail, green and pink -- what fun! Just magical at this magical time of year. Merry Tea Day!

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  16. what an adorable tea set! I love how you mixed different pieces and paper plates. It all seems to go together beautifully!

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  17. Oh fabulous! Your home is lovely! I love the ME china! Perfect! And your green cherries glass goes perfectly. I'd love a meal at your table!
    Ruth

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  18. I love the tea set, It's so cheerful!

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  19. Looks like Candy Land, love it!

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  20. Mary Englebreit would love to have tea at your house! Just darling and so whimsical! Your colors are like a candy village! Lovely! So glad you shared at Friends Sharing Tea!

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  21. That is one beautiful tea set.

    Smiles~
    Mari

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  22. Miss Penny; SIGH. How I wish that I had your Stunning Green Antique "Cherry and Cable" Set!!!!! It is too Beautiful. Yes, that is a Spoon holder which you have with your Creamer and Sugar Bowl. Way back when, every table had a "Spooner" which was used constantly on the Dining room table. Normally it held the 'good silver spoons' Your Home looks Lovely. Merry Christmas!!!! :-)

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  23. Merry Christmas! That table looks so joyful!
    Blog Hug Nina Joy

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  24. The tea set just brings a smile to my face, and love the battenburg lace valance!

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  25. I love High Tea. Your set is beautiful, thanks for sharing on Fluster Muster and Merry Christmas!

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  26. You have done a marvelous job decorating your table. Simply gorgeous.

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  27. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. I love your Christmas dinnerware. It´s amazing !

    Cecilia

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  28. I love your tea set, it is so sweet. Your green opalescent pieces are gorgeous. You have set a beautiful holiday table for you and your family to enjoy. Love it!!!

    Candy

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  29. That is truly the cutest little tea set ever! Thanks for sharing at TTF!

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  30. Hi, Penny. Just found your blog over at 'Home and Garden Thursday' blog party. Your tea setting is adorable...your whole kitchen is so sweet and feminine. The teaset you got from your daughter goes perfectly with all your decor! I'm now following you on Bloglovin'! Have a splendid holiday!!
    Ann @ Cairn Cottage
    http://cairncottage.blogspot.com/

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  31. The ginger bread plates are the cutest thing ever!! -swoon-

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  32. Your whole house is just adorable. I felt like I was looking at a magazine.

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  33. I love it when the cups and saucers are different; so enchanting. Your decorating is fabulous!

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  34. This teaset your DD gave you it's gotta be the most adorable tea set I have ever seen!!! I love it Penny and with sweet memories too! You did a lovely setting as always.
    Merry C'mas!
    FABBY

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  35. I've never seen such beauty before! Thank you for participating in the project Handmade Cafe!

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  36. I want to come and live at your place Penny, please! LOL Your home should be a museum. Its just beautiful. A real fairytale.

    Anne xx

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  37. Hi Penny! Adorable table setting, I love ME and the gingerbread house plates are so lovely!!! I would love to sit in your kitchen for a cup of coffee or tea.
    Hugs, Jannet

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  38. Penny, you ME tea set is adorable. I, too, cherish the ceramic pieces of ME that I have. I wish more of her designs were still on the market. They are such happy designs. Happy Holidays to you!

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  39. Awesome dishes and decorations.very colorful.Pretty post indeed...:):)

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  40. This is so beautiful Penny - I love it - I will be featuring your post in this week's A Return to Loveliness,
    Kathy

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  41. So lovely!! Thanks for linking up for Take is on Tuesdays!!

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  42. Hey Penny
    This is so cute. Thank you so much for sharing with Adorned From Above’s Link Party. We love having your join the fun.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com

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  43. Love Mary Engelbreit! This is an absolutely charming set! I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
    kathy

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  44. Oh I would soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo love to have tea with you!!! : ) hugs...

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  45. Oh my goodness, what a fun table and room! It is just darling, and would love to sit at that table.
    You have outdone yourself..........really! So cute..............

    Have a Merry Christmas,
    Blessings, Nellie

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  46. How sweet of you to link tis to What'd You Do This Weekend. Thank you for sharing such a precious setting.

    Have a wonderful Christmas.

    Wishes for tasty dishes,
    Linda @ Tumbleweed Contessa

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  47. Beautiful Penny, love everything :)

    Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays, featuring you this week at the blog hop :)

    Merry Christmas

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