Monday, February 14, 2011

Valentine's Day 2011

Antony and Cleopatra tea from The Tea Table...


"The tradition of pressing black tea into various forms and shapes dates back to the early Song Dynasty, 960-1279 B.C.  Sculptors and artisans would work with tea the way others worked with clay or textiles to form delicate works of art. Unlike traditional art pieces, however, these tea creations were never meant to be permanent, instead serving to represent the impermanence of life, love, and happiness here on earth." (The Tea Table)


"The tea hearts serve as a testament to fractured love. Like love itself, the tea hearts are fragile and breakable and when the trials and tribulations of life come to bear on it, can unravel in the same way boiling water poured over the hearts causes them to undo, creating a rich bold liquor."

HOW COOL IS THAT?!?! 

Uhmmm, okay anyway,

A little heart-shaped tea cake, a pink heart-shaped cake,


Set a little table with our pink Cunningham & Pickett, Inc., Norway Rose...


Pink, pink, pink, lots of pink!

Let's add our newly purchased Futura by Pope-Gosser (Sharon pattern) creamer and sugar...


Aren't these just as cute as can be?



 We started out on the little table but soon moved over to the dining table.


Pink cake on the inside!



And...our Little companion was pink today too! 
I hope you all had a very...

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!


6 comments:

Mindy said...

Very cute!

Donnie said...

What a sweet post today. Loved your little companion and that cake...yum.....

LuAnn said...

Happy Valentine's Day (belated) to you, too. It looks like you had a wonderful tea party. That cake looks scrumptious.

Liz said...

:) That cake looks yummy perfect for Valentines Day tea!!!!

~Liz

Piney Rose said...

Oh how fun! Love that pink - and the cake looks so yummy!

Candace said...

Another beautiful memory for your little companion, and another beautiful blog post for us to share.